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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea capitis

…erentiated from bacterial infections, folliculitis decalvans, perifolliculitis capitis abscedens Differential diagnosis of scarring alopecia also include: discoid lupus, lichen planopilaris, pseudopelade Initial therapy Griseofulvin (ultramicromize…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Alopecias

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that be…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Drug Eruptions

An inflammatory process that results from the effects of a drug administered systemically, e.g., by ingestion, inhalation, injection, or application rectally, and manifested usually by lesions distributed widely and symmetrically. Any of the many ex…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acne Vulgaris

A disease of infundibulosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself solely as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules. The process may resolve…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa

A disease of infundibulosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself solely as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules. The process may resolve…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pattern Analysis in Historical Perspective

…ubepidermal vesicular dermatitis (Fig. 5.6F) Folliculitis and perifolliculitis (Fig. 5.6G) Fibrosing dermatitis (Fig. 5.6H) Panniculitis (Fig. 5.6I) Figure 5.6 A. Superficial perivascular dermatitis. B. Superficial and deep perivascular dermatiti…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…a follicle and in the absence of suppurative folliculitis or perifolliculitis, as illustrated here. 10.22.12A: Perifolliculitis, mixed-cell + 10.22.12B: Hyphae in a hair and an inner sheath = Dermatophytosis The presence of perifolliculiti…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…2A: Perivascular dermatitis, interface, patchy lichenoid, and perifolliculitis + 10.61.2B: Obscuration of the junction between epidermis and dermis by an infiltrate of lymphocytes = Lichen striatus ¬†Changes in foci in the upper part of the dermis…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…cular dermatitis, interface, vacuolar and peri-infundibulitis/perifolliculitis + 10.63.7B: Lymphocytes, telangiectases, mucin in the upper part of the dermis, thickened basement membrane of thin surface and infundibular epidermis = Lupus erythema…

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