Search Results for: scaly skin

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMSC): Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC): Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMSC): Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) – Initial Evaluation–Bowen’s Disease (Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Situ) – genprac

…toses to squamous cell carcinoma. Erythematous, hyperkeratotic plaques with slight induration and crusting Differential Diagnosis Actinic Keratosis Superficial basal cell carcinoma: an erythematous scaly plaque with a sharply demarginated border….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Treatment

…n flares can provide effective hydration. See patient handout Skin Care in Atopic Dermatitis Suppression of inflammation: A topical corticosteroid should be applied to the rash b.i.d. The formulation (ointment, cream, lotion) should offer the most em…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Clinical Cases

…usly treated with liquid nitrogen therapy No prior history of skin cancer or melanoma History of extensive sun exposure during her youth and early adult life A complete skin exam reveals numerous ill-defined, erythematous scaly papules on the face in…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…vast majority of patients have lung involvement (90-95%), the skin and eye involvement being the second and third most commonly affected organ systems. Skin involvement occurs in approximately 30% of patients with sarcoidosis, although the incidence…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Clinical Cases

…al Cases Case 1 Mild disease 9-year-old girl with chronic dry skin, who developed hypopigmented, fine scaling patches on the face and trunk She reports new pruritus of the skin No prior treatment Treatment Counseling on daily skin care (cleansing: so…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Clinical Cases

…to touch Initial evaluation Healthy, obese female Within the skin folds of the groin and infra-abdominal pannus, there are brightly erythematous macerated patches with minimal scale and satellite pustules KOH prep of fluid taken from unroofed pustul…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…nodes in the absence of pathologic involvement Stage IVA-any skin lesions with histologic lymph node involvement Stage IVB-any skin lesions with histologic lymph node involvement and visceral disease Treatment Early stage cutaneous T-cell lymphoma F…

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