Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections

Mar 9, 2020 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Superficial Fungal Infections

Key Wordstinea, ringworm, candidiasis, Candida balanitis, vulvovaginitis, vaginosis, Pityrosporum folliculitis, moniliasis, pitted keratolysis, intertrigo, oral candidiasis   Dermatophyte Fungal Infections These dermatophytes include a group of fungi (ringworm) that under…

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Vascular Tumors and Malformations

Mar 9, 2020 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Vascular Tumors and Malformations

Key Wordsvascular tumors, cherry angioma, scleroderma, angiokeratoma, venous lake, pyogenic granuloma, Kaposi sarcoma, telangiectasia, infantile hemangioma, bacillary angiomatosis, lymphangioma circumscriptum, nevus flammeus, port-wine stain, Kasabach–Merritt syndrome   Congenital Vascular Lesions…

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Hair Diseases

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

Key Wordshair loss, alopecia, baldness, hirsutism, polycystic ovary syndrome, anagen effluvium, loose anagen hair syndrome, trichotillomania, follicular degeneration syndrome, lupus, lichen planopilaris, pseudopelade, folliculitis decalvans, acne keloid, trichomycosis   Physicians…

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Cutaneous Manifestations of Internal Disease

Mar 9, 2020 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Cutaneous Manifestations of Internal Disease

Key Wordsinternal disease, necrobiosis lipoidica, granuloma annulare, acanthosis nigricans, xanthomas, dyslipoproteinemia, neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis, multiple hamartoma syndrome, renal carcinoma, diabetes mellitus, erythematous plaques, xanthelasma, plane xanthomas, hyperlipoproteinemia   Certain cutaneous…

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Warts, Herpes Simplex, and Other Viral Infections

Mar 9, 2020 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Warts, Herpes Simplex, and Other Viral Infections

Key Wordswarts, subungual, periungual, molluscum contagiosum, herpeticum, debridement, varicella, chickenpox, postherpetic neuralgia, herpes simplex   Warts Warts are benign epidermal neoplasms that are caused by human papillomaviruses (HPVs), which are…

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Vesicular and Bullous Diseases

Mar 9, 2020 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Vesicular and Bullous Diseases

Blisters Vesicles and bullae are the primary lesions in many diseases. Some are of short duration and are quite characteristic, such as those in poison ivy and herpes zoster. In…

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Exanthems and Drug Eruptions

Mar 9, 2020 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Exanthems and Drug Eruptions

Key Wordsacneiform, drug eruptions, exfoliative erythroderma, lichenoid, erythematosus-like drug eruption, vasculitis, exanthems, measles, Kawasaki, enterovirus, roseola, rubella, scarlet fever, toxic shock syndrome, echovirus, coxsackievirus   The word exanthem means a…

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Dermatologic Surgical Procedures

Mar 9, 2020 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Dermatologic Surgical Procedures

Key WordsMohs, excision, lasers, electrodessication, curettage, cryosurgery, botox, fillers, liposuction, cosmetic   Punch biopsy, shave biopsy, electrodesiccation and curettage (ED&C), blunt dissection, and simple excision and suture closure are the…

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Connective Tissue Diseases

Mar 9, 2020 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Connective Tissue Diseases

Key Wordsconnective tissue disease, lupus, dermatomyositis, polymyositis, CREST syndrome, Raynaud disease, telangiectasias, morphea, scleroderma, autoantibodies, antinuclear antibodies   Autoimmune Diseases Diseases that result from attack by one’s own immune system…

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Hypersensitivity Syndromes and Vasculitis

Mar 9, 2020 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Hypersensitivity Syndromes and Vasculitis

Key Wordshypersensitivity syndrome, Sweet syndrome, Schamberg disease, Stevens–Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrosis, erythema, dermatosis, Churg–Strauss syndrome, Wegener granulomatosis, polyarteritis nodosa, hypersensitivity vasculitis, Henoch–Schönlein purpura, erythema elevatum diutinum, pyoderma gangrenosum  …

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