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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Key Points

…hose outlined below since they may be caused by unusual organisms: buccal cellulitis (Haemophilus influenzae), diabetic foot ulcer associated cellulitis (gram-negative organisms and anaerobes), human bites (oral anaerobes, Eikenella, Streptococcus…

An unclear, chronic nasal ulcer

An unclear, chronic nasal ulcer

…; amphotericin B, pentamidine and miltefosine are the main alternatives [2, 3, 6]. While diagnosis of localized ACL is easy (ulcerated lesions at the site of the bite), MCL may represent a diagnostic pitfall. Delay in the diagnosis may lead to…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pyoderma Gangrenosum

…tory process that often begins as a suppurative folliculitis manifested clinically as pustules. It rapidly extends to become ulcers marked at their periphery by boggy tissue. The skin disease is associated commonly with inflammatory bowel disease,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Livedo / Livedoid Vasculopathy / Atrophie Blanche: Initial Evaluation

…true vasculitis is rare (and is thought to result from the primary thrombotic process). Infarction of the dermis with frank ulceration may be seen. Finally, if scarred areas are sampled, epidermal atrophy and dermal sclerosis are seen. Further…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis

A papule, sometimes eroded, ulcerated, crusted, or keratotic, on a helix or antehelix consequent to the effects of persistent trauma. Because a lesion of chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis results from the effects of external trauma, analogous to…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Tuberculosis

An inflammatory process caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In the skin, it may be primary as a consequence of direct inoculation (tuberculosis verrucosa cutis) or secondary to a focus of tuberculosis in another organ (the lung for lupus…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Factitious Dermatitis

…entic” disease, for example, by lesions that have sharply angulated margins, lesions that are artificially linear, and ulcers that have a punched-out appearance, all of these changes occurring on sites that are within easy reach of…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nodular Vasculitis

An arteritis in the subcutaneous fat manifested clinically at first by one or more red nodules that, in time, become ulcerated and heal with scars, usually on the posterior aspect of the legs of short, thick-legged women. No cause is usually found,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Septic Vasculitis

A small-vessel vasculitis characterized clinically by vesiculopustules on an erythematous base, purpuric macules and papules, and hemorrhagic bullae, and histopathologically by thrombi within venules, a consequence of sepsis.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Syphilis

An inflammatory process, caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum, that tends to evolve through three stages, namely, primary (typified usually by a solitary chancre), secondary (characterized by widespread macules and papules on skin and mucous…