Search Results for: spongiform pustules

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Initial Evaluation

…dones, papules, and pustules Moderate-to-severe: numerous lesions, can also involve the trunk, may scar, comedones, papules, pustules, nodules or cysts present Severe: presence of scarring in the setting of comedones, papules, pustules, nodules or…

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Psoriasis

…turn become scaly papules and plaques. If the process becomes widespread, an erythroderma results, and if it is accelerated, pustules form. The scaly discrete lesions favor extensor surfaces, especially elbows and knees, but any site may be…

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Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Clinical Case

…ociated with hair loss Initial evaluation Healthy appearing male Firm keloidal plaque (5×2 cm) on the nape studded with pustules, notable hair loss and dolls’ hair tufting Diagnosis: acne keloidalis nuchae A bacterial culture of a pustule is…

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Rosacea: Initial Evaluation

…ular acne: Nodules are present on the upper right forehead and bilateral medial cheeks, in addition to inflammatory papules, pustules, and scars. Nodules and scars are not typical features of rosacea. Seborrheic dermatitis: Scaly, flaky, itchy, red…

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Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Clinical Cases

…of 7 days’ history of a pustular eruption on the face Initial evaluation Healthy appearing male Scattered papules and pustules on the chin, upper cutaneous lip, and cheeks Analysis of the pustular contents in the clinic does not reveal any…

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Candidiasis: Clinical Cases

…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 pustule reveals pseudohyphae and yeast forms Diagnosis: Candidiasis…

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Keratosis Pilaris: Key Points

…resent a cosmetic problem for patients. Frictional folliculitis arising from areas of KP may result in increased erythema or pustules in the affected area. Long-term management to reduce hyperkeratosis is the mainstay of the therapeutic strategy and…

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Rosacea: Treatment

…le. Another effective topical option is azelaic acid (15 or 20% cream), such as Azelex or Finacea, applied b.i.d. If papules/pustules persist or do not respond to topicals, consider low-dose doxycycline 40 mg once daily (Oracea) or oral tetracycline…

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Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis: Key Points

…ion. Clinically, LCV presents with an eruption of palpable monomorphous purpuric papules, which may have central vesicles or pustules and may coalesce into larger plaques. It favors dependent areas of the body. In approximately 50% of cases,…

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