Search Results for: erythroderma

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Exfoliative Erythroderma: Overview

…nitial therapy. Most patients benefit from topical therapy, and systemic steroids may cause long-term management problems in erythrodermas caused by psoriasis. Carefully monitor for medical complications of erythroderma, including high-output…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Ichthyoses/Disorders of Cornification: Overview

…in addition, systemic retinoids may be indicated. Because the doses required for successful control of bullous ichthyosiform erythroderma (epidermolytic hyperkeratosis), lamellar ichthyosis, and nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Ichthyoses

…that are seen in three conditions, namely, ichthyosis vulgaris (and its look-alike, acquired ichthyosis), X-linked ichthyosis, and lamellar ichthyosis. Other conditions purported to be ichthyosis, among them nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Key Points

…tory canal, any hairy or intertriginous area such as the chest 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;…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…hologic involvement Stage IIB-tumors with or without palpable lymph 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Clinical Overview

…Guttate (rain-drop like) variant of psoriasis is sometimes following streptococcal infection (upper respiratory infection). Erythroderma (generalized erythema) of psoriasis. Scalp psoriasis. Involvement of the palms/ soles is common and may be the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…lowing psoralen ingestion. Skin cancer screening exams are recommended. Systemic therapy Methotrexate Indications: Psoriatic erythroderma; acute pustular psoriasis; localized pustular psoriasis or treatment-resistant psoriasis (scalp, palms, soles,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Key Points

…and nails Psoriasis typically affects the scalp, ears, palms, soles, 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…

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