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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

The term, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP), was coined by Hoffman in 1925 to signify a protuberant, often multinodular cutaneous tumor that showed progressive growth. Darier and Ferrand had described a case of the disease a year before, and…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

A disease manifested chiefly in the skin by vesicles and bullae that appear on sites of trauma, especially the face and dorsa of the hands, often in conjunction with macular hyperpigmentation and hypertrichosis of a face and sclerodermoid changes…

January 2012 | Volume 2, No. 1

January 2012 | Volume 2, No. 1

In this issue of Dermatology Practical and Conceptual, Skvara et al explore the potential of the combination of reflectance (green color) with fluorescence confocal microscopy (red color) for in vivo skin imaging. [Copyright: 2012 Skvara et al.]…

January 2014 | Volume 4, No. 1

January 2014 | Volume 4, No. 1

…In this issue of Dermatology Practical & Conceptual, Dr. Wolfgang Weyers reports on specimen mix-up in dermatopathology and discusses measures to prevent and detect it….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Extramammary Paget’s Disease and Mammary Paget’s Disease

Extramammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins within the epidermis and presents itself clinically as a patch or a subtle plaque that extends centrifugally for many years before becoming a readily discernible thick plaque,…

January 2013 | Volume 3, No. 1

January 2013 | Volume 3, No. 1

In this issue of Dermatology Practical and Conceptual Domínguez Espinosa et al report on the dermatoscopy of eccrine poromas. “Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.” Albert Szent-Györgi

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanocytic Nevi and Melanotic Macules

Hamartomas (“congenital” melanocytic nevi) and benign neoplasms (“acquired” melanocytic nevi) of various specific types, all of which are composed of abnormal melanocytes and manifested clinically as lesions of different…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sebaceous Gland Hyperplasia

An enlargement of normal pre-existing sebaceous lobules on the face, the forehead, cheeks, and nose in particular, that results in lesions seen clinically to consist of a rim of yellow papules around a central dell that represents a dilated ostium…