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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

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…

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…

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

Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Key Points

…cella zoster virus from cranial nerve or dorsal root ganglia, thus affecting the skin in a dermatomal distribution. It can disseminate to both the skin and internal organs, most commonly the central nervous system. The hallmark lesion of primary…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Treatment

…ion and prevent complications. This is also true of secondary childhood cases within a household, where early treatment is possible. All immunosuppressed persons of any age with primary varicella infection should be treated with effective antiviral…

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

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…