Dermatology

Earlobe Rejuvenation and Repair

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Earlobe Rejuvenation and Repair Richard K. Green BACKGROUND Ear piercing is an extremely common form of body modification, and repair of a torn earlobe is a frequent cause for patients…

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Dermal Nevi

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Dermal Nevi Melissa Shive Stephanie Martin Gary P. Lask BACKGROUND Acquired melanocytic nevi are most frequently classified into 3 categories based upon their location in the skin: junctional, compound, or…

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Epidermal Nevi

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Epidermal Nevi Christina Stefanaki Andreas Katsambas Dimitrios Rigopoulos Alexander Stratigos BACKGROUND Epidermal nevi (EN) are benign neoplasms comprised of cell types that reside in the epidermis, including keratinocytes, sebaceous glands,…

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Melanoma

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Melanoma Thomas S. Bander Andrés Már Erlendsson Cristian Navarrete-Dechent Saud Aleissa Kishwer S. Nehal Anthony M. Rossi BACKGROUND Patients commonly seek the expertise of dermatologists to evaluate and treat pigmented…

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Acrochorda

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Acrochorda Christopher G. Bunick Amanda Zubek Macrene Alexiades BACKGROUND Acrochorda (skin tag, fibroepithelial polyp, soft fibroma) are benign pedunculated lesions. They are extremely prevalent, particularly in overweight or obese patients….

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Sarcoidosis

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Sarcoidosis Elyse M. Love Evan Rieder BACKGROUND Sarcoidosis is a systemic, idiopathic inflammatory condition with skin involvement in up to one-third of affected patients. Cutaneous involvement may include the skin,…

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Syringomas

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Syringomas Christopher G. Bunick Amanda Zubek Macrene Alexiades BACKGROUND Syringomas are benign tumors of the sweat gland. Historically thought to be of eccrine origin, they may arise from either eccrine…

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Connective Tissue Diseases

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Connective Tissue Diseases Karin Eshagh Basil M. Hantash Connective tissues diseases (CTDs), such as cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE), dermatomyositis (DM), and scleroderma (Scl), are systemic inflammatory diseases that may present…

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Kaposi Sarcoma

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Kaposi Sarcoma Elyse M. Love Evan Rieder BACKGROUND Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is a multifocal cutaneous disease of multiple variants that affects endothelial cells. PRESENTATION Patients present with slow-growing, pink to…

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Women’s Genitourinary Disorders

Jun 29, 2020 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Women’s Genitourinary Disorders

Women’s Genitourinary Disorders Macrene Alexiades BACKGROUND Women’s genitourinary disorders, historically treated using hormone replacement with variable efficacy, have additional potential therapeutic options with developments in the application of laser and…

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