Search Results for: alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acrodermatitis Enteropathica: Overview

…. These children improve when given standard formula with zinc, and may not require supplementation with zinc. Acquired zinc deficiency is seen in the postoperative period, in pregnancy, in patients with impaired zinc consumption, and in alcoholism….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…r hyperandrogenism in women) a medical illness (such as syphilis, thyroid disease, anemia, nutritional deficiency, vitamin D deficiency, iron deficiency, or due to shifts of hair from the growth phase to shedding phase, known as telogen effluvium)…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…ubcutaneous injection weekly or every other week. Approximately 75% patients may achieve 75% improvement in the PASI score at 16 weeks into the treatment versus approximately 10-20% of placebo controls. Infliximab (Remicade): Chimeric (mouse-human)…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Treatment

…to prevent development of antibiotic-resistant bacterial colonization. For severe disease, anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) alpha inhibitors can be highly effective and is supported by evidence. Of the available modalities, infliximab (5–8 mg/kg…

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Candidiasis: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Candidiasis Intertriginous Oral Paronychia Differential diagnosis Inverse pityriasis rosea Deficiency dermatitis (such as zinc deficiency, aka acrodermatitis enteropathica) Allergic or irritant contact dermatitis Inverse…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

α-1 antitrypsin deficiency

…ab Invest 1963;15:132. Loche F, Tremeau-Martinage C, Laplanche G, Massip P, Bazex J. Panniculitis revealing qualitative alpha 1 antitrypsine deficiency (MS variant). Eur J Dermatol 1999;9(7):565-7. O”Riordan K, Blei A, Rao MS, Abecassis M….

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Alopecia: Clinical Cases

…Partial regrowth of hair in the injected areas No new lesions noted on full body exam Additional intralesional triamcinolone 10 mg/cc is given to areas of persistent alopecia Follow-up in 1 month (resolved, no new lesions) Case 3 54-year-old…

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Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…e of progression of the HIV-associated KS. The following staging system may be used: Stage I: Localized cutaneous (fewer than 10 lesions, or one anatomic region); Stage II: Disseminated cutaneous (more than 10 lesions, or more than one anatomic…

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