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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Venous Stasis: Treatment

…udation indicative of the early phase of wound healing. This will resolve over a few weeks as the ulcer bed is replaced with granulation tissue. Highly exudative ulcers may benefit from daily treatment with a drying compress (such as Burow’s…

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Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…event ischemia; in patients with pernio some have postulated that there is either prolonged vasoconstriction leading to mild tissue hypoperfusion and localized inflammation in response to tissue injury. Vasospasm, hyperviscosity, or (in some…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Extramammary Paget’s/Paget’s Disease: Overview

…d 50% have an associated carcinoma. A careful lymph node evaluation is essential. Immunoperoxidase markers on paraffin fixed tissue can be used to identify the source of the primary carcinoma, or confirm that the lesion arose in the skin locally….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leishmaniasis: Overview

…infectious diseases, the diagnosis of leishmaniasis should be established by identifying the causative agent in the affected tissue by culture, scrapings, or biopsy. Response to therapy is significantly related to the causative species and…

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Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…locally aggressive disease. Immunosuppressive associated Kaposi’s sarcoma Iatrogenic immunosuppression for connective tissue disease, malignancy, organ transplantation, or other immunosuppressive conditions have been associated with the…

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Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…gioedema typically takes up to 72 hours to resolve. Pathophysiology Acute urticaria typically results from blood basophil or tissue mast cell degranulation triggered by IgE binding to antigens or through direct (non-IgE, non-immunologic) activation…

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Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum: Key Points

…ng of diabetic patients with end-organ damage has lent credence to the hypothesis that NL represents a skin manifestation of tissue injury due to microvascular damage and potentially abnormal tissue repair function, but the true etiopathogenesis…

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Dermatophyte Infections: Initial Evaluation: Tinea Capitis and Kerion

…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 inflammatory, boggy, granulation

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Melanoma: Key Points

…dermis without extension into the reticular dermis IV Invasion into the reticular dermis without involvement of subcutaneous tissue V Invasion into subcutaneous tissue In this chapter, only treatment of primary lesions is discussed. Treatment of…

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