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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanocytic Nevi and Melanotic Macules

Hamartomas (“congenital” melanocytic nevi) and benign neoplasms (“acquired” melanocytic nevi) of various specific types, all of which are composed of abnormal melanocytes and manifested clinically as lesions of different…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…ly detectable nodal metastases confirmed pathologically. Table 2. Depth of melanoma invasion based on histopathologic level (Clark’s level) Clark’s Level Level of invasion I Lesion involves only epidermis (in situ) II Invasion of…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

Papules, nodules, and tumors that, on gross examination, are usually skin colored and, on histopathologic examination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Treatment

…biopsy is highly recommended when possible. The pathology report must include the excision margins, the tumor thickness, the Clark’s level, presence of ulceration, mitotic index, the presence of regression, growth phase (horizontal and/or…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Foliaceus, Pemphigus Erythematosus: Overview

…d be tolerated, as chronic effects of therapy may be more dangerous than the disease. Pemphigus erythematosus may be treated like pemphigus foliaceus. Treatment First Steps, Limited Disease Apply a superpotent topical steroid cream twice daily for…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Key Points

…ggered or exacerbated by minimal trauma. PG is a diagnosis of exclusion; inflammatory and infectious conditions may mimic PG-like ulcers. PG may occur in association with an underlying systemic disorder. Treatment of PG requires both management of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Clinical Cases

…ll-body skin examination is performed and does not identify any other suspicious lesions Biopsy: melanoma, 0.7 mm thickness, Clark’s level II. No ulceration present, and mitotic index <1 per mm2 She is diagnosed with Stage 1a melanoma Follow-up...

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen planus-like keratosis

…iltrates of lymphocytes or, more compellingly, presenting itself uncompromised at the periphery of the lesion. Lichen planus-like keratosis, like solar keratosis, invariably occurs on skin damaged badly by sunlight as evidenced by copious quantities…

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