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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pagetoid Bowen’s disease vs. Extramammary Paget’s disease

A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Treatment

…llients during and between flares can provide effective hydration. See patient handout Skin Care in Atopic Dermatitis. Suppression of inflammation: A topical corticosteroid should be applied to the rash b.i.d. The formulation (ointment, cream,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMSC): Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC): Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMSC): Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) – Initial Evaluation–Bowen’s Disease (Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Situ) – genprac

…ny cutaneous surface except the glans penis. It bears several clinical features: Untreated, Bowen’’s disease may progress to invasive squamous cell carcinoma. Bowen’’s disease may occur on sun exposed sites, on extragenital sites where…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Anetoderma

The end-stage of an inflammatory or neoplastic process in which there is loss of collagen and elastic tissue in the mid-reticular dermis with consequent formation of lesions that protrude in dome-like fashion above the skin surface and that can be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy: Key Points

…and the development of PUPPP. One theory suggests that rapid weight gain and subsequent stretching of skin and connective tissue leads to exposure of antigens that elicits an inflammatory response. This could explain the tendency for lesions of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy: Clinical Case

…emale who is 36 weeks pregnant presents for a severely itchy, bumpy rash. It started on the abdomen three days ago but now has spread to her upper thighs and buttocks. She denies any new exposures, close contacts with similar rash or itching, pets,…