Search Results for: subcutaneous fat

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Key Points

…rather than lymphocytes. Lupus profundus has less epidermal and interface involvement, with the focus of inflammation in the subcutaneous fat. A direct immunofluorescence testing of the skin biopsy will reveal characteristic patterns, depending on…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…owever, some represent a manifestation of a syndrome with extracutaneous involvement or may be symptomatic lesions with deep subcutaneous involvement (such as vascular malformations). Vascular malformations may be comprised of venous, arteriovenous,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

…lar plaques, patches, or disseminated, small, erythematous, firm papules, distributed widely over the trunk and extremities. Subcutaneous GA (SGA) is rare in adults, but is the most common type in children, and presents with firm painless…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…this improvement is maintained at 24 weeks. Adalimumab (Humira): Recombinant, humanized IgG against TNF-A. It is given as a subcutaneous injection weekly or every other week. Approximately 75% patients may achieve 75% improvement in the PASI score…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…he papillary dermis without extension into the reticular dermis IV Invasion into the reticular dermis without involvement of subcutaneous tissue V Invasion into subcutaneous tissue In this chapter, only treatment of primary lesions is discussed….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Subcutaneous Fat: Panniculitis

…Specific diagnosis of panniculitides is accomplished best at scanning magnification in which the normal architecture of the subcutaneous fat, i.e., septa and lobules, and the distribution and caliber of blood vessels, i.e., larger ones in septa (in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn

…dening of the skin of debilitated newborns. Findings histopathologic Early Granular necrosis of adipocytes in lobules in the subcutaneous fat Sparse infiltrate of neutrophils, especially in zones of fat necrosis; septa sometimes also involved by the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Subcutaneous Fat

…whose nucleus either is a dark speck at its border or is not visualizable at all in a random section. The basic unit of the subcutaneous fat is a collection of adipocytes that seem to be cohesive, i.e., a primary microlobule. An aggregation of…

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