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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy: Overview

…resolves with delivery. Unlike herpes gestationis, postpartum onset or exacerbation is rare. Therapy is empiric and aims to control symptoms until the eruption abates following delivery. Treatment First steps A topical high-potency to superpotent ste…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Clinical Cases

…immunosuppression (such as prednisone or cyclosporine) if the disease is worsening Case 3 Severe disease with superinfection 4-year-old child with long standing atopic dermatitis of the face, trunk, arms, and legs, now presenting with acute onset of…

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Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Clinical Cases

…ted infection noted Case 2 18-year-old male presents with new onset unilateral facial palsy History of a tick bite that occurred while camping several months prior to presentation, with development of an annular, erythematous, urticarial plaque at th…

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Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum: Overview

…m (NLD) are usually, but not always, associated with juvenile-onset diabetes. Tending to occur singly or in crops on the anterior lower legs, they can appear anywhere on the body, however. Lesions on the leg exhibit more of a tendency to ulcerate tha…

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Pemphigus Vulgaris: Overview

…nd-effect relationship between pemphigus autoantibody and the disease activity, therapy is aimed at both resolution of cutaneous lesions and elimination of circulating antibody. The titer of the circulating antiepithelial antibody should be determine…

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Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…een (see below). Encourage all patients with photosensitivity diseases to use maximal sun protection, which must include an SPF 30 or higher sunscreen with ingredients that shield against both UVB and UVA. In those patients sensitive to visible light…

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Clinical Cases

…t clinic in 10 days (resolved) Case 2 40-year-old woman Rapid onset of erythema and swelling of the left ear Febrile, feels unwell No history of trauma to the ear No topical medications or cosmetics applied to the ear Initial evaluation Systemically…

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Drug Eruptions: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 16-year-old girl with history of cutaneous wound infection Presents with morbilliform eruption 6 days after starting cephalosporin antibiotic No systemic symptoms Reports pruritus Initial evaluation Patient is well-appearing Af…

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Chronic Bullous Disease of Childhood: Overview

Overview Chronic bullous disease of childhood is characterized by the presence of multiple, tense bullae and severe itching in association with linear deposition of IgA at the basement membrane zone. The clinical appearance resembles bullous pemphig…

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