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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: Treatment

…ies have not shown that one light modality is more effective. Patch testing by a dermatologist should be considered in any patient with chronic vesiculobullous hand dermatitis. Although 50% or fewer of patients will have relevant positives, those pos…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Key Points

…gen testing, such as a “use” test or standardized patch testing, can be very helpful to identify potential contactants, but clinical correlation is necessary in the interpretation. Introduction Contact dermatitis is a common cutaneous con…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Clinical Cases

…ible recurrent allergic contact dermatitis, recommend limited patch testing to different types of rubber and chemicals utilized in rubber processing; this testing is done several weeks later, and a positive reaction to mercaptobenzothiazole (a chemic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Treatment

…dermatitis, the cause is apparent, but some cases may require patch testing to pinpoint the culprit (e.g., in shoes, clothing, and deodorants many potential contactants are present together). Patch tests are best performed by physicians experienced i…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanoma

…ocytes that, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate, mostly shades of brown. A patch may…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Balanitis: Overview

…ed, and presents as a mildly symptomatic scaly, red macule or patch. Acute suppurative balanitis may also occur in the uncircumcised. The therapy of those two types is discussed separately. Certain specific skin diseases (e.g., Reiter’s disease…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: Clinical Case

…resent at the fingertips Diagnosis: hand dermatitis Recommend patch testing Soaks in tap water for 10 minutes twice daily followed by application of clobetasol 0.05% ointment Gentle skin care recommended: use of gentle hand soaps, frequent use of lip…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Necrobiosis Lipoidica

A granulomatous inflammatory process characterized clinically by patches that become yellowish plaques and that in time resolve with atrophy and telangiectases. The condition usually occurs in persons with diabetes.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erysipelas/Cellulitis: References

…s among hospitalized patients: a multi-institutional analysis, JAAD, 73:70-75. Williams HC, Crook AM, Mason JM, U.K. Dermatology Clinical Trials Network’s PATCH I Trial Team (2013) Penicillin to prevent recurrent leg cellulitis, NEJM, 369:881-882….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vitiligo: Clinical Cases

…5-year-old boy Four month history of an enlarging depigmented patch on right lower cutaneous lip and chin Otherwise healthy Family history notable for mother with autoimmune thyroiditis Initial evaluation Wood’s lamp examination confirms that t…

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