Dermatology

Principles of Diagnosis and Anatomy

Mar 9, 2020 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Principles of Diagnosis and Anatomy

Key Wordsskin disease, nodules, vesicles, hives, scales, ulcers, milia, comedo, comedones, excoriation, cyst   Skin Anatomy The skin is divided into three layers: the epidermis, the dermis, and the subcutaneous…

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Benign Skin Tumors

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Key Wordsskin tumors, seborrheic keratosis, cysts, syringoma, keratoacanthoma, chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis, skin tag, melanoma mimic, sebaceous hyperplasia, nevus sebaceus, keloid, dermatosis papulosa nigra, acrochordon   Seborrheic Keratosis Seborrheic keratosis (SK)…

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Premalignant and Malignant Nonmelanoma Skin Tumors

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Key Wordspremalignant, nonmelanoma, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, actinic keratosis, actinic cheilitis, leukoplakia, lymphoma, T-cell lymphoma, Sézary syndrome, Bowen disease, Paget disease, in situ, biopsy, Mohs…

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Nevi and Malignant Melanoma

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Key Wordsnevi, malignant melanoma, atypical nevus, dysplastic nevus, blue nevus, speckled lentiginous nevus, halo nevus, moles, ABCDs of melanoma, lentigo, dermatofibroma   Melanocytic Nevi Nevi, or moles, are benign tumors…

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Nail Diseases

Mar 9, 2020 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Nail Diseases

Key Wordsnail diseases, nail psoriasis, nail lichen planus, fungal nail infection, onychomycosis, leukonychia, nail ridging, nail splitting, nail dystrophy, spoon nails, acute paronychia, nail tinea, subungual hematoma, Beau lines  …

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Infestations and Bites

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Key Wordspediculosis, scabies, Lyme disease, creeping eruption, leishmaniasis, erythema migrans, cat-scratch, bacillary angiomatosis, allergic reaction, myiasis, swimmer’s itch, seabather’s eruption, black fever   Scabies Human scabies is a highly contagious…

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Light-Related Diseases and Disorders of Pigmentation

Mar 9, 2020 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Light-Related Diseases and Disorders of Pigmentation

Key Wordspigmentation, café-au-lait macules, erythema ab igne, melasma, lentigo, vitiligo, pityriasis alba, hydroa, sun damage, porphyrias, polymorphous light eruption   Photobiology Sunlight has profound effects on the skin and is…

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