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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Facial Melanosis, Melasma: Initial Evaluation

…neous lip, and nose. Central facial involvement is most common but mandibular involvement may also occur. Differential diagnosis Photoallergic / phototoxic contact dermatitis Melanosis of Riehl’s (likely a photo-distributed contact dermatitis)…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma vs. Desmoplastic Spitz’s nevus

A malignant neoplasm of melanocytes that, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Spitz’s nevus, compound type vs. Melanoma

A malignant neoplasm of melanocytes that, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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

A malignant neoplasm of melanocytes that, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Venous Stasis: Treatment

…Treatment Stasis dermatitis First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for stasis dermatitis includes control of edema, if possible, and use of an anti-inflammatory topical medication such as a medium potency topical corticosteroid. Stasis

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Prurigo Nodularis: Overview

…at benefit. Hydroxyzine or diphenhydramine 25-75 mg before bed and as tolerated 3 times daily. During the initial visit, an assessment of the patient’s mental status is essential. Depression may be present, either as a cofactor in causing the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Venous Stasis: Clinical Cases

…3-year history of varicose veins, bilateral lower extremity swelling, and recurrent rashes on the ankles Does not wear compression stocking Evaluation and management Healthy appearing woman Bilateral lower extremities (left greater than right) with…