Search Results for: superficial lymphangioma

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Key Points

…nea pedis and tinea manuum are the most common dermatophytoses. Topical antifungal creams are typical treatment of localized superficial disease, with the exception of tinea capitis (superficial fungal infection of the scalp) and onychomycosis…

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Key Points

…ellulitis associated with exposure to fresh water (Aeromonas), and cellulitis in a butcher (Erysipelothrix). Erysipelas is a superficial form of cellulitis that involves superficial lymphatics located within the upper dermis. Beta-hemolytic…

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Porokeratosis: Overview

…exposed areas to avoid the sun and to use sunscreens of SPF 15 or greater. Alternative Steps Cryotherapy may eradicate small superficial lesions, but usually must be applied aggressively enough to create a small superficial scar. Pulse dye laser for…

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Erythema Annulare Centrifugum: Overview

…ations, and colorings and dyes may all be triggers. The treatment is otherwise supportive. Gyrate erythemas are divided into superficial and deep types, the superficial types having the classic annular morphology and the “trailing”…

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Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Treatment

…no response is seen in a week, a second immunosuppressive agent should be added. Local therapy is very effective for early, superficial, and those lesions that are not rapidly progressive. Consider these options in addition to optimal wound care:…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: Key Points

Key Points Impetigo is a highly contagious superficial cutaneous infection by Staphylococcus aureus and/or Streptococcus pyogenes. Effective treatment is directed at both organisms. Secondary impetigo, or impetiginization, may complicate…

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