Differential diagnosis includes psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, allergic or irritant contact dermatitis, and dermatophyte (tinea) infections. Differential diagnosis includes verruca vulgaris (warts), epidermal nevus, melanocytic nevi, and melanoma. 9) is an uncommon bullous disease characterized by skin fragility, milia (small cysts), scarring alopecia, and nail dystrophy. Pemphigus is an uncommon auto-immune bullous disease which is rare in children. Pemphigus vulgaris is a rare relapsing disease affecting skin and mucous membranes. Pemphigus vegetans is characterized by hypertrophic vegetations formed after rupture of the bullae mainly on the intertriginous areas. The lesions begin on the face (butterfly area) and chest in the form of erythematous scaly, crusted lesions, simulating lesions of seborrheic dermatitis and lupus erythematosus. A hyperpigmented form is not uncommon. Med Clin North Am. 2006 Jan;90(1):16985.
This chapter reviews topical corticoids and their place in dermatology. Topical capsaicin can be effective in some forms of neuropathic itch. E sse n t i a l s o f d i ag n o s i s s Figure 69.
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