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…

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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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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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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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Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy: Initial Evaluation

…to urticarial plaques with overlying pseudovesicles and rarely true vesicles. Targetoid or eczematous- appearing lesions and diffuse erythema may also be seen often later in the disease course. The lesions are highly pruritic. Skin biopsy is rarely…

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Dermatophyte Infections: Initial Evaluation: Tinea Capitis and Kerion

…re often pruritic. “Black dot” tinea capitis: Caused mainly by T. tonsurans or T. violaceum. Hair loss may or may not occur. Diffuse scaling is usually present; inflammation varies from minimal to pustular folliculitis or furuncle-like. Differential…

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Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Key Points

…ter than 20 skin lesions outside of the primary and immediately adjacent dermatomes (though occasionally it can present with diffuse generalized lesions from the outset, as with primary varicella). Cutaneous dissemination is important because it is…

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