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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Rheumatoid nodule

Rheumatoid nodule Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Children and adults, more often females Distribution of lesions Near joints, especially elbows, and along bony structures, particularly extensor surfaces of forearms Individual lesions Nodules…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Dermatoscopy: A nodule on a woman’s leg

…entation A 61-year-old white female presented with a 7 x 4 mm nodule that was firm to palpation on her right leg (Figure 1) of 5 months’ duration. The lesion was not painful, but bleeding with minimal trauma. Figure 1. The lesion is located on the ri…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Painful purple nodule on the right thigh–Answer

…They are usually solitary, presenting as a blue to pink, soft nodule associated with a classic triad of symptoms: pain, pinpoint tenderness and cold sensitivity. These tumors are frequently located on the extremities, mostly in the subungueal areas o…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Painful purple nodule on the right thigh

…physical examination revealed a well-defined, smooth, purple nodule, 7 mm in diameter, with a peripheral brown rim (Figure 1). The lesion was tender to light touch. Dermoscopy disclosed a multicolored structureless pattern: a purple center surrounde…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Rheumatoid nodule

…A patch may become a plaque or upon it may develop a papule, nodule, or tumor. A papule may develop into a nodule or tumor. The surface of an elevated lesion of melanoma tends to be uneven. When a melanoma is no longer flat, it has capability to met…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Melanoma frequently presents as an asymmetric pigmented lesion with an irregular scalloped border and uneven pigmentation. Some of the lesions are marked by hypopigmented areas (signifying areas of regression) or more darkly pigme…