Dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions: results of a consensus meeting via the Internet.
The virtual Consensus Net Meeting on Dermoscopy represents a valid tool for better standardization of the dermoscopic terminology and, moreover, opens up a new territory for diagnosing and managing pigmented skin lesions.
The ABCD rule of dermatoscopy. High prospective value in the diagnosis of doubtful melanocytic skin lesions.
Diseases Caused by Viruses
A great number of skin diseases are caused by viruses, and the manifestation of direct infection of the skin with dermatotropic viruses or else develop in the course of a general viral disease.
[Normal pH value of human skin].
The parameter "skin pH" depends mainly on the area of skin and on age, but it also depends to a lesser extent on sex, race and the time of day when values are determined.
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Diseases Caused by Bacteria
Disease of the sexual organs is considerably dangerous, because during this process, through adhesion and scarring of the epididymis or Fallopian tubes caused by inflammation, permanent sterility may occur.
Dithranol: a review of the mechanism of action in the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris.
It is suggested that extracellularly generated oxygen free radicals are responsible for both the antipsoriatic and irritative effect of the drug, and an active adaptation mechanism resulting in increased tolerance to dithranol upon repeated application is induced.
Diseases Caused by Protozoa
Leishmaniasis is caused by protozoa of the genus Leishmania, which belong to the family of Trypanosomatidae and there are three principal forms that can be distinguished.
Primary and secondary cutaneous Ki-1+ (CD30+) anaplastic large cell lymphomas. Morphologic, immunohistologic, and clinical-characteristics.
Morphologic and immunophenotypical identity of the atypical cells found in primary cutaneous ALC lymphoma, in regressing atypicals histiocytosis (RAH), and in lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP) of type A suggests that primary cutaneously ALCymphoma, RAH, and LyP oftype A represent clinical variants of the same lymphoma entity.
Nevoid malignant melanoma
It is concluded that, in rare instances, malignant melanomas strongly resemble benign melanocytic/nevocytic nevi and should be treated as normal malignant carcinomas.