Actinic elastosis on the neck of an elderly female patient.
(a,b) Adult colloid milium with multiple tiny yellowish translucent papules on the dorsum of the nose (a) with close‐up view of papules on the cheek (...
(a,b) Severe generalized cutaneous atrophy in a 29‐year‐old female as the result of using inhaled corticosteroids for asthma since the age of 7; (b) n...
Atrophy due to onchocerciasis. (From Murdoch et al . 1993 [ ], courtesy of Dr M. Murdoch, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Hertfordshire, UK....
Spontaneous atrophic scarring of the cheeks (varioliform atrophy).
Paroxysmal haematoma of the finger. (Courtesy of Dr J. Verbov, Royal Liverpool University Hospitals, Liverpool, UK.)
Secondary anetoderma in chickenpox scar. (From Veraldi A, Schianchi R, Chickenpox, impetigo, and anetoderma Pediatric Dermatology 2006;23:305–6. Wit...
Typical actinic granulomas on the face and neck of an elderly man.
(a,b) Palmar fascial fibromatosis: clinical image illustrating (a) typical fixed contraction of the little finger, and (b) low‐power photomicrograph s...
Pachydermodactyly. (Courtesy of Dr A. Chamberlain, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK.)
Vinyl chloride‐induced osteolysis affecting fingertips.
(a,b) Contrast between two scars from the presternal area: (a) spontaneous keloid, and (b) hypertrophic scar following excision of benign mole; the fo...
(a,b) Keloid nodule: large well‐circumscribed dermal nodule sparing papillary dermis (a); higher‐power view with haphazardly arranged thick sclerotic ...
(a,b) Acquired perforating dermatosis: a 48‐year‐old woman with a 25‐year history of type 1 diabetes with retinopathy and renal failure; and a 12‐year...
Actinic elastosis showing confluent masses of amorphous basophilic material in the papillary and upper reticular dermis with atrophy of the overlying ...
More advanced adult colloid milium manifesting as confluent plaques of the infraorbital region but with individual papules discernible at the margins....
Pubertal growth striae across the back of an adolescent boy: note that these are normally all horizontally arranged right across the back (compare wit...
Stellate pseudoscars on the forearm of an elderly woman. There was no history of trauma.
Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans: image captured soon after commencement of antibiotic therapy; note atrophic wrinkled appearance of the skin at th...
Acquired cutis laxa following a generalized inflammatory dermatitis in an 18‐month‐old child. (From Haider et al . [ ], with permission from John Wil...
Idiopathic mid‐dermal elastolysis. (Courtesy of Dr L. Ostlere, St George's Hospital, London, UK.)
(a,b) Annular elastolytic giant cell granuloma: low‐power view showing intense granulomatous inflammation (a) and elastorrhexis with loss of elastic f...
White fibrous papulosis of the neck. (Courtesy of Professor H. Shimizu, Sapporo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.)
Scleroderma and scarring of the face due to porphyria cutanea tarda.
Extensive disfiguring keloids affecting an Afro‐Caribbean woman.
Fresh keloids arising in striae gravidarum 3 years after pregnancy.
Elastosis perforans serpiginosa: note acanthotic epidermis growing downward in order to surround and engulf a focus of basophilic elastotic debris. (...
(a,b) Nodular actinic elastosis with comedones and cysts (Favre–Racouchot syndrome): early stages in a 78‐year‐old woman (a) and advanced stage in an ...
Striae of the legs due to long‐term application of a potent topical steroid in a young woman with psoriasis.
Striae due to obesity in a young man.
Brown pseudoscars of the legs due to diabetic dermopathy. There was no history of trauma.
Follicular atrophoderma in Conradi syndrome.
Post‐inflammatory elastolysis and cutis laxa (Marshall syndrome) in a 6‐year‐old boy showing acute inflammatory phase (a) progressing to large plaques...
Actinic granuloma on a bald scalp. (Courtesy of Professor Luis Requena, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.)
(a) Normal erect penis. (b) Erect penis with deformation from Peyronie disease showing a fibrous plaque causing ‘waisting’.
Camptodactyly in the ring and little fingers. (From Almeida SF, Monteiro AV, Lanes RCdS. Evaluation of treatment for camptodactyly: retrospective anal...
Constricting band across the thigh of a 6‐month‐old infant.
(a,b) Earlobe keloid.
Acquired perforating dermatosis: close‐up view of the back of a 65‐year‐old woman with longstanding diabetes.
Elastosis perforans serpiginosa in a boy with Down syndrome.
(a,b) Collagenous and elastotic marginal plaques of the hands: linear plaque involving radial aspect of the right index finger of a 49‐year‐old woman ...
Localized atrophy due to injection of a steroid (triamcinolone 40 mg/mL) into the skin between the second and third metatarsals.
Poikilodermatous mycosis fungoides.
Congenital erosive and vesicular dermatosis with reticulate scarring. (From De Lange et al . 2009 [ ], with permission from John Wiley.)
Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini.
Primary anetoderma associated with antiphospholipid antibodies. (From Eungdamrong et al . [ ], with permission from Dermatology Online Journal .)
Annular elastolytic giant cell granuloma: high‐power view showing fragments of degenerate elastic fibres engulfed by multinucleate giant cells. (Cour...
Knuckle pads. (From Hyman and Cohen [ ], with permission from Dermatology Online Journal .)
Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: Deep involvement where fibrosis pulls down a linear band of skin on the thighs (a); tightness and hardness of the hands...
Ainhum, just before shedding of the fifth digit. (Courtesy of Dr D. Burley, Princess Margaret Hospital, Swindon, UK.)
Keloid nodules secondary to acne.
Acquired perforating dermatosis: invaginations of the epidermis enable columns of necrotic inflammatory debris to be extruded from the dermis. (Court...
Elastosis perforans serpiginosa in a patient with vascular Ehlers–Danlos syndrome.