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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nevus Sebaceus

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

…ted 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….

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Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

…of GA remains unknown. There are limited data regarding a genetic/inheritable risk for GA, although single case reports and small case series have identified siblings and first-degree relatives with GA in some patients. One report identified…

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Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis: Key Points

…asculitis should be diagnostically evaluated. Cutaneous LCV may be associated with internal organ involvement, especially of small vessels of the brain, lungs, kidney, and gastrointestinal system, and the morphology and severity of the skin disease…

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Syphilis (Lues): Key Points

…olvement Neurosyphilis Cranial nerve dysfunction, meningitis, stroke, altered mental status, general paresis, tabes dorsalis Congenital syphilis Saddle nose Saber shin, Clutton’s joints, Higoumenakis sign, hepatosplenomegaly, neurosyphilis,…

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Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Key Points

…nclude solar (actinic) keratoses, cutaneous horns, verruca vulgaris (warts), gouty tophi, or other cutaneous malignancies. A small skin biopsy is sometimes performed to confirm the diagnosis and exclude those common cutaneous malignancies….

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Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…a distinct natural history; they are present at birth and often 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…

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Porokeratosis: Overview

…n sun-exposed areas to avoid the sun and to use sunscreens of SPF 15 or greater. Alternative Steps Cryotherapy may eradicate small superficial lesions, but usually must be applied aggressively enough to create a small superficial scar. Pulse dye…

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Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…ule, vesiculation, or necrosis often in dependent areas, such as the legs, 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…

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Acne Vulgaris: Treatment

…pical retinoids and/or benzoyl peroxide products may irritate skin. Strategies for reducing retinoid irritation are: subOnly small amounts of topical retinoid (pea-sized for the entire face) should be applied Start by using 2-3 times a week only…

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Treatment

…is similarly limited data to support the use of intravenous antibiotics over the use of oral antibiotics; in fact, there are small studies demonstrating that oral therapies may be in some cases more effective than intravenous treatment. Small

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