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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Key Points

…h women more commonly affected than men (3:1 female to male ratio in one study), presenting typically between the fourth and sixth decade of life. Lesions of lichen planus may present across a wide clinical spectrum and distribution. Occasionally,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Embryologic Development

…epidermis. Langerhans” cells have been identified in the intermediate zone of the epidermis of embryos as early as the sixth week of development, having originated as hematopoietic stem cells of the yolk sac and/or the liver, the two major…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatomyositis

…sentation stereotypical Age and sex Children or adults; in adults, tending to occur more commonly in women in their fifth or sixth decade Distribution of lesions Widespread, at first on the eyelids, then the entire face, eventually with extension to…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Scleroderma?

…ition which affected more than 20,000 people in Spain in 1981 and whose natural history is unknown. . . . One-fourth and one-sixth showed some degree of scleroderma and contractures. . . . Scores were associated to the occurrence of peripheral…

Clinical Case Studies

About the Editors

…adjunctive therapies. Dr. Arndt is the author or editor of fifteen books. His Manual of Dermatologic Therapeutics is in its sixth edition and has been translated into six foreign languages. Dr. Arndt is co-author with Dr. Jeffrey S. Dover of the…

Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma: a case report of primary cutaneous tumoral type

Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma: a case report of primary cutaneous tumoral type

…nt was treated with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine and prednisone (CHOP) chemotherapy regimen. At the end of the sixth cycle, there was a poor response, with relapses between each cycle. Thus, cytoreduction with dexamethasone and partial…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Precepts Adjunctive to the Algorithmic Method

…l lymphomas situated entirely in the dermis and/or subcutaneous fat, and leukemias, especially the chronic lymphocytic type. Sixth, diseases whose nosologic status has yet to be clarified are included in this work because even if they prove…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Precursor Lesions of Melanoma?

…ccur on both exposed and nonexposed skin. In addition, these lesions continue to appear throughout adult life, even into the sixth and seventh decades. The histologic picture of atypical melanocytic hyperplasia, dense dermal lymphocytic infiltration…