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Pathology of the Skin

Bazex syndrome (acrokeratosis paraneoplastica)
Bazex syndrome (acrokeratosis paraneoplastica)

Bazex syndrome denotes an acral psoriasiform dermatosis in association with internal malignancy. Elderly patients, usually males, present with a symmetric.

Psoriasis
Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic relapsing and remitting disease of the skin that may affect any site. It is one of the commonest of all skin diseases, with a reported.

Lichen simplex chronicus
Lichen simplex chronicus

The term lichen simplex chronicus (circumscribed neurodermatitis) refers to the development of localized areas of thickened scaly skin complicating prolonged.

Seborrheic dermatitis
Seborrheic dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis is a common dermatosis which affects up to 1–3% of the population. There is a male predominance. It presents in infants, with a.

Atopic dermatitis
Atopic dermatitis

Although atopic (infantile or flexural) dermatitis may begin at any age, it usually commences from about the sixth week onwards. It is characterized by.

Paraneoplastic pemphigus
Paraneoplastic pemphigus

Paraneoplastic pemphigus is a variant of pemphigus, quite distinct from p. vulgaris and p. foliaceus. Paraneoplastic pemphigus may be associated with a.

Pemphigus erythematosus
Pemphigus erythematosus

Pemphigus erythematosus (p. erythematosus, Senear-Usher syndrome) is a mild localized form of superficial pemphigus with the histological and immunofluorescent.

Pemphigus vulgaris
Pemphigus vulgaris

Pemphigus vulgaris (p. vulgaris) particularly affects the middle aged (onset typically at 40–60 years of age) although occasionally (up to 2.6%) children.

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