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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Gonorrhea / Gonococcemia: Key Points

Key points Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) that can cause genital and extragenital manifestations. Many patients may be co-infected with other STIs, and Neisseria gonorrhoeae antimicrobial resistance is common, both of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States: Overview

…ological support program is required when initially diagnosing HD. Patients may feel very stigmatized, and depression to the point of suicide is possible. Rifampin may cause hepatotoxicity. If significant abnormalities of the LFTs occur (more than…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

Key Points Mastocytosis can occur at any age, and may involve the skin, or affect internal organs including the bone marrow and liver/spleen/lymphatic tissues Urticaria pigmentosa is a form of cutaneous mastocytosis most common in childhood,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Key Points

Key Points Sarcoidosis is a multisystem inflammatory disease, characterized by non-caseating granulomas, which occurs in patients of all ages and ethnic groups. Patients require thorough evaluation for multisystem disease and close monitoring for…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Treatment

…azarotene gel 0.05% or 0.1% applied once to twice daily may be effective. Often topical application must be continued to the point of irritation in order for the lesions to resolve. Superficial desquamation should be anticipated. Ancillary steps An…

On the nature of thought processes and their relationship to the accumulation of knowledge, Part XV-Limits to cognition: epistemic, random, or both?

On the nature of thought processes and their relationship to the accumulation of knowledge, Part XV-Limits to cognition: epistemic, random, or both?

…he appearance of the second point (continuing to stare at the first point). Sometimes the monkey was to move his/her gaze to point two after point one disappeared from the screen. Sometimes the monkey would have to remember where the extinguished…

Spitz and Reed nevi: acquired or congenital?

Spitz and Reed nevi: acquired or congenital?

…ike Zitelli nevus, Miescher nevus or blue type nevi is band-like or, more frequently, wedge-shaped [1]. From a dermatoscopic point of view, congenital type nevi frequently exhibit nuances of a globular pattern [4,9,15]. Which are the features of…

Strategies for early recognition of cutaneous melanoma-present and future

Strategies for early recognition of cutaneous melanoma-present and future

…n [15]. The 7-point checklist (Table 2) was developed as a quantitative scoring system with three major criteria (score of 2 points) and four minor criteria (score of 1 point). A minimum total score of 3 is required for the diagnosis of melanoma…

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