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Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum: Key Points

…fairly consistent in its clinical manifestations. Most patients present with symmetric, distinctive, yellow-brown, slightly atrophic patches on the anterior shins. Early onset lesions may be red-brown or violaceous small papules, nodules or thin…

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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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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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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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Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Key Points

…exposed areas, and are the most common epithelial precancerous skin lesions. Clinical variants of AKs include: erythematous, atrophic, hyperkeratotic, pigmented and lichenoid forms. AKs on the lower lip are termed actinic cheilitis. Treatment is…

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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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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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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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