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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Prurigo Nodularis: Overview

…can be used, these high doses dramatically increase the risk of side effects. Isotretinoin and acitretin in standard acne or psoriasis doses, respectively, may be used as adjunctive treatment in patients with prurigo nodularis. Pitfalls Polymorphous…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Palmar and Plantar Keratoderma: Overview

…dermas (PPK) can occur as a primary, inherited disorder of the volar surfaces, or as part of a generalized disorder, such as psoriasis, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, or ichthyosis. Discussion of treatment here is limited to inherited forms only….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Nitidus: Overview

…Alternate Steps For severe recalcitrant cases, PUVA may be considered. Isotretinoin and acitretin in doses used for acne and psoriasis, respectively, may be effective in refractory symptomatic cases. Pitfalls The pitfalls are those encountered with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea capitis

…Differential diagnosis For the minimally inflammatory scaly tinea capitis include: seborrheic dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis For pronounced alopecia: alopecia areata, trichotillomania, secondary syphilis, pseudopelade Inflammatory tinea…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential diagnosis Allergic contact dermatitis of the hand Tinea manuum Palmoplantar keratoderma of psoriasis

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Psoriasis

…present then in the lower part of the epidermis. Lymphocytes precede neutrophils into the epidermis of an evolving lesion of psoriasis. In short, psoriasis on volar skin looks different from psoriasis on other anatomic sites (probably because of the…

Diagnostic utility of Ki-67 and Cyclin D1 immunostaining in differentiation of psoriasis vs. other psoriasiform dermatitis

Diagnostic utility of Ki-67 and Cyclin D1 immunostaining in differentiation of psoriasis vs. other psoriasiform dermatitis

…nd mitotic index, we investigated the role of proliferation markers Ki-67 and Cyclin D1 as diagnostic tools to differentiate psoriasis from non-psoriasis psoriasiform dermatitis (NPPD). Materials and methods Histopathological specimens of psoriasis

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pale-cell acanthoma vs. Psoriasis, plaque expression

An inflammatory process in which lesions present themselves clinically as red macules and subtle scaly papules. They soon become so confluent that there is widespread redness and scaling punctuated by islands of skin that ostensibly are spared and…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Psoriasis on volar skin vs. Dyshidrotic dermatitis

An inflammatory process in which lesions present themselves clinically as red macules and subtle scaly papules. They soon become so confluent that there is widespread redness and scaling punctuated by islands of skin that ostensibly are spared and…