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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology


Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Balanitis: Overview

…the glans penis preferentially. A total skin examination to rule out these other conditions should be performed. Any area of balanitis not responding to conventional therapy should be biopsied to rule out carcinoma in situ (erythroplasia). Since the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Treatment

…l. Adding hydrocortisone 1% ointment to the anticandidal agent will speed healing and reduce symptoms more rapidly. Men with balanitis often have partners with candidal vaginitis; they also need treatment. In refractory cases circumcision may help,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus: Overview

Kraurosis Vulvae / Balanitis Xerotica Obliterans Patients can be divided into three clinical groups for management: prepubertal children, adults with anogenital disease, and adults with extragenital disease. Prepubertal children at times have…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus

…s, hypergranulosis, and sometimes acanthosis. When lichen sclerosus et atrophicus affects the penis, the condition is termed balanitis xerotica obliterans, an example of superfluous synonymy, along with Bowen’s disease and erythroplasia of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology


…o being wholly unrelated to one another), by avoiding superfluous synonyms in the form of lichen sclerosus et atrophicus and balanitis xerotica obliterans (different names for the same disease on different sites anatomic), and recognizing that what…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

“Kyrle’s disease”

…ss allergic granulomatous, Wegener’s granulomatosis, Sulzberger-Gorbe disease, Lyell’s disease, and Zoon’s balanitis, those diseases still being referred to in textbooks of dermatology and dermatopathology, and at conferences in…