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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermal Nevi

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Epidermal nevi are hamartomas in which the epidermis is abnormal, being hyperkeratotic, and in which lesions are aligned along Blaschko’s lines.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanocytic Nevi and Melanotic Macules

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Hamartomas (“congenital” melanocytic nevi) and benign neoplasms (“acquired” melanocytic nevi) of various specific types, all of which are composed of abnormal melanocytes and manifested clinically as lesions of different colors, shapes, and sizes, among them, macules and patches, papules and plaques, and nodules and tumors.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanocytic Nevi and Melanotic Macules

Hamartomas (“congenital” melanocytic nevi) and benign neoplasms (“acquired” melanocytic nevi) of various specific types, all of which are composed of abnormal melanocytes and manifested clinically as lesions of different colo…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermal Nevi

Epidermal nevi are hamartomas in which the epidermis is abnormal, being hyperkeratotic, and in which lesions are aligned along Blaschko’s lines….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Palmar and Plantar Keratoderma

A keratotic condition of the palms and soles, inherited usually, but sometimes acquired, in which involvement may be diffuse, circumscribed (including striate), or punctate….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Palmar and Plantar Keratoderma

A keratotic condition of the palms and soles, inherited usually, but sometimes acquired, in which involvement may be diffuse, circumscribed (including striate), or punctate….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Treatment

…s, topical retinoids are an ideal treatment. Common warts and plantar warts Common (especially periungual) and plantar warts are a therapeutic challenge for patient and provider both. Although these warts will in general resolve spontaneously, the t…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Patients with a viral exanthem often present with a non-specific morbilliform eruption. In some cases, the skin disease as part of a constellation of other symptoms may indicate a specific viral etiology. Measles German m…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Key Points

…lat warts (verruca plana); common warts (verruca vulgaris) and plantar warts; and genital warts (condyloma acuminata). The different wart types are caused by distinct strains of HPV: flat warts (HPV3), common warts (HPV2, 4), plantar warts (HPV1), an…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Clinical Cases

…Initial evaluation Healthy appearing male Left foot: on the plantar aspect of the hallux, there is a 2 cm endophytic verrucous plaque Diagnosis: verruca plantaris (plantar wart) Recommend cryosurgery (in-office procedure) Recommend application of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…y. Risk factors for melanoma includes family history, atypical nevi, numerous nevi, genetic factors and UV exposure. The variation in size, elevation, depth (of invasion), color, and secondary changes, such as erosions or ulcerations, produce a large…

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