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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Venous Stasis: Clinical Cases

…3-year history of varicose veins, bilateral lower extremity swelling, and recurrent rashes on the ankles Does not wear compression stocking Evaluation and management Healthy appearing woman Bilateral lower extremities (left greater than right) with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Prurigo Nodularis: Overview

…at benefit. Hydroxyzine or diphenhydramine 25-75 mg before bed and as tolerated 3 times daily. During the initial visit, an assessment of the patient’s mental status is essential. Depression may be present, either as a cofactor in causing the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Venous Stasis: Treatment

…Treatment Stasis dermatitis First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for stasis dermatitis includes control of edema, if possible, and use of an anti-inflammatory topical medication such as a medium potency topical corticosteroid. Stasis

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Blue Nevus?

…being termed ‘cellular blue naevus.’ In the common variety bipolar and dendritic melanocytes lie singly or in masses in the dermis. . . . The cellular type is composed of the same elements as the ordinary type, but in addition possesses

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Nevus?

…of melanocytes (e.g., in congenital melanocytic nevi), of keratocytes (e.g., in epidermal nevi), of elements of connective tissue mostly, (e.g., in collagenous nevi, nevus flammeus, and nevus lipomatosus), and of a mixture of elements epithelial and…

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

…of nevus spilus characterized by macular or papular speckles, respectively. We report the case of a melanoma that arose in association with a giant nevus spilus maculosus. Case report A 78-year-old Caucasian woman presented with an ulcerated nodule…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Nevus Cells, Nevocytes, and Nevomelanocytes?

…is well documented that nevus cells can be found within the fibrous capsule and trabeculae of lymph nodes; however, it is less well known that nevus cells can also b found in the lymph node parenchyma.” Biddle DA, Evans HL, Kemp BL, et al….

The so-called dysplastic nevus is not dysplastic at all

The so-called dysplastic nevus is not dysplastic at all

…perspective to management in the modern era” published in the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology, Duffy and Grossman concluded, following comprehensive literature review, historically, histologically, clinically and molecularly, that…

Blue nevus with a starburst pattern on dermoscopy

Blue nevus with a starburst pattern on dermoscopy

…ppear as melanin-containing fibroblast-like cells grouped in irregular bundles admixed with melanin-containing macrophages, associated with excessive fibrous tissue in the middle or upper reticular dermis [2]. On dermoscopy, a blue nevus is

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Malignant Spitz Nevus?

s characterized by a relatively high mitotic rate and mitosis deep within the lesion. There is more cellular pleomorphism, less maturation in depth and less cohesion of cells than in the usual Spitz nevus.” Weedon D, Strutton G. Skin…