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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Periorificial Dermatitis: Treatment

…usual drug eruption. Recurrent periorificial dermatitis may require the use of systemic isotretinoin (typically low-dose) as a therapeutic strategy. When to consult a dermatologist If the diagnosis of periorificial dermatitis is not clear. If…

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Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…not chronically treat with fluorinated steroids, even for localized lesions. If topical steroid therapy does not completely clear lesions, try a different approach or refer the patient to a dermatologist who is particularly skilled in the treatment…

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Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Key Points

…, and organ transplant recipients. Increased numbers of EBV-infected B cells and reduced numbers of EBV-specific cytotoxic T cells noted in biopsies of OHL, in addition to the absence or reduced number of Langerhans cells, suggest key immunologic…

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Lichen Planus: Treatment

…/week. Expect recurrence when the dose reaches 20-30 mg/day and control with topical steroids if possible. All patients will clear, but only about 25% will remain disease free. Patients who have a recurrence must be weaned from steroids. Other…

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Warts: Treatment

…spread the lesions. Males with warts in the beard, and women with warts on the legs, should not shave until the lesions are cleared. Electric shavers may reduce this spread. Flat warts may be more prevalent during summer months and in children with…

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Alopecia: Key Points

…r providers and patients alike, as alopecia commonly has a significant impact on a patient’s quality of life. Having a clear diagnostic algorithm enables expeditious diagnosis of clinical alopecia, and in some cases, avoids unnecessary…

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Candidiasis: Key Points

…aneous diseases, as abnormal skin may predispose to candidal overgrowth. Failure of standard anticandidal treatment to fully clear symptoms should raise suspicion for an underlying or coexisting disease. Introduction Candida albicans is a normal…

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Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris: Overview

…hout contraindications (pregnancy, hyperlipidemia, advanced liver disease). Systemic retinoids will produce rapid, permanent clearing in about 50% of patients. A lesser percentage will improve partially, but not clear, requiring long-term…

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Herpes Simplex: Initial Evaluation

…ous lesions of impetigo Herpes zoster is caused by dermatomal reactivation of varicella virus and can also result in grouped clear fluid-to-pus-filled vesicles on an erythematous-to-hemorrhagic base. In most cases of localized zoster, a clear

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Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

…ytosis) are a group of disorders most common in childhood due to the accumulation or proliferation of a clonal population of cells bearing the phenotype of a Langerhans cell that has been arrested at an early stage of activation and is functionally…

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