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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: Treatment

…ss no other alternative exists. Phototherapy (UVB or UVA1) or photochemotherapy (PUVA), oral or by soak, administered with a hand and foot unit, can be very effective. This modality takes several weeks to produce improvement and is available only in…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: Key Points

…uent use of moisturizers are important. Introduction Inflammatory processes may involve the dorsal or palmar surfaces of the hands. Dorsal hand dermatitis is managed as is dermatitis elsewhere on the body; however, given the thickened skin surface…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: References

…opical corticosteroids, Clin Exp Derm, 36: 149-154. English J et al (2009). Consensus statement on the management of chronic hand eczema, Clin Exp Derm, 34: 761-769. English JSC, Wootton CI (2012). Recent advances in the management of hand

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Angular Cheilitis: Key Points

…a combination of local irritation, moisture, and overgrowth of microorganisms, especially C. albicans, at the corners of the mouth. It is seen in five settings: infants; edentulous, usually elderly, persons, owing to constant maceration of the angle…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dyshidrotic Eczema (Pompholyx, Palmoplantar Eczema)

…description, invoking the term “cheiro-pompholyx” for numerous vesicles and multilocular bullae occurring frequently on the hands. In sum, the name “dyshidrosis” is misleading; the condition has no relation to dysfunction in eccrine glands or to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Aphthous Ulcers (Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Canker Sore): Key Points

…Behçet’s syndrome, herpes simplex virus infection, other infections including syphilis, gonorrhea, coxsackievirus infection (handfootmouth disease), and other herpes viruses (CMV, EBV, and VZV), HIV (including acute seroconversion), oral lichen…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Clinical Cases

…d twice daily, as well as tar soaks Expresses concern for use of systemic immunosuppression, but is considering it Treatment Hand/foot soak, PUVA therapy three times a week Liberal use of emollients Topical fluocinonide ointment 0.05% b.i.d. after…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…les Parvovirus B19, a.k.a. erythema infectiosum Exanthem subitum (roseola infantum) Epstein-Barr virus Coxsackie virus (Handfootmouth disease) Varicella Pityriasis rosea Gianotti-Crosti syndrome Differential diagnosis The differential diagnosis of…

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