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  1. Multiple Lentigines Syndrome on Face

    Scattered brown macules on the back of an individual with multiple lentigines syndrome.

  2. Onycholysis

    Onycholysis (drug-induced). This word means separation (-lysis) of nails (onycho-) from nail beds. There are many causes for such a development. The commonest are mechanical. Nails worn long are frequently lifted by being snagged. Excessive soaping and soaking in heavy housework promote separation. The illustration here is of another cause, namely, an idiopathic response by photosensitivity in a patient who had been taking demethylchlortetracycline. Doxycycline also does this.

  3. Systemic Treatment for Psoriasis

    Systemic treatment -- treatment that affects the entire body -- is an approach that's typically used only in moderate to severe cases of psoriasis. Learn more.

  4. Palmoplantar Pustulosis on Feet

    Palmoplantar pustulosis, palms and soles. The soles of the same individual with similar deep-seated pustular lesions.

  5. Morbilliform Drug Eruption on Face

    Drug hypersensitivity reaction. Morbilliform rash eventually spread to the face and extremeties of the same child.

  6. Molluscum Contagiosum

    Molluscum contagiosum. Close-up of dome shaped umbilicated papules.

  7. Panniculitis from Cold

    Panniculitis from cold. Local exposure to cold leads to the formation of ice crystals within cells. Injury to cell contents occurs during both cooling and thawing.

  8. Neurofibromatosis

    Neurofibromatosis, cafe au lait macule. Well-demarcated uniform brown macule on the buttock of a patient with neurofibromatosis.

  9. Mongolian Spots

    Mongolian spots are very common in any part of the body of dark-skinned babies. They are flat, gray-blue in color (almost looking like a bruise), and can be small or large.

  10. Perioral Dermatitis

    Perioral dermatitis. Scattered inflammatory papules, erythema, and scale in a child who has been applying topical steroids to the area.

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