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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…

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Darier’s Disease: References

References Abe M, Inoue C, Yokoyama Y, Ishikawa O. (2011). Successful treatment of Dariers disease with adapalene gel, Ped Derm, 28:197-198. Frezzini C, Cedro M, Leao JC, Porter S. (2006). Darier disease affecting the gingival and oral mucosal surf…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermal Nevi

Epidermal nevi are hamartomas in which the epidermis is abnormal, being hyperkeratotic, and in which lesions are aligned along Blaschko’s lines….

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Darier’s Disease: Clinical Case

…nical Case Case 1 32-year-old male Presents with worsening Dariers disease No significant past medical history except for known diagnosis of Dariers. The patient was intermittently on oral isotretinoin, which controlled his disease during times

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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

sis, urticaria pigmentosa, or a rare form of mast cells in the skin seen in adults characterized by telangiectasias and faint lesions, called telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans. Introduction Mastocytosis includes a wide variety of cutaneous

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Preface

…y Robert Willan, titled Description and Treatment of Cutaneous Diseases and published more than 200 years ago in 1798, was the first to use pictures for purposes of teaching clinical attributes of skin diseases. That Willan understood well the import…

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Candidiasis: Key Points

…theses, and chronic or frequent exposure to moisture including saliva, fecal and urinary incontinence. Candidal superinfection may complicate preexisting cutaneous diseases, as abnormal skin may predispose to candidal overgrowth. Failure of standard…

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

…e made by history and physical exam alone, but the presence of systemic symptoms may warrant a broad workup for potential underlying diseases manifesting with oral ulcers Treatment is based on limited evidence and focused on symptomatic relief and de…

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Hailey-Hailey Disease: Overview

…lthough HHD is classified with the disorders of cornification, such as Dariers disease and the ichthyoses, it is not helped and even may be exacerbated by systemic retinoids. Cyclosporine A and systemic steroids can have significant side effec…

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Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Treatment

…he consideration of secondary infection; infection of Grover’s disease with herpes simplex virus, Staphylococcus aureus, and scabietic infestation have been reported in the literature. The important differential diagnosis of Dariers disease and pemp…