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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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Mammary Paget’s

Mammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins in mammary glands and extends along lactiferous ducts to the epidermis where it is seen clinically as a scaly, crusted, or eroded plaque on the nipple or areola of women mostly, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

Key Points Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory process affecting skin bearing apocrine glands; the groin, axillae, and inframammary areas are typically involved. The classic lesions of HS include cysts, nodules, sinus tracts,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Infundibulo-folliculo-sebaceous cystic hamartoma vs. Steatocystoma

Mammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins in mammary glands and extends along lactiferous ducts to the epidermis where it is seen clinically as a scaly, crusted, or eroded plaque on the nipple or areola of women mostly, and…

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

Hand Dermatitis: Treatment

…ternative exists. Phototherapy (UVB or UVA1) or photochemotherapy (PUVA), oral or by soak, administered with a hand and foot unit, can be very effective. This modality takes several weeks to produce improvement and is available only in selected…

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

Appendigeal Tumors: Overview

Adnexal Tumors Both benign and malignant tumors may arise from the cutaneous adnexa (hair follicles, sweat glands, and sebaceous glands). Treatment First Steps A biopsy is usually necessary to establish the diagnosis, except for syringomas….

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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