Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cicatricial Pemphigoid: Overview

…ss may not always be avoided. Treatment First Steps For oral disease apply superpotent topical steroids in ointment base or Orobase to affected areas. For gingival disease, dental trays filled with corticosteroid ointment worn for 6-8 hours daily ma…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Degos’ disease (malignant atrophic papulosis)

Degosdisease (malignant atrophic papulosis) Synonyms Degos’ syndrome Malignant atrophic papulosis Papulosis atrophicans maligna Koehlmeier-Degos syndrome Thromboangiitis cutaneointestinalis disseminata Fatal cutaneointestinal syndrome…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pagetoid Bowen’s disease vs. Extramammary Paget’s disease

An inflammatory disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi that manifests itself in the skin as erythematous lesions with figurate shapes, e.g., (round, ellipsoid, and arcuate) (erythema chronicum migrans), pseudolymphomatous nodules (lym…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Behçet’s Disease

Behçet”s disease Synonyms Aphthosis Behçet Aphthosis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Onset usually in the third decade of life with male predominance Distribution of lesions Face for acneiform lesions, lower extremities for panniculit…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mammary and Extramammary Paget’s Disease?

“Extramammary Paget’s disease is a carcinoma of the ducts of apocrine sweat glands, with the invasion of carcinoma cells (Paget’s cells) into the epidermis and into the glandular portion of the sweat gland.” Braun-Falco O,…