Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Key Points

…xclusion; inflammatory and infectious conditions may mimic PG-like ulcers. PG may occur in association with an underlying systemic disorder. Treatment of PG requires both management of inflammation and optimized wound care. Advanced lesions may often…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Flushing: Treatment

…at has been used topically to reduce erythema associated with rosacea. Its efficacy in rosacea suggests that it may be helpful with intermittent flushing associated with other conditions. Pitfalls Patients with drug-related flushing episodes should…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Key Points

…y 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 regions and/or external auditory canal involvement only) or…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Principles of Seborrheic Dermatitis Management

…oexisting conditions described above, a seborrheic dermatitis-like picture can be the presenting feature of all forms of Langerhans’ cell histiocytoses and other rare inherited or congenital disorders (e.g., Hailey-Hailey disease, primary immun…

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Tuberculosis, Cutaneous: Overview

…vulgaris) as well as those conditions formerly called “tuberculids” (erythema induratum, papulonecrotic tuberculid, lichen scrofulosum). In all cases, tissue biopsies for culture should be performed. Often in the later conditions, cultur…

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Acne Vulgaris: Initial Evaluation

…l agents Mechanical irritation Self-manipulation of lesions (picking) The role of diet, sun exposure, and smoking are controversial Differential diagnosis Rosacea Seborrheic dermatitis Pityrosporum or other infectious folliculitis…

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Lupus: Initial Evaluation

…thematosus Systemic lupus erythematosus Neonatal lupus erythematosus Lupus profundus Differential diagnosis Rosacea, face Tinea faciei Psoriasis Dermatomyositis…

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Periorificial Dermatitis: Treatment

…tant diagnostic considerations include seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, an irritant dermatitis, lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei, demodex folliculitis, and an unusual drug eruption. Recurrent periorificial dermatitis may require the use of systemic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Flushing: Key Points

…ertain drugs; and finally, it can occur as a manifestation of rosacea. The pathophysiology of flushing is mediated by neural pathways, including neurotransmitters, rather than histamine pathways. In rare cases, histamines contained in contaminated fi…