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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Key Points

…thematosus (SLE) may have specific or non-specific features. Specific cutaneous signs include malar (butterfly) facial rash, discoid skin lesions, oral ulcers, and photosensitivity, especially in combination with systemic symptoms. Non-specific skin…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lupus Erythematosus

…LE). Scaly papules and plaques associated with patulous follicles that heal predominantly with scarring and/or poikiloderma (discoid lupus erythematosus, DLE). Psoriasiform or annular plaques that heal predominantly without scarring (subacute…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Alopecias

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…ised papules and plaques. Central hypopigmentation with scarring, peripheral hyperpigmentation, and alopecia may be clues to discoid lupus. Annular erythematous-to-violaceous plaques, especially in photodistributed regions, may be a clue to subacute…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Discoid lupus erythematosus Subacute lupus erythematosus Systemic lupus erythematosus Neonatal lupus erythematosus Lupus profundus Differential diagnosis Rosacea, face Tinea faciei Psoriasis Dermatomyositis…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Prurigo Nodularis: Overview

…to prurigo nodularis on the extensor surfaces of the upper extremities. Hypertrophic lichen planus, lichen amyloidosis, and discoid lupus erythematosus also may be clinically similar. Lesions similar to prurigo nodularis can occur in occasional…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vitiligo: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Vitiligo Differential diagnosis Tinea versicolor Pityriasis alba Discoid lupus…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatophyte Infections: Initial Evaluation: Tinea Capitis and Kerion

…s, folliculitis decalvans, and dissecting cellulitis of the scalp. Differential diagnosis of scarring alopecia also includes discoid lupus, lichen planopilaris, and pseudopelade. Kerion (Inflammatory Tinea Capitis) The development of a very…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Clinical Cases

…pus erythematosus (recent) Lesions are itchy, exacerbated by sun exposure No current treatment Initial evaluation Diagnosis: Discoid lupus (confirmed by biopsy) Desonide 0.05% ointment b.i.d. (face) Clobetasol 0.05% ointment b.i.d. (scalp)…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus Versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?* I

…EOUS LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS DISCOID LE, VERRUCOUS LE, TUMID LE, LE PANNICULITIS/ PROFUNDUS. . . . In patients with disseminated discoid lupus erythematosus, discoid lesions are seen predominantly on the upper trunk and upper limbs, usually, but not…

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