Search Results for: excoriation

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pediculosis (Lice): Treatment

…ubic lice). Topical steroids and oral antihistamines may be required for days to weeks to control the pruritus. If extensive excoriation is noted, the patient should be carefully examined or tested for bacterial superinfection and treated with…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…coarse bundles of collagen in vertical streaks in a thickened papillary dermis = Lichen simplex chronicus with evidences of excoriation The findings in this section reflect effects of both persistent rubbing (hyperkeratosis and collagen bundles in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…ting: Persistent insect “bites” differ clinically from urticaria pigmentosa in children by sporting evidences of excoriation, i.e., erosions, ulcerations, and crusts. Denominators in common: Papules and vesicles eroded, ulcerated, and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…ted with an increase in the number of spinous cells. Crust usually is a consequence of spongiosis or of erosion secondary to excoriation, following which serum flows to the surface of the skin. Figure 3.32 Scale-crust. SCAR [Gk. eskhara (crust on a…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Reactive Perforating Collagenosis?

…ray within the crust. The changes just described are a caricature of those seen in many examples of ordinary “neurotic excoriations.” The same dynamic just described is at play in other diseases that result entirely from external trauma,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atopic Dermatitis?

…f the Atlantic as follows: prurigo simplex acuta (strophulus, lichen urticatus, papular urticaria) prurigo simplex subacuta (excoriations, including neurotic excoriations and picker’s nodule) prurigo simplex chronica (prurigo nodularis Hyde in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen simplex chronicus/Prurigo nodularis/Picker’s nodule/Erosions/Ulcers

…nodularis. Atopic dermatitis results entirely from the effects of rubbing and scratching skin that is inordinately pruritic; excoriation produces erosions and ulcerations covered by crusts, some of them hemorrhagic; rubbing causes lichen simplex…

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