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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States: Overview

…ient early in the course and guide therapy. The management of reactional states is discussed at the end of this section. Treatment First Steps Paucibacillary patients: dapsone 100 mg/day plus rifampin 600 mg once daily, unsupervised; or rifampin 600…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Clinical Cases

…ng on daily skin care (cleansing: soap-free cleanser over the body, mild soap only in the axilla, groin, hands, feet; moisturizing: emollients used immediately after bathing) Face: hydrocortisone 2.5% ointment b.i.d. Body: desonide 0.05% ointment b.i…

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Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…ing the patient for CTCL. Stage IA-patches or plaques <10% body surface area Stage IB-patches or plaques >10% body surface area Stage IIA-patches or plaques < o r> 10% body surface area with palpable lymph nodes without pathologic involve…

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Pediculosis (Lice): Key Points

…age children. Humans may be parasitized by three louse types: body lice, head lice, and pubic lice. Because lice live on clothing or hair (scalp, genital hair, or eyelashes), the primary therapeutic strategy is to identify the type of lice and to com…

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Drug Eruptions: Therapy

…gent is an essential first step. In most cases, the cutaneous reaction will resolve in 2-5 days without therapy; patients may continue to get new lesions during this time. Supportive therapy: Antihistamines, such as hydroxyzine (such as Atarax or Vis…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Spider Bites: Key Points

…p; Hairs are ejected from the spider as part of their defense reaction. This may result in a granulomatous contact urticaria or foreign body granuloma. If the hairs enter the eye, it causes ophthalmia nodosa (a form of chorioretinitis). Sac spider (C…

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Papular Urticaria: Key Points

…mal scabies, mite dermatitis, fleas). Exposure to penetrating body parts (setae) of certain moths and caterpillars may cause similar reactions. This chapter discusses those hypersensitivity reactions to arthropod bites and exposures from species that…

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Pediculosis (Lice): Treatment

…. In general, removal of the lice and nits from the clothing (body lice) or hair (hair or pubic lice) is the priority of treatment. Body lice All of the patient’s infested clothing and bedding should be disposed of if possible. The remaining be…

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Melanoma: Clinical Cases

…w mole”” that rapidly developed on the right leg A full-body skin examination is performed and does not identify any other suspicious lesions Biopsy: melanoma, 0.7 mm thickness, Clark’s level II. No ulceration present, and mitotic index <1 p…

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