Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Diagnosis of ophthalmomyiasis externa by dermatoscopy

…, Rhinoestrus purpureus, which are found in sheep farming communities. Often the victims have the sensation of being struck by a foreign body or insect. Soon thereafter a painful inflammation develops, causing an acute catarrhal conjunctivitis [1,2]….

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Lecture Series

…s Clues to Misdiagnosis Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 The Nail Unit: From Basic Structure to Melanotic Streaks Part 1 | Part 2 Small-plaque parapsoriasis, like large-plaque parapsoriasis, is mycosis fungoides Part 1 | Part 2 Dysplastic Nevus: Mess…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen striatus

…gmented papules in dark-skinned persons Involvement of a nail unit with eventual dystrophy of the nail plate Differential diagnosis clinical Linear lichen planus is purple, and individual papules are topped by white streaks arranged in a reticulate…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acquired epidermolysis bullosa

…pidermolysis bullosa seem to be centered around an infundibulofollicular unit. Having studied numerous examples of acquired epidermolysis bullosa, we remain unable to formulate specific, repeatable criteria applicable to all manifestations of that su…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

About transitions

Dear Readers, Mark A. Hurt, the Editor of the Book Review Section of Dermatology Practical & Conceptual has decided, after a decade of contributions, that the time has come to him to transition out of his role. Mark was recruited by Bernie Acker…