Search Results for: anetoderma

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Scars, Keloids, and Anetodermas

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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.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Anetoderma

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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 herniated below the skin surface.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Anetoderma

…n above the skin surface and that can be herniated below the skin surface. The stereotypical expression of a small lesion of anetoderma is “macular atrophy” secondary to destructive changes of acne vulgaris, and of a large lesion of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea versicolor

…des seborrheic dermatitis, pityriasis rosea, pityriasis alba, leprosy, syphilis, vitiligo, parapsoriasis, mycosis fungoides, anetoderma. Initial therapy Selenium sulfide shampoo (2%) is the most economical therapy and many treatment schedules are…

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.

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Atrophoderma, anetoderma, poikiloderma

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.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acne Vulgaris

A disease of infundibulosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself solely as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules. The process may resolve…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atrophoderma?

…iectases. Middle atrophy stems from loss mostly of elastic fibers in the midreticular dermis. Those changes result in “anetoderma.” The most common anetoderma, “macular” atrophy, comes into being most often as a consequence…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…of lipodystrophy of adipocytes, rather than of elastic tissue and collagen from the mid-reticular dermis as is the case for anetoderma; a variety of inflammatory diseases may result in loss of tissue sufficient to produce what are called…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lipodystrophy

…is not a specific disease, but a generic for the end stage of a variety of panniculitides, analogous to poikiloderma and to anetoderma, which are not specific diseases, but the terminal stage of a long-lasting infiltrate of cells that, in time,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…of the reticular dermis + 10.6.1B: Thin bundles of collagen separated from one another by wide spaces + 10.6.1C + 10.6.1D = Anetoderma Stain for elastic tissue in the second set of photomicrographs (1C, 1D) demonstrates a marked decrease in number…