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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Treatment

…, asymptomatic, non-ulcerated lesions, wait for spontaneous involution during childhood. Only waiting and observation is necessary. Careful measurements and photographic documentation may assist the serial clinical evaluation of these lesions….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…ase, which is protean in its presentations but most commonly presents as papules, plaques, lupus pernio, or scar- or tattoo-associated lesions. Introduction Sarcoidosis is a complex multisystem inflammatory disease characterized by noncaseating…

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Behçet Syndrome: Overview

…lesions is empiric and may be difficult. Treatment should be aimed at relief of cutaneous symptoms and prevention of blindness. Only the treatment of the cutaneous disease is discussed in this section. Systemic Therapy First Steps For the mucosal…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

…and therapy for herpetic neuralgia and post-herpetic neuralgia. Confirmation of herpes zoster by viral direct fluorescence assay (DFA) is recommended in most cases, especially in disseminated cases or cases involving immunocompromised or pregnant…

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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Key Points

…varicella zoster virus from cranial or dorsal root ganglion, thus affecting the skin in a dermatomal distribution. It can disseminate and can have internal organ involvement. The hallmark lesion of primary varicella and herpes zoster is a…

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Appendigeal Tumors: Overview

…rom the cutaneous adnexa (hair follicles, sweat glands, and sebaceous glands). Treatment First Steps A biopsy is usually necessary to establish the diagnosis, except for syringomas. Surgical or laser therapy is the only available alternative in most…

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Cheilitis Granulomatosa: Overview

Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome Cheilitis granulomatosa is sudden onset of swelling of the lips which progresses to chronic enlargement. The Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome diagnosis is made when lip enlargement is accompanied by facial paralysis or…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pyoderma Gangrenosum

…ive folliculitis manifested clinically as pustules. It rapidly extends to become ulcers marked at their periphery by boggy tissue. The skin disease is associated commonly with inflammatory bowel disease, especially ulcerative colitis, and sometimes

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Drug Eruptions: Therapy

Therapy First-line therapy: Prompt identification and discontinuation of the offending agent is an essential first step. In most cases, the cutaneous reaction will resolve in 2-5 days without therapy; patients may continue to get new lesions during…