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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: Key Points

…ty). Amyopathic dermatomyositis may go unrecognized, particularly by non-dermatologists. These patients are still at risk of interstitial lung disease and internal malignancy, and need to be both treated for their skin disease and screened for…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: Treatment

…g treatment. Mycophenolate mofetil may be helpful for skin disease, and may have added benefits in patients with concomitant interstitial lung disease. Patients with the most severe disease, or those who fail to respond to methotrexate or…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

…onfirmation with biopsy is sometimes necessary; the histopathology of GA is often distinctive, with two histologic variants, interstitial GA or palisading GA. The etiopathogenesis of GA remains unknown. There are limited data regarding a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: Clinical Case

…the lateral fingers and thumb Diagnosis: Dermatomyositis Obtain chest imaging and pulmonary function testing to evaluate for interstitial lung disease Order CK and aldolase along with basic labs Refer patient to dermatology for complete skin exam…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare: Treatment

…agnosed as having GA, particularly the rare reactive entities palisaded neutrophilic and granulomatous dermatitis (PNGD) and interstitial granulomatous dermatitis (IGD). PNGD and IGD are often seen as cutaneous phenomena in the setting of a systemic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: References

…lammatory myopathies. J Am Acad Dermatol, 54(4): 597-613. Morganroth P, Kreider M, Werth V. (2010) Mycophenolate mofetil for interstitial lung disease in dermatomyositis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), 62(10): 1496-501. Zaba LC, Fiorentino DF. (2012)…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis with arthritis

…on of granuloma annulare. In both diseases, epithelioid histiocytes in the reticular dermis may be arranged in palisaded and interstitial fashion, but the infiltrates in interstitial granulomatous dermatitis with arthritis differ from those of…

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