Pigmentary Development of East Asian Skin

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Fig. 3.1 Perifollicular hypopigmentation is due to accumulated keratin at follicular orifices   Melanin is the principal pigment present in the skin that looks darker the more concentrated it is….

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Vascular Tumors/Birthmarks

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Vascular tumors Vascular malformations Simple Combineda of major named vessels associated with other anomalies Benign Locally aggressive or borderline Malignant Capillary malformations Lymphatic malformations Venous malformations Arteriovenous malformationsb Arteriovenous fistulab…

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Pediatric and Adolescent Acne

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Fig. 38.1 Neonatal acne consisting of small pinkish-red inflamed papules and pustules mostly confined to the cheeks, eyelids, and forehead The pathogenesis of neonatal acne is unclear. Sebum production and…

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Histiocytosis

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Disorders of varied biological behavior Malignant disorders Dendritic cell related • Langerhans cell histiocytosis • Secondary dendritic cell processes • Juvenile xanthogranuloma and related disorders • Solitary histiocytomas of various…

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Congenital Melanocytic Nevi

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Description Size (cm)a Incidence Small <1.5 Roughly 1:100 Medium 1.5–19.9 Roughly 1:1,000 Large ≥20 Roughly 1:20,000 Giant >40–50 Roughly 1:500,000 aRelates to the largest diameter that is reached in adulthood….

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Skin of Aboriginal Children

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Ritual Subject Instrument Sign Sorry cut Men Knife Laceration of arms, thighs Women Stone, club (nulla nulla), stick Scalp laceration, scar, scarring alopecia Teenage girls Knife Laceration to hips and…

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Actinic Prurigo

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Fig. 41.1 Young girl from the Tojolabal community from the State of Chiapas, Mexico, with early lesions of actinic prurigo (AP) It was first described in 1952 by López González…

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Tinea Capitis in Children of Colour

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(1) Department of Dermatology, University of Montreal, 3175 Chemin Cote Ste Catherine Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1C5, Canada   Abstract Tinea capitis is a common infection of the scalp and scalp…

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Contact Dermatitis

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Fig. 30.1 Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation seen in child with facial atopic dermatitis Fig. 30.2 Patchy pigmentation evident in an area of active dermatitis with no visible erythema Fig. 30.3 Eyelid dermatitis…

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Skin Infections in Immunocompromised Children

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(1) National Institute of Pediatrics, Department of Dermatology, Insurgentes Sur 3700, México, D.F. 04530, USA   Abstract Infections in immunocompromised children pose a challenge to dermatologists, both because the clinical…

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