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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

Rosacea: Clinical Cases

…care with gentle facial cleanser and moisturizer Refer to an opthalmologist if needed Follow-up visit at 6 weeks Lesions improved, no ocular signs present Continue metronidazole 1% cream or gel applied b.i.d. to skin lesions Continue…

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,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Key Points

…osis are characteristic features of candidal skin and mucosal infections. These typically occur in the mucosa or at sites of skin-to-skin contact or occlusion. Although the diagnosis is largely clinical, several tests may confirm the diagnosis. A…