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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…all patients who develop a chronic course. Photosensitive Drug Eruptions Photosensitive drug eruptions may present either as sunburn (a phototoxic response) or photoallergy (an eczematous response). Photoallergic eruptions may be either eczematous…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Phototoxic Dermatitis

…opically or administered systemically in combination with the effects of ultraviolet light, the result being a caricature of sunburn. The lesions consist of erythema and blisters, some of which may be large bullae, and occur on sites exposed…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lupus Erythematosus

An inflammatory process that expresses itself in the skin in protean ways that are variations on a basic pathologic theme, and includes evanescent patches on the face (“butterfly blush”), scaly papules and plaques that resolve with…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Burns

…al blister having exploded. A cigarette burn, for example, causes a blister to develop rapidly, whereas a blister induced by sunburn usually occurs with less celerity. Even in a burn early in development, some evidence of ballooning of epidermal…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…ntact dermatitis + Individual necrotic keratocytes and a sparse perivascular infiltrate of lymphocytes = Any burn, including sunburn/phototoxic dermatitis     Broad Zone of Parakeratosis Containing Neutrophils Neutrophils, or remnants of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…is, a purple patch of an ecchymosis from extravasation of erythrocytes in the dermis, and a reddish patch of a blush or of a sunburn from erythrocytes congested within dilated blood vessels of the superficial plexus. PHLEGMON [Gk. phlegma (flame,…