Search Results for: subungual hemorrhage

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea unguium / onychomycosis

…the nail bed Tinea unguium, dermatophytic infection of the nails, 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

…s (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are sometimes adequate 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…Due to patient pulling out hair Broken hairs, hair casts (trichomalacia), empty hair follicles, evidence of peri-follicular hemorrhage or inflammation Discontinue hair pulling, counseling Neutrophilic scarring alopecia Due to scalp inflammation…

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…

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.,…

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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Fibromas

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

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

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

…fissure is seen dermatoscopically. (Copyright: ©2014 Haenssle et al.; first published in Der Hautarzt, 2014, 65(4):301-11.) Subungual hemorrhage/subungual hematoma In addition to the subcorneal hemorrhage, the subungual hemorrhage (also called…

Microscopic examination of normal nail clippings

Microscopic examination of normal nail clippings

…ussion Microscopic examination of nail clippings immediately involves two discernable regions: the nail plate itself and the subungual region. Nail plate and subungual region analysis reflects nail matrix and nail bed status, respectively…

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