Photosensitive Disorders

Sep 15, 2018 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Photosensitive Disorders

Key Terms Polymorphous Light Eruption Polymorphic light eruption Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus Discoid lupus erythematosus Lupus hair Discoid Lupus Erythematosus Chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus Hypertrophic discoid lupus…

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Abscesses

Sep 15, 2018 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Abscesses

Key Terms Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Carbuncle Furuncle Dissecting Cellulitis of the Scalp Hoffman disease Perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens An abscess results from a neutrophilic host response to something…

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Necrotic and Ulcerative Skin Disorders

Sep 15, 2018 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Necrotic and Ulcerative Skin Disorders

Key Terms Red, white, and blue sign Chancre Eschar Pyoderma Necrotic and ulcerative disorders encompass a wide variety of disease, ranging from infections to autoimmune to vascular conditions. There are…

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Annular and Targetoid Lesions

Sep 15, 2018 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Annular and Targetoid Lesions

Key Term Erythema chronicum migrans Annular and targetoid lesions are distinct clinical configurations that include many common disorders, such as dermatophyte infections, granuloma annulare, various reactive conditions, and even serious…

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Sporotrichoid Disorders

Sep 15, 2018 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Sporotrichoid Disorders

Sporotrichoid disorders, sometime also termed nodular lymphangitis, are defined as nodular abscesses that spread along lymphatics, away from a primary inoculation site. Streaking erythema, along lymphatics, may or may not…

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Linear and Serpiginous Lesions

Sep 15, 2018 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Linear and Serpiginous Lesions

Epidermal Nevus Syndrome Nevus unius lateralis Systemized epidermal nevus Linear and serpiginous presentations of skin disease represent distinctive patterns that are so unique that a diagnosis can often be made…

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Subcutaneous Diseases

Sep 15, 2018 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Subcutaneous Diseases

Key Terms Erythema Induratum Nodular vasculitis Lupus Panniculitis Lupus erythematosus panniculitis Lupus profundus Subcutaneous Granuloma Annulare Deep granuloma annulare Pseudorheumatoid nodules Rheumatoid Nodules Rheumatoid nodulosis syndrome Subcutaneous diseases include those…

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Dermatitis (Eczematoid Reactions)

Sep 15, 2018 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Dermatitis (Eczematoid Reactions)

Key Terms Seborrheic Dermatitis Cradle cap Dandruff Sebopsoriasis Seborrhea petaloides Dermatitis, a term interchangeable with the term eczema , represents the most common cause of skin-related visits to health care…

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Urticarial and Indurated Eruptions

Sep 15, 2018 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Urticarial and Indurated Eruptions

Urticarial eruptions yield, as a primary lesion, a wheal (hivelike) or something that resembles a wheal, creating a fixed indurated papule or plaque, without scale. This pattern may be produced…

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Scaly Papular Lesions

Sep 15, 2018 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Scaly Papular Lesions

Key Terms Lichen Planus Annular lichen planus Bullous lichen planus Hypertrophic lichen planus Grover Disease Transient acantholytic dermatosis Actinic Keratosis Atrophic actinic keratosis Hypertrophic actinic keratosis Pigmented actinic keratosis Scaly…

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