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Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…ase, which is protean in its presentations but most commonly presents as papules, plaques, lupus pernio, or scar- or tattoo-associated lesions. Introduction Sarcoidosis is a complex multisystem inflammatory disease characterized by noncaseating…

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Extramammary Paget’s/Paget’s Disease: Overview

…7;s) or sweat gland, lower GU tract, or lower GI tract (extramammary Pagets). Mammary Pagets is almost always associated with an underlying carcinoma. The data on extramammary Pagets are less clear, but between 25% and 50% have…

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Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…KS) results from endothelial cell proliferation caused by infection with human herpesvirus 8 and occurs in four settings: classic KS, African (endemic) KS, immunosuppressive-associated KS, and AIDS-associated KS. The therapy of each form is

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Dermatomyositis: Key Points

…h also frequently affects the muscles. Dermatomyositis can be a sign of internal malignancy, with 20% of patients having an associated cancer (ovarian cancer risk, in particular, is elevated). Patients require thorough evaluation for extracutaneous

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Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

Overview Langerhans cell histiocytoses (Class I histiocytosis) are a group of disorders most common in childhood due to the accumulation or proliferation of a clonal population of cells bearing the phenotype of a Langerhans cell that has been…

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Pruritus Ani: Overview

…worn; men should wear loose trousers and cotton boxer undershorts. If there is a history of lumbosacral disc disease, the possibility of a neuropathic cause should be considered. Subsequent Steps The patient should expect symptomatic relief within…

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Candidiasis: Treatment

…n Initial therapy If the skin is macerated (e.g., moist, weeping), instruct the patient to soak in (or make an applied compress of) dilute Burow’s solution 1: 40 b.i.d. for 15 minutes daily throughout the treatment course. Prescribe nystatin…

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Candidiasis: Key Points

…ogenital mucosal sites. Predisposing factors include obesity, diabetes, antibiotic or corticosteroid treatments, immunosuppression, removable prostheses, and chronic or frequent exposure to moisture including saliva, fecal and urinary incontinence….

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Candidiasis: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Candidiasis Intertriginous Oral Paronychia Differential diagnosis Inverse pityriasis rosea Deficiency dermatitis (such as zinc deficiency, a.k.a. acrodermatitis enteropathica) Allergic or irritant contact dermatitis Inverse…