Search Results for: itch-scratch sequence

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Scabies: Principles of Management of Scabies

…eason treatment fails is that all affected persons are not treated at the same time. All family members, even if they do not itch, must be treated. In households where there are babies, this includes babysitters and occasional visitors who have held…

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Exfoliative Erythroderma: Overview

…olone ointment 0.1% to the whole affected skin surface. Hydroxyzine 25-50 mg orally three or four times daily for control of itch and sedation. A high-protein diet with B vitamins, iron supplementation, and adequate nutrition, and correction of any…

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Xerosis: Overview

…ental humidity (as occurs with forced-air heating during winter months in cold climates). Finally, xerosis can occur as a consequence of asteatosis which may result from suppression of sebaceous gland function during isotretinoin therapy of acne….

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Pruritus Ani: Overview

…ch. Rarely, pinworms, contact dermatitis, extramammary Paget’s disease, and streptococcal proctitis can cause perianal itching with minimal changes evident on physical examination. Treatment Initial Steps Perianal and anal hygiene after…

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Papular Urticaria: References

References Hernandez RG, Cohen BA (2006) Insect bite-induced hypersensitivity and the SCRATCH principles: a new approach to papular urticaria, Pediatrics, 18(1):e189-96. Shmidt E, Levitt J (2012) Dermatologic infestations, Int J Derm,…

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Papular Urticaria: Treatment

…ed as having human scabies. Frequent applications of scabicides may exacerbate the symptoms. Cercarial dermatitis (swimmer’s itch), sea bather’s eruption/sea lice dermatitis, and moth and caterpillar dermatitis all have similar morphologies and…

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Cutaneous Larva Migrans & Larva Currens: Clinical Case

…ld woman, no significant past medical history Review of systems negative Presents for evaluation of one-week history of very itchy rash on foot that seems to be slowly moving, recently returned from backpacking trip in Southeast Asia Initial…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cat-scratch disease

…ion. J Infect Dis 1987;155:390-402. Bass JW, Vincent JM, Person DA. The expanding spectrum of Bartonella infections: II. Cat-scratch disease. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 1997;16:163-79. Windsor JJ. Cat-scratch disease: Epidemiology, aetiology and…

Notalgia paresthetica: the unreachable itch

Notalgia paresthetica: the unreachable itch

…Another possible explanation could be that the backscratcher or similar instrument is not the treatment of NP but its cause. Itch can lead to scratching and rubbing either with an instrument or against a wall, which leads to post-inflammatory…

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