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Stings: Key Points

…r urticarial lesions may result with development of a pruritic sterile pustule. Any hymenoptera sting may cause eosinophilic cellulitis (Wells’ syndrome) with flame figures seen on histopathology. Dramatic reactions, including anaphylaxis, may…

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Scabies: Principles of Management of Scabies

…uperinfection with Staphylococcus aureus infection is very common. The presence or development of pustules, folliculitis, or cellulitis should be evaluated with high suspicion of bacterial superinfection. A bacterial culture should be performed. For…

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Venous Stasis: References

…Lower-limb-chronic-venous-insufficiency-including-Varicose-Veins-Referral-Recommendations.pdf Bailey E, Kroshinsky D. (2011) Cellulitis: diagnosis and management, Dermatol Ther, 24(2): 229-239. Prakash AV, Davis MD. (2010) Contact dermatitis in…

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Stings: Treatment

…or glaucoma). If eye symptoms develop acutely or later, refer the patient to an ophthalmologist. Local bacterial infection (cellulitis) may closely simulate the clinical picture of a local exaggerated reaction. Patients with mastocytosis may have…

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Atypical Mycobacterial Infections: Overview

…mycobacteria) First Steps Infections by the Group IV rapidly growing mycobacteria usually produce subcutaneous abscesses or cellulitis of the lower extremity. Sporotrichoid spread may occur. Risk exposure is to water (foot baths in nail salons) or…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acne Vulgaris

A disease of infundibulosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself solely as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules. The process may resolve…

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Dermatophyte Infections: Initial Evaluation: Tinea Capitis and Kerion

…opelade. Inflammatory tinea capitis must be differentiated from bacterial infections, folliculitis decalvans, and dissecting cellulitis of the scalp. Differential diagnosis of scarring alopecia also includes discoid lupus, lichen planopilaris, and…

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Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis): Key Points

…painful, erythematous nodules are the characteristic skin lesion that marks Sweet’s syndrome. Skin lesions may be bullous or cellulitis-like (pseudocellulitic) in appearance. Skin lesions of Sweet’s syndrome are often accompanied by signs of…