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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Clinical Cases

…for 7 days Recommend application of aluminum acetate compresses 3-4 times daily Recommend contact precautions until lesions crust over Follow-up in 2 weeks 2-week follow-up evaluation No active vesicular lesions Minimal hyperpigmented macules…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: Key Points

…sions around facial orifices and/or exposed areas of the body is an important diagnostic clue. The presence of honey-colored crusts or annular erosions with minimal crusting distinguishes impetigo contagiosum from bullous impetigo, which is typified…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Key Points

…of vesicular lesions. Patients are considered infectious through direct viral shedding from skin lesions until these lesions crust over and thus require strict contact precautions (especially from immunocompromised, pregnant patients, and patients…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Porokeratosis: Overview

…t steps Topical 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) 5% cream applied once or twice daily to lesions, until the epidermis desquamates and a crust forms, will often resolve superficial lesions. On thick-skinned areas, retinoic acid 0.1% cream or salicylic acid 6%…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Key Points

…more common than recognized in the literature, due to underreporting. CNH occurs as a very painful ulceration, which may be crusted, arising almost invariably on the helix or antihelix of the ear. Some CNH lesions may appear dome shaped or have a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Clinical Case

…trunk, abdomen, and proximal extremities Numerous tense intact bullae and scattered erosions with some dried adherent serous crust Diagnosis: Bullous pemphigoid If dermatology consultation is available, given presence of bulla and the widespread…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…Erythematous, scaly, oily-looking patches on the face (nasolabial folds, medial cheeks, chin, glabella, forehead) and thick crust on the scalp are typical affected areas. Seborrheic dermatitis can also present as erythematous papules without scale….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pemphigus Foliaceus

…inous zone or granular zone of the epidermis, the result of the process being flaccid blisters that give way to erosions and crusts accompanied by erythema. When mostly the trunk is affected, the condition is termed “pemphigus…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Seborrheic Dermatitis

An inflammatory process that consists of tiny papules covered by prominent scales and localized typically to the “seborrheic region,” namely, scalp, forehead, eyebrows, malar eminences, paranasal and nasolabial folds, and retroauricular…

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