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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…managed like localized classic KS, with radiotherapy, cryotherapy, or local vinca alkaloids injection. Localized aggressive disease and generalized disease require systemic chemotherapy. For debilitating extensive cutaneous disease, symptomatic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: Key Points

…uent use of moisturizers are important. Introduction Inflammatory processes may involve the dorsal or palmar surfaces of the hands. Dorsal hand dermatitis is managed as is dermatitis elsewhere on the body; however, given the thickened skin surface…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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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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…

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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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases


…chapter with herpes simplex and zoster, rather than with the other viral exanthems, some of which also are vesicular, e.g., hand, foot, and mouth disease caused by Coxsackie A 5, 10, and 16. The team that put this atlas together was made up of…