Search Results for: peri-infundibulitis

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

"Folliculitis" (Infundibulitis)

…a foreign-body type of inflammatory process that results from penetration of the dermis by an ingrown hair. The phenomena of infundibulitis and pseudoinfundibulitis are referred to universally as “folliculitis” and…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Syphilis

An inflammatory process, caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum, that tends to evolve through three stages, namely, primary (typified usually by a solitary chancre), secondary (characterized by widespread macules and papules on skin and mucous…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Drug Eruptions

An inflammatory process that results from the effects of a drug administered systemically, e.g., by ingestion, inhalation, injection, or application rectally, and manifested usually by lesions distributed widely and symmetrically. Any of the many…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatophytosis

An inflammatory process caused by superficial fungi, i.e., fungi situated superficially in the cornified layer and in other cornified structures, and expressed clinically as smooth-surfaced papules, scaly papules, scaly plaques, nodules, pustules,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Treatment

…ne the tumor thickness, as well as to determine presence of ulceration, mitotic index, evidence of regression, perineural or perivascular invasion and maximum depth, is highly recommended. For large lesions that cannot be excised without a major…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pyoderma Gangrenosum

…begins as a suppurative folliculitis manifested clinically as pustules. It rapidly extends to become ulcers marked at their periphery by boggy tissue. The skin disease is associated commonly with inflammatory bowel disease, especially ulcerative…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…ng the late fall and winter and are due to persistent exposure to temperatures presumed to transient vascular changes in the periphery. In the United States, most patients present with skin findings between December and January, though the disease…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: Treatment

…e treatment: For limited skin involvement, topical antibiotic treatment is first-line and there is evidence that it may be superior to systemic therapy. In limited cases topical antibiotic ointment applied t.i.d. to infected lesions for three to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Treatment

…individuals. Oral contraceptives with ethinyl estradiol with drospirenone or norgestimate are optimal for acne, such as drosperinone 3 mg and 0.03 mg ethinyl estradiol; drosperinone 3mg and 0.02 mg ethinyl estradiol (such as Ocella, Yasmin, or…