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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanoma

…gged, 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 to be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

…bcutaneous GA (SGA) is rare in adults, but is the most common type in children, and presents with firm painless subcutaneous nodules (which may have more typical GA overlying the skin above the nodule), usually on the lower limbs. A number of rare…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…ntation and/or unusual pigmentation (i.e., blue, pink, red, purple). Nodular melanoma (NMM) typically presents as a solitary nodule that arises from a preexisting nevus or de novo. It may grow rapidly in thickness without radial spread (extension…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Rheumatoid nodule

…ns Nodules Course Persistent Variations clinical Ten percent of children and 20% of adults with rheumatoid arthritis exhibit rheumatoid nodules. The nodules occur rarely in patients with rheumatic fever and with lupus erythematosus. Differential…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Subcutaneous granuloma annulare vs. Rheumatoid nodule

…gged, 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 to be…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Rheumatoid nodule

…gged, 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 to be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Treatment

…ls for destruction (plasma cells are spared). This drug was initially approved for use in non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and then in rheumatoid arthritis and is now being employed experimentally for a variety of autoimmune conditions. The most common…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Porokeratosis: Overview

…lesions or Nd:YAG laser may be used for cosmetic improvement. Subsequent steps Large lesions may be surgically excised. Any nodules arising in lesions of porokeratosis should be biopsied to exclude the development of squamous cell carcinoma….

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