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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Darier’s Disease: Treatment

…4-8 weeks), reduce the daily retinoid dose. Maintenance therapy constitutes the lowest dose that suppresses the most severe disease features. Since the disease tends to be relatively quiescent during winter months, if possible discontinue retinoid…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Fox-Fordyce disease

…ocytes and the changes in surface epidermis eliminate lichen planus and discoid lupus erythematosus from being confused with FoxFordyce disease, and the absence of spongiosis from infundibular epithelium excludes keratosis pilaris and phrynoderma…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Fox-Fordyce disease

An inflammatory disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi that manifests itself in the skin as erythematous lesions with figurate shapes, e.g., (round, ellipsoid, and arcuate) (erythema chronicum migrans), pseudolymphomatous nodules…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pagetoid Bowen’s disease vs. Extramammary Paget’s disease

An inflammatory disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi that manifests itself in the skin as erythematous lesions with figurate shapes, e.g., (round, ellipsoid, and arcuate) (erythema chronicum migrans), pseudolymphomatous nodules…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erysipelas/Cellulitis: References

…damycin versus Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole for uncomplicated skin infections, NEJM, 372:1093-1103. Strazzula L, Cotliar J, Fox LP, Hughey L, Shinkai K, Gee SN, Kroshinsky D (2015) Inpatient dermatology consultation aids diagnosis of cellulitis…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Behçet’s Disease

…although it is likely that vasculitis is the reason; necrosis is consequent to occlusion of vessels affected. Sweet’s disease-like lesions in Behçet’s disease may be differentiated from those of true Sweet’s syndrome by virtue of…