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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…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Clinical Cases

…itus (max. 100 mg/day) follow-up in 4 weeks Follow-up evaluation She returns to the clinic with much improved comfort of the skin. There is less scale and her skin appears well-moisturized but the hypopigmentation persists. Recommend hydrocortisone…

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Candidiasis: Clinical Cases

…atin ointment mixed in equal parts with topical corticosteroid triamcinolone 0.1% ointment b.i.d. to the proximal nail folds Skin care reviewed: to keep skin dry by wearing protective gloves when exposing hands to water Follow-up in 4 weeks 4-week…

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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…

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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,…

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Candidiasis: Treatment

…er (set on cool air setting) to fully dry off affected areas of skin, especially if they are located at sites where there is skin-to-skin contact (e.g., under the breasts or inguinal folds). When possible, eliminate all potential irritants or…

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Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…ement and visceral disease Treatment Early stage cutaneous T-cell lymphoma First Steps Liberal use of emollients to involved skin. Apply a superpotent topical steroid in cream or ointment of lesions once or twice daily and then apply as necessary to…

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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…

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Impetigo: Treatment

…d for localized disease (less than 2%) in patients 9 months old or older. Systemic therapy is indicated for more generalized skin involvement, or when skin infection is associated with systemic symptoms such as fever. First-line therapies supported…