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Seborrheic Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…topical treatment. Pathogenesis The three possible etiologic factors are the yeasts (Malassezia fungi/ Pityrosporum ovale), sebaceous secretions and individual sensitivity, but the exact interrelationship between them is still a matter of…

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Seborrheic Dermatitis: Key Points

…sons with neurologic disease. Clinical overview Seborrheic dermatitis is a chronic intermittent rash affecting areas rich in sebaceous glands, and is marked by an erythematous papular or macular eruption often with greasy yellow scale, sometimes…

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Livedo Vasculitis/Livedo Reticularis/Atrophie Blanche: Overview

…eous blood flow: Treat with pentoxifylline 400- 800 mg three times a day. Anticoagulants: subcutaneous minidose heparin 5000 unit subcutaneously twice daily or low molecular weight heparin may be added to the above therapies. Subsequent Steps If the…

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Hand Dermatitis: Treatment

…ternative exists. Phototherapy (UVB or UVA1) or photochemotherapy (PUVA), oral or by soak, administered with a hand and foot unit, can be very effective. This modality takes several weeks to produce improvement and is available only in selected…

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Rosacea: Key Points

…ance to skin products and cosmetics. Patients with rosacea flush, have facial erythema, telangectasia, papules and pustules, sebaceous hyperplasia of the nose (rhinophyma), and/or ocular symptoms. Triggers for flushing include alcohol, sun exposure,…

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Appendigeal Tumors: Overview

Adnexal Tumors Both benign and malignant tumors may arise from the cutaneous adnexa (hair follicles, sweat glands, and sebaceous glands). Treatment First Steps A biopsy is usually necessary to establish the diagnosis, except for syringomas….

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Xerosis: Overview

…ter months in cold climates). Finally, xerosis can occur as a consequence of asteatosis which may result from suppression of sebaceous gland function during isotretinoin therapy of acne. Whether xerosis occurs solely as a natural consequence of…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…with subtle scale in atopic dermatitis, also known as pityriasis alba. Fissuring is common in the retroauricular fold. Bacterial superinfection (seen as crusting) within fissures is a common complication. Keratosis pilaris or follicular

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Acne Vulgaris: Initial Evaluation

…e images show atrophic scarring on the face.) Types of acne Comedonal acne: Open (blackheads) and closed (whiteheads) 1-2 mm follicular-based papules. Some of the lesions are excoriated. Inflammatory acne: The lesions of inflammatory acne include…

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Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Key Points

Key Points Folliculitis is a term that encompasses follicular-based inflamed papules or pustules that may stem from a wide variety of causes. Important causes of folliculitis include infection (bacterial, yeast, and viral), friction,…