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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…uption. In some cases, the skin disease as part of a constellation of other symptoms may indicate a specific viral etiology. Measles German measles Parvovirus B19, a.k.a. erythema infectiosum Exanthem subitum Epstein-Barr virus Coxsackie virus…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Drug Eruptions: Initial Evaluation

…rom a morbilliform drug eruption. Specific clues, such as erythema of the cheeks (Fifth’s disease), or conjunctivitis (measles) may help to differentiate these entities. Fifth’s disease Measles Stevens-Johnson syndrome: Typically marked…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Key Points

…viral medications or intravenous immunoglobulin, may be indicated for severe viral infections in immunocompromised patients. Introduction For an overview of characteristic features, differential diagnosis, and prognosis and treatment for measles,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Drug Eruptions: Key Points

…s Drugs cause a wide spectrum of cutaneous reactions. Therapy of the most common of these, the “morbilliform” or measles-like pattern, is discussed here. Other specific drug-induced disorders such as urticaria, erythema multiforme,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Measles

…e exanthem. The exanthem resolves with hyperpigmentation. Otitis media or bronchopneumonia may also be accompaniments. Black measles refers to severe hemorrhagic measles, bleeding into the respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts, and high mortality….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Viral Exanthems

An inflammatory process manifested by a transient, usually widespread eruption, made up typically of macules and papules, and episodically of vesicles and pustules. It is caused by a virus disseminated hematogenously.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Drug Eruptions

An inflammatory process that results from the effects of a drug administered systemically, e.g., by ingestion, inhalation, injection, or application rectally, and manifested usually by lesions distributed widely and symmetrically. Any of the many…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Viral exanthems

…face and extremities in roseola Configuration of lesions Morbilliform, i.e., confluence of macules and subtle papules as in measles, and rubeoliform, i.e., as in German measles Individual lesions Macules and papules Course Transient, i.e., days…

On the nature of thought processes and their relationship to the accumulation of knowledge, Part XVI-The process of making a diagnosis

On the nature of thought processes and their relationship to the accumulation of knowledge, Part XVI-The process of making a diagnosis

…city of the patient’s fever may suggest malaria, for example, or presence of a rash accompanying the fever may suggest measles as another example; and usually we order an ancillary test, perhaps a Wright-Giemsa stained smear of peripheral…