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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Porokeratosis

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A constellation of conditions that assumes various forms clinically but whose most dependable denominator in common (the exception being the punctate manifestation) is a keratotic ring around a central zone of atrophy, e.g., in a congenital expression that takes the form of a plaque (Mibelli), in a 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 superficial).

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Porokeratosis

…ich 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)….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Porokeratosis

…ich 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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Porokeratosis: Overview

…itiating therapy. Porokeratosis may be premalignant. Any papule, nodule, or ulcer developing in association with a lesion of porokeratosis must be biopsied. Porokeratosis is an autosomally dominantly inherited genetic trait. Genetic counseling is…

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Dermatophyte Infections: Key Points

…tinea capitis (dermatophyte infection of the scalp), and tinea corporis (and its variants) represent the main categories of superficial dermatophytoses. Topical antifungal creams are generally the first-line of treatment of localized superficial

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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

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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…

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Key Points

…ellulitis associated with exposure to fresh water (Aeromonas), and cellulitis in a butcher (Erysipelothrix). Erysipelas is a superficial form of cellulitis that involves superficial lymphatics located within the upper dermis. Beta-hemolytic…

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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,…

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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…

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