Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Erythematous, scaly, excoriated symmetric plaques on the face, with sparing of the nasal tip. Face and neck involvement is common. Other body areas can be affected with more erythema or more…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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

Clinical Cases Case 1 Few lesions of actinic keratosis 72-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 interm…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): References

References Cowen EW, Nguyen JC, Miller DD, et al (2010) Chronic phototoxicity and aggressive squamous cell carcinoma of the skin in children and adults during treatment with voriconazole, JAAD, 62(1):31-37. Criscione VD, Weinstock MA, Naylor MF, et…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Preface

What prompted the undertaking of this pocket atlas of dermatology? The reasons were several and varied, among them the following: 1.  Pictures are and always have been an extraordinarily valuable vehicle in the study of clinical dermatology. The fir…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Keratosis Lichenoides Chronica?

…in 1886 and 1895, and the one described by Margolis in 1972 as keratosis lichenoides chronica. 2. The relationship between the condition Margolis called keratosis lichenoides chronica and the diseases diagnosed as that after 1972. Although at first g…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen planus-like keratosis

…e melanomas. Comment The designation “lichen planus-like keratosis” is misleading because it implies that the lesion has individuality and specificity. In actuality, a lichen planus-like keratosis is nothing other than a solar lentigo (or…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Inverted Follicular Keratosis, Tricholemmoma, and Desmoplastic Tricholemmoma?

…linically as basal-cell carcinoma and at other times simply as keratosis. Histopathologically, inverted follicular keratosis, tricholemmoma, and desmoplastic tricholemmoma display the distinctive silhouette of a resolving verruca vulgaris. The lesion…