Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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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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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Papular Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

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

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Erythema Multiforme: References

References Shah KN, Honig PJ, Yan AC (2007) “Urticaria multiforme: a case series and review of acute annular urticarial hypersensitivity syndromes in children,” Pediatrics, 119;e1177. Hughey SL (2011) Approach to the hospitalized patient…

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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Treatment

…lary 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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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…

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Sarcoidosis: Initial Evaluation

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

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Drug Eruptions: Initial Evaluation

…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

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Acute and Chronic Urticaria?

…ually does not have it longer than one to several days. Acute urticaria is evanescent. However, under certain circumstances, the eruption of hives may consist of exacerbations and remissions that last for weeks, months or years, i.e., urticaria recid…