Dermal and Subcutaneous Tumors

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Vascular tumors range from red to blue, depending on the degree of vascular stasis and deoxygenation of hemoglobin. When associated with thrombosis or consumptive coagulopathy, the lesions often become hard…

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Epidermal Nevi, Neoplasms, and Cysts

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Epidermal neoplasms commonly present with hyperkeratosis, acanthosis, or papillomatosis. These may manifest clinically as a cutaneous horn, scale, palpable induration, a velvety or filiform appearance, or a smooth lesion raised…

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Diseases of Skin Appendages

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The field of dermatology includes diseases of both skin and the skin appendages, namely hair, sweat glands, and nails. A great variety of conditions affect the skin appendages, and some…

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Genodermatoses and Congenital Anomalies

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Genodermatoses include a variety of skin conditions due to underlying genetic mutations with and without associated systemic findings. New gene mutations are being discovered rapidly and allow for more definitive…

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Cutaneous Vascular Diseases

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This section of the atlas will focus on vascular disorders of the skin, including such entities as Raynaud disease, erythromelalgia, livedo racemosa, livedoid vasculopathy, cryoglobulinemia, purpura fulminans, superficial thrombophlebitis, purpura,…

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Macrophage/Monocyte Disorders

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This chapter includes granulomatous and histiocytic conditions that are either localized to the skin or can involve the skin as part of a systemic disease. Many will require a skin…

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Viral Diseases

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Viral diseases can manifest as nonspecific exanthems, such as in measles and many other morbilliform eruptions, or more specific patterned eruptions, such as the papules on the cheeks, elbows, knees,…

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Cutaneous Lymphoid Hyperplasia, Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma, Other Malignant Lymphomas, and Allied Diseases

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The evaluation of lymphoid neoplasms typically requires clinicopathological correlation, and classification often re­­quires panels of immunostains. This section of the atlas will focus on the clinical appearance of cutaneous lymphomas…

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Diseases of Mucous Membranes

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Diseases of the mucous membranes include those involving the lips, tongue, palate, gingiva, teeth, and the floor of the mouth. Inspection of this entire surface should be included in the…

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Melanocytic Nevi and Neoplasms

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The evaluation of pigmented lesions is one of the most important skill sets in dermatology. The incidence of melanoma continues to increase, and early diagnosis plays a critical role in…

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