Search Results for: tuberous sclerosis

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sclerodermas

…espread patches and plaques (morphea) and by localized linear lesions (linear scleroderma), whereas the other expresses itself diffusely on acral parts of the skin especially, and in internal organs (acrosclerosis, systemic sclerosis)….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Livedo / Livedoid Vasculopathy / Atrophie Blanche: Initial Evaluation

…arction of the dermis with frank ulceration may be seen. Finally, if scarred areas are sampled, epidermal atrophy and dermal sclerosis are seen. Further work-up (to evaluate for a potential underlying etiology) should be determined based on the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Balanitis: Overview

…ypes is discussed separately. Certain specific skin diseases (e.g., Reiter’s disease, psoriasis, lichen planus, lichen sclerosis et atrophicus, syphilis, and scabies) may affect the glans penis preferentially. A total skin examination to rule…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus: Overview

Kraurosis Vulvae / Balanitis Xerotica Obliterans Patients can be divided into three clinical groups for management: prepubertal children, adults with anogenital disease, and adults with extragenital disease. Prepubertal children at times have…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Livedo / Livedoid Vasculopathy / Atrophie Blanche: Key Points

…inidine/quinine, interferon beta, bismuth, warfarin) Neurological disorders (Sneddon syndrome, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, reflex sympathetic dystrophy) The term, livedoid vasculopathy (LV), is used when frank purpura, necrosis and…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermal Nevi

…Epidermal nevi are hamartomas in which the epidermis is abnormal, being hyperkeratotic, and in which lesions are aligned along Blaschko’s lines….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Fibrous Papule of the Face and Analogues of It

…firm, skin-colored papule. It usually occurs on the nose, but it can occur anywhere on the face. When solitary, or few, the lesion is termed “fibrous papule,” but when innumerable on the face in the context of tuberous sclerosis it is…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Fibromas

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

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Scleroderma?

…f porphyria cutanea tarda) Linear (en coup de sabre and facial hemiatrophy) Both cutaneous and systemic Progressive systemic sclerosis Diffuse systemic sclerosis CREST syndrome Chemically induced, e.g., l-tryptophan-related eosinophilia-myalgia…

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