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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: Clinical Case

…y appearing male Bilateral hands with hyperkeratotic erythematous plaques with fissures present at the fingertips Diagnosis: hand dermatitis Recommend patch testing Soaks in tap water for 10 minutes twice daily followed by application of clobetasol…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Multiforme: Clinical Cases

…ith history of recurrent orolabial herpes infection 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Key Points

…us immunoglobulin, may be indicated for severe viral infections in immunocompromised patients. Introduction For an overview of characteristic features, differential diagnosis, and prognosis and treatment for measles, varicella, hand-foot-mouth…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Nummular Dermatitis: Overview

Overview Eczema is an all-inclusive term for dermatitis of diverse origin, including atopic dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, hand eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, and stasis dermatitis (see appropriate chapters for descriptions of therapy for these…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…l Evaluation Patients with a viral exanthem often present with a non-specific morbilliform eruption. In some cases, the skin disease as part of a constellation of other symptoms may indicate a specific viral etiology. Measles German measles…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pagetoid Bowen’s disease vs. Extramammary Paget’s disease

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease

…by Coxsackievirus A5, A10, A16, B2, or B5 especially; the mechanism whereby blisters form is not known. Comment Diagnosis of hand-foot-and-mouth disease can be rendered with near specificity histopathologically if an intraepidermal vesicle on volar…