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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Exfoliative Erythroderma: Overview

Overview Erythroderma is a clinical state that results from a variety of specific dermatologic disorders, including psoriasis, pityriasis rubra pilaris, contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, drug reactions, and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, as well as…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Ichthyoses/Disorders of Cornification: Overview

…oses required for successful control of bullous ichthyosiform erythroderma (epidermolytic hyperkeratosis), lamellar ichthyosis, and nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma generally are higher than those employed for other applications (e.g….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Ichthyoses

…inked ichthyosis, and lamellar ichthyosis. Other conditions purported to be ichthyosis, among them nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma, ichthyosis hystrix, and ichthyosis linearis circumflexa, do not fulfill the criteria just set forth….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…ymph nodes in the absence of pathologic involvement Stage III-erythroderma with or without palpable lymph nodes in the absence of pathologic involvement Stage IVA-any skin lesions with histologic lymph node involvement Stage IVB-any skin lesions with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Clinical Overview

…reptococcal infection (upper respiratory infection). Erythroderma (generalized erythema) of psoriasis. Scalp psoriasis. Involvement of the palms/ soles is common and may be the only manifestation of psoriasis. Nail invol…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Key Points

…or genitalia, and in rare cases can progress to a generalized erythroderma. On the face, it classically affects the nasolabial folds, eyebrows, glabella, and beard area; blepharoconjunctivitis may also occur. The mainstay of treatment includes anti-f…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…ended. Systemic therapy Methotrexate Indications: Psoriatic erythroderma; acute pustular psoriasis; localized pustular psoriasis or treatment-resistant psoriasis (scalp, palms, soles, nails); psoriatic arthritis. Therapy: Typical psoriasis patients…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Key Points

…oles, elbows, knees, and intergluteal cleft; it can result in erythroderma (generalized erythema) or be pustular. Initial treatment of psoriasis is followed by long-term maintenance therapy. Greater than 10% body surface area, or severe involvement o…

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