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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.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy: Initial Evaluation

…ocks, and proximal extremities. The distal extremities, face, and mucosa are typically spared. Papules often localize to the striae and spare the umbilicus and can be helpful clues for the diagnosis. Lesions are often surrounded by a thin blanched…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Anetoderma

…nd 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…

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Lichen Planus: Key Points

…laceous-to-purple, flat-topped polygonal papules, often with a 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)…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…rked by violaceous-to-purple flat-topped papules, often with a white-to-lavender reticulate overlying scale (Wickham’s striae). Patients report intense pruritus and sometimes koebnerization (development of lesions at areas of trauma/ injury)….

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Atopic Dermatitis: Treatment

…flammation: Screen frequently for potential adverse effects of long-term topical corticosteroid use (skin atrophy, erythema, striae, or telangiectasias). Adjust the treatment regimen or patient education on the potencies of their prescribed…

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Lichen Planus: Clinical Cases

…ia Initial evaluation Widespread buccal mucosal involvement with 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…

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Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy: Clinical Case

…she is otherwise feeling well. On exam she has many 1-2 mm urticarial papules diffusely on her abdomen, especially along the striae and sparing her umbilicus, and on her upper thighs, lower back, flanks and buttocks. The rest of her exam is clear…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy: Key Points

…re of antigens that elicits an inflammatory response. This could explain the tendency for lesions of PUPPP to present within striae, a hallmark of the disorder. Other studies have found evidence of fetal DNA within maternal skin lesions suggesting…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Striae atrophicans

…nd 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…