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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States

…llergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the resultant factitious lesions being erythematous, often scaly, macules, patches, papules, and plaques that tend to become lichenified, eroded,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

Key Points The therapy of malignant melanoma is determined by the histopathologic features (primarily tumor thickness, ulceration, regression, and mitotic index), by the location of the tumor, by the presence of regional or distant metastases and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Treatment

…, complete excisional biopsy with minimal margins, pathologically evaluated at multiple levels to determine the tumor thickness, as well as to determine presence of ulceration, mitotic index, evidence of regression, perineural or perivascular…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…benign vascular birthmarks that present in infancy with a wide spectrum of clinical presentations. Recent changes in the classification now restrict the term hemangioma to describe hemangioma of infancy, a benign, self-involuting, endothelial tumor

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

…uberans (DFSP), was coined by Hoffman in 1925 to signify a protuberant, often multinodular cutaneous tumor that showed progressive growth. Darier and Ferrand had described a case of the disease a year before, and in France, the term, sarcome…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Flushing: Clinical Case

…year-old female presents with a history of intermittent flushing (face, neck, and upper chest), lasting 1 hour per episode, associated with abdominal pain and watery diarrhea. No associated triggers such as foods or other ingestions, also no signs

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

Principles of Psoriasis Management Topical therapy is usually appropriate for treatment of patients with less than 10% body surface area (see table below). Systemic therapies (see table below) are indicated when one or more of the following are…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomatoid Papulosis

Macaulay first coined the diagnostic term “lymphomatoid papulosis” (LyP) in 1968, although the disease process was first published more than a decade earlier by Dupont and colleagues under the moniker “histiomonocytic reticulosis.” LyP is a rare…