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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Clinical Cases

…illa, groin, hands, feet; moisturizing: emollients used immediately after bathing) Face: hydrocortisone 2.5% ointment b.i.d. Body: desonide 0.05% ointment b.i.d. hydroxyzine at bedtime, as needed for pruritus (max. 100 mg/day) follow-up in 4 weeks…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…ore treating the patient for CTCL. Stage IA-patches or plaques <10% body surface area Stage IB-patches or plaques >10% body surface area Stage IIA-patches or plaques < o r> 10% body surface area with palpable lymph nodes without…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pediculosis (Lice): Key Points

…e and to completely remove or treat the existing lice and eggs. Introduction Humans may be parasitized by three louse types: body lice, head lice, and pubic lice. Body lice live in the patient’s clothing, not on the body. They are often found…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pediculosis (Lice): Treatment

…neral, removal of the lice and nits from the clothing (body lice) or hair (hair or pubic lice) is the priority of treatment. Body lice All of the patient’s infested clothing and bedding should be disposed of if possible. The remaining bedding…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Clinical Cases

…al excision with 1 cm margins; there is no residual melanoma in the excision specimen Subsequent follow-up 3 months for full-body skin examination in the first years Photoprotection recommended First-degree relatives recommended to seek dermatologic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Principles of Seborrheic Dermatitis Management

…hair. For severe disease of the scalp Refer patients to the dermatologist. Face & body For mild disease of the face and body Topical antifungal agents such as ketoconazole 2% cream or gel applied b.i.d. are first-line. For ears, consider a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vitiligo: Treatment

…r skin trauma, as these can exacerbate preexisting lesions or trigger new areas of depigmentation. Extensive disease, >5% body surface area) First-line therapy: Narrowband ultraviolet light, specifically UVB (NBUVB) therapy three times weekly can…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…treatment versus approximately 10-20% of placebo controls. Infliximab (Remicade): Chimeric (mouse-human) IgG1 monoclonal antibody directed against TNF-A Approximately 80% of patients treated achieve a 75% improvement in the PASI score by week 10,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Scabies: Principles of Management of Scabies

Principles of Management of Scabies Initial therapy First line: Topical 5% permethrin cream, applied overnight to entire body except face, hair-bearing scalp. Rinse thoroughly and follow decontamination protocol. Treat patient and all household…

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