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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Viral Exanthems

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An inflammatory process manifested by a transient, usually widespread eruption, made up typically of macules and papules, and episodically of vesicles and pustules.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Viral Exanthems

An inflammatory process manifested by a transient, usually widespread eruption, made up typically of macules and papules, and episodically of vesicles and pustules. It is caused by a virus disseminated hematogenously.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems

An inflammatory process manifested by a transient, usually widespread eruption, made up typically of macules and papules, and episodically of vesicles and pustules. It is caused by a virus disseminated hematogenously.

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Viral Exanthems: Key Points

…ns, particularly in patients with incomplete or waning immunity (and especially in those who have not been vaccinated). Many viral exanthems are accompanied by an enanthem (oral mucosal lesions) which may in some cases provide clues to the etiology….

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Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…morbilliform eruption. In some cases, the skin disease as part of a constellation of other symptoms may indicate a specific viral etiology. All patients presenting with a suspected viral exanthem should be evaluated with a thorough history…

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Viral Exanthems: References

…aricella in an immunocompetent adult. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol, Aug;2(8):36-8. Nelson JS, Stone MS. (2000) Update on selected viral exanthems. Curr Opin Pediatr, Aug;12(4):359-64. Scott LA and MS Stone. (2003) Viral Exanthems, Dermatology Online…

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Herpes Simplex: Clinical Cases

…ernal aspect of his lower lip; no other lesions Tzanck smear of blister fluid reveals presence of multinucleated giant cells Viral DFA and culture for HSV obtained Acyclovir 400 mg p.o. t.i.d. x 5 days Follow-up in 1 week Follow-up visit Lesions…

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Viral Exanthems: Treatment

…itis are rare complications of viral illnesses, although they occur with greater frequency in affected adults than children. Viral exanthems can induce an aplastic crisis in patients with hematologic disease (sickle cell anemia, G6PD deficiency) and…

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Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Key Points

…ssic signs of infection (dolor, calor, rubor, and tumor) may be absent, making differentiation from milaria, papulovesicular viral exanthems, and acneiform eruptions difficult. Folliculitis is a common presentation of infection with…

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Lichen Planus: Key Points

…ebnerization). The prevalence of hepatitis C viral (HCV) infection-not hepatitis B-is higher in patients with lichen planus; viral screening should be considered for patients with lichen planus, especially if potential HCV risk factors are present….

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Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Key Points

…tures including epithelial hyperkeratosis with papillomatosis, acanthosis, and ballooning degeneration within the epidermis. Viral changes can also be noted and also detected by immunohistochemistry or by in situ hybridization. Since the EBV…

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