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

…f actinic keratoses 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Treatment

…ous lip, chin, and in the peri-ocular area. This is highly suggestive of impetiginized (superinfected) facial eczema. Gentle skin care is paramount (see patient handout Skin Care in Atopic Dermatitis). Subsequent therapy (after rash abates, usually…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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

…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 a photodistributed pattern without…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…logic types are less common, but given the widely varied nature of cutaneous sarcoidal lesions and the easy accessibility of skin lesions and low morbidity associated with skin biopsy, dermatologists are often involved in helping make the diagnosis…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Clinical Cases

…itus (max. 100 mg/day) follow-up in 4 weeks Follow-up evaluation She returns to the clinic with much improved comfort of the skin. There is less scale and her skin appears well-moisturized but the hypopigmentation persists. Recommend hydrocortisone…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Clinical Cases

…atin ointment mixed in equal parts with topical corticosteroid triamcinolone 0.1% ointment b.i.d. to the proximal nail folds Skin care reviewed: to keep skin dry by wearing protective gloves when exposing hands to water Follow-up in 4 weeks 4-week…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…e had a photosensitive drug eruption (from either a topical or systemic photosensitizer). CAD may occur in persons with dark skin (skin types 4, 5, 6) who are unaccustomed to being photosensitive. First Steps Avoidance of all UV irradiation is…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Treatment

…er (set on cool air setting) to fully dry off affected areas of skin, especially if they are located at sites where there is skin-to-skin contact (e.g., under the breasts or inguinal folds). When possible, eliminate all potential irritants or…

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