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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…mon and account for about 15% of all cases. Distinct clinical subtypes of oral lichen planus are well recognized: reticular, atrophic, hypertrophic and erosive. Erosive Hypertrophic lichen planus most often occurs on the lower limbs, especially…

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Acne Vulgaris: Initial Evaluation

…nflammatory (papules-pustules-nodules) Scars (Keloidal scarring is present on the central chest. The other three images show atrophic scarring on the face.) Types of acne Comedonal acne: Open (blackheads) and closed (whiteheads) 1-2 mm…

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Epidermolysis Bullosa: Overview

…forms of junctional epidermolysis bullosa (JEB) are autosomally recessively inherited. Involvement may be mild (generalized atrophic, localized, and inverse types) or severe (Herlitz and gravis types). Systemic involvement may occur. Pyloric…

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Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Initial Evaluation

…onicum migrans Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans These lesions may occur at the sites of prior erythema chronicum migrans. Atrophic epidermis is the hallmark. Sclerodermatous changes, with thickening and dermal induration, may also occur. Single…

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Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Clinical Cases

…y; in the hospital, his wound care is continued As his leukemia goes into remission, his PG lesion heals with characteristic atrophic, cribiform scarring Case 2 37-year-old male Past medical history notable for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) for…

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Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita: Overview

…antibodies to Type VII collagen. EBA may present as a noninflammatory bullous lesion with acral distribution that heals with atrophic scarring (similar to porphyria cutanea tarda). EBA may also present as an inflammatory bullous disorder clinically…

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Spider Bites: Clinical Case

…but the inflammation has progressed in a dependent pattern (progressing distally on the limb); it is still painful to palpation; ongoing wound care is recommended He presents for weekly follow-up until his healing (with an atrophic scar marking the…

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Lichen Planus: Key Points

…erent variants of lichen planus exist: oral, follicular, erosive, actinic lichen planus, lichen planus pigmentosum, annular, atrophic, bullous, and hypertrophic. Erosive forms of lichen planus, especially of the oral mucosa, genitalia, and rarely of…

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