9 BENIGN NEOPLASMS AND HYPERPLASIAS

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Benign Neoplasms and Hyperplasias Disorders of Melanocytes Acquired Nevomelanocytic Nevi (NMN) NMN, commonly called moles, are very common, small (<1 cm), circumscribed, acquired pigmented macules, papules, or nodules. Composed of…

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27 VIRAL DISEASES OF SKIN AND MUCOSA

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Viral Diseases of Skin and Mucosa Introduction Viral infections of skin and mucosa produce a wide spectrum of local and systemic manifestations. Human papillomavirus (HPV) and molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV)…

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15 ENDOCRINE, METABOLIC AND NUTRITIONAL DISEASES

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Endocrine, Metabolic and Nutritional Diseases Skin Diseases in Pregnancy Normal skin changes associated with pregnancy are darkening of linea alba (linea nigra), melasma (see Section 13), and striae distensae (Fig….

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32 DISORDERS OF THE NAIL APPARATUS

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Disorders of the Nail Apparatus Normal Nail Apparatus The nail apparatus is made up of: Nail plate, the horny “dead” product. Four specialized epithelia: proximal nail fold, nail matrix, nail…

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34 DISORDERS OF THE GENITALIA, PERINEUM, AND ANUS

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Disorders of the Genitalia, Perineum, and Anus Anogenital skin and mucosa are subject to unique disorders because of their special anatomy. Dermatologic and systemic disorders occur in the anogenital region….

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33 DISORDERS OF THE MOUTH

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Disorders of the Mouth Oral mucosa covers and protects tissues beneath it and conveys sensory information from the surface. Normal function is required for mastication, deglutition, chemosensory function, and phonation….

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26 FUNGAL INFECTIONS OF THE SKIN, HAIR, AND NAILS

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Fungal Infections of the Skin, Hair, and Nails Introduction Superficial Fungal Infections. Caused by fungi that are capable of colonizing (cutaneous microbiome) and superficially invading skin and mucosal sites: Candida…

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