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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: Overview

…vasculitis. In addition, dermatomyositis followed by extensive calcinosis cutis is more common in children. The initial discussion is directed to the therapy of patients with muscle involvement. Following will be a discussion of the treatment of amyo…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Suggested Reading

…ent options for rosacea, part 2: options according to subtype, Cutis 84: 97-104. Odom R, Dahl M, Dover J, et al (2009) Standard management options for rosacea, part 1: overwiev and broad spectrum of care, Cutis 84: 43-47. Del Rosso JQ, Baldwin H, Web…

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Angular Cheilitis: References

…, Helms SE (2011) Angular cheilitis, part 1: local etiologies, Cutis, 87(6):289-295. Park KK, Brodell RT, Helms SE (2011) Angular cheilitis, part 2: nutritional, systemic, and drug-related causes and treament, Cutis, 87(1):27-32. Sharon V, Fazel N (…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Tuberculosis

An inflammatory process caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In the skin, it may be primary as a consequence of direct inoculation (tuberculosis verrucosa cutis) or secondary to a focus of tuberculosis in another organ (the lung for lupus vulgaris,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: References

References Cole C, Gazewood J (2007) American Family Physician, 75(6): 859-864. Geria A & Schwartz R (2010) Cutis, 85(2): 65-70. Koning S et al (2003) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews: Interventions for Impetigo, updated in 2009, Issue 2,…

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Lichen Planus: References

References Assouly P and Reygagne P (2009) Lichen planopilaris: update on diagnosis and treatment, Semin Cutan Med Surg, 28:3-10. Asch S and G Goldenberg (2011) Systemic treatment of cutaneous lichen planus: an update, Cutis, 87:129-134. Birkenfeld…

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Periorificial Dermatitis: References

References Chen A, Zirwas M (2009) Steroid-induced rosacealike dermatitis: case report and review of the literature, Cutis, 83(4): 198-204. Jansen T, Melnik BC, Schadendorf D (2010) Steroid-induced periorificial dermatitis in children-clinical featu…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Tuberculosis, Cutaneous: Overview

Overview Cutaneous tuberculosis includes all forms of tuberculosis affecting the skin-those in which organisms can be identified (tuberculous ulcer, scrofuloderma, orificial tuberculosis, tuberculosis verrucosa cutis, and lupus vulgaris) as well as…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)

An inflammatory disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi that manifests itself in the skin as erythematous lesions with figurate shapes, e.g., (round, ellipsoid, and arcuate) (erythema chronicum migrans), pseudolymphomatous nodules (lym…

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