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There has been a resurgence within the dermatologic literature regarding the beneficial effects of spironolactone in the treatment of adult acne in women.
The acronym PHACE syndrome emphasizes the characteristics of posterior fossa malformations, hemangiomas, arterial anomalies, coarctation of the aorta and cardiac defects, and eye abnormalities.
Small cutaneous lesions may have profound systemic implications. Astute dermatologists will recognize these lesions and assess patients accordingly, often to the surprise of referring physicians and patients alike.
If you receive a report from your dermatopathologist with a descriptive diagnosis of “lichenoid and granulomatous dermatitis” what do you do with that information?
CCP was first described by Kuo et al in two young brothers whose white papules demonstrated benign Pagetoid clear cells within an acanthotic epidermis displaying decreased pigmentation.
I always include EMPD and Bowen disease in my differential diagnosis of anogenital rashes for fear of missing them. It is good form to biopsy such lesions should they not respond to standard therapies for the more likely diagnoses.
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