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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…ntosa (UP), diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis, and the presence of a single mastocytoma. Urticaria pigmentosa is most common in childhood, and less likely to have systemic involvement than adult forms of mastocytosis. Most patients develop mastocytosis…

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Vascular Birthmarks: Treatment

…apeutic intervention. Initial therapy For small, asymptomatic, non-ulcerated lesions, wait for spontaneous involution during childhood. Only waiting and observation is necessary. Careful measurements and photographic documentation may assist the…

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Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis: Key Points

…ement, though there are rare reports of associated IgA nephropathy. Childhood LABD, also known as chronic bullous disease of childhood (CBDC) typically presents around 4.5 years and resolves prior to puberty. Like classic adult LABD, childhood LABD…

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Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Key Points

…varicella vaccination, the lifetime prevalence of primary varicella was approximately 90%, with most cases occurring during childhood. This virus is spread through respiratory and salivary secretions during periods of viremia and results in…

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Aphthous Ulcers (Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Canker Sore): Key Points

…gue. Many patients suffer from recurrent lesions, termed recurrent aphthous stomatitis. The first lesions generally begin in childhood, and recurrent aphthous ulcers are more common in women, people under 40, Caucasian patients, nonsmokers, and…

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Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis: Initial Evaluation

…anied by vacuolar changes and occasional neutrophilic microabscesses in dermal papillae are seen. The histology of adult and childhood LABD are identical. A second punch biopsy should also be performed for direct immunofluorescence (DIF) from intact…

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Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

Overview Langerhans cell histiocytoses (Class I histiocytosis) are a group of disorders most common in childhood due to the accumulation or proliferation of a clonal population of cells bearing the phenotype of a Langerhans cell that has been…

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Viral Exanthems: References

References Folster-Holst R, HW Kreth. (2009) Viral exanthems in childhood: Part 1, 2, and 3. Journal of the German Society of Dermatology, 7:309-316 (Part 1), 7:414-418 (Part 2), and 7:506-510 (Part 3). Leonid I, Evelyn L. (2009) Primary varicella…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Clinical Cases

…ntation will be restored with time and ongoing maintenance therapy Case 2 Moderate disease 42-year-old man with eczema since childhood, now generalized despite topical corticosteroid use He presents with extensive skin disease, much of which is…

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