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Papular Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

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

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Papular Urticaria: References

…rences Hernandez RG, Cohen BA (2006) Insect bite-induced hypersensitivity and the SCRATCH principles: a new approach to papular urticaria, Pediatrics, 18(1):e189-96. Shmidt E, Levitt J (2012) Dermatologic infestations, Int J Derm, 51(2):131-141….

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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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Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…ve). (c)  Side effects include erythema, irritant dermatitis, urticaria, telangiectasia, and reversible bone marrow depression with pancytopenia. Later stage cutaneous T-cell lymphoma Patients in this category are best treated in consultation with a…

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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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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Treatment

…llary steps H1 antihistamines can decrease itching, flushing, urticaria, and tachycardia. Both sedating and non-sedating antihistamines may offer some relief (diphenhydramine or hydroxyzine and cetirizine, respectively). Combination H1 and H2 antihis…

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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

…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