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Kaposi’s Sarcoma

A genetically determined disorder in which numerous closely set keratotic papules are present on the skin, especially the trunk, in nail units, and on mucous membranes, particularly the palate, but also rarely in other parts of the gastrointestinal…

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Raynaud’s Phenomenon/Disease

A genetically determined disorder in which numerous closely set keratotic papules are present on the skin, especially the trunk, in nail units, and on mucous membranes, particularly the palate, but also rarely in other parts of the gastrointestinal…

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Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States

A genetically determined disorder in which numerous closely set keratotic papules are present on the skin, especially the trunk, in nail units, and on mucous membranes, particularly the palate, but also rarely in other parts of the gastrointestinal…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis): Clinical Cases

…ale No significant past medical history and she takes no medications Review of systems is notable only for recent fevers in association with the rash Presents for management of painful nodules on the legs and arms Initial evaluation Tired-appearing…

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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….