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Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…KS) results from endothelial cell proliferation caused by infection with human herpesvirus 8 and occurs in four settings: classic KS, African (endemic) KS, immunosuppressive-associated KS, and AIDS-associated KS. The therapy of each form is

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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 Dariers disease has recently been reported. Topical tretinoin 0.025% gel or 0.1% cream before…

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Dermatomyositis: Key Points

…h also frequently affects the muscles. Dermatomyositis can be a sign of internal malignancy, with 20% of patients having an associated cancer (ovarian cancer risk, in particular, is elevated). Patients require thorough evaluation for extracutaneous

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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…

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Darier’s Disease: Key Points

…ant inheritance causing abnormalities of keratinization stemming from defects in calcium regulation in keratinocytes. The classic skin manifestation is an eruption of hyperkeratotic papules, typically in a seborrheic distribution. Characteristic…

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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…

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Hailey-Hailey Disease: Key Points

…tly inherited genodermatosis caused by dysregulation of calcium hemostasis in the keratinocyte that leads to acantholysis (loss of cell-cell adhesion) in the epidermis. Clinically, it manifests with macerated, eroded plaques primarily in the…

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Darier’s Disease: Clinical Case

s on the neck, upper chest Strong family history of Dariers disease Review of systems is notable only for recent fevers in association with worsening rash Presents for management of increasing erythema, crusting on the retroauricular neck, trunk,…

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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…occur at any age, and may involve the skin, or affect internal organs including the bone marrow and liver/spleen/lymphatic tissues Urticaria pigmentosa is a form of cutaneous mastocytosis most common in childhood, characterized by brown papules,…