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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea unguium / onychomycosis

…the nail bed Tinea unguium, dermatophytic infection of the nails, can result in dystrophic or discolored (yellowing) nails, subungual hyperkeratosis, and friability. It is not necessary or appropriate to treat most cases of tinea unguium of the…

The reason for red streaks on dermoscopy on the distal part of a subungual hemorrhage

The reason for red streaks on dermoscopy on the distal part of a subungual hemorrhage

…from the rupture of the microvasculature at the longitudinal ridges at the nail bed. In summary, the dermoscopy findings of subungual hemorrhage are influenced by the differences in the papillary anatomic structures of subungual microvasculature,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

A malignant neoplasm of keratinocytes that when present as a keratotic macule or papule on skin damaged badly by sunlight is referred to as solar keratosis. When present as a plaque it is termed Bowen’s disease, and when present as many…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Verrucae

Papules on skin and mucous membranes that result from infection of keratinocytes by different types of papillomavirus and classified according to their silhouettes, to wit, papillated (verrucae vulgares on different sites such as volar skin, i.e.,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sclerodermas

A generic term for at least two different inflammatory diseases that have in common hardening of the skin by virtue of thickening of bundles of collagen in the dermis and subcutis. One of those diseases manifests itself as localized or widespread…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Fibromas

Largely exophytic noninflammatory papules or nodules of various kinds made up mostly of collagen.

Microscopic examination of normal nail clippings

Microscopic examination of normal nail clippings

…ussion Microscopic examination of nail clippings immediately involves two discernable regions: the nail plate itself and the subungual region. Nail plate and subungual region analysis reflects nail matrix and nail bed status, respectively…

When all you have is a dermatoscope—start looking at the nails

When all you have is a dermatoscope—start looking at the nails

…ible through the widely transparent cuticula; this should not be confused with the (micro-) Hutchinson sign characterizing a subungual melanoma. Subungual hemorrhage will continuously be transferred towards the distal edge of the nail at the speed…

Nail matrix melanoma: consecutive cases in a general practice

Nail matrix melanoma: consecutive cases in a general practice

…most consistent risk factors across the few relevant studies. In one study nail trauma was recalled by 50% of patients with subungual melanoma [7]. Subungual melanomas were evenly distributed between hand and foot, but hallux and thumbnails were…

Acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma: case report and review of the literature

Acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma: case report and review of the literature

…useful in further elucidating the developmental pathway of acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma in patients with cutaneous or subungual lesions. Treatment All cutaneous and subungual lesions were completely excised. Our patient’s lesion was entirely…