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Deep skin disorders
Skin diseases that involve or infiltrate the dermis (deeper layer of skin) or subcutis (fat layer below the skin) include:
Actinic granuloma Amyloidosis AnetodermaCellulite Connective tissue naevi Cutis laxaDermatofibroma Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans Ehlers Danlos syndrome Elastosis Elastosis perforans serpiginosa Fibromatosis Keloids and hypertrophic scars Knuckle padsInfective panniculitisLeiomyomaLeiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer syndrome Lipodystrophy Lipoedema Lipoid proteinosisLipoma Mastocytoma Mid-dermal elastolysisNephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy Neurofibroma Pseudoxanthoma elasticum Solar elastosisReactive perforating collagenosis Striae (stretch marks)
Cutaneous B-cell lymphoma Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma Cytophagic histiocytic panniculitis Eosinophilic dermatosis of haematological malignancyEosinophilic fasciitis Erythema nodosum Histiocytoses Jessner lymphocytic infiltrate Idiopathic nodular panniculitisLangerhans cell histiocytosis Lymphocytoma cutisLymphomatoid papulosisMastocytosisMorphoeaNon-Langerhans cell histiocytosisPanniculitisPseudolymphomaRelapsing polychondritisReticulohistiocytosisSweet diseaseSystemic sclerosis
Atypical mycobacterial infection Cutaneous tuberculosis Granuloma faciale Granuloma annulare Granulomatous dermatitisLeprosy Pyogenic granuloma Sarcoidosis Sclerema neonatorum Subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn
Leukaemia cutis Malignant histiocytoses Osteoma cutis Benign lymphoplasmacytic plaque
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