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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cicatricial Pemphigoid: Overview

…ess 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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Histiocytosis X

A proliferation of abnormal Langerhans’ cells that may affect internal organs, e.g., the spleen, liver, and bone, sometimes with fatal outcome, as well as the skin, where lesions usually manifest themselves as purpuric papules or ulcers that m…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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

A proliferation of abnormal Langerhans’ cells that may affect internal organs, e.g., the spleen, liver, and bone, sometimes with fatal outcome, as well as the skin, where lesions usually manifest themselves as purpuric papules or ulcers that m…

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 panniculitis…

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, P…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Grover’s disease

Grover’s disease Synonyms Transient acantholytic dermatosis Transitory acantholytic dermatosis Benign papular acantholytic dermatosis Persistent acantholytic dermatosis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Middle-aged and elderly adults, har…