A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Hemangiomas, Vascular Malformations, and Ectasias

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An hemangioma is a benign neoplasm of blood vessels, a vascular malformation is an aberration in development of one or more major vascular structures, and an ectasia is a dilation of a preexisting end vessel.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Hemangioma of infancy Port-wine stain Differential diagnosis Cherry hemangioma Tufted hemangioma Spider angioma Lymphangioma circumscriptum…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

Key Points Alopecia, or hair loss, has a broad spectrum of causes. In order to appropriately treat alopecia, the type of hair loss or pathophysiology must be clearly identified. The evaluation for hair loss requires a very thorough history and phys…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Tufted hemangioma: clinical case and literature review

…. Osio A, Fraitag S, Hadj-Rabia S, et al. Clinical spectrum of tufted angiomas in childhood: a report of 13 cases and a review of the literature. Arch Dermatol. 2010;146:758-63. 3. Herron MD, Coffin CM , Vanderhooft SL. Tufted angiomas: variability o…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

…ons as disparate as melanocytic lesions, infantile hemangioma, tufted angioma, Kaposi sarcoma, insect bites, erythema multiforme, and dermatofibroma. Not only clinically but also histopathologically HLM shows some variation. Mentzel et al studied 62…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Study By Disease

…828) Tuberculoid leprosy (tuberculoid hanseniasis) (Quiz #842) Tufted angioma (angioblastoma of Nakagawa) (Quiz #818) Ulcer secondary to a thermal burn (Quiz #240) Ulcer secondary to arterial hypertension (Quiz #834) Ulcer secondary to arterioscleros…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

"Folliculitis" (Infundibulitis)

“Folliculitis” (Infundibulitis) Synonyms What is designated, universally, folliculitis is, in actuality, infundibulitis. In short, infundibulitis is NOT a synonym for folliculitis; the former, for purposes practical, is a suppurative pro…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Mobile teledermoscopy-there’s an app for that!

Abstract Background: The introduction of the smartphone with high-quality, built-in digital cameras and easy-to-install software may make it more convenient to perform teledermatology. In this study we looked at the feasibility of using a smartphone…