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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States: Overview

…eactions (see below). Type II (erythema nodosum leprosum) reaction Type II reactions tend to be more short-lived than type I reactions. Reaction controlled: Taper off thalidomide and/or corticosteroids over 2–3 weeks. If reaction returns reinstitute…

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Pediculosis (Lice): Key Points

…d found close to the scalp, whereas older hatched eggs appear white and are found farther (>1 cm) from the scalp surface. Body Lice Body lice infestations are associated with poor living conditions and poverty. Body lice tend to live in clothing…

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Vitiligo: Treatment

…effective as steroids in the treatment of vitiligo and should be considered first-line when treating sensitive areas of the body such as the face and body folds or when steroids are contraindicated. In 2005, the FDA placed a black box warning on…

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Drug Eruptions: Therapy

…sider another diagnosis or the possibility that the offending agent has not been discontinued. Many drugs cross-react, i.e., reactions to one medication typically predict cross-reaction to other medications in the same class. For example,…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Clinical Cases

…illa, groin, hands, feet; moisturizing: emollients used immediately after bathing) Face: hydrocortisone 2.5% ointment b.i.d. Body: desonide 0.05% ointment b.i.d. hydroxyzine at bedtime, as needed for pruritus (max. 100 mg/day) follow-up in 4 weeks…

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Spider Bites: Key Points

…Hairs are ejected from the spider as part of their defense reaction. This may result in a granulomatous contact urticaria or foreign body granuloma. If the hairs enter the eye, it causes ophthalmia nodosa (a form of chorioretinitis). Sac spider…

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Papular Urticaria: Key Points

…ies, mite dermatitis, fleas). Exposure to penetrating body parts (setae) of certain moths and caterpillars may cause similar reactions. This chapter discusses those hypersensitivity reactions to arthropod bites and exposures from species that do not…

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Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…c dermatitis, and includes the conditions previously labeled photosensitive eczema, actinic reticuloid, and persistent light reaction. Porphyrias, lupus erythematosus and other photosensitive connective tissue disorders, and pellagrous dermatitis…

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Pediculosis (Lice): Treatment

…s and brushes should be soaked in hot water for five minutes. Rooms and furniture should be vacuumed to prevent lice spread. Body Lice Topical anti-lice treatment is usually not required for body lice, as these mites do not live on the skin or hair….

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