Search Results for: cutaneous epithelioid angiomatous nodule

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Key Points

…matous scaly plaques 80% ANA+ Many patients are also Ro/SSA+ May be drug-induced Lupus profundus Minimal epidermal change Subcutaneous warmth, nodules, and/or atrophy Cheeks, chest, shoulders, hips, buttocks, face Disfiguring Bullous lupus Bullous…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…sum. Erythema nodosum (EN) is most often seen in patients of Northern 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…stemic involvement; this chapter will focus 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…ne the extent and rate of progression of the HIV-associated KS. The following staging system may be used: Stage I: Localized cutaneous (fewer than 10 lesions, or one anatomic region); Stage II: Disseminated cutaneous (more than 10 lesions, or more…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…therapy. Refer patients to the most appropriate multidisciplinary team earlier rather than later to insure the best possible cutaneous response. Side effects are those of the agents employed, and patients must be carefully monitored for therapeutic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leishmaniasis: Overview

…ble for your patient, since the CDC must release the medication (see CDC website). First Steps Treat patients with extensive cutaneous lesions or cutaneous lesions acquired in an area endemic for L. braziliensis with systemic antimonials (i.e.,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Private: Cutaneous Allergic (Leukocytoclastic) Vasculitis: Overview

…required for systemic disease even when skin lesions are mild. First Steps The therapeutic goal is suppression or control of cutaneous lesions and symptoms. Because cutaneous LCV is a self-limited and benign disorder in most cases, one should be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Drug Eruptions: Key Points

…l necrolysis (TEN), and phototoxicity are discussed in other chapters. (See Urticaria and Erythema Multiforme.) Most adverse cutaneous reactions to medications represent a benign side effect; however, in rare cases, drug eruptions may have…

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