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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

Overview Langerhans cell histiocytoses (Class I histiocytosis) are a group of disorders most common in childhood due to the accumulation or proliferation of a clonal population of cells bearing the phenotype of a Langerhans cell that has been…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Epidermolysis Bullosa: Overview

…l of the blister formation. The ideal strategy would be to correct the genetic abnormality; however, since this is not yet possible, the strategy is to avoid cutaneous trauma if possible and to heal the wounds that result from injury to the skin….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMSC): Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC): Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMSC): Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) – Initial Evaluation–Bowen’s Disease (Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Situ) – genprac

…ny cutaneous surface except the glans penis. It bears several clinical features: Untreated, Bowen’’s disease may progress to invasive squamous cell carcinoma. Bowen’’s disease may occur on sun exposed sites, on extragenital sites where…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Treatment

…mild to moderate hidradenitis suppurativa is topical or systemic antibiotics. For very severe disease, systemic immunosuppression, specifically with anti-TNF-alpha inhibitors, may be first-line. First steps Medical Culture draining sinus tracts or…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Treatment

…nce-daily application of brimonidine gel 0.33% (Mirvaso) has been approved as an effective topical treatment for facial redness in rosacea. Papulo-pustular subtype This subtype is best treated with topical or systemic antibiotics and/or topical 5%…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Kimura’s disease

…llergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the resultant factitious lesions being erythematous, often scaly, macules, patches, papules, and plaques that tend to become lichenified, eroded,…

The dermatologist’s stethoscope-traditional and new applications of dermoscopy

The dermatologist’s stethoscope-traditional and new applications of dermoscopy

Discussion Dermoscopy is a non-invasive tool that is largely recognized and used in the diagnosis of pigmented and non-pigmented skin tumors. A steadily increasing number of publications on alternative applications of dermoscopy suggest, however,…