Porokeratosis

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 Authored by: Sabine Ludwig     ·  Aimilios Lallas

 Keywords:   porokeratosis
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Description This chapter describes the dermoscopyDermoscopy is a non invasive diagnostic method. of porokeratosisThis glossary term has not yet been described.
Author(s) Sabine Ludwig · Aimilios Lallas
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PorokeratosisThis glossary term has not yet been described.

In porokeratosis, the cornoid lamella, known as the histopathologic hallmark of porokeratosis, is revealed by dermoscopic examination as a well-defined, white-yellowish peripheral annular structure (“white track”, ‘‘the outlines of a volcanic crater as observed from a high pointThis glossary term has not yet been described.’’).[1][2][3][4]

In disseminated superficialThis glossary term has not yet been described. actinic porokeratosis, the peripheral track may be hyperpigmented.[5][6][7] Depending on the disease subtype and the stage of progression, the central part of porokeratotic lesions can demonstrate a brownish pigmentation, dotted or linear vesselsLinear mildly curved vessels considered irregular when different sizes shapes and curves with a haphazard or random distribution are presented and considered regular when short and fine (thin) linear vessels prevail various diagnoses, or a structureless whitish area. By dermoscopy, the diagnosisis the identification of the nature and cause of a certain phenomenon. Diagnosis is used in many different disciplines with variations in the use of logic, analytics, and experience to determine "cause and effect". In systems engineering and computer science, it is typically used to determine the causes of symptoms, mitigations, and solutions of porokeratosis is performed without difficulty, even in clinically atypical cases.



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  2. Zaballos et al.: Dermoscopy of disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis. Arch Dermatol 2004;140:1410. PMID: 15545557. DOI.
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  5. Zaballos et al.: Dermoscopy of disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis. Arch Dermatol 2004;140:1410. PMID: 15545557. DOI.
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