Search Results for: peri-infundibulitis

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

"Folliculitis" (Infundibulitis)

Infundibulitis, usually a suppurative inflammatory process that involves infundibula, is either noninfectious, as in the case of pustules of acne vulgaris, or infectious, as in the case of pustules caused by Staphylococcus aureus. In contrast, pseud…

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 ex…

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

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, v…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Treatment

…resence 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 surgical procedure or significant cosmetic deformity,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pyoderma Gangrenosum

…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 colitis, and sometimes with rheumatoid arthritis, paraproteinemia,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: Treatment

…reatment 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 five days is equally effective as systemic therapy. Options include…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Angular Cheilitis: Clinical Cases

…lip ulcers” Initial evaluation Healthy appearing female Perioral crusted erythematous crusted papules, with erythema and fissuring at bilateral lateral oral commissures No evidence of oral candidiasis on exam Nystatin ointment t.i.d. to affecte…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Treatment

…y effective treatment for at least 3-6 months before slowly tapering off to maintenance therapy. Topical retinoids are the mainstay of maintenance therapy once the acne is clear. It can be used in combination with benzoyl peroxide products in previou…