Search Results for: disseminated intravascular coagulation

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Key Points

…des nerve-directed therapies. Primary varicella infection and disseminated zoster can be a dermatologic emergency in patients who are immunocompromised, including pregnant women. Introduction Primary varicella Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is a herpes…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Key Points

…are the classic cutaneous complications of these infections. Disseminated borreliosis may involve joints, heart, skin, eyes, and the nervous system. Serologic testing is essential for diagnosis, especially in cases of systemic involvement. Avoidance…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

…cence assay (DFA) is recommended in most cases, especially in disseminated cases or cases involving immunocompromised or pregnant patients. Contact and respiratory isolation may be required (see Introduction). The management of herpes zoster is depen…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…lly regress (over many months). Subsequent Steps Progressive, disseminated life-threatening KS may be treated with systemic chemotherapy (see above). This is difficult in the already-immunosuppressed individual. AIDS-associated KS Kaposi’s sarc…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Clinical Cases

…f 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 presents with new onset unilateral facial palsy History of a tic…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Porokeratosis

…al 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 superficial)….

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 Hem…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy

…al 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 superficial)….

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