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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Clinical Cases

…t The patient’s bone marrow biopsy reveals acute myeloid leukemia; he is admitted to the hospital and started on induction chemotherapy; in the hospital, his wound care is continued As his leukemia goes into remission, his PG lesion heals with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Treatment

Treatment First-line therapy: The main treatment involves getting the affected areas warm, and keeping them warm. Wet, constrictive clothing should be removed immediately. The affected skin should be kept warm and dry, with loose, layered clothing,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sweet’s Syndrome

An inflammatory process expressed clinically by markedly edematous acuminate papules and edematous plaques situated mostly on the face, upper part of the trunk, and arms, especially the hands, and often accompanied by fever and leukocytosis. It may…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pyoderma Gangrenosum

An inflammatory process that often begins as a suppurative folliculitis manifested clinically as pustules. It rapidly extends to become ulcers marked at their periphery by boggy tissue. The skin disease is associated commonly with inflammatory bowel…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis): Treatment

Treatment First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for Sweet’s syndrome is systemic corticosteroids, because it is almost universally effective for treatment of this condition and is rapid in onset. Because a chronic, relapsing/remitting course of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Key Points

Key Points Grover’s disease is a pruritic condition that typically affects adult individuals and classically presents on the trunk and proximal extremities. The characteristic lesion is a crusted erythematous papule, pustule, or papulovesicle. Grov…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

Key Points Chilblains (pernio) is a benign condition that occurs in cold, damp environments and presents with symmetric, distal, transient red-to-purple lesions on the extremities. Treatment is centered on keeping the patient warm and avoiding expo…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Adult T-cell leukemia/Lymphoma

…itself clinically in a fashion similar to that of adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma, but papules are much more common in adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma. Plaques of mycosis fungoides usually favor the buttocks and breasts, whereas papules of adult T-cell…

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