Living with Rosacea

Living with Rosacea

…ted by a number of qualitative and quantitative studies using disease severity instruments such as the Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) and Willingness-to-pay model (Patients, especially women, with rosacea indicate a strong desire or willingnes…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…focal acantholytic dyskeratosis (which is like Darier’s disease histopathologically, but not clinically or biologically), cornoid lamellation (which usually is taken to be a histopathologic sign of porokeratosis), and seborrheic keratosis-like…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pityriasis lichenoides acuta vs. Pityriasis lichenoides chronica

An inflammatory process caused by the acarus Sarcoptes scabiei and consisting of papules, papulovesicles, papulopustules, and vesicles, some arranged in linear or curvilinear tracks (burrows). Sometimes nodules are present, especially in the interdi…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Nodular vasculitis

…ariations clinical Erythema induratum of Bazin (Bazin’s disease, Erythema induratum des Scrofuleux) is reputed to be nodular vasculitis of tuberculous cause Differential diagnosis clinical Erythema nodosum has lesions that do not ulcerate and…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Dermoscopic clues to diagnose acantholytic dyskeratosis

…hologic examination revealed the typical findings of Grover’s disease. Figure 1. (A) Clinical examination of case 1 showed multiple confluent erythematous papules in a patient with Grover’s disease. (B) Clinically, multiple reddish papules were ob…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema annulare centrifugum

…s Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Middle-aged or older adults of both sexes; children sometimes Distribution of lesions Any part of the skin; the most common sites being the buttocks, thighs, and upper part of the arms Configuration of lesions…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…wholly dissimilar conditions being so similar. Moreover, both diseases are associated with alterations of collagen in the dermis. The important considerations for differentiation of the two processes are reflections of their basic nature: Scleroderma…

Erythema in Rosacea

Erythema in Rosacea

…nergic receptor agonist with vasoconstrictive properties with onset of action as quickly as 30 minutes, peak efficacy at 4-6 hours, and duration of effect for 12 hours.  In initial studies it was well tolerated and did not exhibit evidence of tachyph…