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Persistent Pigmented Purpuric Dermatitis

A condition of persons of any age, but particularly children with a genetic proclivity for allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis, and allergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the…

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Nummular Dermatitis

A condition of persons of any age, but particularly children with a genetic proclivity for allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis, and allergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the…

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Hand Dermatitis

A condition of persons of any age, but particularly children with a genetic proclivity for allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis, and allergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the…

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Hand Dermatitis: Treatment

…to the management of hand dermatitis differs on the clinical presentation; the therapeutic strategy for vesiculobullous hand dermatitis and hyperkeratotic hand dermatitis are discussed separately below. Vesiculobullous hand dermatitis First steps A…

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Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…e tissue disorders, and pellagrous dermatitis must be ruled out in all patients who develop a chronic course. Photosensitive Drug Eruptions Photosensitive drug eruptions may present either as sunburn (a phototoxic response) or photoallergy (an…

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Hand Dermatitis: Key Points

…izers are important. Introduction Inflammatory processes may involve the dorsal or palmar surfaces of the hands. Dorsal hand dermatitis is managed as is dermatitis elsewhere on the body; however, given the thickened skin surface of the hands and the…

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Drug Eruptions: Therapy

…/ drug class. In all cases, patients should be counseled regarding the risks of repeated exposure to drugs associated with a drug eruption. In severe cases, the use of medical alert cards or jewelry tags (i.e., medical alert bracelet) may aid…

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Drug Eruptions: Key Points

…rythema Multiforme.) Most adverse cutaneous reactions to medications represent a benign side effect; however, in rare cases, drug eruptions may have associated systemic complications with significant morbidity and/or mortality. There are four key…

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…Dermatophyte infection typically involves the interdigital web spaces, which are usually spared in shoe contact dermatitis. Drug eruption: Generalized pruritic, erythematous macules and papules may be difficult to distinguish between a systemic…

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Venous Stasis: Treatment

…venous insufficiency. Consider congestive heart failure, lymphatic obstruction (cancer), renal failure, or hepatic disease. Dermatitis may be from contact dermatitis rather than stasis; it is important to note that patients with stasis dermatitis