Search Results for: subungual hemorrhage

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea unguium / onychomycosis

…ls, can result in dystrophic or discolored (yellowing) nails, subungual hyperkeratosis, and friability. It is not necessary or appropriate to treat most cases of tinea unguium of the toenail, which in any case, is extremely difficult to eradicate. Tr…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

…and may be tried initially. The latter two agents may induce hemorrhage into the blisters. Systemic corticosteroids are sometimes beneficial and may be used in the non-immunosuppressed patient (see above). Acyclovir may reduce the acute pain, especi…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…homalacia), empty hair follicles, evidence of peri-follicular hemorrhage or inflammation Discontinue hair pulling, counseling Neutrophilic scarring alopecia Due to scalp inflammation Types: tufted folliculitis, folliculitis decalvans, dissecting cell…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

A malignant neoplasm 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 papule…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Verrucae

Papules on skin and mucous membranes that result from infection of keratinocytes by different types of papillomavirus and classified according to their silhouettes, to wit, papillated (verrucae vulgares on different sites such as volar skin, i.e., v…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Psoriasis

An inflammatory disease of genetic nature that begins with red macules that quickly become nonscaly papules that in turn become scaly papules and plaques. If the process becomes widespread, an erythroderma results, and if it is accelerated, pustules…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sclerodermas

A generic term for at least two different inflammatory diseases that have in common hardening of the skin by virtue of thickening of bundles of collagen in the dermis and subcutis. One of those diseases manifests itself as localized or widespread pa…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Fibromas

Largely exophytic noninflammatory papules or nodules of various kinds made up mostly of collagen.

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

When all you have is a dermatoscope—start looking at the nails

…mportant and common differential diagnoses in these cases are subungual hemorrhage or onychomycosis. In addition, foreign bodies, bacterial infections, traumatic injuries, or artificial discolorations of the nail unit may less frequently cause non-co…

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