Ehlers Danlos syndrome

Heterogeneous group of inherited connective tissue disorders characterized by joint hypermobility, skin fragility, and hyperex-tensibility Specific collagen defect has been identified in 6 of the 11 types Type IV - decreased Ehlers Danlos syndrome. Marked joint hypermobility of digits Ehlers Danlos syndrome. Marked joint hypermobility of digits type III collagen types V and VI - deficiencies in hydroxylase and lysyl oxidase type VII - amino-terminal procollagen pepti-dase deficiency type IX -...

Folliculitis decalvans

Final common pathway of various types of chronic folliculitis, producing progressive scarring Inflammatory process caused by obstruction or disruption of individual hair follicles and the associated pilosebaceous units, leading to scarring alopecia because of destruction of the follicular units role of staphylococcal follicular infection uncertain Occurs in women after age 30 and in men from adolescence onward bogginess or induration of affected areas of the scalp or other hair-bearing sites...

Pilar cyst

Dermatologic indications and dosage Tretinoin. Dermatologic indications and dosage Apply once daily, preferably at bedtime apply 20-30 minutes after washing and drying skin Apply once daily, preferably at bedtime apply 20-30 minutes after washing and drying skin Apply once daily, preferably at bedtime apply 20-30 minutes after washing and drying skin Apply once daily, preferably at bedtime apply 20-30 minutes after washing and drying skin Apply once daily, preferably at bedtime apply...

Eczema fendille

Presents as clusters of umbilicated vesiculo-pustules in areas where the skin has been affected by a preexistent dermatitis umbili-cated vesiculopustules progress to erosions, usually over the upper trunk and head vesicles often become hemorrhagic and crusted, coalescing to form large, denuded plaques that bleed and sometimes become secondarily infected with bacteria Impetigo varicella contact dermatitis bul-lous pemphigoid dermatitis herpetiformis erythema multiforme pemphigus Mooney MA,...

Erythema elevatum diutinum

Leukocytoclastic vasculitis characterized by red, purple, brown, or yellow papules, plaques, or nodules Possibly involves immune complex deposition with subsequent inflammatory cascade associated with IgA monoclonal gam-mopathy, recurrent bacterial infections, (especially streptococcal), viral infections (including Hepatitis B or HIV), and rheu-matologic disease Red, violaceous, smooth, brown or yellow papules, plaques, or nodules over extensor surfaces, especially over the joints occasional...

Erythroplasia of Queyrat

Arises from squamous epithelial cells of the glans penis or inner lining of prepuce multiple contributing factors including chronic irritation (urine, smegma), inflammation (heat, friction, maceration) and infection (herpes simplex virus infection, human papillomavirus infection) Minimally raised, erythematous plaques, which may be smooth, velvety, scaly, crusted, or verrucous ulceration or distinct papillomatous papules suggest progression to invasive squamous cell carci- Carcinoma in situ of...