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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Tuberculosis

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An inflammatory process caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Tuberculosis

…mmatory 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, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Tuberculosis, Cutaneous

…mmatory 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, and…

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Tuberculosis, Cutaneous: Overview

…s of tuberculosis affecting the skin-those in which organisms can be identified (tuberculous ulcer, scrofuloderma, orificial tuberculosis, tuberculosis verrucosa cutis, and lupus vulgaris) as well as those conditions formerly called…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nodular Vasculitis

…eous fat manifested clinically at first by one or more red nodules that, in time, become ulcerated and heal with scars, usually on the posterior aspect of the legs of short, thick-legged women. No cause is usually found, but when Mycobacterium…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Miliary tuberculosis

…ariable, often prominent Epidermis spared Stain for acid fast organisms reveals countless bacilli of M. tuberculosis Comment Miliary tuberculosis represents inability totally of a host to generate an immune response to tubercle bacilli. As a…

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Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…-term benefits and risks. When modulating the immune system, one is always attuned to the risk of infection, reactivation of tuberculosis, and malignancy, and these risks should be taken into consideration and discussed when screening potential…

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Erythema Nodosum: Overview

…been treated appropriately. Systemic steroids are contraindicated in those cases triggered by systemic fungal infections or tuberculosis. Pitfalls The most frequent reason for relapse is too rapid resumption of physical activity (jogging, aerobics…

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Pediculosis (Lice): Treatment

…ypically occur in persons with limited access to hygiene. These persons may also be at risk for nutritional deficiencies and tuberculosis. Their social situation should be investigated. Head lice A common first-line treatment for head lice is to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

…, the immune competence of the patient, and the presence of coexistent diseases contraindicating steroid usage (e.g., active tuberculosis, diabetes mellitus, and at times hypertension, osteoporosis, psychiatric disorders, and peptic ulcer disease)….

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Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Treatment

…erpes zoster, and strep pneumoniae (pneumococcus). Annual flu vaccines are also recommended. In the presence of a history of tuberculosis, treat concomitantly with oral isoniazid 300 mg/day throughout steroid or immunosuppressive therapy. Closely…

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