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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…in skin that are indistinguishable from those of arthropods, e.g., larvae of creeping eruption, cercariae of swimmer’s itch, nematocysts of the Portuguese man-of-war, hairs of the puss caterpillar, and spines of sea anemones and coral. When…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…lled with horny material (plugs of corneocytes). The typical patient is a middle-aged or older woman who complains of severe itching in the vulvar, perineal, and/or perineal region. When, as has been mentioned, such lesions have been rubbed…

Oral and written counseling is a useful instrument to improve short-term adherence to treatment in acne patients: a randomized controlled trial

Oral and written counseling is a useful instrument to improve short-term adherence to treatment in acne patients: a randomized controlled trial

…evaluation and treatment of acne that agreed to participate in the study. They were randomized into two groups with a blind sequence of codes in a 1:1 proportion. The control group (CG) received oral counseling: education about pathophysiology of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…syndrome; a toxin produced by the bacteria does the damage. The staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome evolves clinically in a sequence that begins with erythematous macules on the face and neck, and in the axillae and groin, progresses to extensive…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus vs. Superficial morphea

A papular and pustular inflammatory process that is centered in follicles and is distributed mostly in the middle third of the face in both vertical and horizontal directions. Among the varied manifestations of rosacea are innumerable…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lupus erythematosus

…o, it now will be for lesions of it histopathologic, after which criteria for diagnosis will be set forth telegraphically in sequence chronological. A “butterfly blush” is characterized histopathologically by a sparse infiltrate of…