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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

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Papules, nodules, and tumors that, on gross examination, are usually skin colored and, on histopathologic examination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated with other epithelial elements of adnexa in the case of cystic hamartomas.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

…colored and, on histopathologic examination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated with other epithelial elements of adnexa in the case of cystic hamartomas….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Clinical Cases

…cations Denies GI symptoms Presents for management of painful cysts on bilateral axilla with purulent drainage Initial evaluation Obese young female Otherwise healthy Indurated plaques with scattered nodules, cysts, and sinus tracts with moderate e…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Initial Evaluation

…y acne include erythematous papules and pustules, nodules and cysts. These are often seen in conjunction with comedones. Nodular acne: Nodules are present on the upper right forehead and bilateral medial cheeks, in addition to inflammator…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Clinical Cases

…ent for the last 2 months Numerous inflammatory lesions, with cysts, nodules, and comedones on the face and trunk, also with scarring Treatment Referral to a dermatologist, if available Oral isotretinoin is first-line therapy for scarring and seve…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

…eas are typically involved. The classic lesions of HS include cysts, nodules, sinus tracts, and inflamed abscesses. In rare cases, lesions of pyoderma gangrenosum can occur concurrently within areas of HS or at distant sites. Hidradenitis suppurativa…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Treatment

…s syndromes in women. The patient may have adrenal or ovarian cysts or tumors. Alopecia areata Limited hair loss No treatment may be required, as spontaneous regrowth is common in 2-6 months. If treatment is instituted, an intralesional injection o…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Key Points

…papules, and pustules, or a combination of lesions. Nodules, cysts, and scarring are seen in more severe disease. Factors involved in the pathogenesis of acne include: alteration of follicular keratinization, presence of bacteria (Propionibacterium…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Preface

…orated in the contents are more inclusive, to wit, alopecias, cysts and cystic hamartomas, drug eruptions, sclerodermas, viral exanthems, amyloidosis, atypical mycobacterial infections, deep fungal infections, epidermal nevi, connective tissue nevi,…

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