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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Stasis Changes and Venous Ulcers

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Alterations in the skin and subcutaneous fat, such as pigmentation and induration, secondary to the effects of long-term stasis, and ulcers that occur on the lower part of the legs as a consequence of the effects, combined, of incompetent valves of veins and thrombosis within veins situated deep.

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Venous Stasis: Treatment

…ropriate patch testing are keys to confirming this diagnosis. Ulcerations due to chronic venous insufficiency First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for leg ulcers caused by chronic venous insufficiency includes the consideration of important dif…

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Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Clinical Cases

…, fatigue Presents for management of an extremely painful leg ulcer that rapidly developed over the past four days without inciting trauma Currently using antibiotic ointment daily covered by a bandage Reports rapid progression of the ulcer Initial e…

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Syphilis (Lues): Clinical Cases

…ble only for recent fevers in association with a new painless ulcer on the penis after a recent sexual encounter without barrier protection Initial evaluation Tired-appearing, slightly cachectic male Fever is noted 1 cm well marginated ulcer with cle…

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Aphthous Ulcers (Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Canker Sore): Treatment

Treatment First-line therapy: Patients with active ulcers should avoid trauma to the oral mucosa (including hard toothbrushes or sharp foods) and limit intake of acidic products which can worsen pain. Topical analgesics and local protective topical…

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Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Treatment

…ory cases, surgical excision of the lesion and associated sub-ulcer cartilage is often very effective. Chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis (failing conservative approach) First steps Topical corticosteroids may help in some cases, with most data exis…

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Aphthous Ulcers (Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Canker Sore): Key Points

Key Points Recurrent aphthous ulcers are the most common oral ulcerative ailment, which classically appear as shallow, round or oval ulcers with an inflammatory edge and a faint pseudomembrane. Diagnosis may be made by history and physical exam alon…

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Venous Stasis: Clinical Cases

…he legs Strong, symmetric pedal pulses No evidence of rash or ulceration Diagnosis: venous stasis with likely intermittent stasis dermatitis Recommend compression stockings, used daily (30 mg Hg pressure) Daily use of hypoallergenic emollients Topica…

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Herpes Simplex: Treatment

…nsure adequate hydration to prevent renal impairment. Genital ulcers are difficult to diagnose. HSV II is the most common cause of genital ulcer disease in the United States, and accurate, confirmed diagnosis is essential. Do not tell the patient he/…

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Epidermolysis Bullosa: Overview

…ary consultation is essential in severe cases. Any nonhealing ulcer or lesion appearing at the edge of a nonhealing ulcer should be carefully evaluated for the possibility of squamous cell carcinoma. Repeated surgical procedures may be required to re…

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