Dermoscopy of Pyogenic Granuloma

Previous Next Pyogenic granuloma – AKA Lobular capillary hemangioma/ Granuloma Pyogenicum/ Granuloma telangiectaticum Dermoscopic features: Characterised by Homogenous reddish or reddish white areas Surrounded by a white collarette White lines (referred to as white rail lines) Histopathologically,  The homogenous reddish/reddish white areas – corresponds to the proliferating vessels seen as lobules White collarette surrounding the […]

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Dermoscopic features of Pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP)

Dermoscopic features of Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris: The popular lesions of classical type of PRP show oval or round yellowish structures surrounded by vessels of varied morphology and often centered by central keratin plugs. The palms plantar keratoderma of PRP shows structureless orange areas Circumscribed juvenile type – on the elbows and knees displays whitish keratotic […]

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Dermoscopic features of Lichen planus

Dermoscopic features in Lichen planus: The most characteristic feature of lichen planus seen in dermoscopy is Wickham striae which histopathologically corresponds to hypergranulosis.  They appear typically white in colour but may also appear blue in dark skinned people. Various morphologies of wickham striae are seen – like leaf venation, radial, linear, globular etc., But white […]

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 Dermoscopic Features of Psoriasis

Dermoscopic Features of Psoriasis

Previous Next Dermoscopy in Psoriasis can be very useful – because it displays repetitive features. Dermoscopic features of Psoriasis: Uniformity distributed dotted red vessels which histopathologically corresponds to the dilated capillaries found in the elongated dermal papillae A light/dull red background Diffuse white scaling ( histologically corresponding to parakeratosis. These 3 features combined has good […]

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