Search Results for: geographic tongue

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Key Points

…l reactivation in affected lesions. Clinically, OHL typically presents as vertically corrugated white lesions of the lateral tongue. It may be unilateral or bilateral, and may also affect the dorsal or ventral tongue, gingiva, or oral mucosa….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Oral hairy leukoplakia Differential diagnosis Oral candidiasis Geographic tongue Syphilitic mucous patches Oral Graft-versus-host-disease Lichen planus of the tongue

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Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Clinical Cases

…ications Elevated viral load and reduced CD4 lymphocyte count (240) Presents for evaluation and management of long-standing “tongue ulcers” with concern for herpes simplex virus or candidal infection Initial evaluation Thin appearing adult male…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Facial Melanosis, Melasma: Clinical Case

…a week outdoors without sunscreen Started taking estrogen-containing birth control pill in the past year Initial evaluation Geographic patches of hyperpigmentation The diagnosis of moderate melasma is discussed; recommend referral back to…

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Leishmaniasis: Overview

…affected tissue by culture, scrapings, or biopsy. Response to therapy is significantly related to the causative species and geographic area in which the infection was acquired. Leishmaniasis occurs in three forms: cutaneous, mucocutaneous, and…

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Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…lary-venular malformations that are present at birth and persist throughout life. Clinically, they are brightly erythematous geographic patches. With time, typically in adulthood, these lesions will dull in color and may develop eczematous…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Facial Melanosis, Melasma: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Clinical images show homogeneously hyperpigmented macules and geographic or irregular patches typically located on forehead, zygomatic cheeks, upper cutaneous lip, and nose. Central facial involvement is most common but…

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Spider Bites: Key Points

…spider (Phidippus)   Hyaluronidase Most common biting spider in US   Brown recluse spiders are limited to certain geographic regions; in the USA, they are found in the Midwest, South, and Southeast (specifically: southeastern Nebraska,…

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