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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Scars, Keloids, and Anetodermas

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A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Scars, Keloids, and Anetodermas

A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars

A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Key Points

…g and presents across a broad clinical spectrum. Hypertrophic scars stay within the boundaries of the original wound site and are transiently indurated or symptomatic. In contrast, keloids are defined as scars that grow beyond the boundaries of the o…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Initial Evaluation

…dones) Inflammatory (papules-pustules-nodules) Scars (Keloidal scarring is present on the central chest. The other three images show atrophic scarring on the face.) Types of acne Comedonal acne: Open (blackheads) and closed…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Treatment

…ds remain the first-line therapy for keloids and hypertrophic scars. They may be effective in 50-100% of cases but may be associated with recurrence in up to half of cases. Treatment of keloids with intralesional corticosteroids often requires multip…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Overview

…if present, and to reduce hypertrophic hair fragment induced scars. Patients may or may not form hypertrophic scars or keloids at other sites. Treatment First steps If active folliculitis is present, culture the lesions for bacteria and prescribe a…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermolysis Bullosa

…s membranes, the blisters often developing after trauma and sometimes resulting in scarring and deformity. Longstanding atrophic scars are often the nidus for development of squamous-cell carcinoma that may prove to be fatal by virtue of metastasis….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Initial Evaluation

…al cheeks, in addition to inflammatory papules, pustules, and scars. Nodules and scars are not typical features of rosacea. Seborrheic dermatitis: Scaly, flaky, itchy, red skin on the scalp, face (nasolabial folds), and trunk. Peri-orificial…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Livedo Vasculitis and Livedo Reticularis

…s (venulitis) of the skin, occurring especially in the vicinity of the ankle, characterized at first by purpuric macules and patches that, in time, may become hemorrhagic blisters that ulcerate and heal with white, stellate scars (atrophie blanche)….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acne Vulgaris

…and pustules. The process may resolve without residua or with scars of different types, e.g., keloidal or atrophic, including cribriform. The condition usually affects adolescents, but may at times be seen in neonates and young adults. Virtually ever…

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