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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nevus Sebaceus

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A hamartoma of epidermis, epithelial structures of adnexa, and presumably dermal elements, typified, when fully formed, by a papillated or verrucous yellowish plaque situated usually on the scalp.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nevus Sebaceus

…yellowish plaque situated usually on the scalp. The condition may present itself as a solitary lesion or as multiple lesions that follow Blaschko’s lines and, when systematized, is almost always associated with other congenital abnormalities….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanocytic Nevi and Melanotic Macules

Hamartomas (“congenital” melanocytic nevi) and benign neoplasms (“acquired” melanocytic nevi) of various specific types, all of which are composed of abnormal melanocytes and manifested clinically as lesions of different colo…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermal Nevi

Epidermal nevi are hamartomas in which the epidermis is abnormal, being hyperkeratotic, and in which lesions are aligned along Blaschko’s lines….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis: Key Points

…Leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV) represents inflammation of small vessels in the skin stemming from immune complex deposition. Clinically, LCV presents with an eruption of palpable monomorphous purpuric papules, which may have central vesicles or p…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanoma

A malignant neoplasm of melanocytes that, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate, mostly…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Key Points

…length, or more than 1 year’s duration; neurosyphilis; congenital syphilis; and syphilis infection in association with HIV infection. When a diagnosis of syphilis is made, evaluation for other STDs and treatment of potentially infected contact…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Key Points

…ich may appear inflamed and erythematous. Typical lesions are small, ranging from 3 to 10mm in size. The vast majority appear as ulcerations, frequently with a thick serous crust. CNH is almost always unilateral, and patients often note the lesions a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…n persist throughout life. Most are benign lesions, such as a nevus simplex (a.k.a. salmon patch) or a port-wine stain. However, some represent a manifestation of a syndrome with extracutaneous involvement or may be symptomatic lesions with deep subc…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Facial Melanosis, Melasma: Initial Evaluation

…rential diagnosis Photoallergic / phototoxic contact dermatitis Melanosis of Riehl’s (likely a photo-distributed contact dermatitis) Nevus of Ota, Nevus of Hori (mainly in Asians) Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…hips, and buttocks. Lichen nitidus appear as very small (1-2 mm) monomorphous, flat-topped, shiny papules that are grouped within a discrete area. They sometimes occur in sun-exposed areas. Lymphomatoid papulosis presents as scat…

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