By Robert A. Norman
This is a entire, useful, densely illustrated diagnostic and healing consultant for all geriatric dermatology services. The publication contains 50 chapters and over six hundred colour photos on issues starting from universal stipulations comparable to basal mobile carcinoma, rosacea, and seborrheic dermatitis to strange stipulations corresponding to angiosarcoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, and porphyria cutanea tarda.
- Inflammatory stipulations (including touch dermatitis, alopecia, erythema multiforme, pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, porphyria, pruritus, psoriasis, rosacea, seborrhea, urticaria, xerosis, and more)
- Infections (fungus, herpes simplex and zoster, scabies, lice, and warts)
- epidermis indicators in systemic disorder (skin tags, cutaneous metastases, xanthomas)
- nearby dermatoses (intertrigo, leg ulcers, strain sores)
- Benign tumors (chondrodermatitis, cysts, ganglion, fibrous papule, seborrheic keratoses, lentigines, and benign vascular lesions)
- Pre-malignant and malignant tumors (actinic keratoses, angiosarcoma, basal mobilephone carcinoma, dermatofibroma and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, intraepidermal neoplasia, Kaposi's sarcoma, keratoacanthoma, lentigo maligna, cutaneous lymphoma, Mycosis fiungoides, cancer, nevi and moles, and squamous cellphone carcinoma)
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These agents inhibit the inflammatory process by inhibiting specific cytokine production and vascular permeability. They may also stabilize granulocyte membranes and prevent release of key enzymes . Prognosis Most patients affected with BP require therapy for months to years. Pemphigoid is difficult to control and longterm remission can be experienced. Patients also have an increased risk for hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and heart diseases. Bullous pemphigoid may be fatal, particularly in patients who are debilitated.
16 Cheilitis venenata, contact dermatitis of the lips, caused by lip balm containing PABA, vitamin E, and aloe vera, three common allergens Fig. 18 Contact allergic dermatitis from Steri-Strip adhesive. (Reproduced with permission from Newcomer and Young ) Fig. 19 Irritant dermatitis on the neck Fig. 17 Erythema ab igne (“redness from the fire”). This poikilodermatous (hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation, telangiectasia, and atrophy) contact dermatitis is caused by excessive use of a heating pad 28 References 1.
Withdrawal of the offending medication is the most important aspect of treatment of bullous drug reactions Erythema Multiforme. Erythema multiforme may be present within a wide spectrum of severity. Erythema multiforme minor represents a localized eruption of the skin with minimal or no mucosal involvement. Linear IgA Dermatosis. The classic primary lesions of linear IgA dermatosis are clear and/or hemorrhagic round or oval vesicles or bullae on normal, erythematous, or urticarial skin. Cutaneous manifestations may also include erythematous plaques, blanching macules and papules, or targetoid erythema multiforme–like lesions .
Atlas of Geriatric Dermatology by Robert A. Norman