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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Mucha-Habermann Disease

…us macules and papules to become purpuric papules, papulovesicles that may be hemorrhagic, ulcers, eschars, and, eventually, scars. Alternatively, the macules may evolve more slowly (pityriasis lichenoides chronica) to become scaly papules. In some…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Hypertrophic scars Keloids Differential diagnosis Morphea Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus (note genital and extragenital locations) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Treatment

…ists. In most cases, avoid surgical excision as a solution. These procedures are often ineffective and may cause disfiguring scars. Patients with rapidly growing or ulcerating HOI who are treated with prednisone require consideration of concomitant…

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Acne Vulgaris: Clinical Cases

…ment but relapsed when stopping the drug Inflammatory lesions, comedones on the face, also on the back and chest, no visible scars Treatment Wash skin with non-soap containing wash Apply benzoyl peroxide gel in the morning and adapalene 0.1% or…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Key Points

…e-threatening disease, acne can have significant impact on a patient’s quality of life, including physical and psychological scars. Distribution, number, and severity of lesions (especially scarring) should influence the approach to acne treatment….

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Molluscum Contagiosum: Treatment

…antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Once the helper T cell count exceeds 100, the molluscum lesions begin to resolve, leaving no scars. This takes several months. Aggressive therapy that potentially would scar should not be undertaken until the full…

Does taping torso scars following dermatologic surgery improve scar appearance?

Does taping torso scars following dermatologic surgery improve scar appearance?

…nd subsequent disfigurement. It may therefore not be surprising that patients are significantly more dissatisfied with torso scars than other scars [7-9]. Dermatologic surgery on the trunk is common worldwide, and in Australia 27% of all basal cell…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Stasis Changes and Venous Ulcers

Alterations in the skin and subcutaneous fat, such as pigmentation and induration, secondary to the effects of long-term stasis, and ulcers that occur on the lower part of the legs as a consequence of the effects, combined, of incompetent valves of…