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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.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Anetoderma

…is, 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 result of the com…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Key Points

…white-to-lavender reticulate overlying scale (Wickham’s striae). They may occur in areas of prior trauma or injury (koebnerization). The prevalence of hepatitis C viral (HCV) infection-not hepatitis B-is higher in patients with lichen planus; v…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…white-to-lavender reticulate overlying scale (Wickham’s striae). Patients report intense pruritus and sometimes koebnerization (development of lesions at areas of trauma/ injury). Presentation is almost always bilateral and symmetric. Oral muco…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Clinical Cases

…h lavender ill-defined reticular plaques with Wickham’s striae overlying No cutaneous lesions Patient is given topical clobetasol ointment to apply to the bilateral buccal mucosa Follow-up evaluation in 4 weeks Four-week follow-up evaluation Le…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Treatment

…long-term topical corticosteroid use (skin atrophy, erythema, striae, or telangiectasias). Adjust the treatment regimen or patient education on the potencies of their prescribed medications and how to increase or reduce the potency based on the skin…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Striae atrophicans

…is, 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 result of the com…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy

An inflammatory process in pregnant women near term that consists of urticarial papules and plaques, especially on the trunk and particularly in association with lesions of striae atrophicantes, the lesions disappearing shortly after parturition.

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atrophoderma?

…ogenic skin atrophy – Atrophodermia vermiculata – Striae distensae – Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans – Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus – Secondary skin atrophies and poikilodermas.” Braun-Falco O, Plewig G, Wolf…