Search Results for: disseminated intravascular coagulation

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Key Points

…r eruption with possible internal organ involvement; immunocompromised and immunosuppressed individuals are at high risk for disseminated zoster. Cases of disseminated zoster with central nervous involvement may be fatal. Patients with disseminated

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Key Points

…ed or immunocompromised individuals. Further diagnostic evaluation is often warranted to determine whether an individual has disseminated disease. Serologic testing involves initial testing with ELISA (for antibodies) with secondary determination of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

…ravenous acyclovir (10 mg/kg every 8 hours) for 7 days can be guaranteed to reach adequate tissue levels to prevent or treat disseminated zoster. Correct the dosage for renal function. Isolate (contact and respiratory isolation) hospitalized…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…gnificantly reduced or discontinued, the KS will usually gradually regress (over many months). Subsequent Steps Progressive, disseminated life-threatening KS may be treated with systemic chemotherapy (see above). This is difficult in the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Clinical Cases

…iac, or neurologic symptoms Follow-up in three months as part of ongoing monitoring for development of symptoms and signs of disseminated infection Three-month follow-up evaluation No evidence of disseminated infection noted Case 2 18-year-old male…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Porokeratosis

…congenital manifestation in which lesions are in linear array (segmental), in an acquired type induced by ultraviolet light (disseminated superficial actinic), and in an acquired form in which lesions are not in photodistribution (disseminated

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy

Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy Synonyms Disseminated intravascular coagulation Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Usually adults of both sexes, but sometimes children Distribution of lesions Extremities especially Individual lesions…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy

…congenital manifestation in which lesions are in linear array (segmental), in an acquired type induced by ultraviolet light (disseminated superficial actinic), and in an acquired form in which lesions are not in photodistribution (disseminated

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