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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Raynaud’s Phenomenon/Disease

…ncommonly, papulovesicular eruption of unknown cause affecting persons over 40 years of age (and usually over 60), often in photodistribution, but sometimes widespread. Although named originally “transient acantholytic dermatosis” by…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

Key Points Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory process affecting skin bearing apocrine glands; the groin, axillae, and inframammary areas are typically involved. The classic lesions of HS include cysts, nodules, sinus tracts,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pagetoid Bowen’s disease vs. Extramammary Paget’s disease

…ncommonly, papulovesicular eruption of unknown cause affecting persons over 40 years of age (and usually over 60), often in photodistribution, but sometimes widespread. Although named originally “transient acantholytic dermatosis” by…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Key Points

s. This condition is believed to result from seborrhea and from an inflammatory response to the commensal skin organism, Malassezia fungi. Thus, the mainstay of treatment includes topical anti-fungal agents alone or in combination with topical…