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Papular Urticaria: Clinical Case

…e of lice on the body or on clothing Diagnosis: favor papular urticaria There is no evidence of bacterial superinfection of the skin. A regimen of nonsedating antihistamines during the day (loratadine 10 mg twice daily) and sedating antihistamine (hy…

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis: References

…cation, and management of occupational contact dermatitis and urticaria. Contact Derm 63:177-186. Nosbaum A, et al (2009) Allergic and irritant contact dermatitis. Eur J Dermatol 19:325-32. Usatine RP and Riojas M (2010) Diagnosis and management of c…

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Pediculosis (Lice): Initial Evaluation

…ed November 2, 2012.] Pubic lice may also affect the eyelashes [Pubic lice on eyelashes. Wikipedia.org. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pubic_lice. Accessed November 2, 2012.] Differential diagnosis Scabies Tick bite Bullous arthropod Papular urticaria

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Papular Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Differential Diagnosis Urticaria Scabies Pediculosis (Lice) Tick Bite Bullous Arthropod…

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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Clinical Case

…r hepatosplenomegaly on exam No other skin lesions Diagnosis: Urticaria Pigmentosa Recommend avoiding excess rubbing, friction, or pressure, along with avoidance of extreme temperatures, particularly extreme heat Non-sedating H1 antihistamine trial i…

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Stings: Key Points

…en mild, lasting several hours. Localized pain, edema, fever, urticaria, serum sickness, and arthralgias may ensue. They can be severe or even fatal if many stings occur. Allergic responses are IgE dependent and present in a previously sensitized ind…

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Granuloma Annulare: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Differential Diagnosis Urticaria Tinea/Dermatophytosis Psoriasis Lupus (subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus)…

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Bullous Pemphigoid: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Differential Diagnosis Allergic contact dermatitis Arthropod assault Dermatitis herpetiformis Pemphigus foliaceus Pemphigus vulgaris Porphyria cutanea tarda Urticaria

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Spider Bites: Key Points

…defense reaction. This may result in a granulomatous contact urticaria or foreign body granuloma. If the hairs enter the eye, it causes ophthalmia nodosa (a form of chorioretinitis). Sac spider (Chiracanthium)   Lipase Spider forms a spin sac i…

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Drug Eruptions: Initial Evaluation

…se entities. Fifth’s disease Measles Stevens-Johnson syndrome: Typically marked by target lesions and mucosal involvement at multiple sites. Toxic epidermal necrolysis: Marked by widespread erythema, bullae formation, and denudation. Urticaria