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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Clinical Cases

…on involving the superior left eyelid Lesion not present at birth Lesion developed at 3 weeks of life and is rapidly growing Lesion is asymptomatic Lesion beginning to distort anatomy of the left orbit, obstructing vision Initial evaluation Clinical…

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Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…ascular malformations have a distinct natural history; they are present at birth and often persist throughout life. Most are benign lesions, such as a nevus simplex (a.k.a. salmon patch) or a port-wine stain. However, some represent a manifestation…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Extramammary Paget’s/Paget’s Disease: Overview

…quimod 5% cream applied daily (or as maximally as tolerated) should be considered. Apply the cream two cm beyond the visible lesion. After the lesion has clinically resolved, a biopsy to confirm cure is suggested. Subsequent Steps If imiquimod alone…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Key Points

…dphones. There is limited data for a variety of local approaches, including light cryotherapy, topical corticosteroids, intralesional corticosteroids, or intralesional collagen/dermal fillers. Recently, topical nitroglycerin has been demonstrated to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Clinical Cases

…lication by cryo spray; use of a specialized plastic cone or otoscope piece may aid in focusing the spray at the base of the lesion Application of cotton swab dipped in liquid nitrogen to lesion Application of metal forceps dipped in liquid nitrogen…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Treatment

…r warts in about 50% of patients. Shaving over warts in the beard area or on the legs with a razor blade tends to spread the lesions. Males with warts in the beard, and women with warts on the legs, should not shave until the lesions are cleared….

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Melanoma: Treatment

…cal examination. Regular radiographic and laboratory examinations are indicated for patients with intermediate and high-risk lesions (lesions that are 1.5 mm thickness or greater or a lesion that is Clark’s level IV with 0.76 mm thickness or…

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