Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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 resultant…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Periorificial 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 resultant…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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 resultant…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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 resultant…

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Allergic Contact 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 resultant…

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Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

Photosensitive drug eruptions, polymorphous light eruption, chronic actinic dermatitis (CAD -includes the conditions previously called photosensitive eczema, actinic reticuloid and persistent light reaction). Photosensitivity dermatoses are caused e…

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Hand Dermatitis: Key Points

…hands to irritants and potentially exacerbating factors. Hand dermatitis can range from an acute, extremely pruritic or painful eruption, characterized by deep-seated vesicles (dyshidrotic eczema, pompholyx), to the chronic hand dermatitis commonly…

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Hand Dermatitis: Treatment

…nt use of moisturizers. The approach 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. Vesiculobu…

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Drug Eruptions: Initial Evaluation

…ion Adverse reactions to medications are common, and cutaneous drug eruptions may occur in 3% of all hospitalized patients who are receiving medications. They can represent 1% of consultations in office-based dermatology practices. Drug eruptions may…

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Drug Eruptions: Therapy

…s in 2-5 days. Patients who experience a simple, morbilliform drug eruption should avoid repeated exposure to the same drug or drug class, in the future; however, in cases where this cannot be avoided, it is reasonable to attempt a re-challenge of t…