Search Results for: hand-foot-mouth disease

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Dermatomyositis: Key Points

…hema from lupus tends to appear on the skin between the interphalangeal joints. Patients may present with predominantly skin disease with little or no muscle disease (hypomyopathic or amyopathic dermatomyositis, respectively), or with more muscle…

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Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

…calized (skin only) and multisystem disease. The course in any patient varies from benign (usually associated with localized disease or multisystem disease without organ dysfunction, to severe and fatal, with internal organ dysfunction. Dysfunction…

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Lichen Planus: Treatment

…t is gargled for 15-30 seconds and then spit out, 3 times daily. Apply topical anesthetic (viscous lidocaine) as needed. For disease of the gingivae, a dental tray may enhance therapy. Oral and vulval erosive disease is frequently complicated by…

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Aphthous Ulcers (Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Canker Sore): Key Points

…Behçet’s syndrome, herpes simplex virus infection, other infections including syphilis, gonorrhea, coxsackievirus infection (handfootmouth disease), and other herpes viruses (CMV, EBV, and VZV), HIV (including acute seroconversion), oral lichen…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Treatment

…(including site of application) or use of a treatment plan handout may be helpful to avoid under- or over-treatment of skin disease. See patient handout Treatment Plan for Atopic Dermatitis. Suppression of pruritus: All effective anti-pruritic…

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Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Key Points

…tible to superinfection. Affected areas include the cutaneous surface (often including the face) and mucosal surfaces of the mouth (palate, gingiva, buccal mucosa) and less commonly the pharynx and vocal folds and anogenital mucosa. The disease

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Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…measles Parvovirus B19, a.k.a. erythema infectiosum Exanthem subitum (roseola infantum) Epstein-Barr virus Coxsackie virus (Handfootmouth disease) Varicella Pityriasis rosea Gianotti-Crosti syndrome Differential diagnosis The differential…

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Hand Dermatitis: References

…opical corticosteroids, Clin Exp Derm, 36: 149-154. English J et al (2009). Consensus statement on the management of chronic hand eczema, Clin Exp Derm, 34: 761-769. English JSC, Wootton CI (2012). Recent advances in the management of hand

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Venous Stasis: Treatment

…pping the extremity with a support wrap (as outlined above) during the post-surgical period. Cholesterol emboli, sickle cell disease, polyarteritis nodosa, Buerger’s disease, cocaine use, and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome may all cause…

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Granuloma Annulare: Treatment

…s cutaneous phenomena in the setting of a systemic inflammatory process (such as inflammatory arthritis or connective tissue disease). Annular lesions on the hand are often initially diagnosed as tinea/dermatophyte infection before being recognized…