Search Results for: vitiligo

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Treatment

…a. Patients with dermatitis herpetiformis often have associated autoimmune diseases, including hypothyroidism (most common), vitiligo, Addison’s disease, in addition to celiac disease. A complete history and physical evaluation, including review of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Malassezia Infections: Initial Evaluation

…ntial diagnosis Differential diagnosis includes seborrheic dermatitis, pityriasis rosea, pityriasis alba, leprosy, syphilis, vitiligo, parapsoriasis, mycosis fungoides, and anetoderma. Malassezia (formerly Pityrosporum) Folliculitis Although…

Topical mycophenolate mofetil in the treatment of vitiligo: a pilot study

Topical mycophenolate mofetil in the treatment of vitiligo: a pilot study

…titis. Objectives: The objective of this study was to show the efficacy of topical mycophenolate mofetil in the treatment of vitiligo. Methods: Thirty patients with limited vitiligo were enrolled in this study. The patients applied a topical…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Vitiligo

…gard to features such as the number of melanocytes and the amount of melanin in the epidermis. Bibliography Bibliography for vitiligo Alajlan A, Alfadley A, Pedersen KT. Transfer of vitiligo after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. J Am Acad…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Vitiligo

An inflammatory process that is idiopathic and results in depigmentation of the skin consequent to loss of melanocytes from the epidermis, and in whitening of hair that follows loss of melanocytes from the bulb of follicles.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Treatment

Treatment Initial therapy First-line therapy: Surgical excision For diagnosis, complete excisional biopsy with minimal margins, pathologically evaluated at multiple levels to determine the tumor thickness, as well as to determine presence of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Halo Phenomenon?

…tual complete disappearance of it, and the depigmentation left in the wake of that process is indistinguishable from that of vitiligo (not surprisingly, about 25 percent of persons with halo nevi have concurrent vitiligo). Much more often than not,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…tary alteration, not vitiligo. 10.113.3A: No infiltrate of inflammatory cells + 10.113.3B: No melanocytes in the epidermis = Vitiligo A longstanding lesion of vitiligo is characterized by absence of both infiltration of lymphocytes and of epidermal…

Dermoscopy of alopecia areata—a retrospective analysis

Dermoscopy of alopecia areata—a retrospective analysis

…of alopecia areata. Br J Dermatol. 1984;111:629. PubMed 12. Jha AK, Sinha R, Prasad S, Nandan N. Bimatoprost in periorbital vitiligo: a ray of hope or dilemma. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2016;30:1247–1248. PubMed CrossRef 13. Jha AK, Sinha, R….