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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…topical treatment. Pathogenesis The three possible etiologic factors are the yeasts (Malassezia fungi/ Pityrosporum ovale), sebaceous secretions and individual sensitivity, but the exact interrelationship between them is still a matter of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: Treatment

…ternative exists. Phototherapy (UVB or UVA1) or photochemotherapy (PUVA), oral or by soak, administered with a hand and foot unit, can be very effective. This modality takes several weeks to produce improvement and is available only in selected…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Appendigeal Tumors: Overview

Adnexal Tumors Both benign and malignant tumors may arise from the cutaneous adnexa (hair follicles, sweat glands, and sebaceous glands). Treatment First Steps A biopsy is usually necessary to establish the diagnosis, except for syringomas….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Key Points

…ance to skin products and cosmetics. Patients with rosacea flush, have facial erythema, telangectasia, papules and pustules, sebaceous hyperplasia of the nose (rhinophyma), and/or ocular symptoms. Triggers for flushing include alcohol, sun exposure,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Xerosis: Overview

…ter months in cold climates). Finally, xerosis can occur as a consequence of asteatosis which may result from suppression of sebaceous gland function during isotretinoin therapy of acne. Whether xerosis occurs solely as a natural consequence of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Initial Evaluation

…flushing. Phymatous subtype: Marked by thickening of the skin, irregular skin texture, edema, hypertrophy and hyperplasia of sebaceous glands, connective tissue, and vascular bed of the nose (rhinophyma). These changes can also be seen on the chin…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Principles of Seborrheic Dermatitis Management

…e out psoriasis or tinea capitis. Seborrheic dermatitis after infancy and before adolescence is rare (owing to inactivity of sebaceous glands). In contrast, tinea capitis is common in this age group. The presence of various degrees of hair loss is…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sebaceous Units

…onth of fetal life from a protuberance of epithelium that lies between the uppermost protrusion, which represents the future apocrine unit, and the lower bulge, which represents the site for future attachment of muscles of hair erection. With the…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Sebaceous Epithelioma?

…in virtually every textbook of dermatology, general pathology, and dermatopathology consists of sebaceous gland hyperplasia, sebaceous adenoma, sebaceous epithelioma, and sebaceous carcinoma. It is easy to define sebaceous gland hyperplasia,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Apocrine Units

…cretion. The duct of a mammary gland, named the lactiferous duct, looks just like any other apocrine duct. Uncommonly, a few apocrine units may be found ectopically on the face and scalp. Apocrine glands are small and nonfunctional until puberty, at…