Search Results for: hand-foot-mouth disease

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Angular Cheilitis: Key Points

…a combination of local irritation, moisture, and overgrowth of microorganisms, especially C. albicans, at the corners of the mouth. It is seen in five settings: infants; edentulous, usually elderly, persons, owing to constant maceration of the angle…

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Herpes Simplex: Initial Evaluation

…re typically recurrent ulcers that affect the mouth or genitalia, and may occur sporadically or in the context of a systemic disease (such as inflammatory bowel disease). They are marked by a small, often painful pustule with a bright erythematous…

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Key Points

…ation in cases of cellulitis associated with trauma or an underlying abscess. Introduction Cellulitis can occur as a primary disease entity or it can complicate a preexisting dermatosis (i.e., microbes may enter the skin via either an inapparent or…

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Livedo / Livedoid Vasculopathy / Atrophie Blanche: Key Points

…oxygen tension in specific areas of the skin. Livedo racemosa is not considered physiologic and has been associated with the diseases listed below. Associated diseases (for secondary livedo reticularis and livedo racemosa) Hypercoaguable states…

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Psoriasis: Clinical Cases

…d twice daily, as well as tar soaks Expresses concern for use of systemic immunosuppression, but is considering it Treatment Hand/foot soak, PUVA therapy three times a week Liberal use of emollients Topical fluocinonide ointment 0.05% b.i.d. after…

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Gonorrhea / Gonococcemia: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential diagnosis Meningococcemia Hand, foot, and mouth disease Herpes simplex virus Herpetic whitlow Small vessel vasculitis / leukocytoclastic vasculitis…

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Aphthous Ulcers (Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Canker Sore): Treatment

…dine gluconate, triclosan) may decrease bacterial plaques and limit outbreaks in some patients. 0.2% chlorhexidine gluconate mouthwash three times daily or 0.15% triclosan mouthwash twice daily for six weeks can reduce duration of lesions and pain,…

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Erythema Multiforme: Clinical Cases

…nfection Presents with asymptomatic lesions on the palms (approximately 8 on each hand) and soles (approximately 4-5 on each foot) that developed one day after new vesicles developed on her lips This is the first time she has developed skin lesions…