Justin Bandino, Author at Dermatology Advisor

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Cutis verticis gyrata

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history –Recent onset of puberty. –Endocrinologic disorder. –Neurologic, cranial, psychological disorder. –Systemic or inflammatory disease. –Skin folds are typically asymptomatic and not painful but secondary infection may result in symptoms of malodor, tenderness, and wet/sticky skin with discharge. Characteristic findings on…

Verrucae (common warts, verruca vulgaris, flat warts, verruca plana, plantar warts, verruca plantaris, myrmecia, filiform/digitate warts, subungal/periungal warts, anogenital warts, condyloma acuminatum, venereal warts, epidermodysplasia verruciformis, Lewandowsky-Lutz dysplasia)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history? Exposure to human papillomavirus (HPV) Childhood/adolescence Recent water/pool activities Typically asymptomatic but may be pruritic Immunocompromised state Characteristic findings on physical examination Sites of microtrauma (hands/feet/knees) ‘Kissing’ lesions Verrucous/hyperkeratotic lesions in characteristic patterns depending on wart subtype (see below) Loss…

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