Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Flushing: Key Points

…ertain drugs; and finally, it can occur as a manifestation of rosacea. The pathophysiology of flushing is mediated by neural pathways, including neurotransmitters, rather than histamine pathways. In rare cases, histamines contained in contaminated fi…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Rosacea

…ris disseminatus faciei is a papular variant of granulomatous rosacea that, as the name denotes, covers much of the face. Rosacea-like tuberculid is rosacea. Differential diagnosis clinical Acne vulgaris occurs in adolescents in whom papulopustular…

What is Rosacea?

What is Rosacea?

…n report highly sensitive, cosmetically intolerant skin which likely stems from an abnormal skin barrier. The papulopustular form of rosacea describes patients with persistent facial erythema and transient papules and pustules, which is sometimes con…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen planus-like keratosis

Lichen planus-like keratosis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Older individuals bombarded by rays of the sun for many years Distribution of lesions Sun-exposed sites, especially the chest and shoulders Configuration of lesions Round Individual…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Acne vulgaris, erythematous papule vs. Rosacea, erythematous papule

Papules, nodules, and tumors that, on gross examination, are usually skin colored and, on histopathologic examination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lupus erythematosus profundus vs. Panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma

Papules, nodules, and tumors that, on gross examination, are usually skin colored and, on histopathologic examination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated…