Search Results for: alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Treatment

…0 mg (such as Allegra) may be taken. Before bed, diphenhydramine (such as Benadryl) 50-100 mg or hydroxyzine (such as Atarax) 1-2 mg/kg may be taken. Subsequent therapy Reduce the superpotent fluorinated topical steroid to a medium-potency agent…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Treatment

…tial treatment of choice for patients with established or multiple ulcerations, rapidly expanding lesions. Initial therapy is 1 mg/kg or higher per day. After a response is seen, gradually taper the dose. If no response is seen in a week, a second…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…eous sarcoidosis. While sarcoidosis occurs in all ethnic groups and age ranges, with an overall prevalence of 10-40 cases per 100,000 persons, the annual incidence in African Americans is significantly higher, while that in Japanese is markedly…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pellagra

…arms, face, neck, and V of the chest Individual lesions Symmetrical patches tend to confluence Course Lasting as long as the deficiency of nicotinic acid or tryptophan persists Differential diagnosis clinical Hartnup’s disease is an autosomal…

Regression of nevi in a melanoma patient treated with interferon

Regression of nevi in a melanoma patient treated with interferon

…ic pattern, including a network and localized fine and coarse gray granularity which in general represent regression (Figures 1, 2). In order to further analyze the lesions, confocal microscopy was performed (VivaScope 1500, Lucid Inc, Rochester,…

Sperling LC, Cowper SE, Knopp EA. An Atlas of Hair Pathology with Clinical Correlations. Second edition. New York & London: Informa Healthcare, 2012

Sperling LC, Cowper SE, Knopp EA. An Atlas of Hair Pathology with Clinical Correlations. Second edition. New York & London: Informa Healthcare, 2012

…a rule, so that alopecias with a similar differential diagnosis are close to each other. The general layout is similar to the 1st edition but with the addition of chapters on psoriatic alopecia, drug-induced psoriatic alopecia, folliculitis…

Langerhans cell histiocytosis-a case report

Langerhans cell histiocytosis-a case report

…MK, Pritchard J. Controversies and new approaches to treatment of Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 1998;12(2):339-57. 14. Aihara M, Hasegawa T, Okuyama Y, Hiruma M, Ikeda S. Langerhans cell histiocytosis treated with…