Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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 funct…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…suppressive-associated KS, and AIDS-associated KS. The therapy of each form is discussed separately. Treatment Classic Kaposi’s sarcoma (Mediterranean Kaposi’s Sarcoma) Classic KS affects primarily elderly males of Mediterranean or Easter…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…reasonable alternative and may be used as follows: A solution of nitrogen mustard 10 mg dissolved in 50-60 ml of tap water is applied daily. to the entire skin, except the scalp, eyelids, axillae, and perineum, using a nylon paint brush until cleari…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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 failur…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Periorificial Dermatitis: Treatment

…cal steroids. Refractory perioral dermatitis may be the result of surreptitious intermittent use of topical steroids by the patient. Perioral dermatitis is typically a very responsive disorder. If the patient’s lesions do not clear with the the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Epidermolysis Bullosa: Overview

…re 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 fu…