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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Arthropod Assaults

…Papules, nodules, vesicles, and sometimes bullae that develop in response to “bites” of arthropods, among the most common offenders being mosquitoes, bedbugs, and mites of scabies….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dyshidrotic Eczema (Pompholyx, Palmoplantar Eczema)

…apules that rapidly evolve into vesiculobullous lesions. Fox originally described “dyshidrosis” in 1873, as “sago grain-like vesicles” developing on non-erythematous skin of the fingers and toes. He erroneously implied a sudoriferous pathogenesis,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Herpes Simplex, Zoster, and Varicella

…h different strains of herpesvirus and typified when fully developed by tense vesicles, herpes simplex consisting of grouped vesicles on an erythematous base, zoster being made up of vesicles, sometimes hemorrhagic ones, that course along a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Clinical Cases

…ly be confirmed by a negative VZV IgG). Confirmatory testing could include direct fluorescent antibody (DFA) or VZV PCR from vesicle fluid, or histopathology Given the elevated risk of complications (particularly VZV pneumonitis), recommend close…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Fixed Drug Eruption

Circular orange-red-blue macule(s) or patch(es) that often becomes a papule(s) or plaque(s) and vesiculates, healing with hyperpigmentation, and that occurs repeatedly at the very same cutaneous and/or mucous membrane site(s), especially the…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pemphigus Foliaceus

A blistering inflammatory disease in which acantholysis occurs in the upper part of the spinous zone or granular zone of the epidermis, the result of the process being flaccid blisters that give way to erosions and crusts accompanied by erythema….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases


An inflammatory process caused by the acarus Sarcoptes scabiei and consisting of papules, papulovesicles, papulopustules, and vesicles, some arranged in linear or curvilinear tracks (burrows). Sometimes nodules are present, especially in the…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Bullous Pemphigoid and Herpes Gestationis

…tory disease of older people; signs include widespread erythematous macules and patches, urticarial papules and plaques, and vesicles and bullae, the blisters often arising on urticarial plaques. Sometimes lesions are localized, e.g., to the legs….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…res differentiating: Insect “bites” differ clinically from Grover’s disease by the presence often of papulovesicles and vesicles, and of hemorrhagic crusts. Denominators in common: Yellow-brown, smooth-surfaced papules Features…

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