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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis: Key Points

…malignancies, paraproteinemia, autoimmune diseases, and infections (upper respiratory tract infections [URIs]) and varicella zoster virus). In children, the most common associations are URIs and the use of penicillins. Further studies are needed to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Initial Evaluation

…raneoplastic pemphigus Bullous pemphigoid Hailey-Hailey disease Oral aphthae Herpes simplex gingivostomatitis or Oral herpes zoster Erosive lichen planus Erythema multiforme / Stevens-Johnson syndrome / Toxic epidermal necrolysis Also includes:…

Eosinophilic dermatosis of hematologic malignancy mimicking varicella zoster infection: report in a woman with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and review of the literature

Eosinophilic dermatosis of hematologic malignancy mimicking varicella zoster infection: report in a woman with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and review of the literature

…ion with an appropriate dosage of acyclovir on more than 20 occasions. The patient had no definitive prior history of herpes zoster virus infection; varicella zoster virus infection had never been objectively confirmed with biopsy, viral culture, or…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Clinical Cases

…l presentation with lesions at various stages of development is typical for primary varicella infection (versus disseminated zoster—the distinction would be made based on patient’s lack of history of primary varicella infection in childhood and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Clinical Case

…ed; all were elevated. Hepatitis serologies and Quantiferon Gold were checked and negative Patient received vaccinations for zoster and influenza Treatment was initiated with 60 mg prednisone daily and 2 g mycophenolate mofetil daily Two-month…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Multiforme: Key Points

Key Points Erythema multiforme (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…

Study By Disease

Study By Disease

…(Quiz #73) Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (secondary to trauma sustained in the course of a triathlon) (Quiz #523) Post-zoster granulomatous dermatitis in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (Quiz #139) Postinflammatory…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…, often umbilicated vesicles grouped on a red base. An individual vesicle of herpes simplex is indistinguishable from one of zoster or varicella, but the three diseases can be differentiated clinically from one another by virtue of distribution of…