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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: Treatment

…B and C serologies. Prior to beginning immune suppressive therapy, consider the following vaccinations: hepatitis B, herpes zoster, and strep pneumoniae (pneumococcus). Annual flu vaccines are also recommended. In the presence of a history of…

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

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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Preface

…decisions about classification were arbitrary. For example, we chose to place varicella in a chapter with herpes simplex and zoster, rather than with the other viral exanthems, some of which also are vesicular, e.g., hand, foot, and mouth disease…

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…

Zosteriform cutaneous leishmaniasis diagnosed with the help of dermoscopy

Zosteriform cutaneous leishmaniasis diagnosed with the help of dermoscopy

…ht: ©2014 Ramot et al.] Discussion While several uncommon presentations of cutaneous leishmaniasis have been reported [3], a zosteriform presentation is especially rare, and has been described only anecdotally in the literature [3-6]. Our case posed…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Herpes simplex vs. Vaccinia

…decisions about classification were arbitrary. For example, we chose to place varicella in a chapter with herpes simplex and zoster, rather than with the other viral exanthems, some of which also are vesicular, e.g., hand, foot, and mouth disease…