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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Suggested Reading

…ent options for rosacea, part 2: options according to subtype, Cutis 84: 97-104. Odom R, Dahl M, Dover J, et al (2009) Standard management options for rosacea, part 1: overwiev and broad spectrum of care, Cutis 84: 43-47. Del Rosso JQ, Baldwin H, Web…

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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

Angular Cheilitis: References

…, Helms SE (2011) Angular cheilitis, part 1: local etiologies, Cutis, 87(6):289-295. Park KK, Brodell RT, Helms SE (2011) Angular cheilitis, part 2: nutritional, systemic, and drug-related causes and treament, Cutis, 87(1):27-32. Sharon V, Fazel N (…

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

Tuberculosis

An inflammatory process caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In the skin, it may be primary as a consequence of direct inoculation (tuberculosis verrucosa cutis) or secondary to a focus of tuberculosis in another organ (the lung for lupus vulgaris,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: Overview

Overview Patients with dermatomyositis (DM) often have multisystem involvement and therefore require a multidisciplinary approach. Consultation with a rheumatologist is strongly encouraged. A subset of patients will have only skin disease (amyopathi…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Periorificial Dermatitis: References

References Chen A, Zirwas M (2009) Steroid-induced rosacealike dermatitis: case report and review of the literature, Cutis, 83(4): 198-204. Jansen T, Melnik BC, Schadendorf D (2010) Steroid-induced periorificial dermatitis in children-clinical featu…

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