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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

…mmatory 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, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides

…mmatory 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, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Key Points

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….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…osuppressive drug, but emerging evidence suggests that TNF-α inhibitors may be particularly effective at treating refractory cutaneous sarcoidosis. Patients with chronic cutaneous sarcoidosis, particularly those with lupus pernio, may fail to…

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…

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Tuberculosis, Cutaneous: Overview

…rase chain reaction studies fail to detect mycobacteria, but antituberculous treatment is still indicated. All patients with cutaneous tuberculosis should receive multidrug therapy as recommended in their community for active tuberculosis. Duration…

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.,…

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