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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lichen Striatus

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An inflammatory process that expresses itself as a cluster of closely-set smooth or scaly papules in linear array along the lines of Blaschko, and that usually resolves in months.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Key Points

…icum migrans) and late Lyme disease (acrodermatitis chronicum atrophicans) are the classic cutaneous complications of these infections. Disseminated borreliosis may involve joints, heart, skin, eyes, and the nervous system. Serologic testing is essen…

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Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Initial Evaluation

…hema chronicum migrans Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans These lesions may occur at the sites of prior erythema chronicum migrans. Atrophic epidermis is the hallmark. Sclerodermatous changes, with thickening and dermal induration, ma…

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Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Treatment

…mptively. When to consult a dermatologist If the diagnosis of borreliosis is not clear or if a skin biopsy is needed to confirm the diagnosis For the evaluation of lesions in which acrodermatitis chronicum atrophicans or lymphocytoma are suspected…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)

…ous nodules (lymphadenosis benigna cutis), and acral patches and plaques that in time become atrophic (acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans). It may express itself in other organs as well, with cardiac, neurological, and arthritic symptoms and signs….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans

Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Middle aged to elderly women especially Distribution of lesions Distal part of extremities, particularly of legs; nodules develop especially near knees and elbows Configurati…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Striae atrophicans

…ous nodules (lymphadenosis benigna cutis), and acral patches and plaques that in time become atrophic (acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans). It may express itself in other organs as well, with cardiac, neurological, and arthritic symptoms and signs….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Anetoderma

…nges of acne vulgaris, and of a large lesion of anetoderma is stria atrophicans. Striae are linear lesions that at first are elevated and plethoric (striae distensae) and later, after years, are depressed, atrophic, and white (striae atrophicantes),…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Mycosis Fungoides

A systemic lymphoma of T-lymphocytes that manifests itself first in the skin as macules and then patches that often are scaly. Most people with the disease have only scaly macules and patches for a lifetime, but some patients may develop papules, pl…

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Keratosis Pilaris: References

References Breithaupt AD, Alio A, Friedlander SF (2011). A comparative trial comparing the efficacy of tacrolimus 0.1% ointment with Aquaphor ointment for the treatment of keratosis pilaris, Ped Derm, 28(4):459-477. Marqueling A, Gilliam AE, Prendiv…

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