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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

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

Gonorrhea / Gonococcemia: Initial Evaluation

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

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…