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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Flushing

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Flushing: Treatment

…eofulvin, cyclosporine (and topical tacrolimus), tamoxifen and cephalosporins are also occasional offenders. Hormone-related flushing, such as peri-menopausal flushing, may benefit from selective hormone therapy. There is extensive interest in use…

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Flushing: Key Points

…annot be determined, or if flushing persists after treatment of the primary problem, the therapeutic focus is to control the flushing response by pharmacologic means. Introduction Flushing can occur as an isolated disease entity owing to adrenergic…

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Rosacea: Key Points

…a, telangectasia, papules and pustules, sebaceous hyperplasia of the nose (rhinophyma), and/or ocular symptoms. Triggers for flushing include alcohol, sun exposure, hot weather, exercise, ingestion of hot or spicy foods/ drink or a medication, and…

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Rosacea: Treatment

…y. Efficacy beyond 16 weeks and safety beyond 9 months has not been established. Additional principles of rosacea therapy If flushing is a significant factor, consider addition of clonidine (such as Catapres 0.05-0.1 mg daily) or a beta-adrenergic…

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Rosacea: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 Erythemato-telangiectatic rosacea 55-year-old woman Chronic flushing, erythema and telangiectasias on cheeks, nose Not responding to topical antibiotics Treatment Discontinue topical antibiotics Topical brimonidine 0.33% gel…

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Flushing: Clinical Case

Clinical Case Case 1 32-year-old female presents with a history of intermittent flushing (face, neck, and upper chest), lasting 1 hour per episode, associated with abdominal pain and watery diarrhea. No associated triggers such as foods or other…

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Periorificial Dermatitis: Key Points

…al steroid inhalers for asthma), topical tacrolimus, fluorinated toothpaste, and facial cosmetics. In some cases, no triggering factors are found. Although it is considered by some to be related to rosacea, patients usually do not have flushing and…

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Rosacea: Initial Evaluation

…forehead. Predilection of lesions is on the central aspect of the face, sometimes with central facial edema; associated with flushing. Phymatous subtype: Marked by thickening of the skin, irregular skin texture, edema, hypertrophy and hyperplasia of…

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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Treatment

…nder occlusion, may help individual lesions fade and resolve faster. Ancillary steps H1 antihistamines can decrease itching, flushing, urticaria, and tachycardia. Both sedating and non-sedating antihistamines may offer some relief (diphenhydramine…