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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vitiligo: Clinical Cases

…llow-up in three months Three-month follow-up Approximately 50% repigmentation noted (with accentuation of repigmentation at follicular areas) Recommend continued application of calcineurin ointment Follow-up in six months Six-month follow-up…

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Keratosis Pilaris: Key Points

…often with an erythematous base or overlying an erythematous patch. On biopsy, these lesions are characterized by keratinous follicular plugging with orthohyperkeratosis to create a follicular spicule. Typical sites of involvement include facial…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…inflammation or infection. A thorough history and physical exam is necessary. Scalp inflammation, the presence or absence of follicular openings, exclamation mark hairs, or hair tufting should be noted. If there is evidence of scalp inflammation in…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Alopecias

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that…

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

…aneous associations include acne, pilonidal cyst, acne conglobata, and dissecting cellulitis of the scalp (also known as the follicular occlusion tetrad). Lesions of HS must be monitored for development of squamous cell carcinoma. Progression is…

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Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Key Points

Key Points Primarily affects the nape of the neck, especially in dark-skinned individuals with curly hair. Marked by follicular inflammation, excessive scarring with alopecia. Irreversible alopecia results in the setting of chronic disease. Both…

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…

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Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Key Points

Key Points Folliculitis is a term that encompasses follicular-based inflamed papules or pustules that may stem from a wide variety of causes. Important causes of folliculitis include infection (bacterial, yeast, and viral), friction,…

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Scabies: Clinical Cases

…l Follow-up in 2 weeks Follow-up evaluation Patient’s eruption has resolved, but pruritus persists Patient has several follicular-based pustules with surrounding erythema on the legs; a bacterial culture is taken, oral cephalexin is…

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Acne Vulgaris: Key Points

…es, cysts, and scarring are seen in more severe disease. Factors involved in the pathogenesis of acne include: alteration of follicular keratinization, presence of bacteria (Propionibacterium acnes), sex hormone production (androgens) and sebum…

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