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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis): Treatment

…, long-term control may require initiation of a steroid-sparing agent. Inflammatory control may require systemic immunosuppression and/or the use of multiple therapeutic agents in combination. First steps Oral prednisone 0.75 to 1 mg/kg daily will…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…ase, which is protean in its presentations but most commonly presents as papules, plaques, lupus pernio, or scar- or tattoo-associated lesions. Introduction Sarcoidosis is a complex multisystem inflammatory disease characterized by noncaseating…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Behçet Syndrome: Overview

…lesions is empiric and may be difficult. Treatment should be aimed at relief of cutaneous symptoms and prevention of blindness. Only the treatment of the cutaneous disease is discussed in this section. Systemic Therapy First Steps For the mucosal…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lupus Erythematosus

Lupus erythematosus (LE) is a multisystem autoimmune connective tissue disease that can have protean effects on the skin. In some patients only the skin is involved, while in others, life-threatening internal complications can arise, ranging from…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Appendigeal Tumors: Overview

…rom the cutaneous adnexa (hair follicles, sweat glands, and sebaceous glands). Treatment First Steps A biopsy is usually necessary to establish the diagnosis, except for syringomas. Surgical or laser therapy is the only available alternative in most…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Key Points

…varicella zoster virus from cranial or dorsal root ganglion, thus affecting the skin in a dermatomal distribution. It can disseminate and can have internal organ involvement. The hallmark lesion of primary varicella and herpes zoster is a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

…and therapy for herpetic neuralgia and post-herpetic neuralgia. Confirmation of herpes zoster by viral direct fluorescence assay (DFA) is recommended in most cases, especially in disseminated cases or cases involving immunocompromised or pregnant…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cheilitis Granulomatosa: Overview

Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome Cheilitis granulomatosa is sudden onset of swelling of the lips which progresses to chronic enlargement. The Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome diagnosis is made when lip enlargement is accompanied by facial paralysis or…