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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…ally distributed on the anterior shins. EN is most often seen in the setting of a specific subtype of sarcoidosis, Löfgren’s syndrome, wherein patients present with fevers, arthritis/arthralgias, hilar adenopathy, and EN. This is almost invariably…

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Behçet Syndrome: Overview

Overview BehÇet syndrome is a disorder of unknown cause characterized by oral and genital mucous membrane ulceration, erythema nodosum-like lesions, uveitis, and numerous other vascular, rheumatological, and gastrointestinal complications. Because…

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Stings: Key Points

…lesions may result with development of a pruritic sterile pustule. Any hymenoptera sting may cause eosinophilic cellulitis (Wellssyndrome) with flame figures seen on histopathology. Dramatic reactions, including anaphylaxis, may be a…

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Appendigeal Tumors: Overview

…al tumors may be difficult and their biologic behavior hard to predict. Certain adnexal tumors are cutaneous manifestations of inherited syndromes with significant internal associations (for example, trichilemmoma and Cowden’s syndrome;…

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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…

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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Key Points

…ult in intrauterine infection (especially in the first or second trimesters of pregnancy), resulting in congenital varicella syndrome, a syndrome marked by significant morbidity and mortality to both mother and child. Herpes zoster Herpes zoster…

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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

…are not benefited by antiviral therapy. Infections of the ophthalmic branch (V1) of the trigeminal nerve and the Ramsey-Hunt syndrome (facial palsy and herpes zoster oticus) are exceptions where oral antiviral therapy is indicated. Significant…

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Drug Eruptions: Therapy

…ender is a semisynthetic penicillin (especially ampicillin). A morbilliform rash may rarely be a prodrome of Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis. Monitor for skin tenderness, bullous or target lesions, and mucosal involvement….

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

…indurated erythematous nodules on the arms and legs, few scattered on trunk without mucosal lesions Diagnosis: favor Sweet’s syndrome A skin biopsy to confirm the diagnosis is performed. Concern for an underlying inflammatory condition or malignancy…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eosinophilic Cellulitis (Wells’ Syndrome)?

…ilic cellulitis of papulonodular presentation (Wellssyndrome). J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2005;19(2):226-7. “Wells syndrome, or eosinophilic cellulitis, is a rare disorder characterized by erythematous plaques evolving into dermal or…