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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

Initial Evaluation: Bowen’s Disease (Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Situ) The eponym BowenÂ’s disease is used to describe squamous cell carcinoma in situ on any cutaneous surface except the glans penis. It bears several clinical features: Untreate…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Treatment

…estive of impetiginized (superinfected) facial eczema. Gentle skin care is paramountSee handout Treatment plan in atopic dermatitis Subsequent therapy (after rash abates, usually in 7-10 days) Continue dry skin care: Use emollients daily between f…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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

…ously 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 i…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Clinical Cases

…cal Cases 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:…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Clinical Cases

…Recommendation: clotrimazole 1% cream b.i.d. to affected areas Skin care reviewed: recommended to keep skin dry by toweling completely after bathing and drying skin fully with hairdryer set on cool air Encourage weight reduction regimens Follow-up as…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Clinical Cases

…cular rosacea) Metronidazole 1% cream or gel applied b.i.d. to skin lesions Photoprotection, sunscreens advised; appropriate skin care with gentle facial cleanser and moisturizer Refer to an opthalmologist if needed Follow-up visit at 6 weeks Lesio…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Treatment

…ne therapy should be specified for the affected anatomic site. Skin Initial therapy If the skin is macerated (e.g., moist, weeping), instruct the patient to soak in (or make an applied compress of) dilute Burow’s solution 1: 40 b.i.d. for 15 m…

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