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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Amyloidosis

A condition in which deposits of a fibrillary protein (amyloid) appear in the skin as macules, papules, and nodules consequent to the effects of local factors, or as patches (which may be purpuric), plaques, nodules, and tumors as a result of a…

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Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Key Points

…pithelial precancerous skin lesions. Clinical variants of AKs include: erythematous, atrophic, hyperkeratotic, pigmented and lichenoid forms. AKs on the lower lip are termed actinic cheilitis. Treatment is necessary because approximately 2-15% of…

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Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…and may present on the vertex (classic lichen planopilaris), with frontal accentuation (frontal fibrosing alopecia), or with lichenoid rash, scaly scalp patches, and noncicatricial loss of axillary and pubic hair (Lassueur-Graham-Little-Piccardi…

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Lichen Planus: References

…itis C in 1557 patients with lichen planus, JEADV, 25(4): 436-440. Lodi G et al (2010) HCV infection and lichen planus: a systematic review with meta-analysis, Oral Diseases, 16:601-612. Schlosser BJ (2010) Lichen planus and lichenoid reactions of…

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Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…unburn (a phototoxic response) or photoallergy (an eczematous response). Photoallergic eruptions may be either eczematous or lichenoid histologically. It may be impossible to clearly define the pattern of eruption clinically. The most important part…

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Persistent Pigmented Purpuric Dermatitis: Overview

Overview This group of diseases includes Schamberg’s disease, purpura annularis telangiectodes (of Majocchi), lichenoid pigmented purpura (of Gougerot and Blum), eczematoid purpura of Doucas and Kapetanakis (disseminated pruriginous…

Regressing basal-cell carcinioma masquerading as benign lichenoid keratosis

Regressing basal-cell carcinioma masquerading as benign lichenoid keratosis

…terpreted BLK as a variant of actinic keratosis [7,8]. In order to distinguish lesions clearly from actinic keratoses with a lichenoid infiltrate, the term “lichenoid benign keratosis” was introduced in 1976 by Scott and Johnson, who alluded not…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lichen planus vs. lichenoid drug eruption

A condition in which deposits of a fibrillary protein (amyloid) appear in the skin as macules, papules, and nodules consequent to the effects of local factors, or as patches (which may be purpuric), plaques, nodules, and tumors as a result of a…

Lichenoid keratosis: non-invasive imaging in the setting of diagnostic uncertainty

Lichenoid keratosis: non-invasive imaging in the setting of diagnostic uncertainty

…ntraepithelial nests of basaloid cells are seen, which sub-categorize the lesion into clonal type. In the dermis, there is a lichenoid inflammatory infiltrate, marking the regression of a seborrheic keratosis. The diagnosis is that of a lichenoid

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