Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…idiopathic. These conditions initially present on sun-exposed skin, may be triggered by topical or systemic exposures, and tend to resolve when sun exposure (UV) is avoided. Over time, especially in men, the condition may become more widespread, affe…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Treatment

…e therapy should be specified for the affected anatomic site. Skin Initial therapy If the skin is macerated (e.g., moist, weeping), instruct the patient to soak in (or make an applied compress of) dilute Burow’s solution 1: 40 b.i.d. for 15 mi…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Clinical Cases

…sloughs intermittently (but then recurs) No prior history of skin cancer History of extensive sun exposure during her youth and early adult life A complete skin exam reveals no additional suspicious lesions Initial treatment Liquid nitrogen spray…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Key Points

…ally affects mucosal sites and moist and/or occluded areas of skin: groin, axilla, inframammary, infra-abdominal pannus, glans penis (in uncircumcised males), and orogenital mucosal sites. Predisposing factors include obesity, diabetes, antibiotic or…