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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Raynaud’s Phenomenon/Disease: Overview

…pharmacologic agents that control the clinical reaction. First Steps For patients with mild infrequent Raynauds phenomenon, reassurance and avoidance of cold exposure may control the problem. Such individuals should be advised to dress warmly…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Treatment

…date changing the therapeutic regimen. Cryotherapy may lead to scarring and hypopigmentation that usually resolve over time. Patients with Raynaud phenomenon, cryoglobulinemia, and severe peripheral vascular diseases should be treated cautiously with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…r atypical cutaneous lesions, cellular atypia on histology, or suggestive systemic symptoms warrant an evaluation. Raynaud phenomenon involves acute vaso-occlusive/vasospasm leading to the entire affected digit(s) turning purple, red, and white, as o…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Differential diagnosis Cryoglobulinemia Raynaud phenomenon Chilblain lupus erythematosus

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Clinical Cases

Clinical Case Case 1 70-year-old healthy man No significant past medical history Review of systems is noncontributory Social history is noncontributory; does not smoke or drink alcohol Presents for management of 4-month painful erosion on the he…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vitiligo: Key Points

…, acral, and periorificial areas, and the absence of any other skin changes. Vitiligo presents in several different patterns, including a generalized form, localized or segmental forms (affecting one relatively localized area of the body), or it may…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States: Overview

…tuberculoid, and borderline tuberculoid leprosy (less than 3-5 skin lesions), in which organisms are absent. The identification of any mycobacteria in the tissue, or the presence of more than 5 skin lesions classifies the patient as multibacillary as

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanocytic Nevi and Melanotic Macules

…neoplasms (“acquired” melanocytic nevi) of various specific types, all of which are composed of abnormal melanocytes and manifested clinically as lesions of different colors, shapes, and sizes, among them, macules and patches, papules and…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Halo Phenomenon?

“This study supports the concept that the halo nevus should not be regarded as a single clinicopathological entity, but rather that the halo phenomenon occurs in a wide spectrum of nevus types exhibiting a wide spectrum of histological atypia…

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