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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: References

References Boull C and Groth D (2011) Update: Treatment of Cutaneous Viral Warts in Children, Pediatric Dermatology, 28:217-229. Gibbs S and Harvey I (2006) Topical treatments for warts, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 3: Article # CD001781…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pattern Analysis in Historical Perspective

…istologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases: A Method by Pattern Analysis, its avowed purpose being to put forth a method for diagnosis of inflammatory diseases of the skin based on analysis morphologically of the (1) patterns formed by inflamm…

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: References

References Bailey E, Kroshinsky D (2011) Cellulitis: diagnosis and management, Derm Therapy, 24:229-239. Kilburn SA, Featherstone P, Higgins B, Brindle R (2010) Interventions for cellulitis and erysipelas, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 6(…

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Cicatricial Pemphigoid: Overview

Overview Cicatricial pemphigoid is a chronic, scarring, subepithelial bullous disorder that affects mucous membranes, including the conjunctivae. This disorder is thought to be mediated by autoantibodies directed at antigens in the epithelial baseme…

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Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Onychomycosis

Therapy: Onychomycosis Initial therapy In cases 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 po…

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Superficial Fungal Infections: References

References Shear NH (2008) Review: oral antifungal therapy has low risk for adverse events in superficial dermatophytosis and onychomycosis. ACP J Club 148(1):14. Gupta AK, Cooper EA, Bowen JE (2008) Meta-analysis: griseofulvin efficacy in the treat…

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Atopic Dermatitis: References

References Williams HC, Grindlay DJ. What’s new in atopic eczema? An analysis of systematic reviews published in 2007 and 2008. Part 1. Definitions, causes and consequences of eczema. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2010;35(1):12-15. Darsow U, Wollenberg A, Simo…

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Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 18-year-old healthy male college student No significant past medical history Review of systems is noncontributory Presents for management of 7 days’ history of a pustular eruption on the face Initial evaluation Heal…

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