Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cicatricial Pemphigoid: Overview

…reat, and blindness may not always be avoided. Treatment First Steps For oral disease apply superpotent topical steroids in ointment base or Orobase to affected areas. For gingival disease, dental trays filled with corticosteroid ointment worn for 6…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Key Points

…H) is an intensely pruritic, chronic disorder characterized by symmetrically distributed papulovesicles, bullae, or erosions. DH is an autoimmune blistering disease that is a cutaneous manifestation of gluten sensitivity. It is believed to be mediate…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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

…ythrocyte sedimentation 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 d…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomatoid Papulosis

…D 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 occasion, becoming nodular and ev…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Destombes-Rosai-Dorfman disease

Destombes-Rosai-Dorfman disease Synonyms Rosai-Dorfman disease Rosai-Dorfman histiocytosis Sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Usually in males under 25 years of age Distribution of lesions Localiz…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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

…D 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 occasion, becoming nodular and ev…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Mucha-Habermann disease vs. Lymphomatoid papulosis

…D 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 occasion, becoming nodular and ev…