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Papular Urticaria: Clinical Case

…sions No linear burrows or other stigmata of scabies No evidence 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…

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis: References

…l (2010) Evidence-based guidelines for the prevention, identification, 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…

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Pediculosis (Lice): Initial Evaluation

…t 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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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Clinical Case

…to swell up and resemble a wheal There is no lymphadenopathy or hepatosplenomegaly on exam No other skin lesions Diagnosis: Urticaria Pigmentosa Recommend avoiding excess rubbing, friction, or pressure, along with avoidance of extreme temperatures,…

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Stings: Key Points

…nidase, mellitin, or phospholipase. The toxic reactions are often 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…

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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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Sarcoidosis: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Sarcoidosis Erythema Nodosum Differential Diagnosis for Sarcoidosis Urticaria Psoriasis Lichen Planus Differential Diagnosis for Lupus Pernio Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Rosacea

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Spider Bites: Key Points

…toxin   Hairs are ejected from the spider as part of their 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)….

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Drug Eruptions: Initial Evaluation

…ens-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