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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

Overview Therapy of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma often requires specialized knowledge, and for this reason it is often appropriate to refer such patients to a medical center with specialized knowledge in the management of CTCL. Since early aggressive t…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…#8217;s sarcoma may occur as an initial or later complication of HIV infection. It may appear in patients with a relatively high helper T-cell count and no other evidence of immunosuppression, or in those with advanced HIV disease. In the terminal ph…

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Candidiasis: Treatment

…need a biopsy to rule out extramammary Paget’s disease, squamous cell carcinoma in situ (Bowen’s disease), and metabolic and other inflammatory causes of an intertriginous eruption. Oral ketoconazole, in rare cases, may cause liver functi…

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Candidiasis: Key Points

…Kawasaki syndrome, as well as cutaneous malignancies such as squamous cell carcinoma, extramammary Paget’s disease, or histiocytosis. It is important to note that some of these conditions may predispose to candidal superinfection; thus failure…

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Periorificial Dermatitis: Treatment

…r oral doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for 4 weeks, then taper off over 4 to 6 weeks. Metronidazole cream 1% or gel 0.75%, applied twice daily, is an excellent adjunctive treatment to oral doxycycline and may enable earlier tapering off of systemic an…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Extramammary Paget’s Disease and Mammary Paget’s Disease

…within the epidermis and presents itself clinically as a patch or a subtle plaque that extends centrifugally for many years before becoming a readily discernible thick plaque, a finding that signifies involvement by the carcinoma of the dermis, too….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Mammary Paget’s

Mammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins in mammary glands and extends along lactiferous ducts to the epidermis where it is seen clinically as a scaly, crusted, or eroded plaque on the nipple or areola of women mostly, and…

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Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…e Hydroxyurea Biologics Topical therapy Topical therapy alone offers excellent control for localized forms of psoriasis. Emollients. Liberal use of emollients to soften and hydrate the epidermis is a cornerstone of psoriasis therapy. Keratolytics. Th…

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Epidermolysis Bullosa: Overview

…e cases. Any nonhealing ulcer or lesion appearing at the edge of a nonhealing ulcer should be carefully evaluated for the possibility of squamous cell carcinoma. Repeated surgical procedures may be required to release mitten hands and keep digits fun…