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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Balanitis: Overview

…ctorial in etiology, restricted to the uncircumcised, and presents as a mildly symptomatic scaly, red macule or patch. Acute suppurative balanitis may also occur in the uncircumcised. The therapy of those two types is discussed separately. Certain…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pyoderma Gangrenosum

An inflammatory process that often begins as a suppurative folliculitis manifested clinically as pustules. It rapidly extends to become ulcers marked at their periphery by boggy tissue. The skin disease is associated commonly with inflammatory…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Atypical Mycobacterial Infections

Infection of skin and subcutaneous tissue by atypical mycobacteria, that is, mycobacteria other than those responsible for tuberculosis and leprosy, expressed clinically as keratotic and crusted papules, plaques, nodules, and tumors that may be…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatophytosis

An inflammatory process caused by superficial fungi, i.e., fungi situated superficially in the cornified layer and in other cornified structures, and expressed clinically as smooth-surfaced papules, scaly papules, scaly plaques, nodules, pustules,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

"Folliculitis" (Infundibulitis)

…ctions of neutrophils in infundibula. Infundibulocentric papules may be noninflammatory, i.e., milia, or inflammatory, i.e., suppurative and/or suppurative granulomatous peri-infundibulitis secondary to extrusion of contents of infundibula into the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…is. 10.37.17A: Pustular dermatitis, infundibular + 10.37.17B: Pseudocarcinomatous proliferation of infundibular keratocytes, suppurative infundibulitis, suppurative and granulomatous peri-infundibulitis, and fibrosis = Halogenoderma (bromoderma)…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…ess that involves the follicle preferentially. Reason: What is termed “folliculitis,” and, in particular, “suppurative folliculitis,” actually is a “suppurative infundibulitis”; the follicle itself, namely, the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…contents of that infundibulum. 10.38.2A: Pustular dermatitis, infundibular + 10.38.2B: A hair in the center of an abscess = Suppurative infundibulitis of unknown cause When infundibula of suppurative infundibulitides become engorged sufficiently…

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