Search Results for: congenital%20nevus

1 2 3 10
Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Key Points

…olvement Neurosyphilis Cranial nerve dysfunction, meningitis, stroke, altered mental status, general paresis, tabes dorsalis Congenital syphilis Saddle nose Saber shin, Clutton’s joints, Higoumenakis sign, hepatosplenomegaly, neurosyphilis,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Treatment

…romycin 500 mg q.i.d. for 15 days; erythromycin may not adequately treat the fetus.Give additional penicillin therapy as for congenital syphilis (see below) to the baby at birth. 3, 6, 9, 12 and 24 months Indeterminate length, > 1 year duration…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

…ease. While cyclosporine in high doses 12 mg/kg/day leads to resolution of skin disease, relapses frequently occur. Pitfalls Congenital self-healing reticulohistiocytosis is a benign Langerhans cell histiocytosis. This diagnosis should be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Ichthyoses/Disorders of Cornification: Overview

…successful control of bullous ichthyosiform erythroderma (epidermolytic hyperkeratosis), lamellar ichthyosis, and nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma generally are higher than those employed for other applications (e.g., acne, cancer…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

Key Points Vascular birthmarks are cutaneous vascular lesions present at, or shortly after, birth. They may be categorized as vascular tumors or vascular malformations. The term hemangioma has previously been used to describe many common, typically…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Key Points

…regnant women may result in intrauterine infection (especially in the first or second trimesters of pregnancy), resulting in congenital varicella syndrome, a syndrome marked by significant morbidity and mortality to both mother and child. Herpes…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): References

References http://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/2010/genital-ulcers.htm#congenital Read PJ and Donovan B (2012) Clinical aspects of adult syphilis, Int Med Journal, 42: 614-619. Mattei, PL et al (2012) Syphilis: an emerging infection, AFP, 86:…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Key Points

…ecific viral diagnosis during pregnancy (laboratory testing should be undertaken), as rubella and varicella can cause severe congenital abnormalities. Vaccination of infants and children for viral infections is an important and effective step…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Primary syphilis Secondary syphilis Tertiary syphilis Congenital syphilis Differential diagnosis Differential diagnosis of primary syphilis Herpes simplex virus Differential diagnosis of secondary syphilis Guttate psoriasis…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Principles of Seborrheic Dermatitis Management

…-like picture can be the presenting feature of all forms of Langerhans’ cell histiocytoses and other rare inherited or congenital disorders (e.g., Hailey-Hailey disease, primary immunodeficiencies). Seborrheic dermatitis tends to recur and…

1 2 3 10