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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Tuberculosis

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An inflammatory process caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Tuberculosis

An inflammatory process caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In the skin, it may be primary as a consequence of direct inoculation (tuberculosis verrucosa cutis) or secondary to a focus of tuberculosis in another organ (the lung for lupus vulgaris,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides

An inflammatory process caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In the skin, it may be primary as a consequence of direct inoculation (tuberculosis verrucosa cutis) or secondary to a focus of tuberculosis in another organ (the lung for lupus vulgaris,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Key Points

…Lupus is a disease that presents across a broad spectrum of cutaneous and systemic manifestations. It may be cutaneous-only or systemic with cutaneous manifestations; some patients with systemic lupus do not have cutaneous involvement. Diagnostic e…

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Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…ymptomatic to fulminant. Thirty percent of patients will have cutaneous disease, which is protean in its presentations but most commonly presents as papules, plaques, lupus pernio, or scar- or tattoo-associated lesions. Introduction Sarcoidosis is a…

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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…/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 sin…

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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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Tuberculosis, Cutaneous: Overview

Overview Cutaneous tuberculosis includes all forms of tuberculosis affecting the skin-those in which organisms can be identified (tuberculous ulcer, scrofuloderma, orificial tuberculosis, tuberculosis verrucosa cutis, and lupus vulgaris) as well as…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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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