Search Results for: disseminated intravascular coagulation

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Key Points

…increasingly recognized sequela of herpes zoster). Immunocompromised and immunosuppressed individuals are at higher risk for disseminated zoster. Cases of disseminated zoster with visceral involvement (central nervous system, lungs, liver or GI…

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

Gonorrhea / Gonococcemia: Key Points

…e throat or lymphadenopathy. Proctitis can occur, particularly in MSM, and may be spread through receptive anal intercourse. Disseminated gonococcal infection is a rare complication of gonorrhea. Patients with inherited complement deficiencies,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Treatment

…ompetent patients with localized disease; contact and airborne precautions for any immunocompromised patient or patient with disseminated disease). Refer all patients with ophthalmic (VI) zoster (lesions around the eye or on the nose) to an…

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…

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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…

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Treatment

…ma chronicum migrans may resolve without therapy, antibiotic treatment is still required to prevent further complications of disseminated infection. It is important to note that symptoms of fatigue and arthralgia may persist for up to three months…

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