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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Stasis Changes and Venous Ulcers

Alterations in the skin and subcutaneous fat, such as pigmentation and induration, secondary to the effects of long-term stasis, and ulcers that occur on the lower part of the legs as a consequence of the effects, combined, of incompetent valves of…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Herpes Simplex, Zoster, and Varicella

Conditions caused by infection with different strains of herpesvirus and typified when fully developed by tense vesicles, herpes simplex consisting of grouped vesicles on an erythematous base, zoster being made up of vesicles, sometimes hemorrhagic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Treatment

Treatment First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for warts involves destructive methods tailored to the type of wart. Destruction of wart lesions may be accomplished using cryosurgical or electrosurgical techniques, chemical destruction either…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Scar

…Papules, plaques, nodules, and atrophic macules and patches Variations clinical Hypertrophic scar Atrophic scar Hypertrophic scars, such as burn scars, albopapuloid lesions of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, and conventional scars that follow…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atrophie Blanche?

…st, it should be mentioned that atrophie blanche is not the only condition in the skin to be typified by pure white atrophic scars. “Porcelain white” scars are met with in Degos’ disease and white atrophic scars sometimes mark the…

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

…s were noted. The skin over the knuckles and digits appeared thickened (Figure 1B). There were multiple, small hypopigmented scars on the chest, dorsa of hands, and cheeks (Figure 1C). Figure 1A. Erythematous lesions on the forearm, some with…

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg

…1A-E), however, illustrate an extensive eruption that consists of erythematous papules, pustules, ulcers, and hyperpigmented scars. The clinical appearance taken together with the history of severe rheumatoid arthritis enables a diagnosis of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa

…y and loss of nails. Differential diagnosis clinical In variants of junctional epidermolysis bullosa, scarring is slight and scars usually are not hypertrophic, i.e., papular. Findings histopathologic Early Vacuoles beneath the epidermis No…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…s and fibrillary bundles of collagen parallel to the skin surface = Scar, fully developed Plump fibrocytes are components of scars at a relatively early stage in the course of them, whereas thin fibrocytes are constituents of scars at a much later…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Keloid

…thol 1966;82:65–71. Ketchum LD. Hypertrophic scars and keloids. Clin Plast Surg 1977;4:301–10. Ketchum LD, Cohen IK, Masters FW. Hypertrophic scars and keloids: a collective review. Plast Reconstr Surg 1974;53:140–54. Sahl WJ Jr, Clever H. Cutaneous…