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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

…ule. 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 the context of tuberous sclerosis it is designated “adenoma…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Periorificial Dermatitis: Treatment

…usual drug eruption. Recurrent periorificial dermatitis may require the use of systemic isotretinoin (typically low-dose) as a therapeutic strategy. When to consult a dermatologist If the diagnosis of periorificial dermatitis is not clear. If…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Key Points

…st for years. Sun damage and xerosis may be important risk factors. 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…not chronically treat with fluorinated steroids, even for localized lesions. If topical steroid therapy does not completely clear lesions, try a different approach or refer the patient to a dermatologist who is particularly skilled in the treatment…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Treatment

…/week. Expect recurrence when the dose reaches 20-30 mg/day and control with topical steroids if possible. All patients will clear, but only about 25% will remain disease free. Patients who have a recurrence must be weaned from steroids. Other…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Treatment

…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 reduce this spread. Flat warts may be more prevalent during summer months and in children with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris: Overview

…hout contraindications (pregnancy, hyperlipidemia, advanced liver disease). Systemic retinoids will produce rapid, permanent clearing in about 50% of patients. A lesser percentage will improve partially, but not clear, requiring long-term…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…r providers and patients alike, as alopecia commonly has a significant impact on a patient’s quality of life. Having a clear diagnostic algorithm enables expeditious diagnosis of clinical alopecia, and in some cases, avoids unnecessary…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Key Points

…aneous diseases, as abnormal skin may predispose to candidal overgrowth. Failure of standard anticandidal treatment to fully clear symptoms should raise suspicion for an underlying or coexisting disease. Introduction Candida albicans is a normal…

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