Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum: Overview

Overview Lesions of necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum (NLD) are usually, but not always, associated with juvenile-onset diabetes. Tending to occur singly or in crops on the anterior lower legs, they can appear anywhere on the body, however. Lesions…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

Overview Therapy of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma often requires specialized knowledge, and for this reason it is often appropriate to refer such patients to a medical center with specialized knowledge in the management of CTCL. Since early aggressive t…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Urticaria Pigmentosa

A benign neoplastic process of mast cells. In children the condition manifests itself as papules, nodules, and tumors that urticate upon rubbing, and as blisters; in adults it expresses itself as macules and papules accompanied by telangiectases (te…

Clinical Case Studies

Progressive Ascending Telangiectasia

INITIAL PRESENTATION A 49-year-old white female presented with widespread diffuse blue vessels on her lower extremities. The vessels appeared suddenly, 16 years after the birth of her third child. The vessels started on the feet and ankles, and pr…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…rstans), or Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome (hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia). Telangiectasia is an essential component of poikiloderma, i.e., atrophy, hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation, and telangiectasia. Histopathologically, telangiectasia i…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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Images 11.23.1A: Perivascular and interstitial dermatosis + 11.23.1B: Mast cells predominate, telangiectases are accompanying in the upper part of the dermis, and the epidermis is hyperpigmented = Urticaria pigmentosa ┬áThis form of urtica…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Study By Disease

…sis (Quiz #127) Tattoo (Quiz #15) Tattoo by carbon (Quiz #540) Telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans (Quiz #420) Telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans (Quiz #430) Tense vesicle in response to the “bite” directly of an insect (Qu…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Hyperkeratotic necrobiosis lipoidica

Case report A 56-year-old Caucasian male with a history of uncontrolled diabetes mellitus and multiple other comorbidities was evaluated for slowly expanding plaques of his right lower leg, left forearm and left dorsal hand that had been present for…