Sara Flores, Author at Dermatology Advisor

Sara Flores

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Hemochromatosis

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Hemochromatosis is a condition in which the absorption of iron from the intestinal mucosa is in excess of the loss of iron or of an individual’s need. It is a progressive disease, usually affecting adults, which leads to retention and damage in parenchymal tissues including the liver, heart, pancreas…

Fox-Fordyce Disease (Apocrine Miliaria)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Characteristic findings on physical examination Fox-Fordyce disease (FFD) commonly presents with follicular papules around the breast, perineal region, axillae, external genitalia, and/or periareolar region. The papules are discrete, multiple, smooth, dome- or pinhead-shaped, shiny, and firm. Papules can be flesh…

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