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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Key Points

…uritic eruption that may be self-limited or chronic, and may affect skin, mucosa (including the esophagus), and hair. The classic morphology of lichen planus is violaceous-to-purple, flat-topped polygonal papules, often with a white-to-lavender…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Clinical Cases

…ists), legs, penis, and lower mucosal lip A skin biopsy confirms the diagnosis Topical and systemic corticosteroids are discussed; the patient prefers to start on topical therapy because of his HCV disease. Patient is started on topical fluocinonide…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…ent, patients may subjectively complain of discomfort, stinging, or pain due to hot foods and drinks. Lesions may be found less frequently around the anus and on the genitalia. When the palms and soles are affected, the lesions may be firm and rough…

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

Atopic Dermatitis: Treatment

…ollients during and between flares can provide effective hydration. See patient handout Skin Care in Atopic Dermatitis Suppression of inflammation: A topical corticosteroid should be applied to the rash b.i.d. The formulation (ointment, cream,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Anetoderma

The end-stage of an inflammatory or neoplastic process in which there is loss of collagen and elastic tissue in the mid-reticular dermis with consequent formation of lesions that protrude in dome-like fashion above the skin surface and that can be…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Striae atrophicans

The end-stage of an inflammatory or neoplastic process in which there is loss of collagen and elastic tissue in the mid-reticular dermis with consequent formation of lesions that protrude in dome-like fashion above the skin surface and that can be…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy

An inflammatory process in pregnant women near term that consists of urticarial papules and plaques, especially on the trunk and particularly in association with lesions of striae atrophicantes, the lesions disappearing shortly after parturition.

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atrophoderma?

…phoderma Qualitativum idiopathicum Circumscriptum Traumaticum (striae et maculae) Non-Traumaticum Neuriticum Traumaticum (glossy skin) Non-Traumaticum Atrophoderma symptomaticum Scleroderma Seborrhoea Morborum cutis Lupus Syphilis Favus, etc.”…

Dermoscopic patterns in patients with a clinical diagnosis of onychomycosis—results of a prospective study including data of potassium hydroxide (KOH) and culture examination

Dermoscopic patterns in patients with a clinical diagnosis of onychomycosis—results of a prospective study including data of potassium hydroxide (KOH) and culture examination

…clinical examination along with the KOH exam of the nail and culture of the sample. However, not all dermatologists have access to a mycology lab. Objective: To determine the correlation between KOH examination and dermoscopic patterns in patients