Search Results for: alopecia

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 Generalized cutaneous and mucosal lichen planus 53-year-old man with hepatitis C viral infection Acute onset of intensely pruritic, purpuric, papular eruption No constitutional symptoms Initial evaluation Bilateral symmetric…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Clinical Cases

…ifungal susceptibilities Follow-up at 6 weeks Follow-up evaluation Evaluation reveals persistent erythema, subtle scale, and alopecia KOH examination reveals persistent branching hyphae The fungal culture data is reviewed. The infection is…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Key Points

…alized forms can often be managed with topical or intralesional therapy; in rare severe cases, or in cases where scarring or alopecia can result, systemic immunosuppression should be considered. Generalized forms often require systemic treatment,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…rochete bacterium Treponema pallidum, results in a generalized eruption with scaly erythematous papules, characteristically with palmo-plantar involvement. Additional signs, such as mucous patches, condyloma lata, and patchy alopecia accompany the…

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Acne Vulgaris: Treatment

…Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo, Previfem, Sprintec, Tri-Lo Sprintec, Tri-Previfem, Tri-Sprintec, or TriNessa). Amenorrhea, androgenetic alopecia, and/or hirsutism, are signs of a hyperandrogenic state, and endocrine evaluation and correction or suppression of…

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Lupus: Key Points

…al hyperpigmentation Common involvement of scalp, face, conchal bowl of ear, neck Heal with pigmentary changes, scarring and alopecia (if scalp involvement is present) Rare cases progress to systemic lupus erythematosus Patients with systemic lupus…

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Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Clinical Case

…leeding and purulent discharge associated with the rash. He denies a history of prior keloidal scarring, skin infections, or alopecia Presents for management of pustules and scarring on the nape present for several years, now associated with hair…

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Syphilis (Lues): Key Points

…adenopathy Secondary Disseminated papulosquamous eruption including palms/ soles, condyloma lata, mucous patches, moth-eaten alopecia Arthralgias, myalgia, pharyngitis, ocular involvement Tetriary Erythematous to red-brown nodules, plaques Cardiac…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Traction alopecia

…ar epithelium and a lichenoid infiltrate of lymphocytes. Wedge-shaped hypergranulosis of infundibula may be seen in traction alopecia as well as in the alopecia of lichen planus. Bibliography Bibliography for traction alopecia Ackerman AB, Walton NW…