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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Scars, Keloids, and Anetodermas

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A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Scars, Keloids, and Anetodermas

A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars

A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Key Points

…ng and presents across a broad clinical spectrum. Hypertrophic scars stay within the boundaries of the original wound site and are transiently indurated or symptomatic. In contrast, keloids are defined as scars that grow beyond the boundaries of the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Determine the type, severity, and location of acne, and presence of scarring. Acne lesions Non-inflammatory (comedones) Inflammatory (papules-pustules-nodules) Scars (Keloidal scarring is present on the central ch…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Treatment

Treatment First-line therapy: Intralesional corticosteroids remain the first-line therapy for keloids and hypertrophic scars. They may be effective in 50-100% of cases but may be associated with recurrence in up to half of cases. Treatment of keloid…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Overview

…, if present, and to reduce hypertrophic hair fragment induced scars. Patients may or may not form hypertrophic scars or keloids at other sites. Treatment First steps If active folliculitis is present, culture the lesions for bacteria and prescribe…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Subtypes of Rosacea and Their Treatment

…ial cheeks, in addition to inflammatory papules, pustules, and scars. Nodules and scars are not typical features of rosacea. Seborrheic dermatitis: Scaly, flaky, itchy, red skin on the scalp, face (nasolabial folds), and trunk. Peri-orificia…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermolysis Bullosa

A constellation of unrelated blistering diseases, many of them determined genetically but some of them not, that involve skin and sometimes mucous membranes, the blisters often developing after trauma and sometimes resulting in scarring and deformit…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Mucha-Habermann Disease

An inflammatory process in which lesions may erupt (pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta) and evolve rapidly from erythematous macules and papules to become purpuric papules, papulovesicles that may be hemorrhagic, ulcers, eschars, and, eve…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Livedo Vasculitis and Livedo Reticularis

A type of small-vessel vasculitis (venulitis) of the skin, occurring especially in the vicinity of the ankle, characterized at first by purpuric macules and patches that, in time, may become hemorrhagic blisters that ulcerate and heal with white, st…

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