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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 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

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

A malignant nonepithelial neoplasm (a sarcoma) presumably of perineural fibrocytes that presents itself usually on the trunk, but sometimes elsewhere, such as the extremities, face, and scalp. A papule of it tends to become a plaque, a nodule, a…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Fibromas

Largely exophytic noninflammatory papules or nodules of various kinds made up mostly of collagen.

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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Keloids

A fibrosing inflammatory process characterized by papular, plaque-like, nodular, and tumorous lesions that extend well beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink somewhat, but never greatly.

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,…