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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

…f HS must be monitored for development of squamous cell carcinoma, which evolve at sites of chronic inflammation (Marjolin’s ulcer) and in HS, typically occur on the buttocks. Progression is often relentless and defies medical management. Early…

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…

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Treatment

Treatment Primary Varicella Infection Primary varicella is typically a self-limited and mild infection in healthy immunocompetent children under 12 years old and treatment is not generally recommended in such cases. In adolescents and adults, early…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…ects of both persistent rubbing (hyperkeratosis and collagen bundles in vertical streaks) and lively scratching (erosion and ulceration). 10.23.9A: Ulcer and crust, well circumscribed + 10.23.9B: Degeneration of bundles of collagen both in the upper…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Reactive perforating collagenosis

…eloped Infiltrate composed mostly of neutrophils situated beneath an ulcer Bundles of degenerated collagen at the base of an ulcer Ulcer beneath a prominent crust Collagen bundles, some showing signs of degeneration, in a large crust replete with…