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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Darier’s Disease: Key Points

…esion with subsequent dyskeratosis affecting skin, nails, and mucous membranes. The hallmark skin lesion is a hyperkeratotic papule. The diagnosis of Darier’s disease is thus dependent on clinical features, family history and a characteristic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Papular Urticaria: Treatment

…high- to superpotency topical steroid cream (such as fluocinonide 0.05% or clobetasol 0.05%) 2 to 3 times daily to each new papule until it resolves. Secondary infection is common; treat it with appropriate antibiotics (e.g., oral dicloxacillin or…

Melanoma and satellite blue papule

Melanoma and satellite blue papule

…es, pigmented internal streaks and milky-red area. [Copyright: ©2014 Oliveira et al.] Figure 3. Dermoscopy observation (blue papule): homogeneous blue pattern. [Copyright: ©2014 Oliveira et al.] The blue papule was further examined by reflectance…

Isolated pink papule on the chest

Isolated pink papule on the chest

…also termed “cherry-blossom” vessels (Figure 2A). Figure 1. Non-pigmented eccrine poroma. (A) Clinical image showing a pink papule on the right upper chest. (B) Clinical image showing a pink papule on the presternal chest. [Copyright: ©2017 Wolner…

What is your diagnosis? A solitary purple papule on the arm

What is your diagnosis? A solitary purple papule on the arm

…reatment was prescribed or used before our consultation. Dermatological examination revealed a 12.5 x 7.5 mm solitary purple papule located on the right upper extremity (Figure 1). Dermatoscopic examination disclosed bluish-red coloration (Figure…

What is your diagnosis? A solitary purple papule on the arm—Answer

What is your diagnosis? A solitary purple papule on the arm—Answer

Below is the answer to the quiz by Dr. Şenel et al presented in the previous issue of Dermatology Practical & Conceptual [2014;4(4):13]. Diagnosis: Kaposi sarcoma. Kaposi sarcoma (KS) was first described by Kaposi in 1872. There are four…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…n 1.0 cm in diameter, lesion (Fig. 3.27). A plaque of psoriasis may come into being from extension centrifugally of a single papule or it may be a consequence of confluence of many papules. Plaques usually are acquired, as is the case in lichen…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen planus

…infiltrates of lymphocytes once were present there. Clinically, a blister in lichen planus does not form atop an established papule or plaque of the disease, and histopathologically, it is not associated with a lichenoid infiltrate of lymphocytes….