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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Seborrheic Keratosis, Including Solar Lentigo

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A benign neoplasm of keratinocytes that consists of pigmented macules, papules, and plaques distributed on sun-exposed sites for a solar lentigo and the reticulated type of seborrheic keratosis, which represents a later stage of solar lentigo, and on the trunk mostly for other types of seborrheic keratosis unrelated to solar lentigo.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

…plasm of keratinocytes that when present as a keratotic macule or papule on skin damaged badly by sunlight is referred to as solar keratosis. When present as a plaque it is termed Bowen’s disease, and when present as many papules in the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…existing nevus or de novo. It may grow rapidly in thickness without radial spread (extension along the surface of the skin). Lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM) presents as a highly asymmetric pigmented lesion with evolution of darker or lighter areas of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…pecially relevant to chronic urticaria, include: Autoimmune: via IgE receptor crosslinking IgG via anti-IgE IgG via C5a Physical urticaria: cold, pressure, cholinergic, vibratory, aquagenic, solar

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases


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,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Key Points

…ial diagnosis is primarily non-melanoma skin cancers (basal and squamous cell carcinoma). Other entities to consider include solar (actinic) keratoses, cutaneous horns, verruca vulgaris (warts), gouty tophi, or other cutaneous malignancies. A small…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Treatment

…oncentrations have been reported (5 mg/cc to 40 mg/cc, 0.1 to 0.2 mL injected), given the thin skin of the area and frequent solar damage, we suggest starting with the lower concentrations (5 mg/cc, 0.1 mL). Topical nitroglycerine 2% has been shown…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology


…sorders. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders Co., 1995:233. “Lentiginous melanocytic proliferation is seen in the macules of solar lentigo and lentigo simplex, and in the macular or plaque components of lentiginous junctional and compound nevi, of…

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