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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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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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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Key Points

…n to their clinical appearance or size; reduction in pain associated with a lesion represents an important early sign of effective treatment. Lesions often heal with a very characteristic cribiform, atrophic scar pattern….

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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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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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