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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Treatment

…ively. Pitfalls Avoid surgical procedures in persons who form keloids at other sites. Discontinuation of the topical benzoyl peroxide and/or oral antibiotics may lead to a reactivation of the folliculitis. When to refer to a dermatologist When the di…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatofibroma

…ytes, granulomatous inflammation, and fibrosis. As is the case for other fibrosing dermatitides, such as scars and keloids, papules and nodules of dermatofibroma shrink in time and resolve as hyperpigmented macules, some of which even may be delled….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Keloid

…on clinicopathologic Papules, plaques, nodules, and tumors of keloids consist of a markedly increased amount of collagen in the form of decidedly thickened bundles arranged haphazardly in the dermis especially. The surface is shiny because the epider…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Scar

…nding normal skin. Not all scarring processes are true scars; keloids, dermatofibromas, nodular fasciitis, and some so-called fibromatoses (e.g., Dupuytren’s contracture) are scarring processes, but they are not authentic scars. The same concep…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

Keloids and hypertrophic scars have many findings histopathologic in common (e.g., fibroplasia, telangiectases, infiltrates of inflammatory cells, mucin) and, in some instances, attributes of what seem to be both keloid and hypertrophic scar may be…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Nodules on the right ear

…nly after several months and the typical appearance is ”keloids over keloids” [1-3,6]. Lesions have well defined margins, are not attached to deeper structures, and can disseminate by contiguity or by auto-inoculation [1]. The process of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Keloid vs. Hypertrophic scar

…ytes, granulomatous inflammation, and fibrosis. As is the case for other fibrosing dermatitides, such as scars and keloids, papules and nodules of dermatofibroma shrink in time and resolve as hyperpigmented macules, some of which even may be delled….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…nt of loss of tissue, exceptions being hypertrophic scars and keloids. Figure 3.15 A. Fibrosis early. B. Fibrosis late (sclerosis). Fibroplasia is a synonym for fibrosis. When fibroplasia occurs in response to a benign or malignant neoplasm, it is ca…