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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Atypical Mycobacterial Infections

Infection of skin and subcutaneous tissue by atypical mycobacteria, that is, mycobacteria other than those responsible for tuberculosis and leprosy, expressed clinically as keratotic and crusted papules, plaques, nodules, and tumors that may be…

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Atypical Mycobacterial Infections

Infection of skin and subcutaneous tissue by atypical mycobacteria, that is, mycobacteria other than those responsible for tuberculosis and leprosy, expressed clinically as keratotic and crusted papules, plaques, nodules, and tumors that may be…

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Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

atypical features are present, potentially further testing. GA has been reported in patients with HIV, both with typical and atypical presentations of the eruption; perforating GA, GGA (particularly with papules), and other atypical forms of GA…

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Melanoma: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 37-year-old woman with >75 atypical nevi No family history of atypical nevi or melanoma Presents for an evaluation of a “”new mole”” that rapidly developed on the right leg A full-body skin examination is…

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

…pectrum, we have adopted a four-tiered classification system proposed by Da Forno [20] and encompassing: i) Spitz nevus; ii) atypical Spitz nevus; iii) (atypical) Spitz tumor; iv) Spitzoid melanoma [17]. The histopathologic criteria for the…

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Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…ntical to) those seen in idiopathic chilblains. Patients with chilblains may rarely have associated diseases, and in severe, atypical, persistent, or recurrent cases, a systemic workup may be indicated. Idiopathic chilblains (pernio) is rarely…

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Erythema Multiforme: Key Points

…to some authors, may be synonymous with Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and entails a more severe clinical syndrome with more atypical target lesions and pronounced mucosal involvement at two anatomic sites. EM major occurs in association with many…

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Lymphomatoid Papulosis: Overview

…marily the upper dermal blood vessels. It is characterized by the presence of CD30-positive lymphocytes (sometimes large and atypical) in the dermal infiltrate. Individual lesions resolve spontaneously (albeit over months). Patients with LyP are at…

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Melanoma: Key Points

…l possible signs of melanoma and warrant further evaluation and/or biopsy. Risk factors for melanoma include family history, atypical nevi, numerous nevi, genetic factors and UV exposure. The variation in size, depth (of invasion), color, and…

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Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Clinical Cases

…improvement in healing The patient reports that he has mild reduction in ulcer pain Blood tests indicate a pancytopenia with atypical granulocytes noted on peripheral smear, and widespread mediastinal lymphadenopathy is noted on chest X-ray The…

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