Search Results for: cutaneous epithelioid angiomatous nodule

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Key Points

…y be drug-induced Lupus profundus Minimal epidermal change Subcutaneous warmth, nodules, and/or atrophy Cheeks, chest, shoulders, hips, buttocks, face Disfiguring Bullous lupus Bullous lesions, often photosensitive Neonatal lupus Violaceous to erythe…

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Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…rthern European ancestry, presenting with tender red-brown subcutaneous nodules symmetrically distributed on the anterior shins. EN is most often seen in the setting of a specific subtype of sarcoidosis, Löfgren’s syndrome, wherein patients present w…

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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…er/spleen/lymphatic tissues Urticaria pigmentosa is a form of cutaneous mastocytosis most common in childhood, characterized by brown papules, plaques, or nodules, which may urticate when stroked. Patients with cutaneous mastocytosis may have a singl…

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Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…provement and clinical remissions. For debilitating extensive cutaneous disease, symptomatic visceral involvement, and relapses after radiation therapy, systemic chemotherapy with single agents such as liposomal anthracyclines (doxorubicin and daunor…

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Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

Overview Therapy of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma often requires specialized knowledge, and for this reason it is often appropriate to refer such patients to a medical center with specialized knowledge in the management of CTCL. Since early aggressive t…

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Leishmaniasis: Overview

…infection was acquired. Leishmaniasis occurs in three forms: cutaneous, mucocutaneous, and visceral. Only the therapy of cutaneous leishmaniasis is discussed here. Treatment Old World Leishmaniasis The following therapy may not apply to disease acqu…

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Private: Cutaneous Allergic (Leukocytoclastic) Vasculitis: Overview

Overview In approximately 50% of cases, cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV) is caused by associated disease or underlying infection, or by a chemical or drug. The therapeutic strategy is to treat the underlying disorder. Recreational cocaine…

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Drug Eruptions: Key Points

Key Points Drugs cause a wide spectrum of cutaneous reactions. Therapy of the most common of these, the “morbilliform” or measles-like pattern, is discussed here. Other specific drug-induced disorders such as urticaria, erythema multifor…

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