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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Herpes Simplex, Zoster, and Varicella

Conditions caused by infection with different strains of herpesvirus and typified when fully developed by tense vesicles, herpes simplex consisting of grouped vesicles on an erythematous base, zoster being made up of vesicles, sometimes hemorrhagic…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanocytic Nevi and Melanotic Macules

Hamartomas (“congenital” melanocytic nevi) and benign neoplasms (“acquired” melanocytic nevi) of various specific types, all of which are composed of abnormal melanocytes and manifested clinically as lesions of different colo…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Clinical Case

Clinical Case Case 1 38-year-old African American man No significant past medical history Review of systems reveals a chronic persistent cough over the past 4-5 months, mild fatigue, with no ocular complaints, no palpitations, and no other systemic…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lentigo?

…. Lever’s Histopathology of the Skin. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005:723. The word lentigo derives from the Latin word for lentil and was applied first in dermatology to pigmented lesions that were the size of those b…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Pigmented tumor in the nostril

…ribed in Cowden’s syndrome [6]. The cheek and the upper lip are the sites of predilection; other sites affected are the chin, forehead, eyebrow, nose, and eyelid [7]. Most of the lesions are between 3 and 8 mm in maximum diameter, but a few rea…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Muscles

…he head and neck and, particularly, the eyelids and the upper lip. The muscles of the face, in general, have as their origin either the fascia or the bones of the face and as their insertion the dermis. As but one example, a muscle seen often in sect…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sebaceous Units

A sebaceous gland, a lipid-producing epithelial structure, develops in the fourth month of fetal life from a protuberance of epithelium that lies between the uppermost protrusion, which represents the future apocrine unit, and the lower bulge, which…