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Venous Stasis: Treatment

…in, 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 first-line therapy for leg ulcers caused by chronic venous insu…

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Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…iazines, NSAIDs, and sulfonylureas, must be identified. Photo patch testing may be necessary in some cases in which the photosensitizer is delivered topically, as in a sunscreen (see below). Encourage all patients with photosensitivity diseases to us…

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Vitiligo: Clinical Cases

…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 examination confirms that t…

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Keratosis Pilaris: Clinical Case

…pules with a central spicule overlying a faintly erythematous patch No pustules present Diagnosis: KP, non-inflammatory Recommendation: mechanical exfoliation with washcloth daily in the shower, followed by daily application of 20% urea cream Gentle…

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…t 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 cosmetics: Hair-dye, nail lacquer (typically presents on the eyelids d…

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis: References

…A review. Curr Opin Peds 21:491-498. Milingou M, et al (2010) Patch testing in children. Ped Derm 27: 255-259. Nicholson P, et al (2010) Evidence-based guidelines for the prevention, identification, and management of occupational contact dermatitis a…

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Periorificial Dermatitis: References

…rl: 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 of 1% pimecrolimus cream in adult patients with perioral dermati…

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Lichen Planus: Treatment

…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 clobetasol in Orabase) t.i.d. to q.i.d. Inject lesions with triam…

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Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…st 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 symptomatic lesions with deep subcutaneous involvement (such as…

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Keratosis Pilaris: Key Points

…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 follicular spicule. Typical sites of involvement include facial che…