Search Results for: suction blister

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Epidermolysis Bullosa: Overview

…re recognized, based on the electron microscopic level of the blister formation. The ideal strategy would be to correct the genetic abnormality; however, since this is not yet possible, the strategy is to avoid cutaneous trauma if possible and to hea…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Key Points

Key Points Bullous pemphigoid is an autoimmune blistering disease characterized by autoantibodies against basement membrane zone proteins. Bullous pemphigoid generally presents in elderly patients as urticarial plaques and tense bullae, with eosinop…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Treatment

…30 minutes before the procedure improves patient tolerance. A blister, which may be hemorrhagic, should appear at 12-24 hours; its roof should be left intact as a dressing, but fluid may be drained if painful or if palmar/plantar pressure extends the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita: Overview

…split skin, staining of histologic sections demonstrating the blister to identify laminin at the roof of the blister, or with electron microscopy. Therapy is generally difficult, and most patients have a chronic progressive disorder lasting many year…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Linear IgA Dermatosis: Overview

…The therapeutic strategy is relief of symptoms and control of blister formation. Treatment First Steps For drug induced disease, discontinue the culprit drug. For idiopathic disease, treat with dapsone as described below: a. Linear IgA dermatosis is…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pemphigus Foliaceus

A blistering inflammatory disease in which acantholysis occurs in the upper part of the spinous zone or granular zone of the epidermis, the result of the process being flaccid blisters that give way to erosions and crusts accompanied by erythema. Wh…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Suction blister

Suction blister Presentation stereotypical Individual lesions Vesicles and bullae Findings histopathologic Fully developed Subepidermal blister beneath which dermal papillae are preserved No infiltrate of inflammatory cells Correlation clinicopathol…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Suction blister

A blistering inflammatory disease in which acantholysis occurs in the upper part of the spinous zone or granular zone of the epidermis, the result of the process being flaccid blisters that give way to erosions and crusts accompanied by erythema. Wh…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Spider Bites: Clinical Case

…ndent pattern (progressing distally on the limb); it is still painful to palpation; ongoing wound care is recommended He presents for weekly follow-up until his healing (with an atrophic scar marking the site of central blister formation) at 8 weeks…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: Key Points

…5 or 71, forms that produce epidermolytic toxins resulting in blister formation. Introduction Impetigo is a contagious superficial epidermal infection that is common in children, with a peak incidence between ages 2 and 6. In the UK, there is a repor…

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