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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Porokeratosis

…pendable denominator in common (the exception being the punctate manifestation) is a keratotic ring around a central zone of atrophy, e.g., in a congenital expression that takes the form of a plaque (Mibelli), in a congenital manifestation in which…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Treatment

Treatment Mild to moderate acne First-line therapy (comedonal acne only): topical retinoid First-line therapy (mild inflammatory acne): topical retinoid alone, topical retinoid + topical antimicrobial Topical retinoids are considered first-line…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatomyositis

An inflammatory disease of children and adults that tends to involve skin and skeletal muscle mostly, the findings in the skin being patches with the color of heliotrope, especially in the periocular region. The disease manifests itself as…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acne Vulgaris

A disease of infundibulosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself solely as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules. The process may resolve…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

Key Points Granuloma annulare is a reactive inflammatory skin condition, which commonly presents as annular pink, erythematous thin plaques on the distal extremities. Granuloma annulare usually presents as localized disease, generalized plaques or…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum: Clinical Case

Clinical Case Case 1 48-year-old man Past medical history is notable for diabetes mellitus, with a last HbA1c of 7.7 (elevated) Review of systems reveals no other complaints, including no joint pain, fevers, arthritis, eye symptoms, or recent…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atrophoderma?

…ollicular atrophoderma. Vermiculate atrophoderma. Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini (probably morphoea). Atrophic naevi. Panatrophy: local panatrophy; facial hemiatrophy.” Burrows NP, Lovell CR. Disorders of connective tissue. In: Burns T,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…ttened. The volume of the upper part of the skin, therefore, is decreased considerably, and the result is seen clinically as atrophy. Mid-atrophy also comes into being from loss of connective tissue (especially elastic tissue), but in the reticular…