Search Results for: hand-foot-mouth disease

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Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…measles Parvovirus B19, a.k.a. erythema infectiosum Exanthem subitum (roseola infantum) Epstein-Barr virus Coxsackie virus (Handfootmouth disease) Varicella Pityriasis rosea Gianotti-Crosti syndrome Differential diagnosis The differential…

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Hand Dermatitis: References

…opical corticosteroids, Clin Exp Derm, 36: 149-154. English J et al (2009). Consensus statement on the management of chronic hand eczema, Clin Exp Derm, 34: 761-769. English JSC, Wootton CI (2012). Recent advances in the management of hand

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Venous Stasis: Treatment

…pping the extremity with a support wrap (as outlined above) during the post-surgical period. Cholesterol emboli, sickle cell disease, polyarteritis nodosa, Buerger’s disease, cocaine use, and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome may all cause…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dyshidrotic Eczema (Pompholyx, Palmoplantar Eczema)

…description, invoking the term “cheiro-pompholyx” for numerous vesicles and multilocular bullae occurring frequently on the hands. In sum, the name “dyshidrosis” is misleading; the condition has no relation to dysfunction in eccrine glands or to…

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Granuloma Annulare: Treatment

…s cutaneous phenomena in the setting of a systemic inflammatory process (such as inflammatory arthritis or connective tissue disease). Annular lesions on the hand are often initially diagnosed as tinea/dermatophyte infection before being recognized…

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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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Histiocytosis X

A proliferation of abnormal Langerhans’ cells that may affect internal organs, e.g., the spleen, liver, and bone, sometimes with fatal outcome, as well as the skin, where lesions usually manifest themselves as purpuric papules or ulcers that…

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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…