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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Treatment

…ctions are often confused with allergic dermatitis by both patients and physicians. Yet the distinction is important because irritant reactions are concentration dependent. Therefore, certain agents that are irritants in one bodily site may be safe…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Key Points

…rmatitis is a common cutaneous condition, with an estimated incidence of 43 cases per 100,000 persons. It can have either an irritant or an allergic origin. Irritant reactions can present with similar features to contact dermatitis, but tend to…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Allergic Contact Dermatitis

…allergen was contacted. Examples of common allergic contactants are Rhus toxicodendron (“poison ivy”), nickel, thiurames in rubber, parabens in ointments, and chemicals in fragrances, whereas agents commonly responsible for irritant

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Alopecia: Treatment

…inoxidil 2% or 5% solution or foam q.d. or b.i.d. may be attempted, but efficacy has not been ascertained. Anthralin-induced irritant dermatitis or contact allergen application may be efficacious. The most frequently studied contact allergen…

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Warts: Treatment

…y. Subsequent steps 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) 5% cream (such as Efudex) may be applied to the affected area twice daily. A brisk irritant reaction occurs at about 1 week, and warts resolve over 2-4 weeks. This therapy is highly effective, but is not…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Phototoxic Dermatitis

An inflammatory process that represents the combined effects of a toxic substance applied topically or administered systemically in combination with the effects of ultraviolet light, the result being a caricature of sunburn. The lesions consist of…

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Candidiasis: Initial Evaluation

…nosis Inverse pityriasis rosea Deficiency dermatitis (such as zinc deficiency, aka acrodermatitis enteropathica) Allergic or irritant contact dermatitis Inverse psoriasis Tinea cruris Extramammary Paget’s disease Hailey-Hailey disease…

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Candidiasis: Key Points

…seborrheic dermatitis, tinea (superficial dermatophyte infection), inverse psoriasis, inverse pityriasis rosea, allergic or irritant contact dermatitis, deficiency dermatitis, Hailey-Hailey or Darier’s disease, axillary granular…

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Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…stant plaques can be treated using the protocol for therapy of localized lesions (above). (c) Side effects include erythema, irritant dermatitis, urticaria, telangiectasia, and reversible bone marrow depression with pancytopenia. Later stage…

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Periorificial Dermatitis: Treatment

…, the diagnosis should be reconsidered. Other important diagnostic considerations include seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, an irritant dermatitis, lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei, demodex folliculitis, and an unusual drug eruption. Recurrent…