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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Phototoxic Dermatitis

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An inflammatory process that represents the combined effects of a toxic substance applied topically or administered systemically in combination with the effects of ultraviolet light, the result being a caricature of sunburn.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sweet’s Syndrome

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An inflammatory process expressed clinically by markedly edematous acuminate papules and edematous plaques situated mostly on the face, upper part of the trunk, and arms, especially the hands, and often accompanied by fever and leukocytosis.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sweet’s Syndrome

An inflammatory process expressed clinically by markedly edematous acuminate papules and edematous plaques situated mostly on the face, upper part of the trunk, and arms, especially the hands, and often accompanied by fever and leukocytosis. It may…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Behçet Syndrome

An inflammatory process expressed clinically by markedly edematous acuminate papules and edematous plaques situated mostly on the face, upper part of the trunk, and arms, especially the hands, and often accompanied by fever and leukocytosis. It may…

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Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis)

An inflammatory process expressed clinically by markedly edematous acuminate papules and edematous plaques situated mostly on the face, upper part of the trunk, and arms, especially the hands, and often accompanied by fever and leukocytosis. It may…

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Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis): Key Points

…nodules are the characteristic skin lesion that marks Sweet’s syndrome. Skin lesions may be bullous or cellulitis-like (pseudocellulitic) in appearance. Skin lesions of Sweet’s syndrome are often accompanied by signs of systemic inflammation: fever,…

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Stings: Key Points

…udes bees, wasps, hornets, and ants. Hymenoptera stings cause toxic and allergic reactions that present across a broad clinical spectrum: from mild, localized reactions to severe, systemic, and potentially fatal reactions. The clinical presentation i…

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Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…other vascular birthmarks may represent a manifestation of a syndrome with extracutaneous involvement or may be symptomatic lesions with deep subcutaneous involvement (such as certain vascular malformations). Introduction Vascular birthmarks may be…

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Erythema Multiforme: Key Points

Key Points Erythema multiforme (EM) is a clinical syndrome marked by either target lesions and/or mucosal erosions. It may be idiopathic or seen in association with infections or medications. EM has been reported in association with herpes simplex…

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Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…ella Pityriasis rosea Gianotti-Crosti syndrome Gianotti-Crosti syndrome is a non-specific viral eruption marked by monomorphic, lichenoid papules or papulovesicles especially on the face and extensor surfaces of extremities. W…

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Drug Eruptions: Therapy

…morbilliform rash may rarely be a prodrome of Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis. Monitor for skin tenderness, bullous or target lesions, and mucosal involvement. When to refer to a dermatologist If the diagnosis of drug eruptio…

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Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis): Treatment

…atment First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for Sweet’s syndrome is systemic corticosteroids, because it is almost universally effective for treatment of this condition and is rapid in onset. Because a chronic, relapsing/remitting course of Swe…

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