Diseases of the Oral Cavity

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INTRODUCTION TO CHAPTER Print Section Listen Many dermatologic conditions, inflammatory, immunologic, infectious, or neoplastic, can also occur in the oral mucosa, with essentially similar clinicopathologic features. Occasionally, the mouth is…

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Diseases of the Genitals and Perineum

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INTRODUCTION TO CHAPTER Print Section Listen A stroll down the pharmacy aisle is proof enough that genital symptoms plague our population. The sheer number of products such as cleaning wipes,…

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Fever and Rash

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INTRODUCTION TO CHAPTER Print Section Listen Bacterial and viral infections are frequently associated with a rash and fever in children. Many of these rashes have known etiologies and characteristic features….

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Cosmetic Concerns

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INTRODUCTION TO CHAPTER Print Section Listen Dermatologists have an important role in guiding their patients with regard to cosmetic and aesthetic issues and can offer a wide variety of treatment…

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Skin Diseases of the Feet

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INTRODUCTION TO CHAPTER Print Section Listen The plantar surface of the foot has the thickest keratin layer, a high concentration of eccrine sweat glands, as well as sensory nerves, including…

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Skin Diseases Involving Multiple Body Regions

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INTRODUCTION TO CHAPTER Print Section Listen Many common diseases such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, drug rashes, urticaria, viral exanthems, bug bites, and vitiligo present with lesions in multiple body regions….

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Skin Diseases of the Legs

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INTRODUCTION TO CHAPTER Print Section Listen The legs are predisposed to dermatoses that are gravity dependent, including stasis dermatitis and vascular conditions such as leukocytoclastic vasculitis, the pigmented purpuric dermatoses,…

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Skin Signs of Systemic Disease

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INTRODUCTION TO CHAPTER Print Section Listen The skin, hair, and nails offer a window into the body. Many systemic conditions and diseases have major or distinct cutaneous manifestations. With practice,…

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Skin Diseases of the Trunk

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INTRODUCTION TO CHAPTER Print Section Listen The trunk is a general term for the core body region including the chest, abdomen, flanks, and back. The trunk has many unique characteristics….

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Skin Diseases of the Hands

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INTRODUCTION TO CHAPTER Print Section Listen Hands have structures with many unique structural and functional features. As such, they are prone to developing specific dermatologic diseases. Structurally, the palms have…

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