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Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus onset preceded by Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease

Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus onset preceded by Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease

…hetic debris, similar to those observed in the involved lymph nodes. In our patient a necrotizing lymphadenitis preceded the onset of lupus skin disease. The lymph node biopsy showed extensive necrosis suggesting the possibility of LL, however…

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Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…be idiopathic in up to 50% of cases or found in association with infection (bacterial, fungal, parasitic, viral), autoimmune disease (including production of auto-antibodies against the IgE receptor, triggering mast cell degranulation), or drug…

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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Key Points

…duced. Typically, primary varicella infection is self-limited and requires only symptomatic treatment. However, infection of adults may be severely debilitating, requiring systemic antiviral medication and possibly hospitalization. Primary varicella…

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Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea capitis

…toconazole 200 mg/day for adults (or 3.3 mg/kg/day for children) is as effective as griseofulvin, but should be reserved for adult cases of tinea capitis. Terbinafine (i.e., Lamisil) 250 mg/day for adults (62.5-250 mg/day for children depending on…

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Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris: Overview

…alities fail. Methotrexate weekly may be combined with daily oral retinoid therapy (isotretinoin or acitretin) in refractory disease. The liver function tests must be monitored very closely. Pitfalls Second attacks or relapses of PRP may occur after…

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Periorificial Dermatitis: References

…Pearl: the evaluation of perioral dermatitis: use of an extended patch test series, JAAD, 56(5 Suppl): S100-102. Schwarz T et al (2008) A randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled study of 1% pimecrolimus cream in adult patients with perioral…

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Periorificial Dermatitis: Key Points

…me cases, no triggering factors are found. Although it is considered by some to be related to rosacea, patients usually do not have flushing and other stigmata of rosacea. This condition affects young adult women most commonly….