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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Palmar and Plantar Keratoderma: Overview

Overview Palmoplantar keratodermas (PPK) can occur as a primary, inherited disorder of the volar surfaces, or as part of a generalized disorder, such as psoriasis, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, or ichthyosis. Discussion of treatment here is limited to…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Palmar and Plantar Keratoderma

A keratotic condition of the palms and soles, inherited usually, but sometimes acquired, in which involvement may be diffuse, circumscribed (including striate), or punctate.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Verrucae

…pillomavirus and classified according to their silhouettes, to wit, papillated (verrucae vulgares on different sites such as volar skin, i.e., verrucae palmares et plantares, and near or on mucous membranes, i.e., condylomata acuminata) and flat…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dyshidrotic Eczema (Pompholyx, Palmoplantar Eczema)

Dyshidrotic eczema is a palmoplantar spongiotic dermatitis of multifactorial etiology (atopy, both irritant and allergic contactants, drug- or UV-induced, idiopathic, etc.) arising on the sides of the fingers, and less commonly the toes, as well as…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Nail Units

…a thick, compact, orthokeratotic cornified layer. Because epidermis of the hyponychium is so similar to that of epidermis of volar skin, a distinction between them may not be necessary other than for purposes of convention. Volar epidermis at the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…ly in conjunction with neutrophils = Xanthoma, eruptive + Foamy histiocytes in nodules throughout the dermis and subcutis of volar skin or skin near it = Xanthoma tendinosum and tuberosum + Midreticular dermis of volar skin involved = Xanthoma,…

Spitz nevus on the sole of a foot presenting with transepidermal elimination

Spitz nevus on the sole of a foot presenting with transepidermal elimination

…. Parallel ridge pattern is a highly specific dermoscopic pattern of malignant melanoma, including melanoma in situ on acral volar skin [7]. An irregular diffuse pigmentation pattern is also highly specific to malignant melanoma on acral volar skin…

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