Search Results for: impetiginization

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Principles of Management of Atopic Dermatitis

…emic In most cases, this is usually a topical corticosteroid Address secondary infection, commonly by Staphylococcus aureus (impetiginization) and sometimes by herpes simplex virus (eczema herpeticum) Pruritus: can exacerbate atopic dermatitis…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: Key Points

…aphylococcus aureus and/or Streptococcus pyogenes. Effective treatment is directed at both organisms. Secondary impetigo, or impetiginization, may complicate preexisting dermatoses, such as atopic dermatitis or insect bites. Honey-colored crusting…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Darier’s Disease

A genetically determined disorder in which numerous closely set keratotic papules are present on the skin, especially the trunk, in nail units, and on mucous membranes, particularly the palate, but also rarely in other parts of the gastrointestinal…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Selection of the Site

…n are nearly invariable. Excoriation produces erosions, ulcerations, and crusts, and, sometimes, is followed by evidences of impetiginization. Ulcers may heal with scar. Clinicians are advised not to perform a biopsy on excoriated lesions,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…lgaris or in foci of diseases as different as psoriasis, inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus, and solar keratosis. IMPETIGINIZATION [L. impetus (attack)]: Secondary infection of a lesion by bacteria, usually by virtue of animated…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…y greatly. In time, a crust or scale-crust, the latter often containing neutrophils and sometimes bacteria (a consequence of impetiginization), appears above the vesicle or the remains of it. In some instances, instead of a single intraepidermal…

Proton pump inhibitor induced Sweet’s syndrome: report of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis in a woman with recurrent breast cancer

Proton pump inhibitor induced Sweet’s syndrome: report of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis in a woman with recurrent breast cancer

…ad previously received oral prednisone. The clinical presentation of her hand lesions raised the possibility of infection or impetiginization by a bacterial pathogen; therefore, prior to receiving negative tissue cultures from her skin biopsy,…