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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Key Points

…t with sun exposure. Seborrheic dermatitis frequently coexists or is overlapping with other skin diseases such as rosacea or psoriasis (sebopsoriasis). In children, seborrheic dermatitis can present as “cradle cap” (frontal and parietal scalp…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Balanitis: Overview

…cised. The therapy of those two types is discussed separately. Certain specific skin diseases (e.g., Reiter’s disease, psoriasis, lichen planus, lichen sclerosis et atrophicus, syphilis, and scabies) may affect the glans penis preferentially….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Discoid lupus erythematosus Subacute lupus erythematosus Systemic lupus erythematosus Neonatal lupus erythematosus Lupus profundus Differential diagnosis Rosacea, face Tinea faciei Psoriasis Dermatomyositis…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…ral wasting as another cutaneous manifestation of AIDS). Prevalence The disease in adults is believed to be more common than psoriasis, affecting at 2-5% of the population. Males are affected more often than females. Natural history The disease…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Initial Evaluation

…iency dermatitis (such as zinc deficiency, aka acrodermatitis enteropathica) Allergic or irritant contact dermatitis Inverse psoriasis Tinea cruris Extramammary Paget’s disease Hailey-Hailey disease Seborrheic dermatitis Bowen’s disease…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential diagnosis Allergic contact dermatitis of the hand Tinea manuum Palmoplantar keratoderma of psoriasis

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Prurigo Nodularis: Overview

…can be used, these high doses dramatically increase the risk of side effects. Isotretinoin and acitretin in standard acne or psoriasis doses, respectively, may be used as adjunctive treatment in patients with prurigo nodularis. Pitfalls Polymorphous…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Key Points

…n area, includes important considerations such as seborrheic dermatitis, tinea (superficial dermatophyte infection), inverse psoriasis, inverse pityriasis rosea, allergic or irritant contact dermatitis, deficiency dermatitis, Hailey-Hailey or…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: Key Points

…s, including: atopic dermatitis 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…