Search Results for: hand-foot-mouth disease

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Clinical Cases

…d twice daily, as well as tar soaks Expresses concern for use of systemic immunosuppression, but is considering it Treatment Hand/foot soak, PUVA therapy three times a week Liberal use of emollients Topical fluocinonide ointment 0.05% b.i.d. after…

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Aphthous Ulcers (Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Canker Sore): Treatment

…dine gluconate, triclosan) may decrease bacterial plaques and limit outbreaks in some patients. 0.2% chlorhexidine gluconate mouthwash three times daily or 0.15% triclosan mouthwash twice daily for six weeks can reduce duration of lesions and pain,…

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Erythema Multiforme: Clinical Cases

…nfection 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 first time she has developed skin lesions…

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Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…ay be firm and rough with a yellowish hue. Ungual Variants LP principally involving mucous membranes Lesions confined to the mouth or with minimal accompanying skin involvement are not uncommon and account for about 15% of all cases. Distinct…

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 handfoot-and-mouth disease can be rendered with near specificity histopathologically if an intraepidermal vesicle on volar…

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…

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Superficial Fungal Infections: Clinical Cases

…prior treatment KOH examination reveals spores and fragmented hyphae consistent with tinea versicolor Treatment For limited disease, the use of a topical antifungal, such as clotrimazole or econazole 1% cream, to affected areas twice daily for 4…

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