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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Key Points

…mited or chronic, and may affect skin, mucosa (including the esophagus), and hair. The classic morphology of lichen planus is violaceous-to-purple, flat-topped polygonal papules, often with a white-to-lavender reticulate overlying scale (Wickham&#821…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Clinical Cases

…oral ulcers” No history of tobacco, smoking, alcohol consumption No recent dental implants or dental work Denies dysphagia Initial evaluation Widespread buccal mucosal involvement with lavender ill-defined reticular plaques with Wickhams

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Lesions of lichen planus are marked by violaceous-to-purple flat-topped papules, often with a white-to-lavender reticulate overlying scale (Wickhams striae). Patients report intense pruritus and sometimes koebnerization (de…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Scars, Keloids, and Anetodermas

A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Treatment

Treatment Initial therapy Hydration: Regular use of emollients during and between flares can provide effective hydration. See patient handout Skin Care in Atopic Dermatitis Suppression of inflammation: A topical corticosteroid should be applied to t…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Anetoderma

The end-stage of an inflammatory or neoplastic process in which there is loss of collagen and elastic tissue in the mid-reticular dermis with consequent formation of lesions that protrude in dome-like fashion above the skin surface and that can be h…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Striae atrophicans

The end-stage of an inflammatory or neoplastic process in which there is loss of collagen and elastic tissue in the mid-reticular dermis with consequent formation of lesions that protrude in dome-like fashion above the skin surface and that can be h…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy

An inflammatory process in pregnant women near term that consists of urticarial papules and plaques, especially on the trunk and particularly in association with lesions of striae atrophicantes, the lesions disappearing shortly after parturition.

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atrophoderma?

“Atrophoderma, or atrophia cutis. Atrophy of the skin may be quantitative or qualitative; idiopathic or symptomatic; diffused or circumscribed. Crocker gives this useful table: Pigmentosum Juvenilis Albidum Diffusum Senilis Quantitativum Atro…