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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…ion 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 Hand-foot-mouth Varicella Pityriasis rosea Gianotti-Crosti syndrome G…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Drug Eruptions: Initial Evaluation

…ema of the cheeks (Fifth’s disease), or conjunctivitis (measles) may help to differentiate these entities. Fifth’s disease Measles Stevens-Johnson syndrome: Typically marked by target lesions and mucosal involvement at multiple sites. Tox…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Key Points

…tions in immunocompromised patients. Introduction For an overview of characteristic features, differential diagnosis, and prognosis and treatment for measles, varicella, hand-foot-mouth disease, pityriasis rosea and other viral exanthems, see table….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Drug Eruptions: Key Points

…f the most common of these, the “morbilliform” or measles-like pattern, is discussed here. Other specific drug-induced disorders such as urticaria, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Measles

Measles Synonyms Rubeola Morbilli Presentation stereotypical Age and sex More common in children, but persons of any age and of either sex affected; nonimmunized individuals at greatest risk Distribution of lesions Beginning on the face and progress…

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 ex…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Viral exanthems

…lliform, 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 Variations clinical Erythema infectiosum is typified by the appeara…