Search Results for: generalized essential telangiectasia

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Epidermolysis Bullosa: Overview

…is bullosa simplex (EB simplex) are recognized. All forms are inherited in autosomal dominant fashion. . This disease may be generalized and severe (EB herpetiformis of Dowling-Meara), generalized and mild to moderate (Koebner type), or localized to…

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Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…re. Therapy of plaque psoriasis Plaque psoriasis is the most common form of psoriasis and may present as either localized or generalized disease. Therapeutic options are listed according to the extent of disease involvement. Localized plaque…

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Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…hould occur in shade. Wear protective clothing. Long sleeve shirts, long pants, shirts with necks, and wide brimmed hats are essential. Gloves are recommended, especially when patients are driving. Clothing should be impervious to light (can’t…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Principles of Management of Atopic Dermatitis

…ed by topical corticosteroids and liberal use of emollients, reduction of bacterial colonization, and reduction of pruritus. Generalized disease: may require use of topical corticosteroids and emollients, or alternatively systemic immunosuppression;…

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Extramammary Paget’s/Paget’s Disease: Overview

…lesions, if small and not associated with underlying carcinoma, may be totally excised. Careful evaluation of the margins is essential. Some dermatologic micrographic surgeons believe they can remove these lesions and spare tissue by tracing the…

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Lichen Planus: Treatment

…am q.d. to b.i.d.) and apply as necessary to control lesions. Reduce antihistamines to levels necessary to control pruritus. Generalized lichen planus Initial therapy First-line treatment: Treat with oral prednisone (or an equivalent steroid) at…

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Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

…annulare (LGA), single or few annular (ring-like, circular), pink-erythematous, thin plaques over the dorsal hands or feet. Generalized granuloma annulare (GGA) is the next most common presentation, which can either include widespread annular…

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Vitiligo: Key Points

Key Points Vitiligo is a common disorder of depigmentation. Vitiligo may occur in patterns: localized, segmental, generalized, or a variant with acral predilection and periorificial involvement. Vitiligo may be associated with autoimmune disease….

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Lichen Planus: Key Points

…ic immunosuppression in severe cases. Introduction Lichen planus may be self-limited or chronic and presents as localized or generalized disease, usually with mild to severe pruritus. It affects 0.5-2% of the population, with women more commonly…

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