Search Results for: x-linked ichthyosis

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Ichthyoses/Disorders of Cornification: Overview

…e. The hydroxy acids (i.e., lactic acid lotion, ammonium lactate gel, or glycolic acid lotion) are especially efficacious in Xlinked ichthyosis, and may be the only specific therapy needed for this disease. Patients with acquired ichthyosis need to…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Ichthyoses

…s scales, findings that are seen in three conditions, namely, ichthyosis vulgaris (and its look-alike, acquired ichthyosis), Xlinked ichthyosis, and lamellar ichthyosis. Other conditions purported to be ichthyosis, among them nonbullous congenital…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Ichthyosis vulgaris vs. X-linked ichthyosis

…s scales, findings that are seen in three conditions, namely, ichthyosis vulgaris (and its look-alike, acquired ichthyosis), Xlinked ichthyosis, and lamellar ichthyosis. Other conditions purported to be ichthyosis, among them nonbullous congenital…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermal Nevi

Epidermal nevi are hamartomas in which the epidermis is abnormal, being hyperkeratotic, and in which lesions are aligned along Blaschko’s lines.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Palmar and Plantar Keratoderma: Overview

…r bathing. Occlusion at night with plastic or vinyl gloves may enhance the efficacy of keratolytics. Alternative Steps If flexible colloidion is not helpful, tincture of benzoin (20-25%) in zinc oxide paste may be helpful. Hydrated petrolatum with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Key Points

…with urticarial plaques with bullae, usually on the abdomen, and proximal thighs, and can involve the rest of the trunk or extend to the extremities as well. Oral involvement is uncommon, with 10-25% of patients having oral erosions due to BP….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sarcoidosis

…atter in the form usually of papules, sometimes in arcuate and annular configuration, especially on a face, but also on the extremities, and often in pre-existing scars. In addition to papules, there may be subcutaneous nodules, hypopigmented…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Keratosis Pilaris/Lichen Spinulosus

Keratotic spikes that emerge from dilated ostia of infundibula and are equidistant from one another. The term keratosis pilaris refers to the phenomenon when it presents itself without any distinct arrangement of individual lesions, whereas the…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Darier’s Disease

A genetically determined disorder in which numerous closely set keratotic papules are present on the skin, especially the trunk, in nail units, and on mucous membranes, particularly the palate, but also rarely in other parts of the gastrointestinal…

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.

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