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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Clinical Cases

…o shaving Initial evaluation Healthy appearing male Extensive follicular-based papules and pustules in a beard distribution, numerous ingrown hairs and macules of postinflammatory hyperpigmentation noted Diagnosis: pseudofolliculitis barbae Extensive…

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Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Key Points

Key Points Folliculitis is a term that encompasses follicular-based inflamed papules or pustules that may stem from a wide variety of causes. Important causes of folliculitis include infection (bacterial, yeast, and viral), friction, medication-indu…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…pityriasis alba. Fissuring is common in the retroauricular fold. Bacterial superinfection (seen as crusting) within fissures is a common complication. Keratosis pilaris or follicular hyperkeratosis in atopic dermatitis. Hyperlinearity of the palms….

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Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…round the ankles. Malignant transformation has been reported. Follicular disease, also known as lichen planopilaris, is often associated with scarring hair loss and may present on the vertex (classic lichen planopilaris), with frontal accentuation (f…

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Scabies: Clinical Cases

…ption has resolved, but pruritus persists Patient has several follicular-based pustules with surrounding erythema on the legs; a bacterial culture is taken, oral cephalexin is empirically started for presumed staphylococcal pyoderma, the culture reve…

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Seborrheic Dermatitis: Principles of Seborrheic Dermatitis Management

…nfancy and before adolescence is rare (owing to inactivity of sebaceous glands). In contrast, tinea capitis is common in this age group. The presence of various degrees of hair loss is suggestive of tinea capitis. A fungal culture and/or scraping sho…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sebaceous Units

…present commonly not only within infundibula, but also within sebaceous ducts of infundibuloapocrinesebaceousfollicular units positioned on the face. That organism is a normal inhabitant of those sites. Study of sebaceous glands by electron microsc…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Sebaceous Epithelioma?

Sebaceous epithelioma or sebaceoma. . . Sebaceous epithelioma, in contrast to sebaceous adenoma, grows in irregular masses and does not contain as many mature sebaceous cells.” Hashimoto K, Lever WF. Tumors of skin. In: Fitzpatrick TB,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Follicular Degeneration Syndrome?

…s Histopathology of the Skin. 9th ed. 2005; 493-4. The “follicular degeneration syndrome,” described by Sperling and Sau in 1992 and elaborated on by Sperling et al. in 1994, is said to represent a “clinically and histologically dis…