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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Raynaud’s Phenomenon/Disease

…llergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the resultant factitious lesions being erythematous, often scaly, macules, patches, papules, and plaques that tend to become lichenified, eroded,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis)

…llergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the resultant factitious lesions being erythematous, often scaly, macules, patches, papules, and plaques that tend to become lichenified, eroded,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis

…llergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the resultant factitious lesions being erythematous, often scaly, macules, patches, papules, and plaques that tend to become lichenified, eroded,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States

…llergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the resultant factitious lesions being erythematous, often scaly, macules, patches, papules, and plaques that tend to become lichenified, eroded,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Clinical Cases

…ists), legs, penis, and lower mucosal lip A skin biopsy confirms the diagnosis Topical and systemic corticosteroids are discussed; the patient prefers to start on topical therapy because of his HCV disease. Patient is started on topical fluocinonide…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Key Points

…uritic eruption that may be self-limited or chronic, and may affect skin, mucosa (including the esophagus), and hair. The classic morphology of lichen planus is violaceous-to-purple, flat-topped polygonal papules, often with a white-to-lavender…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…ent, patients may subjectively complain of discomfort, stinging, or pain due to hot foods and drinks. Lesions may be found less frequently around the anus and on the genitalia. When the palms and soles are affected, the lesions may be firm and rough…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Scars, Keloids, and Anetodermas

A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic.