Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…h nodes in the absence of pathologic involvement Stage IVA-any skin lesions with histologic lymph node involvement Stage IVB-any skin lesions with histologic lymph node involvement and visceral disease Treatment Early stage cutaneous T-cell lymphoma…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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

…g sloughs intermittently (but then recurs) No prior history of skin cancer History of extensive sun exposure during her youth and early adult life A complete skin exam reveals no additional suspicious lesions Initial treatment Liquid nitrogen spray…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Key Points

…hould raise suspicion for an underlying or coexisting disease. Skin or mucosal maceration, erosions, or fissuring with bright erythema and satellite pustulosis are characteristic features of candidal skin and mucosal infections. These typically occur…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Perivascular Dermatitis

…e 5.169 A&B. A distinctive sign of injury from outside the skin (scratching): fibrin beneath the epidermis. Fibrin situated immediately beneath the epidermis is a sure sign that the trauma responsible was delivered from outside the skin. Figur…