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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Simplex: Treatment

…course in most patients once lesions are present. Aluminum acetate soaks/compresses or sitz baths to dry blisters or remove crusts may be adjunctively beneficial. In recurrent cases, treatment must be begun at the earliest prodrome and be patient…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Clinical Cases

…2-year-old woman presents with a 3-month history of several new lesions on the dorsal hands She reports increasing scale and crusting of the lesions, noting that the crusting sloughs intermittently (but then recurs) No prior history of skin cancer…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…pustules that are induced by prolonged administration of corticosteroids systemically or by application topically. CRUST [L. crusta (crust)]: A collection of serum that contains white blood cells, red blood cells, or both (Fig. 3.12). The…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…sis. 10.98.4A: Perivascular dermatitis, spongiotic psoriasiform + 10.98.4B: Predominance of lymphocytes, and mounds of scale-crust that house neutrophils = Seborrheic dermatitis The presence of abundant serum in mounds of scale-crust indicates that,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…’s nodule. 10.23.18A Subepidermal cleft containing fibrin, pseudocarcinomatous proliferation of keratocytes, and scale-crust + 10.23.18B Perichondrial fibroplasia, mixed-cell infiltrate in the dermis, and countless neutrophils in a scale-crust

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Reactive perforating collagenosis

…y of neutrophils situated beneath an ulcer Bundles of degenerated collagen at the base of an ulcer Ulcer beneath a prominent crust Collagen bundles, some showing signs of degeneration, in a large crust replete with neutrophils Correlation…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…n the center of the lesion is a clue to an insect “bite.” A vesicle, vesiculopustule, erosion or ulceration, and crust or scale-crust in a single focus directly above the base of a wedge-shaped infiltrate of inflammatory cells is a clue…