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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Drug Eruptions: Suggested Reading

…themata: a source of clinical and intellectual confusion. Eur J Dermatol 20(3): 255-9. Chen Y-C, Chiu H-C, Chu C-Y (2010). Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms: a retrospective study of 60 cases. Arch Derm published on-line, August….

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Drug Eruptions: Therapy

…ommon findings of systemic involvement include: leukocytosis, eosinophilia, thrombocytopenia, renal impairment, transaminitis, and elevated creatine kinase (sign of myositis). A skin biopsy may be helpful in distinguishing a morbilliform or hypersens…

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Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States: Overview

…tivity syndrome, with fever, myalgias, adenopathy, hepatitis, eosinophilia, and rash. Clofazimine regularly causes a red to purple-black coloration of the skin that is accentuated in the lesions. This is the usual reason for patient noncompliance and…

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Drug Eruptions: Initial Evaluation

…gnosis Drug hypersensitivity, i.e., DRESS (drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms): Marked facial edema in association with a morbilliform eruption is concerning for DRESS. Viral exanthem: A viral exanthem may be clinically indistingui…

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Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Treatment

…thy, hepatitis, morbilliform rash, and often (but not always) eosinophilia. The diagnosis of dermatitis herpetiformis should be reevaluated in patients who do not respond to appropriately administered sulfone therapy, as a rapid response is almost un…

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Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: Treatment

…thy, hepatitis, morbilliform rash, and often (but not always) eosinophilia. When to refer to a dermatologist When the diagnosis is not clear. If a skin biopsy is necessary to confirm the diagnosis. For ongoing treatment with dapsone, or if dapsone is…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia/Kimura’s Disease?

…p 1948;37:179–80. “Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia is a rare benign vasoproliferative disease of unknown cause, which can present as tumour-like nodules in the head and neck. We treated a patient who showed some of the feature…

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