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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,…

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: 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,…

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…

The dermatologist’s stethoscope-traditional and new applications of dermoscopy

The dermatologist’s stethoscope-traditional and new applications of dermoscopy

Discussion Dermoscopy is a non-invasive tool that is largely recognized and used in the diagnosis of pigmented and non-pigmented skin tumors. A steadily increasing number of publications on alternative applications of dermoscopy suggest, however,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Striae atrophicans

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Crohn’s disease

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…

Mobile teledermoscopy-there’s an app for that!

Mobile teledermoscopy-there’s an app for that!

…nterobserver concordance between teledermoscopists (TDs) and a dermatologist meeting the patient face-to-face (FTF), and to assess the adequacy of the TDs’ management decisions and to evaluate the image quality obtained. Patients/Methods:…