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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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Treatment

Treatment First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for warts involves destructive methods tailored to the type of wart. Destruction of wart lesions may be accomplished using cryosurgical or electrosurgical techniques, chemical destruction either t…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Scar

…following dermabrasion Punctate, as in “ice-pick” scars of acne vulgaris Individual lesions Papules, plaques, nodules, and atrophic macules and patches Variations clinical Hypertrophic scar Atrophic scar Hypertrophic scars, such as burn s…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atrophie Blanche?

…livedo vasculitis, those changes being dead, white, atrophic scars. Clinically, lesions of livedo vasculitis are purpuric macules and patches and sometimes hemorrhagic vesicles and bullae. Ulcers are nearly invariable. Later, i.e., in the course of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa

…clinical) Individual lesions Vesicles, bullae, erosions, and scars Course Individual lesions heal in weeks with scars, but the process lasts a lifetime. Variations clinical The most common variants clinical are the following: Dominant dystrophic epi…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg

…of erythematous papules, pustules, ulcers, and hyperpigmented scars (Figures 1A-E). She had a history of rheumatoid arthritis. Figures 1A-E. Clinical appearance of the widespread eruption of erythematous papules, pustules, ulcers, and hyperpigmented…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…rstices between collagen bundles = Scar, early  As lesions of scars and keloids evolve, fibrocytes not only manufacture collagen, but mucin, seen as granular basophilic material in a section stained by hematoxylin and eosin. 10.96.3A: Fibrosing and v…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

…lesions with crusting (Figure 1A). They healed in a week with scars. On examination, the patient had lesions on photo-exposed surfaces with patchy erythema and hemorrhagic crusts. No blisters were noted. The skin over the knuckles and digits appeared…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Keloid

…distinction must be made between scarring in general and true scars, so, too, differences must be recognized between keloidal collagen and true keloids. Keloids represent one specific type of fibrosing inflammation that, early in its course, consists…