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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…outh Varicella Pityriasis rosea Gianotti-Crosti syndrome Gianotti-Crosti syndrome is a non-specific viral eruption marked by monomorphic, lichenoid papules or papulovesicles especially on the face and extensor surfaces o…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Gianotti-Crosti disease

Gianotti-Crosti disease Synonyms Gianotti-Crosti syndrome Papular acrodermatitis of childhood Papulovesicular acrolocated syndrome Acrodermatitis papulosa eruptive infantilis Papular infantile acrodermatitis Infantile eruptive papulous dermatitis In…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Gianotti-Crosti 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…

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…