pigmented lesions

Direct Immunofluorescence – Friday Pop Quiz – 8/20/21
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Similar lesions are present on the contralateral leg, and this patient also reports joint pain and tarry stools. A biopsy for direct immunofluorescence is most likely to show which of the following? A. IgA deposition in the dermal papillae B. Perivascular IgA deposition C. Perivascular IgG deposition D. Linear IgA deposition along the basement membrane zone E. Linear IgG deposit …
Practical Dermoscopy with Sima Jain, MD
dermoscopy
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Dermoscopy, also known as epiluminescence microscopy, epiluminoscopy or skin surface microscopy, is an important way to visualize subsurface structures in the epidermis and dermis. In a 2-part series, Dr. Sima Jain reviews the evaluation of pigmented lesions, and the different vessel morphologies and patterns along with a discussion of specific findings in select cutaneous infections. Read part …
Practical Dermoscopy: Part 2
vessel morphologies
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Introduction Dermoscopy, also known as epiluminescence microscopy, epiluminoscopy or skin surface microscopy, is an important way to visualize subsurface structures in the epidermis and dermis. Part one of this article focused on the evaluation of pigmented lesions, and the second installment below will review the different vessel morphologies and patterns along with discussing specific findings …