Search Results for: x-linked ichthyosis

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Histiocytosis X

….g., the spleen, liver, and bone, sometimes with fatal outcome, as well as the skin, where lesions usually manifest themselves as purpuric papules or ulcers that may be localized (to the vulva, for example) or widespread….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses

….g., the spleen, liver, and bone, sometimes with fatal outcome, as well as the skin, where lesions usually manifest themselves as purpuric papules or ulcers that may be localized (to the vulva, for example) or widespread….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Ichthyoses/Disorders of Cornification: Overview

…e. The hydroxy acids (i.e., lactic acid lotion, ammonium lactate gel, or glycolic acid lotion) are especially efficacious in Xlinked ichthyosis, and may be the only specific therapy needed for this disease. Patients with acquired ichthyosis need to…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Ichthyoses

…s scales, findings that are seen in three conditions, namely, ichthyosis vulgaris (and its look-alike, acquired ichthyosis), Xlinked ichthyosis, and lamellar ichthyosis. Other conditions purported to be ichthyosis, among them nonbullous congenital…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Ichthyosis vulgaris vs. X-linked ichthyosis

…s scales, findings that are seen in three conditions, namely, ichthyosis vulgaris (and its look-alike, acquired ichthyosis), Xlinked ichthyosis, and lamellar ichthyosis. Other conditions purported to be ichthyosis, among them nonbullous congenital…

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….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Palmar and Plantar Keratoderma: Overview

…r bathing. Occlusion at night with plastic or vinyl gloves may enhance the efficacy of keratolytics. Alternative Steps If flexible colloidion is not helpful, tincture of benzoin (20-25%) in zinc oxide paste may be helpful. Hydrated petrolatum with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Key Points

…with urticarial plaques with bullae, usually on the abdomen, and proximal thighs, and can involve the rest of the trunk or extend to the extremities as well. Oral involvement is uncommon, with 10-25% of patients having oral erosions due to BP….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Histiocytosis X

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

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