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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…UP), with a brief review of other forms of cutaneous mastocytosis. The three most common types of cutaneous mastocytosis are urticaria pigmentosa (UP), diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis, and the presence of a single mastocytoma. Urticaria pigmentosa is…

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Urticaria: References

…rences Khan DA. (2008) Chronic urticaria: diagnosis and management, Allergy Asthma Proc, 29: 439-446. Peroni A et al. (2010) Urticarial lesions: If not urticaria, what else? The differential diagnosis of urticaria. Part I, II, J Am Acad Derm,…

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Urticaria: Clinical Cases

…isodes over the past 2 weeks Switch to another non-sedating antihistamine, cetirizine 10 mg Follow-up evaluation in 2 weeks (urticaria resolved) Case 2 14-year-old girl 2-month history of intermittent pruritic urticarial lesions on back, chest,…

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Drug Eruptions: Key Points

…se, the “morbilliform” or measles-like pattern, is discussed here. Other specific drug-induced disorders such as urticaria, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), and phototoxicity are…

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Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Initial Evaluation

…itis chronica atrophicans. Lymphocytoma Lymphocytoma typically presents as a solitary lesion. The earlobe, nipple, scrotum, and axillary folds are common sites of involvement. Differential diagnosis Urticaria Scleroderma…

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Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…treated using the protocol for therapy of localized lesions (above). (c) Side effects include erythema, irritant dermatitis, urticaria, telangiectasia, and reversible bone marrow depression with pancytopenia. Later stage cutaneous T-cell lymphoma…

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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Treatment

…sion, may help individual lesions fade and resolve faster. Ancillary steps H1 antihistamines can decrease itching, flushing, urticaria, and tachycardia. Both sedating and non-sedating antihistamines may offer some relief (diphenhydramine or…

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Erythema Multiforme: References

References Shah KN, Honig PJ, Yan AC (2007). “Urticaria multiforme: a case series and review of acute annular urticarial hypersensitivity syndromes in children,” Pediatrics, 119; e1177. Hughey SL (2011). Approach to the hospitalized…

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Papular Urticaria: References

…aria, Pediatrics, 18(1):e189-96. Shmidt E, Levitt J (2012) Dermatologic infestations, Int J Derm, 51(2):131-141….