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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

…cation of wound healing and presents across a broad clinical spectrum, including imperceptible to highly visible symptomatic scars. Hypertrophic scars are those that stay within the boundaries of the original wound site and are transiently indurated…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Initial Evaluation

…ules are present on the upper right forehead and bilateral medial cheeks, in addition to inflammatory papules, pustules, and scars. Neonatal acne: Inflammatory papules and milia on the cheeks of an infant (left) and inflammatory papules and pustules…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Treatment

Treatment First-line therapy: Intralesional corticosteroids 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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermolysis Bullosa

…ed blistering diseases, many of them determined genetically but some of them not, that involve skin and sometimes mucous membranes, the blisters often developing after trauma and sometimes resulting in scarring and deformity. Longstanding atrophic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Key Points

…eeding, within areas of folliculitis has been suggested by patient cohort studies. Patients may or may not form hypertrophic scars or keloids at other sites. The strategy of therapy is to treat active folliculitis, if present, and to reduce…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Initial Evaluation

…ules are present on the upper right forehead and bilateral medial 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Livedo / Livedoid Vasculopathy / Atrophie Blanche: Key Points

…with painful purpuric papules and plaques that break down to form ulcerations and finally heal with porcelain white atrophic scars. These characteristic white scars are termed atrophie blanche. Though the terms livedoid vasculopathy and atrophie…

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