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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Leishmaniasis

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An inflammatory disease caused by a trypanosome and that may involve skin and mucous membranes, as well as internal organs.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Leishmaniasis

An inflammatory disease caused by a trypanosome and that may involve skin and mucous membranes, as well as internal organs….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leishmaniasis

An inflammatory disease caused by a trypanosome and that may involve skin and mucous membranes, as well as internal organs….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leishmaniasis: Overview

…ecies and geographic area in which the infection was acquired. Leishmaniasis occurs in three forms: cutaneous, mucocutaneous, and visceral. Only the therapy of cutaneous leishmaniasis is discussed here. Old World Leishmaniasis The following therapy m…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Treatment

…needed. When to consult a dermatologist If the diagnosis of mucocutaneous candidiasis is not clear If a systemic immunodeficiency such as chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis is suspected For management of recurrent or recalcitrant candidiasis For ma…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leishmaniasis

Leishmaniasis Synonyms Leishmaniosis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young adults of both sexes Distribution of lesions Localized in Oriental sore, widespread in the mucocutaneous and post-kala-azar types, and disseminated in the anergic cuta…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Key Points

Key Points Candidiasis typically affects mucosal sites and moist and/or occluded areas of skin: groin, axilla, inframmary, infra-abdominal pannus, glans penis (in uncircumcised males), and orogenital mucosal sites. Predisposing factors include obe…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Angular Cheilitis: Treatment

Treatment First-line therapy: The first-line therapy should address microbial overgrowth and also minimize ongoing maceration of affected sites. Treatment of concomitant oral candidiasis, when present, is also necessary. Infants: Oral candidiasi…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leishmaniasis

An inflammatory disease caused by a trypanosome and that may involve skin and mucous membranes, as well as internal organs….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Aphthous Ulcers (Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Canker Sore): Treatment

Treatment First-line therapy: Patients with active ulcers should avoid trauma to the oral mucosa (including hard toothbrushes or sharp foods) and limit intake of acidic products which can worsen pain. Topical analgesics and local protective topical…

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,…

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