Search Results for: suction blister

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Epidermolysis Bullosa: Overview

…the optimal biologic dressing. If the hydrostatic pressure of the fluid in the blister tends to increase its size, open the blister and drain the fluid. If a blister becomes infected, drain it and remove the roof. For open erosions, cleanse gently…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Key Points

…e the entire epidermis is above the antigenic target of the autoantibodies, there is a full layer of epidermis overlying the blister. This leads to “tense” blisters, which are frequently intact and do not necessarily spontaneously rupture, as can…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Treatment

…its roof should be left intact as a dressing, but fluid may be drained if painful or if palmar/plantar pressure extends the blister. The patient should be seen at 3- to 4-week intervals. Remove all dead tissue before retreating. Alternative steps…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita: Overview

…s is confirmed by special immunofluorescent studies using salt split skin, staining of histologic sections demonstrating the blister to identify laminin at the roof of the blister, or with electron microscopy. Therapy is generally difficult, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Linear IgA Dermatosis: Overview

…Linear IgA dermatosis is initially treated with oral dapsone 100 mg/day. Expect a clinical response within 5-10 days. b. If blistering is not controlled, increase dapsone every 1-2 weeks in 25-mg increments until the desired clinical response is…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pemphigus Foliaceus

A blistering inflammatory disease in which acantholysis occurs in the upper part of the spinous zone or granular zone of the epidermis, the result of the process being flaccid blisters that give way to erosions and crusts accompanied by erythema….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Suction blister

…. In actuality, such a blister does not qualify as an inflammatory disease because no inflammatory cells are accompanying. A suction blister represents a type of phenomenon mechanobullous, just as is the case for all blistering diseases that result…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Suction blister

A blistering inflammatory disease in which acantholysis occurs in the upper part of the spinous zone or granular zone of the epidermis, the result of the process being flaccid blisters that give way to erosions and crusts accompanied by erythema….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Spider Bites: Clinical Case

…ogressing distally on the limb); it is still painful to palpation; ongoing wound care is recommended He presents for weekly follow-up until his healing (with an atrophic scar marking the site of central blister formation) at 8 weeks…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Foliaceus, Pemphigus Erythematosus: Overview

…asis of clinical response rather than immunopathologic data. The goal is to control lesion formation, although an occasional blister should be tolerated, as chronic effects of therapy may be more dangerous than the disease. Pemphigus erythematosus…

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