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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…e had a photosensitive drug eruption (from either a topical or systemic photosensitizer). CAD may occur in persons with dark skin (skin types 4, 5, 6) who are unaccustomed to being photosensitive. First Steps Avoidance of all UV irradiation is…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: Key Points

…toids) Holster sign (erythema of the lateral hips/thighs) Marked photosensitivity which may lead to chronic poikilodermatous skin changes Pruritic erythema of the scalp Involvement of the skin overlying the extensor joints, the proximal nail fold,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Xerosis, Asteatosis, Asteatotic Eczema, Eczema Craquelé, and Dry Skin?

…unders, 1992: 472. “Xerosis—Abnormal dryness of the skin.” Turkington C, Dover JS, eds. The Encyclopedia of Skin and Skin Disorders, 2nd ed. New York: Facts On File, Inc, 2002:376. “Dry skin—Also known as…