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Venous Stasis: Treatment

…parations containing lanolin, parabens, ethylenediamine, neomycin, or other sensitizers. An adequate history and appropriate patch testing are keys to confirming this diagnosis. Ulcerations due to chronic venous insufficiency First-line therapy: The…

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Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…approach such as azathioprine, thalidomide or mycophenolate mofetil may be required for chronic control. Phototesting (photopatch testing and photosensitivity determinations) Photoallergens are found in cosmetics, herbal shampoos, household soaps,…

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Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…they are present at birth and often persist throughout life. Most are benign lesions, such as a nevus simplex (a.k.a. salmon patch) or a port-wine stain. However, some represent a manifestation of a syndrome with extracutaneous involvement or may be…

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Keratosis Pilaris: Clinical Case

…nomorphous, closely set 1 mm hyperkeratotic non-inflammatory papules with a central spicule overlying a faintly erythematous patch No pustules present Diagnosis: KP, non-inflammatory Recommendation: mechanical exfoliation with washcloth daily in the…

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…itis to topical antibiotic applied to an ulcer. Allergic contact dermatitis to an herbal medication applied with an adhesive patch (either the herbal medication or adhesive are potential allergens in this case). Allergic contact dermatitis to…

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Alopecia: Clinical Cases

…ontinuation of family counseling is encouraged Case 2 16-year-old healthy boy with sudden onset of asymptomatic hair loss in patchy areas on the scalp vertex No family history of autoimmune disease, including vitiligo or autoimmune thyroiditis…

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Periorificial Dermatitis: References

…steroid, Arch Derm, 143(11):1460. Nedorost S (2007) Medical Pearl: the evaluation of perioral dermatitis: use of an extended patch test series, JAAD, 56(5 Suppl): S100-102. Schwarz T et al (2008) A randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled study…

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Lichen Planus: Treatment

…Because oral lichen planus may be found in association with or triggered by allergy to dental materials (especially metals), patch testing should be considered. Initial therapy Apply fluorinated steroids in a gelatin dental paste (betamethasone or…

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Keratosis Pilaris: Key Points

…l, monomorphous, hyperkeratotic papules with a central spicule, often with an erythematous base or overlying an erythematous patch. On biopsy, these lesions are characterized by keratinous follicular plugging with orthohyperkeratosis to create a…

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Vitiligo: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 5-year-old boy Four month history of an enlarging depigmented patch on right lower cutaneous lip and chin Otherwise healthy Family history notable for mother with autoimmune thyroiditis Initial evaluation Wood’s lamp…