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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keratosis Pilaris: Treatment

…scrub pad or washcloth. This treatment will gradually remove follicular plugs (over several weeks) and prevent new ones from emerging. Salicylic acid 6% lotion (e.g., Keralyt gel) should be applied q.h.s. or after bathing. This therapy is particular…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Inverted Follicular Keratosis, Tricholemmoma, and Desmoplastic Tricholemmoma?

…ogists, not dermatologists, generated the notions of inverted follicular keratosis (Elson B. Helwig) tricholemmoma (John T. Headington), and desmoplastic tricholemmoma (Daniel Santa Cruz) as distinctive cutaneous neoplasms. We aver that those three c…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Sebaceous hyperplasia vs. Nevus sebaceus of Jadassohn

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that be…