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Systematic review of diagnostic accuracy of reflectance confocal microscopy for melanoma diagnosis in patients with clinically equivocal skin lesions

Systematic review of diagnostic accuracy of reflectance confocal microscopy for melanoma diagnosis in patients with clinically equivocal skin lesions

…have calculated that in the 35 years from 1975-2010 the age standardized incidence rate in the UK rose from 3.2 per 100000 to 17.2 per 100000 [2]. The biggest risk factor for developing melanoma is exposure to ultraviolet light [3]. Prognosis for…

Erythemato-telangiectatic (E-T) Subtype

Erythemato-telangiectatic (E-T) Subtype

…nt in treatment of rosacea erythema is now commercially available; once-daily application of brimonidine tartrate gel 0.33% (alpha adrenergic receptor agonist) (such as Mirvaso gel) has shown great promise as an effective topical treatment for…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Keratosis pilaris/Lichen spinulosus

…Biett, physician to the Hopital St Louis, Paris. Translated from the French with notes. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1829. Radcliffe-Crocker H. Diseases of the Skin. London: 1888:228, 298. Unna PG. Infectious inflammations: keratosis…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy

…208(3):262–64. Colman RW, Minna JD, Robboy SJ. Disseminated intravascular coagulation: a dermatologic disease. Int J Dermatol 1977;16:47–51. McKay DG. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation: An Intermediary Mechanism of Disease. New York: Harper…

Generalized, pruritic skin eruption in an immunocompromised patient

Generalized, pruritic skin eruption in an immunocompromised patient

…es systemic therapy with antifungal medications. Standard treatments include terbinafine 250 mg daily for a week, fluconazole 150-200 mg per week for 2-4 weeks, itraconazole 200 mg daily for 1 week, or griseofulvin 500–1000 mg/day (microsize) or…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bacillary angiomatosis

…ary angiomatosis. The histopathology and differential diagnosis of a pseudoneoplastic infection in patients with human immunodeficiency virus disease. Am J Surg Pathol. 1989;13:909–20. Plettenberg A, Lorenzen T, Burtsche BT, et al. Bacillary…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sweet’s syndrome

…Dermatol 2000;43:870–74. Greer KE, Cooper PH. Sweet’s syndrome (acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis). Clin Rheum Dis 1982;8:427–41. Ichikawa MM, Murata Y, Higaki Y, et al. Rheumatoid neutrophilic dermatitis. Eur J Dermatol 1998;8(5):347–9….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…er, especially in exfoliative expressions of the erythroderma, is that the cornified layer tends to be scant or absent. That deficiency in number of parakeratotic corneocytes reflects the speed with which they are shed by the viable epidermis…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Psoriasis

…h Dermatol Syphilol 1910;99:335–46. Bibliography for guttate parapsoriasis Brocq L. Les parapsoriasis. Ann Dermatol Syphiligr 1902; 3:433. Endlitz. Ann Dermatol Paris 1898;ix:132. Jadassohn J. Ueber ein eigenartiges psoriasiformes und lichenoides…