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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

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

Sebaceous Gland Hyperplasia

An enlargement of normal pre-existing sebaceous lobules on the face, the forehead, cheeks, and nose in particular, that results in lesions seen clinically to consist of a rim of yellow papules around a central dell that represents a dilated ostium…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

…llae, and inframammary areas. Areas affected by HS are characteristically marked by heterogeneous skin lesions, ranging from cysts, nodules, sinus tracts, and inflamed abscesses. In rare cases, lesions of pyoderma gangrenosum can occur concurrently…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Epidermal Cyst and Epidermoid Cyst?

…atology. 5th ed. Oxford, England: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1992:1474. “Epidermoid cyst: synonyms: epithelial cyst (sebaceous cyst is a misnomer) Definition.: A cyst containing keratin and its breakdown products, surrounded by an…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Infundibulo-folliculo-sebaceous cystic hamartoma vs. Steatocystoma

An enlargement of normal pre-existing sebaceous lobules on the face, the forehead, cheeks, and nose in particular, that results in lesions seen clinically to consist of a rim of yellow papules around a central dell that represents a dilated ostium…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Infundibular cyst vs. Isthmus-catagen cyst

An enlargement of normal pre-existing sebaceous lobules on the face, the forehead, cheeks, and nose in particular, that results in lesions seen clinically to consist of a rim of yellow papules around a central dell that represents a dilated ostium…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Key Points

…sons with neurologic disease. Clinical overview Seborrheic dermatitis is a chronic intermittent rash affecting areas rich in sebaceous glands, and is marked by an erythematous papular or macular eruption often with greasy yellow scale, sometimes…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…topical treatment. Pathogenesis The three possible etiologic factors are the yeasts (Malassezia fungi/ Pityrosporum ovale), sebaceous secretions and individual sensitivity, but the exact interrelationship between them is still a matter of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Appendigeal Tumors: Overview

…ly required for malignant or locally aggressive lesions, or when requested by the patient for cosmetic reasons. Eccrine hidrocystomas may occasionally be controlled by application of topical atropine 2% in petrolatum twice a day. Pitfalls In some…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Key Points

…ance to skin products and cosmetics. Patients with rosacea flush, have facial erythema, telangectasia, papules and pustules, sebaceous hyperplasia of the nose (rhinophyma), and/or ocular symptoms. Triggers for flushing include alcohol, sun exposure,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Xerosis: Overview

…ter months in cold climates). Finally, xerosis can occur as a consequence of asteatosis which may result from suppression of sebaceous gland function during isotretinoin therapy of acne. Whether xerosis occurs solely as a natural consequence of…

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