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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Darier’s Disease: Treatment

…he starting dose is 0.2-0.3 mg/kg/day, with gradual escalation of the dose to the therapeutic range of 0.5-1 mg/kg/day. Successful use of alitretinoin in Darier’s disease has recently been reported. Topical tretinoin 0.025% gel or 0.1% cream before…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Key Points

…de 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 often begins in the oral mucosa, with only…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Key Points

…d by IgA autoantibodies to epidermal transglutaminase. Dapsone is the first-line therapy for DH. Strict gluten avoidance is essential. Though gluten avoidance ultimately may prevent recurrence of DH flares, avoidance of gluten as sole treatment of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Treatment

…as a marker of disease activity and likelihood of future relapse. Treatment is aimed at achieving a rapid and sustained remission with the eventual goal of maintenance with low-dose therapy, or ideally tapering off all treatment. Initial remission…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis): Key Points

…imentation rate. Extracutaneous manifestations of Sweet’s syndrome may occur. Sweet’s syndrome may be idiopathic or seen in association with other systemic illnesses, most commonly malignancy (especially hematologic), connective tissue disease,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomatoid Papulosis

A distinctive type of CD 30 lymphoma characterized by the presence mostly of papules, some of them purpuric, that may ulcerate and heal with a scar, and by lesions that tend to come and go for years, eventually disappearing entirely or, on…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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

A distinctive type of CD 30 lymphoma characterized by the presence mostly of papules, some of them purpuric, that may ulcerate and heal with a scar, and by lesions that tend to come and go for years, eventually disappearing entirely or, on…