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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: Key Points

…toms, including both corticosteroids and, uncommonly, hydroxychloroquine. While the myositis tends to affect large, proximal muscles, rarely patients may experience weakness of other muscles, leading to atypical symptoms such as dysphagia. Serologic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Spider Bites: Key Points

…c reactions. Bites of the Lactrodectus mactans, or the black widow spider, cause minimal local cutaneous reaction, but its venom contains components that are neurotoxic. Muscle spasm, including rigors of the abdominal muscles, suggesting an acute…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Venous Stasis: Treatment

…; discourage long periods of standing; and encourage brief exercises-when possible-such as flexion and extension of the calf muscles or walking to facilitate venous return to the heart. Prescribe a medium potency topical corticosteroid medication,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Muscles

…of the nipple, in the labium majus, and in the scrotum, imparting to those anatomic sites distinctiveness histologically. No muscles of hair erection are found in the subcutaneous fat, but muscle is present in abundance in the wall of arteries and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Embryologic Development

…of the follicle, the series of bulges serving as sites of attachment for fascicles of smooth muscle of hair erection. Those muscles, which come into being late in the second trimester from elongated mesenchymal cells stationed in the dermis, extend…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatomyositis

…ss to administration systemic of corticosteroids Banker type of childhood dermatomyositis: Widespread vasculitis in striated muscles and in the gastrointestinal tract, rapid onset of weakness of muscles, unresponsive to corticosteroids administered…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hair Follicles

…licle in vertical section. Bulges, which are protrusions of isthmic and stem epithelium, function as sites of attachment for muscles of hair erection, but in a random section, such as this one, muscles of hair erection may not be seen to connect…

Notalgia paresthetica: the unreachable itch

Notalgia paresthetica: the unreachable itch

…trengthen postural muscles and extend the spine, thereby reducing the angle of the cutaneous nerves as they pass through the muscles and the transverse processes, completely eliminated pruritus in two women with NP [16]. Acupuncture also appears…