Scalp dermatitis

Jul 22, 2021 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Scalp dermatitis

1: Scalp dermatitis Reid A. Waldman, Jane M. Grant-Kels Abstract: Scalp rashes are common and bothersome to patients. Scalp rashes have a broad differential diagnosis; accurate diagnosis is important because…

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Focal hair loss

Jul 22, 2021 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Focal hair loss

14: Focal hair loss Abstract: Hair loss is divided into focal hair loss and diffuse hair loss. This chapter reviews common causes of focal hair loss, including alopecia areata, trichotillomania,…

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Hyperpigmented rashes

Jul 22, 2021 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Hyperpigmented rashes

7: Hyperpigmented rashes Abstract: Increased skin pigmentation is a common chief complaint among millions of Americans seeking treatment for hyperpigmentation annually. Many patients self-treat with over-the-counter skin brightening and bleaching…

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Benign brown-black and pigmented skin growths

Jul 22, 2021 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Benign brown-black and pigmented skin growths

10: Benign brown-black and pigmented skin growths Abstract: The vast majority of brown-black skin growths are benign; however, they are frequently a cause for concern among patients who believe they…

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Hand and foot dermatitis

Jul 22, 2021 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Hand and foot dermatitis

4: Hand and foot dermatitis Abstract: Rashes affecting the hands and feet are of great significance to the individuals affected by them because they affect activities of daily living in…

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Diffuse hair loss

Jul 22, 2021 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Diffuse hair loss

13: Diffuse hair loss Abstract: Hair loss is frequently very distressing to patients. Hair loss is divided into scarring hair loss and nonscarring hair loss. This chapter discusses conditions that…

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Dermatoses of pregnancy

Jul 22, 2021 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Dermatoses of pregnancy

19: Dermatoses of pregnancy Jeff Shornick Abstract: Although many dermatologic conditions are affected by pregnancy, there are four predominant dermatoses that are unique to pregnancy. These are pemphigoid gestationis, polymorphic…

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Common skin cancers

Jul 22, 2021 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Common skin cancers

12: Common skin cancers Abstract: Concern for skin cancer is one of the most common reasons that patients seek out a skin examination. Approximately 20% of Americans develop skin cancer…

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Hypopigmented rashes

Jul 22, 2021 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Hypopigmented rashes

8: Hypopigmented rashes Abstract: Disorders of skin pigmentation include those that make the skin lighter (hypopigmented). Appropriately recognizing disorders of hypopigmentation is important because many people assume that their skin…

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