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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Key Points

Key Points Grovers disease is a pruritic condition that typically affects adult individuals and classically presents on the trunk and proximal extremities. The characteristic lesion is a crusted erythematous papule, pustule, or papulovesicle….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Treatment

Treatment First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for Grovers is to suppress pruritus and when possible, reduce inflammation and clear lesions. First steps If TAD is not pruritic, treatment may not be required. A high-potency or superpotent…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: References

…nelius L (2012). Unusual complication of vemurafenib treatment of metastatic melanoma: exacerbation of acantholytic dyskeratosis complicated by Kaposi varicelliform eruption, JAAD, 148:966-968. Norman R and Chau V (2011). Use of etanercept in…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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

An inflammatory process in which lesions may erupt (pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta) and evolve rapidly from erythematous macules and papules to become purpuric papules, papulovesicles that may be hemorrhagic, ulcers, eschars, and,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Grover’s disease

…40 years and usually over age 60 years; white men mostly Distribution of lesions Widespread, but especially the trunk and less often the proximal part of the extremities Arrangement of lesions Scattered and discrete; sometimes so numerous as to be…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pemphigus vulgaris vs. Grover’s disease, pemphigus vulgaris-like

An inflammatory process in which lesions may erupt (pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta) and evolve rapidly from erythematous macules and papules to become purpuric papules, papulovesicles that may be hemorrhagic, ulcers, eschars, and,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Grover’s disease

An inflammatory process in which lesions may erupt (pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta) and evolve rapidly from erythematous macules and papules to become purpuric papules, papulovesicles that may be hemorrhagic, ulcers, eschars, and,…