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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…ints Chilblains (pernio) is a benign condition that occurs in cold, damp environments and presents with symmetric, distal, transient red-to-purple lesions on the extremities. Treatment is centered on keeping the patient warm and avoiding exposure to…

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Raynaud’s Phenomenon/Disease: Overview

…uent Raynaud’s phenomenon, reassurance and avoidance of cold exposure may control the problem. Such individuals should be advised to dress warmly, and to wear gloves or mittens when cold exposure is anticipated. In addition, smoking is contrain…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pernio

…atory process that involves the acra, in particular fingers and toes, and sometimes the thighs with bluish red papules and nodules, which invariably is induced by cold. Chilblain is a synonym for pernio, which usually represents lupus erythematosus….

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Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…ne cell infiltrate. Other mechanisms of urticaria, especially relevant to chronic urticaria, include: Autoimmune: via IgE receptor crosslinking IgG via anti-IgE IgG via C5a Physical urticaria: cold, pressure, cholinergic, vibratory, aquagenic, solar…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Factitious Dermatitis

Dermatitis (and/or panniculitis) induced artificially and deliberately by a patient and characterized clinically by findings unlike those of any “authentic” disease, for example, by lesions that have sharply angulated margins, lesions th…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cold panniculitis

Cold panniculitis Synonyms Adiponecrosis e frigore (Haxthausen) Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Newborns and young children Distribution of lesions Sites exposed to low temperature, such as the face and distal part of the extremities Individu…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cold panniculitis

Dermatitis (and/or panniculitis) induced artificially and deliberately by a patient and characterized clinically by findings unlike those of any “authentic” disease, for example, by lesions that have sharply angulated margins, lesions th…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomas (Other Than Mycosis Fungoides and Lymphomatoid Papulosis)

…e. Included among them are anaplastic large-cell lymphoma and panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma. Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma of T-cell type usually occurs as a solitary, rapidly growing tumor. Most of the neoplastic lymphocytes express the CD30 an…

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Herpes Simplex: References

…uration, early valacyclovir therapy for episodic treatment of cold sores, Antimicrob Agents Chemotherapy, 47(3): 1072-1080. Cernik C, Gallina K, Brodell T (2008). The treatment of herpes simplex infections, an evidence-based review, Arch Int Med, 168…

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Spider Bites: Clinical Case

…ly; he is prescribed an anti-inflammatory analgesic for pain; cold compresses are recommended Tetanus immunization records are reviewed and confirmed to be up to date Follow-up in 72 hours Follow-up evaluation At his follow-up evaluation, there is mi…

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