Pigmented Lesions

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Key Terms Solar Lentigo Lentigo senilis Lentigo solaris Simple Lentigo Labial melanotic macules Lentigo simplex Melanonychia striata Simple lentigo Acquired Melanocytic Nevus Acquired moles Acquired nevi Compound nevus Intradermal nevus…

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Vascular Tumors

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Key Terms Infantile (Juvenile) Hemangioma Diffuse neonatal hemangiomatosis Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome Hemangioma thrombocytopenia syndrome Hemangioma with thrombocytopenia Pyogenic Granuloma Lobular capillary hemangioma Vascular tumors include all neoplasms that demonstrate endothelium-lined channels…

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Papular and Nodular Growths Without Scale

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Key Terms Spitz Nevus Atypical Spitz nevus Atypical Spitzoid tumor Desmoplastic Spitz nevi Dermatofibroma Cutaneous fibrous histiocytoma Bednar tumor Papular and nodular neoplasms without scale comprise many important and potentially…

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Yellow Lesions

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Key Terms Xanthelasma Xanthelasma palpebrarum Nevus Sebaceus Nevus syndrome Organoid nevus Yellow lesions of various shades—yellow, yellow-white, yellow-orange, yellow-red—include an admixture of neoplastic and inflammatory skin disorders. Usually, yellow tints…

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Cysts and Sinuses

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Key Terms Epidermoid Cyst Epidermal inclusion cyst Milium Ruptured epidermoid cysts Apocrine Cystadenoma Apocrine hidrocystomas Cutaneous Odontogenic Sinus Tract Cutaneous dental sinus tract Dentocutaneous sinus tract True cysts of the…

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Tumors With Scale

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Key Terms Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Situ Bowen disease Erythroplasia of Queyrat Keratoacanthoma Keratoacanthoma centrifugum marginatum Benign Lichenoid Keratosis Lichen planus–like keratosis Tumors with scale are common and represent a…

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Blisters and Vesicles

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Key Terms Herpes Zoster Herpes zoster ophthalmicus Ramsey-Hunt syndrome Herpes Simplex Disseminated infection Eczema herpeticum Herpes gladiatorum Herpetic whitlow Hutchinson sign Neonatal herpes simplex virus infections Blisters and vesicles represent…

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Subcutaneous Lumps

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Subcutaneous lumps represent a heterogeneous category of cutaneous disorders that usually present as palpable nodules in the deeper extents of the skin and soft tissue. Angiolipomas and lipomas, comprised of…

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Papillomatous and Verrucous Lesions

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Key Terms Verrucae Vulgaris Myrmecia Verrucae palmaris Verrucae plantaris Warts Verrucae Plana Epidermodysplasia verruciformis Flat warts Condyloma Acuminatum Anogenital warts Venereal warts Seborrheic Keratosis Dermatosis papulosa nigra Inflamed seborrheic keratoses…

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Discolorations of the Skin

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Discolorations of the skin include disorders of hypopigmentation (lightening), disorders of hyperpigmentation (darkening), and disorders caused by abnormal deposition of any pigment that alters skin color. The abnormal pigmentation can…

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