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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Herpes Simplex, Zoster, and Varicella

Conditions caused by infection with different strains of herpesvirus and typified when fully developed by tense vesicles, herpes simplex consisting of grouped vesicles on an erythematous base, zoster being made up of vesicles, sometimes hemorrhagic…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Herpes Gestationis

An inflammatory disease of the second and third trimesters of pregnancy characterized by widespread urticarial papules and plaques accompanied by vesicles and bullae. Individual lesions are indistinguishable from those of bullous pemphigoid,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Bullous Pemphigoid and Herpes Gestationis

An inflammatory disease of older people; signs include widespread erythematous macules and patches, urticarial papules and plaques, and vesicles and bullae, the blisters often arising on urticarial plaques. Sometimes lesions are localized, e.g., to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Simplex

An inflammatory disease of older people; signs include widespread erythematous macules and patches, urticarial papules and plaques, and vesicles and bullae, the blisters often arising on urticarial plaques. Sometimes lesions are localized, e.g., to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella

An inflammatory disease of older people; signs include widespread erythematous macules and patches, urticarial papules and plaques, and vesicles and bullae, the blisters often arising on urticarial plaques. Sometimes lesions are localized, e.g., to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Gestationis/Pemphigoid Gestationis

An inflammatory disease of older people; signs include widespread erythematous macules and patches, urticarial papules and plaques, and vesicles and bullae, the blisters often arising on urticarial plaques. Sometimes lesions are localized, e.g., to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Key Points

…sulting in congenital varicella syndrome, a syndrome marked by significant morbidity and mortality to both mother and child. Herpes zoster Herpes zoster represents the reactivation of VZV from the cranial or dorsal root ganglion with presentation of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

…iologist or a pain clinic for a nerve block, ganglion block, or epidural block is extremely rewarding. Pitfalls Occasionally herpes simplex will appear in a zosteriform pattern. Culture these lesions (for herpes simplex virus) or test by DFA,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Simplex: Initial Evaluation

…orm) pustular lesions resulting in erosions with scalloped borders are suggestive of herpes. Genital and perianal lesions of herpes are usually caused by herpes simplex type II. Herpetic whitlow may occur when digits are exposed to herpetic lesions….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Gestationis/Pemphigoid Gestationis: Overview

…zine and diphenhydramine 25-50 mg 2 to 4 times daily are considered to be safe in pregnant women. Alternative Steps At times herpes gestationis does not adequately respond to systemic steroids given as a single morning dose. In such patients,…

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