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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Darier’s Disease

A genetically determined disorder in which numerous closely set keratotic papules are present on the skin, especially the trunk, in nail units, and on mucous membranes, particularly the palate, but also rarely in other parts of the gastrointestinal…

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Darier’s Disease

A genetically determined disorder in which numerous closely set keratotic papules are present on the skin, especially the trunk, in nail units, and on mucous membranes, particularly the palate, but also rarely in other parts of the gastrointestinal…

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Darier’s Disease: Treatment

Treatment First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for Dariers disease is systemic retinoids. First steps The currently accepted primary treatment of moderate-to-severe Dariers disease is systemic retinoids. Isotretinoin and acitretin are equal…

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Darier’s Disease: Key Points

…ation is an eruption of hyperkeratotic papules, typically in a seborrheic distribution. Characteristic nail and mucous membrane involvement is common. Superinfection of the skin lesions of Dariers may result in clinical flares; important additional…

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Darier’s Disease: References

References Abe M, Inoue C, Yokoyama Y, Ishikawa O. (2011). Successful treatment of Dariers disease with adapalene gel, Ped Derm, 28:197-198. Frezzini C, Cedro M, Leao JC, Porter S. (2006). Darier disease affecting the gingival and oral mucosal surf…

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Darier’s Disease: Clinical Case

…nical Case Case 1 32-year-old male Presents with worsening Dariers disease No significant past medical history except for known diagnosis of Dariers. The patient was intermittently on oral isotretinoin, which controlled his disease during times

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermal Nevi

Epidermal nevi are hamartomas in which the epidermis is abnormal, being hyperkeratotic, and in which lesions are aligned along Blaschko’s lines….

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Hailey-Hailey Disease: Overview

…lthough HHD is classified with the disorders of cornification, such as Dariers disease and the ichthyoses, it is not helped and even may be exacerbated by systemic retinoids. Cyclosporine A and systemic steroids can have significant side effec…

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Candidiasis: Key Points

Key Points Candidiasis typically affects mucosal sites and moist and/or occluded areas of skin: groin, axilla, inframammary, infra-abdominal pannus, glans penis (in uncircumcised males), and orogenital mucosal sites. Predisposing factors include o…

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Drug Eruptions: Therapy

…d discontinuation of the offending agent is an essential first step. In most cases, the cutaneous reaction will resolve in 2-5 days without therapy; patients may continue to get new lesions during this time. Supportive therapy: Antihistamines, such…

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