Items tagged “skin”

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Buschke-Ollendorff syndrome

Buschke-Ollendorff syndrome (BOS), also known as disseminated dermatofibrosis lenticularis 2, comprises osteopoikilosis associated with disseminated connective tissue and cutaneous yellowish nevi, predominantly on the extremities and trunk 1.   Recent genetic work has linked this syndrome to bot...
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Skin changes of mercury poisoning (mnemonic)

A mnemonic for the skin changes associated with mercury poisoning is: 5 Ps Mnemonic P: pink P: puffy P: painful P: paresthesia P: peeling
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Lichen planus (mnemonic)

A mnemonic to describe the skin lesions associated with lichen planus is: 5 Ps Mnemonic P: planar P: polygonal P: pruritic P: purple P: papular
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Lichen aureus (mnemonic)

The skin changes of lichen aureus can be remembered with the following mnemonic: 5 Ps of lichen aureus Mnemonic pigmented purpuric papules in peripheral patches
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Epidermal inclusion cyst

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 24 Jan 2010
70% complete
CTMRI
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Langerhans cells (histology)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 21 Mar 2010
38% complete
Pathology
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Cutaneous neurofibromas (probable)

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 10 Aug 2010
61% complete
X-rayCT
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Epidermal inclusion cyst

Epidermal inclusion cysts or epidermal cysts are common cutaneous lesions that represent proliferation of squamous epithelium within a confined space in the dermis or subdermis. Terminology These are occasionally termed sebaceous cysts, although this is a misnomer as the lesion does not origin...
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Mycosis fungoides

Mycosis fungoides (MF) is a type of malignant cutaneous primary T-cell lymphoma.  Epidemiology In the United States, it is more common in males and African Americans. In Europe, it accounts for ~6% of all non-Hodgkin lymphomas. It is rare in Asian countries. Clinical presentation It is usual...
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Trichilemmomas

Trichilemmomas are important due to their invariable association with Cowden syndrome. They are a benign cutaneous neoplasm that usually present on the head or face as a smooth or verrucoid lesion, and may be single or multiple. They may be mistaken for a basal cell carcinoma. See also prolif...
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Sacral dimple

Sacral dimples are a clinical and radiological feature that is associated with occult spinal dysraphism (e.g. tethered cord syndrome) but are more frequently a non-significant isolated finding. Epidemiology Common in healthy children (~5%) 1. Pathology Simple sacral dimples have the followin...
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Gastro-cutaneous fistula

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roman Bernal Troetsch
Published 17 Jul 2015
91% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Granuloma annulare

Granuloma annulare is a benign idiopathic inflammatory disorder of the dermis, characterized by formation of dermal papules in young children. Clinical presentation Granuloma annulare most commonly seen in kids between 2-12 years old and usually it occurs in extremities. One typical location i...
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Stevens Johnson syndrome

Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) is an acute inflammatory skin condition.  Terminology SJS is on a spectrum of disease with toxic epidermal necrolysis syndrome (TENS) at the more severe end. Terminology depends on how much of the body surface area is involved 1,2: SJS: <10% SJS-TENS overlap: 1...
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Clear cell hidradenoma (nodular hidradenoma)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Mikkaela McCormack
Published 30 Mar 2016
91% complete
Pathology
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Focal dermal hypoplasia syndrome

Focal dermal hypoplasia syndrome, is also known as Goltz syndrome, and is not to be confused with the similar-sounding Gorlin-Goltz syndrome. Epidemiology A rare disorder that follows an X-linked dominant inheritance pattern. More commonly seen in males than females. Worldwide only 200-300 cas...
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Atypical fibroxanthoma

Atypical fibroxanthomas are well-circumscribed mesenchymal skin tumors that mainly manifest in the head and neck Epidemiology Atypical fibroxanthomas are rapidly growing tumors associated with excessive sun exposure, i.e. UV exposure, and usually occur in elderly patients. There is also an ass...
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Trichilemmal cyst

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Antonio Rodrigues de Aguiar Neto
Published 10 Oct 2020
83% complete
CT
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Trichilemmal cyst

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Antonio Rodrigues de Aguiar Neto
Published 10 Oct 2020
86% complete
CT
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Trichilemmal cyst

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Antonio Rodrigues de Aguiar Neto
Published 28 Jan 2021
86% complete
CT

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