Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…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 Parvovirus B19, a.k.a. erythema infectiosum Exanthe…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Key Points

…ions in immunocompromised patients. Introduction For an overview of characteristic features, differential diagnosis, and prognosis and treatment for measles, varicella, hand-foot-mouth disease, pityriasis rosea and other viral exanthems, see table….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Nummular Dermatitis: Overview

…erse origin, including atopic dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, hand eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, and stasis dermatitis (see appropriate chapters for descriptions of therapy for these disease entities). Atopic dermatitis in the infant and child may b…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Multiforme: Clinical Cases

…th 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 in association with h…

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 m…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease Synonyms Enteroviral vesicular stomatitis with exanthem Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Children usually under the age of 10 years and of both sexes; parents of those children affected sometimes Distribution of les…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hand-foot-and-mouth 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 m…