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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…ractory to most standard treatments. Beyond papules, plaques, and lupus pernio, scar- and tattoo-associated lesions are also common. Other morphologic types are less common, but given the widely varied nature of cutaneous sarcoidal lesions and the…

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Warts: Key Points

…elae or scarring, thus therapy should be judiciously used to avoid scarring. Warts in immunocompromised individuals are very common, difficult to treat, and potentially oncogenic. Introduction Human papillomavirus-induced lesions (warts) are a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Treatment

…ide or very light electrodesiccation. Topical 5-fluorouracil 5% cream under occlusion may be an effective treatment for both common and plantar warts, except on the face, in both adults and children. Apply once or twice daily under occlusion for 6…

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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…ocus specifically on urticaria pigmentosa (UP), with a brief review of other forms of cutaneous mastocytosis. The three most common types of cutaneous mastocytosis are urticaria pigmentosa (UP), diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis, and the presence of a…

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Gonorrhea / Gonococcemia: Key Points

…ital manifestations. Many patients may be co-infected with other STIs, and Neisseria gonorrhoeae antimicrobial resistance is common, both of which can complicate the evaluation and treatment of patients with gonorrhea. Patients should receive…

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Aphthous Ulcers (Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Canker Sore): Key Points

…bsets of patients, though overall the data is conflicting and there is scarce evidence suggesting a specific cause. The most common form of recurrent aphthous stomatitis is characterized by minor aphthous ulcers, which comprise about 80% of cases of…

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Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…#8221; areas, may carry increased risk of airway involvement; urgent otolaryngology referral is recommended. HOI may be more common in premature infants, especially females and infants of birth pairs (i.e., twins). HOI are commonly located on the…

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Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Key Points

…re firm, raised and can be hyperpigmented or marked with telangiectasias. The ears, upper back and chest, and upper arms are common sites of hypertrophic or keloid scar formation; ongoing tension or movement across the wound healing site may…

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Psoriasis: Clinical Overview

…espiratory infection). Erythroderma (generalized erythema) of psoriasis. Scalp psoriasis. Involvement of the palms/ soles is common and may be the only manifestation of psoriasis. Nail involvement is common, associated with onycholysis, pitting,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Scabies: Principles of Management of Scabies

…of inflammatory cells or mediators in the areas of previously affected skin. It is important to evaluate patients with this common complaint to determine whether they have new lesions suggestive of persistent infestation. Pruritus should be managed…

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