Search Results for: vacuolar alteration

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Treatment

…ay be a helpful adjunctive therapy. Laser hair removal, when possible, is an important therapeutic consideration. Pigmentary alteration and keloid formation should be aggressively managed, if present. First steps Patient education is a cornerstone…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Key Points

…r systemic lupus erythematosus. The diagnosis of cutaneous lupus may be confirmed by skin biopsy, which in general reveals a vacuolar interface dermatitis, often in association with a lymphocytic infiltrate with plasma cells, epidermal atrophy, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Key Points

…orms of employment (which do not allow for facial hair). Severity of disease dictates therapeutic options. Laser epilation offers an important therapeutic option for individuals with PFB, when available. Addressing secondary pigmentary alteration

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Key Points

…lesions. Nodules, cysts, and scarring are seen in more severe disease. Factors involved in the pathogenesis of acne include: alteration of follicular keratinization, presence of bacteria (Propionibacterium acnes), sex hormone production (androgens)…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis: Initial Evaluation

…ith a mixture of neutrophils and eosinophils. In early lesions, neutrophils lining the basement membrane zone accompanied by vacuolar changes and occasional neutrophilic microabscesses in dermal papillae are seen. The histology of adult and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Post-inflammatory pigmentary alteration

…Infiltrate of lymphocytes around venules of the superficial plexus and along the dermoepidermal junction in conjunction with vacuolar alteration Few melanophages scattered in the papillary dermis Fully developed Sparse infiltrate of lymphocytes…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…mal junction are crucial to diagnosis of lesions of classic discoid lupus erythematosus, namely, lymphocytes in company with vacuolar alteration, a smudged appearance, and in time, a thickened basement membrane. The epidermis is thin, at least…

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