Search Results for: peri-infundibulitis

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Folliculitis (Infundibulitis) and Pseudofolliculitis (Pseudoinfundibulitis)

Infundibulitis, usually a suppurative inflammatory process that involves infundibula, is either noninfectious, as in the case of pustules of acne vulgaris, or infectious, as in the case of pustules caused by Staphylococcus aureus. In contrast, pseud…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Clinical Cases

…inical Cases Case 1 8-year-old healthy boy, develops pruritic peri-orbital rash No new medications, soaps, lotions Started swimming classes two weeks ago, uses new swim goggles with rubber padding. On further history, the child’s parents endors…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Initial Evaluation

…y, red skin on the scalp, face (nasolabial folds), and trunk. Peri-orificial dermatitis (i.e., peri-oral dermatitis): Papules and pustules are small in size, monomorphous, and occur around the mouth (rarely around eyes). Systemic lupus erythematosus:…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Treatment

…o used. Ancillary therapy Treatment of secondary infection: Superinfection with S. aureus is common. Symptoms of bacterial superinfection are: increased erythema honey-crusting serous weeping It is imperative to perform bacterial swab cultures to det…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…hair casts (trichomalacia), empty hair follicles, evidence of peri-follicular hemorrhage or inflammation Discontinue hair pulling, counseling Neutrophilic scarring alopecia Due to scalp inflammation Types: tufted folliculitis, folliculitis decalvans,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Flushing: Treatment

…also occasional offenders. Hormone-related flushing, such as peri-menopausal flushing, may benefit from selective hormone therapy. There is extensive interest in use of herbal treatment for this condition, and phytoestrogens, isoflavones, and black…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

"Folliculitis" (Infundibulitis)

…lammatory, i.e., suppurative and/or suppurative granulomatous periinfundibulitis secondary to extrusion of contents of infundibula into the dermis, as occurs in acne vulgaris and in rosacea. Findings histopathologic Non-infectious infundibulitis: su…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Infundibulitis secondary to medications systemic

Infundibulitis secondary to medications systemic Comment Findings histopathologic in infundibulitis secondary to medications administered systemically are no different from those in suppurative infundibulitis of any noninfectious cause, with the exc…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Infundibulitis secondary to agents topical

Infundibulitis secondary to agents topical Comment Noninfectious infundibulitides can be divided roughly into those of cause internal and those of cause external. Examples of internal causes of suppurative infundibulitis are drugs of different kinds…

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