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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy

An inflammatory process in pregnant women near term that consists of urticarial papules and plaques, especially on the trunk and particularly in association with lesions of striae atrophicantes, the lesions disappearing shortly after parturition.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Fibrous Papule of the Face and Analogues of It

A hamartoma of mostly follicular elements that presents itself clinically as a firm, skin-colored papule. It usually occurs on the nose, but it can occur anywhere on the face. When solitary, or few, the lesion is termed “fibrous…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Key Points

…ividuals and classically presents on the trunk and proximal extremities. The characteristic lesion is a crusted erythematous papule, pustule, or papulovesicle. Grover’s may be triggered by heat, sweating, and occlusion and may persist for years. Sun…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Acne vulgaris, erythematous papule vs. Rosacea, erythematous papule

A hamartoma of mostly follicular elements that presents itself clinically as a firm, skin-colored papule. It usually occurs on the nose, but it can occur anywhere on the face. When solitary, or few, the lesion is termed “fibrous…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Porokeratosis: Overview

…diagnosis of porokeratosis should be confirmed by biopsy prior to initiating therapy. Porokeratosis may be premalignant. Any papule, nodule, or ulcer developing in association with a lesion of porokeratosis must be biopsied. Porokeratosis is an…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Initial Evaluation

…itial Evaluation Numerous actinic keratoses on sun-damaged skin are characterized by ill-defined hyperkeratotic erythematous papules or plaques. Actinic keratoses are commonly very thin and may lack erythema, and are best discerned clinically by…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Myiasis: Overview

…221; Doppler ultrasound can be used to confirm the diagnosis. Treatment Initial Steps Early recognition is important. A firm papule with a serous central discharge and a central orifice should suggest the diagnosis. Inject a bolus of normal saline…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Papular Urticaria: Treatment

…high- to superpotency topical steroid cream (such as fluocinonide 0.05% or clobetasol 0.05%) 2 to 3 times daily to each new papule until it resolves. Secondary infection is common; treat it with appropriate antibiotics (e.g., oral dicloxacillin or…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Clinical Case

…erosion on the helical rim of his left ear Initial evaluation Healthy appearing male Tender mildly erythematous dome-shaped papule with central ulceration and crusting Diagnosis: chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis Recommend pressure-offloading…

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