Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Clinical Cases

…cular rosacea) Metronidazole 1% cream or gel applied b.i.d. to skin lesions Photoprotection, sunscreens advised; appropriate skin care with gentle facial cleanser and moisturizer Refer to an opthalmologist if needed Follow-up visit at 6 weeks Lesio…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…acrolimus ointment 0.1% applied twice daily to affected facial skin, and a high- or super-potent topical steroid to affected skin elsewhere. Antihistamines, such as hydroxyzine 10–50 mg nightly and doses during the day as required for pruritus. Alte…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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

…g 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

…hould raise suspicion for an underlying or coexisting disease. Skin or mucosal maceration, erosions, or fissuring with bright erythema and satellite pustulosis are characteristic features of candidal skin and mucosal infections. These typically occur…