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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Clinical Cases

…eturn for follow-up every 3-4 months, requiring occasional intralesional triamcinolone 5 mg/cc injection to active cysts and sinus tracts Case 2 21-year-old male No significant past medical history and she takes no medications Denies GI symptoms…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Treatment

…emic immunosuppression, specifically with anti-TNF-alpha inhibitors, may be first-line. First steps Medical Culture draining sinus tracts or abscesses for aerobic and anaerobic bacteria. Give full-dose oral antibiotics effective against the isolated…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

…glands; the groin, axillae, and inframammary areas are typically involved. The classic lesions of HS include cysts, nodules, sinus tracts, and inflamed abscesses. In rare cases, lesions of pyoderma gangrenosum can occur concurrently within areas of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cheilitis Granulomatosa: Overview

…nisone 40-60 mg/day (0.5-1.0 mg/kg/day) for 2-3 weeks, then taper the dose. Subsequent Steps Search for underlying dental or sinus inflammation. The treatment of these hidden foci of infection may lead to improvement of the cheilitis. Crohn’s…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acne Vulgaris

A disease of infundibulosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself solely as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules. The process may resolve…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…. 3.34). In contrast to a fistula that is open on both ends, neither of which needs be in continuity with an infundibulum, a sinus is open at one end only. Examples of cutaneous sinus are seen in lesions of the so-called follicular occlusion triad,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Destombes-Rosai-Dorfman disease

…eview. Acta Derm Venereol 2002;82(4):292-6.Lennert K, Niedorf HR, Blumke S, et al. Lymphadenitis with massive hemophagocytic sinus histiocytosis. Virchows Arch [B] 1972;10:14–29. Olsen EA, Crawford JR, Vollmer RT. Sinus histiocytosis with massive…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Histiocytoses?

…ng reticulohistiocytosis Non-Langerhans cell histiocytoses Overlap disorders (CD1a-, S100-) Indeterminate cell histiocytosis Sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy Macrophage disorders (CD1a-, S100-, macrophage marker+) Xanthogranuloma…