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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy

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An inflammatory process in pregnant women near term that consists of urticarial papules and plaques, especially on the trunk and particularly in association with lesions of striae atrophicantes, the lesions disappearing shortly after parturition.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Fibrous Papule of the Face and Analogues of It

…ements that presents itself clinically as a firm, skin-colored papule. It usually occurs on the nose, but it can occur anywhere on the face. When solitary, or few, the lesion is termed "fibrous papule," but when innumerable on the face in t…

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Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Key Points

…tors. The strategy is to suppress the pruritus and if possible clear the cutaneous lesions. Gentle skin care and frequent emollient use may prevent recurrences. Certain medications have been reported in association with Grover’s disease. Introductio…

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Periorificial Dermatitis: Treatment

…ycline. In tetracycline-allergic patients whose lesions do not clear with topical therapy, oral erythromycin or a second generation cephalosporin can be attempted. This is rarely required. Pitfalls Yeast vaginitis is a common complication of oral t…

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Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…-to-moderate plaque psoriasis twice daily. Efficacy comparable with a mid-potency corticosteroid (betamethasone valerate 0.1%). Good safety profile. Perilesional irritation or facial/genital irritation may occur with calcipotriene while calcitriol is…

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Lichen Planus: Treatment

…ized lichen planus Initial therapy First-line treatment: Treat with oral prednisone (or an equivalent steroid) at 40-60 mg/day. Maintain the dose until symptoms abate and lesions clear (approximately 2-6 weeks). While treatment with systemic steroids…

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Warts: Treatment

…patients. Shaving over warts in the beard area or on the legs with a razor blade tends to spread the lesions. Males with warts in the beard, and women with warts on the legs, should not shave until the lesions are cleared. Electric shavers may reduc…

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Herpes Simplex: Initial Evaluation

…ons. Eczema herpeticum, superinfection of atopic dermatitis with HSV, is common and can be difficult to distinguish from impetiginized eczema (i.e., atopic dermatitis with bacterial superinfection) clinically. Bacterial and viral cultures may be r…

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Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris: Overview

…is resistant to topical therapy. Spontaneous remissions occur within 2-4 years in most adult patients. PRP may be associated with an underlying malignancy. Because the pathogenesis of this disorder is not understood, the therapeutic strategy is to s…

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Candidiasis: Key Points

…tion; thus failure of standard anticandidal treatment to fully clear symptoms should raise suspicion for an underlying or coexisting disease. Skin or mucosal maceration, erosions, or fissuring with bright erythema and satellite pustulosis are charact…

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Alopecia: Key Points

…skin inflammation, or an infection. The management of patients with alopecia is challenging for providers and patients alike, as alopecia commonly has a significant impact on a patient’s quality of life. Having a clear diagnostic algorithm enab…

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