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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Onychomycosis

…s of distal involvement (without matrix involvement): topical nail lacquer can be used (e.g. ciclopirox nail lacquer, amorolfine lacquer [not available in all countries]). Because of the possible toxicity from long-term therapy with systemic antifung…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea unguium / onychomycosis

…um / onychomycosis Onychomycosis denotes any infection of the nail caused by dermatophyte, yeasts, or non-dermatophyte fungi. Tinea unguium refers strictly to dermatophyte infection of the nail plate. Epidemiology Onychomycosis is a common condition:…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lichen Planus

…lammatory process consisting usually of violaceous papules that have a polygonal outline and flat top, and that tends to favor flexural surfaces of skin and the buccal mucosa of the oral cavity. It sometimes affects follicles and nail units as well….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…eatment-resistant scalp or palm/sole involvement Arthritis or nail involvement Generalized pustular and erythrodermic variants Topical therapy Phototherapy Systemic therapy Emollients Keratolytics Topical corticosteroids Vitamin D3 derivatives Tazaro…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Clinical Cases

…ral-weeks’ history of painful erosions on the hands and nail fold changes Initial evaluation Healthy-appearing female On bilateral hands, there are brightly erythematous fissured erosions in the interdigital web spaces between fingers in additi…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Key Points

…interdigital webspaces of the hands and feet and the proximal nail folds may also be involved, causing erosions in the interdigital web spaces (erosio interdigitalis blastomycetica) or paronychia, respectively. The presence of widespread candidiasis,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Clinical Overview

…ritis is associated with psoriasis in 10-30% of patients, and nail involvement is also common. The disorder has a remitting and relapsing course and varies in severity from minor localized patches (mild) to complete body coverage (severe). Plaque pso…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Clinical Cases

…10 year history of isolated plaques on both elbows, also with nail pitting. He is not concerned with the nail changes. Uses emollients and/or hydrocortisone daily without resolution of his symptoms. Treatment Triamcinolone 0.1% ointment b.i.d. for 1-…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Darier’s Disease: Key Points

…pules, typically in a seborrheic distribution. Characteristic nail and mucous membrane involvement is common. Superinfection of the skin lesions of Darier’s may result in clinical flares; important additional exacerbating factors include heat, humidi…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Darier’s Disease

…tically determined disorder in which numerous closely set keratotic papules are present on the skin, especially the trunk, in nail units, and on mucous membranes, particularly the palate, but also rarely in other parts of the gastrointestinal tract….

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