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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Atypical Mycobacterial Infections

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Infection of skin and subcutaneous tissue by atypical mycobacteria, that is, mycobacteria other than those responsible for tuberculosis and leprosy, expressed clinically as keratotic and crusted papules, plaques, nodules, and tumors that may be punctuated by draining sinuses and by ulcers.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Deep Fungal Infections

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Cutaneous and subcutaneous lesions, usually nodules, that have become keratotic, crusted, and ulcerated as a consequence of infection by a variety of deep fungi, i.e., fungi situated in the dermis and subcutis, some of which may be disseminated to other organs.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Gonorrhea / Gonococcemia: Key Points

…atment failures should prompt evaluation for both patient compliance/non-adherence, and for antimicrobial resistance. Repeat infection, or concurrent co-infection, is possible, and patients with persistent symptoms warrant a thorough re-evaluation….

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Syphilis (Lues): Key Points

…n; infection of indeterminate length, or more than 1 year’s duration; neurosyphilis; congenital syphilis; and syphilis infection in association with HIV infection. When a diagnosis of syphilis is made, evaluation for other STDs and treatment…

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Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Key Points

…idents. The therapeutic strategy is to eradicate the pathogenic organism. Systemic antibiotic therapy early in the course of infection may prevent disseminated infection. Prevention is possible only through avoidance of tick bites; in cases of B….

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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Key Points

…adults may be severely debilitating, requiring systemic antiviral medication and possibly hospitalization. Primary varicella infection of pregnant individuals may result in intrauterine infection (especially in the first or second trimesters of…

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Erythema Multiforme: Key Points

…be idiopathic or seen in association with infections or medications. EM has been reported in association with herpes simplex infection, mycoplasma pneumonial infection, contact dermatitis, medications, and radiation. There is considerable…

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Venous Stasis: Treatment

…#8220;infection.” Cultures of leg ulcers are only of value if they are obtained in the setting of clinical findings of infection. The presence of infection is confirmed if treatment for infection improves the patient’s symptoms and the…

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Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…hedema with elevation and support stockings is important for patients with lower-extremity lesions. Ulceration and secondary infection are not infrequent, and they require aggressive therapy with antibiotics for infection or cellulitis and local…

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Dermatophyte Infections: Key Points

…ratinases that allow them to invade these tissues and provoke an inflammatory response in the host. Therapy for dermatophyte infections of skin and nails Most dermatophyte infections of the skin readily respond to topical antifungals. Cases that are…

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Venous Stasis: Key Points

…nds, and barriers to effective wound healing include ongoing edema (if compression is not incorporated into the wound care), infection, and poor arterial vascular supply to the area. The medical treatment of leg ulcers due to venous insufficiency…

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