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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Key Points

…ogenital mucosal sites. Predisposing factors include obesity, diabetes, antibiotic or corticosteroid treatments, immunosuppression, removable prostheses, and chronic or frequent exposure to moisture including saliva, fecal and urinary incontinence….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Drug Eruptions: Therapy

Therapy First-line therapy: Prompt identification and discontinuation of the offending agent is an essential first step. In most cases, the cutaneous reaction will resolve in 2-5 days without therapy; patients may continue to get new lesions during…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Key Points

Key Points Pyoderma gangrenosum is a type of ulcerating neutrophilic dermatosis. The classic morphology of pyoderma gangrenosum is an ulcer with a violaceous rim and undermined border. PG lesions may develop very rapidly (in days) and may be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keratosis Pilaris: Treatment

…kin lesions and interventions to reduce inflammation are outlined below. Initial therapy A mild soap (e.g., Dove) or a soapless cleanser (e.g., Cetaphil, Cerave) should be used with a mild exfoliating scrub pad or washcloth. This treatment will…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…ase, which is protean in its presentations but most commonly presents as papules, plaques, lupus pernio, or scar- or tattoo-associated lesions. Introduction Sarcoidosis is a complex multisystem inflammatory disease characterized by noncaseating…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases


A constellation of conditions that assumes various forms clinically but whose most dependable denominator in common (the exception being the punctate manifestation) is a keratotic ring around a central zone of atrophy, e.g., in a congenital…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Treatment

Treatment First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for Grover’s is to suppress pruritus and when possible, reduce inflammation and clear lesions. First steps If TAD is not pruritic, treatment may not be required. A high-potency or superpotent…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Key Points

…n and the organ systems involved. Five subtypes of syphilis can be distinguished: primary, secondary, or early syphilis of less than 1 year’s duration; infection of indeterminate length, or more than 1 year’s duration; neurosyphilis;…