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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatophyte Infections: Initial Evaluation: Tinea Capitis and Kerion

…rview Non-inflammatory type: Most frequently seen with M. audouinii or M. ferrugineum. Lesion begins as a small erythematous papule surrounding a single hair and spreads centrifugally. Scaling usually present, but inflammation is minimal. Hairs in…

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…

Solitary orange papule on the back of a middle-aged man

Solitary orange papule on the back of a middle-aged man

…c back. He denied fevers, chills, night sweats or fatigue. Clinical examination identified a 3 to 4 mm red to orange-colored papule on the middle back (Figure 1A). Dermoscopic examination of the lesion revealed an erythematous border encircling an…

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…