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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential diagnosis Granuloma faciale Kaposi sarcoma Granuloma annulare Sweet’s syndrome Keloids Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatofibroma

…d erythrocytes, granulomatous inflammation, and fibrosis. As is the case for other fibrosing dermatitides, such as scars and keloids, papules and nodules of dermatofibroma shrink in time and resolve as hyperpigmented macules, some of which even may…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Keloid

…made between scarring in general and true scars, so, too, differences must be recognized between keloidal collagen and true keloids. Keloids represent one specific type of fibrosing inflammation that, early in its course, consists of a mass of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Scar

…nglish Translation by Fagge CH. London, New Sydenham Society, 1866. Ketchum LD, Cohen IK, Masters FW. Hypertrophic scars and keloids. A collective review. Plast Reconstr Surg 1974;53:140-54. Kischer CW. Comparative ultrastructure of hypertrophic…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…rk-skinned individuals. As a rule, hypertrophic scars tend to flatten without treatment, a process that takes years, whereas keloids do not shrink appreciably on their own. Both keloids and hypertrophic scars are types of fibrosing dermatitis, i.e.,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Keloid vs. Hypertrophic scar

…d erythrocytes, granulomatous inflammation, and fibrosis. As is the case for other fibrosing dermatitides, such as scars and keloids, papules and nodules of dermatofibroma shrink in time and resolve as hyperpigmented macules, some of which even may…

Nodules on the right ear

Nodules on the right ear

…,6]. The typical keloid-like skin lesions appear only after several months and the typical appearance is ”keloids over keloids” [1-3,6]. Lesions have well defined margins, are not attached to deeper structures, and can disseminate by…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…n general, the quantity of fibrosis is proportional to the extent of loss of tissue, exceptions being hypertrophic scars and keloids. Figure 3.15 A. Fibrosis early. B. Fibrosis late (sclerosis). Fibroplasia is a synonym for fibrosis. When…