Search Results for: diffuse neuroendocrine system (anachronistic)

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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…at times, TMEP is generally flesh colored and indistinct, with a very subtle clinical appearance. Adults may rarely develop diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis. Mast cells in the skin represent a large concentration of inflammatory mediators, as mast…

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Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…ogics Combination therapies are often appropriate for patients with severe plaque psoriasis. Therapy of scalp psoriasis Mild Diffuse Scalp Psoriasis Shampoo for 5-20 minutes with a shampoo containing tar and/or salicylic acid on a regular or an…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Leprosy

An inflammatory disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae. It can involve internal organs or be localized to the skin, where its clinical presentation is dependent on the immunologic status of the host. Persons who are competent immunologically have…

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Bullous Pemphigoid: Clinical Case

…no joint pain, fevers, arthritis, eye symptoms, or recent illness Social history is unremarkable Presents for evaluation of diffuse pruritic eruption, which started on his thighs and abdomen 2-3 months prior and then progressed to involve his trunk…

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…ange from mild reactions (erythema) to vesiculation or eczematous changes. Exposure to airborne contactants may present in a diffuse eruption on the face, neck, V-neck chest. Allergic contact dermatitis to rubber in swimming goggles. Allergic…

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Erythema Multiforme: Clinical Cases

…s marked conjunctival erythema and chemosis Respiratory exam reveals reduced breath sounds throughout; a chest X-ray reveals diffuse pulmonary infiltrates and cold agglutinins done at the clinic bedside are positive A diagnosis of…

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Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…nt, particularly palsies of the CNVII, is a common presentation. Patients may develop CNS granulomas leading to mass effect, neuroendocrine abnormalities, seizures, and more. Cardiac sarcoidosis is also rare, affecting approximately 5% of patients,…

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Flushing: Key Points

Key Points Flushing may be associated with a broad spectrum of underlying causes: medications, endocrine disease, neuroendocrine tumors, and neurologic diseases. It is typically mediated by adrenergic hyperactivity, and only in rare cases is…

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Alopecia: Key Points

…amcinolone 10mg/cc for isolated lesions PUVA Anthralin Topical immunotherapy (such as DCNB) Telogen effluvium Rapid onset of diffuse, non-inflammatory hair loss, usually 2-3 months following medical illness, injury, giving birth, or stress Metabolic…

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Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…exposure to cool, damp air, and develop as single or multiple erythematous-to-purple macules, papules, plaques, or nodules; diffuse lesions over the digits may be seen. Lesions are more common on the dorsal aspects of the digits, and may be…

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