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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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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Key Points

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

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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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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

…of varicella with effective antivirals shortens disease duration and prevents complications. This is also true of secondary childhood cases within a household, where early treatment is possible. All immunosuppressed persons with varicella should be…

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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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Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Key Points

…ale predominance of this condition in the population (approximately 2:1). Typical age of onset is the fourth decade of life. Childhood DH is rare. DH must be differentiated from other autoimmune blistering diseases, such as bullous pemphigoid,…

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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…

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