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Hand Dermatitis: Key Points

…titis involving the hand, tinea (superficial dermatophyte infection), allergic contact dermatitis, psoriasis, lichen planus, scabies, herpes simplex, pityriasis rubra pilaris, and cutaneous lymphoma. A skin biopsy and/or patch testing should be…

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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…

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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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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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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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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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Allergic Contact Dermatitis: References

…ontact dermatitis in children: common allergens and treatment: 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,…

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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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Fixed Drug Eruption

Circular orange-red-blue macule(s) or patch(es) that often becomes a papule(s) or plaque(s) and vesiculates, healing with hyperpigmentation, and that occurs repeatedly at the very same cutaneous and/or mucous membrane site(s), especially the…