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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Key Points

…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 regions and/or external auditory canal involvement only) or in conjunc…

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Prurigo Nodularis: Overview

…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 light eruption, especially in Native Americans, may appear iden…

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Hand Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

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

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Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea capitis

…ea capitis include: seborrheic dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis For pronounced alopecia: alopecia areata, trichotillomania, secondary syphilis, pseudopelade Inflammatory tinea capitis must differentiated from bacterial infections, folliculiti…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: Key Points

…rficial 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 considered in treatment-refractory cases….

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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

…ence 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 usually starts with dandruff, which may gradually progress through e…

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Balanitis: Overview

…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. A total skin examination to rule out these other conditions shou…

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Candidiasis: Initial Evaluation

…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 (squamous cell carcinoma)…