Search Results for: visceral leishmaniasis

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Leishmaniasis

An inflammatory disease caused by a trypanosome and that may involve skin and mucous membranes, as well as internal organs.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Leishmaniasis

An inflammatory disease caused by a trypanosome and that may involve skin and mucous membranes, as well as internal organs.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leishmaniasis

An inflammatory disease caused by a trypanosome and that may involve skin and mucous membranes, as well as internal organs.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leishmaniasis: Overview

…ccur, destroying any benefit gained by the surgical procedures; surgery can trigger reactivation of the infection. New World Leishmaniasis (American Leishmaniasis) Response to therapy is clearly species and subspecies related. Mucocutaneous disease…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…or one anatomic region); Stage II: Disseminated cutaneous (more than 10 lesions, or more than one anatomic area); Stage III: Visceral only; Stage IV: Cutaneous and visceral or pulmonary. The above stages may be further classified using these…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Treatment

…he previous four months, or stem cell transplant patients with graft-versus-host disease) or patients with ocular disease or visceral dissemination, intravenous acyclovir (10 mg/kg every 8 hours) should be given. IV acyclovir may also be considered…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Key Points

…the outset, as with primary varicella). Cutaneous dissemination is important because it is associated with a higher risk of visceral dissemination, most commonly to the central nervous system. Central nervous system zoster can present with cranial…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Eosinophilic Fasciitis: Overview

Overview Eosinophilic fasciitis is distinguished from scleroderma by its acute onset; its lack of hand and foot or visceral involvement; the characteristic involvement of the extremities (usually distal legs and arms); its tendency to spontaneously…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…ny skin lesions with histologic lymph node involvement Stage IVB-any skin lesions with histologic lymph node involvement and visceral disease Treatment Early stage cutaneous T-cell lymphoma First Steps Liberal use of emollients to involved skin….

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Melanoma: Key Points

…No distant metastases NA M1a Distant skin, subcutaneous, or nodal metastases Normal M1b Lung metastases Normal M1c All other visceral metastases Normal Any distant metastases Elevated Abbreviations: NA, not applicable; LDH, lactate dehydrogenase….

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