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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States: Overview

…eactions (see below). Type II (erythema nodosum leprosum) reaction Type II reactions tend to be more short-lived than type I reactions. Reaction controlled: Taper off thalidomide and/or corticosteroids over 2–3 weeks. If reaction returns reinstitute…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Clinical Cases

…illa, groin, hands, feet; moisturizing: emollients used immediately after bathing) Face: hydrocortisone 2.5% ointment b.i.d. Body: desonide 0.05% ointment b.i.d. hydroxyzine at bedtime, as needed for pruritus (max. 100 mg/day) follow-up in 4 weeks…

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Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…ore treating 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…

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Pediculosis (Lice): Key Points

…e and to completely remove or treat the existing lice and eggs. Introduction Humans may be parasitized by three louse types: body lice, head lice, and pubic lice. Body lice live in the patient’s clothing, not on the body. They are often found…

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Drug Eruptions: Therapy

…sider another diagnosis or the possibility that the offending agent has not been discontinued. Many drugs cross-react, i.e., reactions to one medication typically predict cross-reaction to other medications in the same class. For example,…

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Spider Bites: Key Points

…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…

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Papular Urticaria: Key Points

…ies, 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 do not…

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Pediculosis (Lice): Treatment

…neral, 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 bedding…

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Melanoma: Clinical Cases

…al excision with 1 cm margins; there is no residual melanoma in the excision specimen Subsequent follow-up 3 months for full-body skin examination in the first years Photoprotection recommended First-degree relatives recommended to seek dermatologic…

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