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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy

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An inflammatory process in pregnant women near term that consists of urticarial papules and plaques, especially on the trunk and particularly in association with lesions of striae atrophicantes, the lesions disappearing shortly after parturition.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Fibrous Papule of the Face and Analogues of It

A hamartoma of mostly follicular elements that presents itself clinically as a firm, skin-colored papule. It usually occurs on the nose, but it can occur anywhere on the face. When solitary, or few, the lesion is termed “fibrous papule,”…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanoma

…oped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate, mostly shades of brown. A patch may become a plaque or upon it may develop a papule, nodule, or tumor. A papule may develop into a nodule or tumor. The surface of an elevated lesion of melanoma tends…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Basal Cell Carcinoma

…analogous to those that compose the folliculosebaceous-apocrine germ in an embryo and that usually manifests clinically as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of clinico-pathologic correlation, five distinctive types of basal…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Key Points

…ividuals and classically presents on the trunk and proximal extremities. The characteristic lesion is a crusted erythematous papule, pustule, or papulovesicle. Grover’s may be triggered by heat, sweating, and occlusion and may persist for years. Sun…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Acne vulgaris, erythematous papule vs. Rosacea, erythematous papule

…analogous to those that compose the folliculosebaceous-apocrine germ in an embryo and that usually manifests clinically as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of clinico-pathologic correlation, five distinctive types of basal…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Neurofibromatosis

…s (e.g., axillary “freckles” and café au lait “spots”) and of proliferations of Schwann cells (e.g., papules, nodules, and tumors of neurofibroma). The cutaneous lesions may be accompanied by neoplasms with neural…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Porokeratosis: Overview

…diagnosis of porokeratosis should be confirmed by biopsy prior to initiating therapy. Porokeratosis may be premalignant. Any papule, nodule, or ulcer developing in association with a lesion of porokeratosis must be biopsied. Porokeratosis is an…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Initial Evaluation

…itial Evaluation Numerous actinic keratoses on sun-damaged skin are characterized by ill-defined hyperkeratotic erythematous papules or plaques. Actinic keratoses are commonly very thin and may lack erythema, and are best discerned clinically by…

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