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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma

…llergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the resultant factitious lesions being erythematous, often scaly, macules, patches, papules, and plaques that tend to become lichenified, eroded,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States

…llergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the resultant factitious lesions being erythematous, often scaly, macules, patches, papules, and plaques that tend to become lichenified, eroded,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Raynaud’s Phenomenon/Disease

…llergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the resultant factitious lesions being erythematous, often scaly, macules, patches, papules, and plaques that tend to become lichenified, eroded,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis

…llergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the resultant factitious lesions being erythematous, often scaly, macules, patches, papules, and plaques that tend to become lichenified, eroded,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Darier’s Disease

…llergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the resultant factitious lesions being erythematous, often scaly, macules, patches, papules, and plaques that tend to become lichenified, eroded,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis): Key Points

…imentation rate. Extracutaneous manifestations of Sweet’s syndrome may occur. Sweet’s syndrome may be idiopathic or seen in association with other systemic illnesses, most commonly malignancy (especially hematologic), connective tissue disease,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis): Treatment

…, long-term control may require initiation of a steroid-sparing agent. Inflammatory control may require systemic immunosuppression and/or the use of multiple therapeutic agents in combination. First steps Oral prednisone 0.75 to 1 mg/kg daily will…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…benign vascular birthmarks that present in infancy with a wide spectrum of clinical presentations. Recent changes in the classification now restrict the term hemangioma to describe hemangioma of infancy, a benign, self-involuting, endothelial tumor…

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Erythema Multiforme: Key Points

…iforme (EM) is a clinical syndrome marked by either target lesions and/or mucosal erosions. It may be idiopathic or seen in association with infections or medications. EM has been reported in association with herpes simplex infection, mycoplasma…