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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic, immune-mediated polygenic skin disorder affecting approximately 2% of the population. The pathogenesis of psoriasis features an interplay between adaptive and innate immunity centered on interleukin 23 and T-helper 17 cells…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Key Points

…, allergic or irritant contact dermatitis, deficiency dermatitis, Hailey-Hailey or Darier’s disease, axillary granular parakeratosis, Kawasaki syndrome, as well as cutaneous malignancies such as squamous cell carcinoma, extramammary…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Erythema Annulare Centrifugum

An inflammatory disease characterized by lesions with arcuate, annular, and serpiginous outlines and by collarettes of scale on the inner margin of lesions that extend outward in centrifugal fashion, disappearing in months as a rule in the absence…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Mycosis Fungoides

A systemic lymphoma of T-lymphocytes that manifests itself first in the skin as macules and then patches that often are scaly. Most people with the disease have only scaly macules and patches for a lifetime, but some patients may develop papules,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…ge throughout the dermis = Degos” disease (an expression almost always of lupus erythematosus)     Mounds of Parakeratosis That Contain Neutrophils Neutrophils in heaps of parakeratosis. Click image to enlarge. + Hyphae in zones of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…21; One expression of epidermal nevus, i.e., inflammatory linear epidermal nevus, is typified by stubby, straight columns of parakeratosis, in contrast to the situation in disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis, in which thin columns of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…l is present. Other signs of acuteness are edema of the papillary dermis, spongioform pustules, and neutrophils in mounds of parakeratosis. As long as the original cornified layer covers mounds of parakeratosis, no scale can be appreciated…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…titis, intraepidermal, acantholytic + 10.44.4B: Focus of acantholytic cells in the spinous and granular zones above which is parakeratosis in alignment horizontal = Grover’s disease Parakeratosis in Darier’s disease is arranged in a…

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