Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Key Points

…aris, seborrheic dermatitis, perioral dermatitis, and Demodex folliculitis/demodicidosis. Rosacea can be distinguished from acne vulgaris by the lack of comedones, identification of triggers for flushing, absence of scarring, the presence of phymatou…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Clinical Cases

…anisms Viral culture is notable for HSV-1 Diagnosis: herpetic folliculitis The patient is notified; patient reports that he has not improved on the doxycycline regimen; doxycycline is discontinued and valcyclovir is started (lesions resolve) Case 2…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Periorificial Dermatitis: Treatment

…itant dermatitis, lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei, demodex folliculitis, and an unusual drug eruption. Recurrent periorificial dermatitis may require the use of systemic isotretinoin (typically low-dose) as a therapeutic strategy. When to consult…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Scabies: Principles of Management of Scabies

…tion 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 those with secondary infection, give oral anti…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): References

…geman-Shah S (2004) The medical and surgical therapy of pseudofolliculitis barbae, Derm Therapy, 17:158-163. Elston DM (2007) Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, JAAD, 56(1):1-16. Luelmo-Aguilar J, Santandreu MS (2004) Fol…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Initial Evaluation

…l agents Mechanical irritation Self-manipulation of lesions (picking) The role of diet, sun exposure, and smoking are controversial Differential diagnosis Rosacea Seborrheic dermatitis Pityrosporum or other infectious folliculitis

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

"Folliculitis" (Infundibulitis)

Folliculitis” (Infundibulitis) Synonyms What is designated, universally, folliculitis is, in actuality, infundibulitis. In short, infundibulitis is NOT a synonym for folliculitis; the former, for purposes practical, is a suppurative pro…