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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

…of GA remains unknown. There are limited data regarding a genetic/inheritable risk for GA, although single case reports and small case series have identified siblings and first-degree relatives with GA in some patients. One report identified…

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Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis: Key Points

…asculitis should be diagnostically evaluated. Cutaneous LCV may be associated with internal organ involvement, especially of small vessels of the brain, lungs, kidney, and gastrointestinal system, and the morphology and severity of the skin disease…

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Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Key Points

…nclude solar (actinic) keratoses, cutaneous horns, verruca vulgaris (warts), gouty tophi, or other cutaneous malignancies. A small skin biopsy is sometimes performed to confirm the diagnosis and exclude those common cutaneous malignancies….

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Porokeratosis: Overview

…n sun-exposed areas to avoid the sun and to use sunscreens of SPF 15 or greater. Alternative Steps Cryotherapy may eradicate small superficial lesions, but usually must be applied aggressively enough to create a small superficial scar. Pulse dye…

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Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…ule, vesiculation, or necrosis often in dependent areas, such as the legs, hips, and buttocks. Lichen nitidus appear as very small (1-2 mm) monomorphous, flat-topped, shiny papules that are grouped within a discrete area. They sometimes occur in…

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Acne Vulgaris: Treatment

…topical retinoids and/or benzoyl peroxide products may irritate skin. Strategies for reducing retinoid irritation are: Only small amounts of topical retinoid (pea-sized for the entire face) should be applied Start by using 2-3 times a week only…

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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…on the trunk and/or extremities; the face, palms, and soles are generally spared. Adult mastocytosis generally presents with small subcentimeter reddish-brown macules or flat-papules, generally on the trunk and extremities. Telangiectasia macularis…

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Treatment

…is similarly limited data to support the use of intravenous antibiotics over the use of oral antibiotics; in fact, there are small studies demonstrating that oral therapies may be in some cases more effective than intravenous treatment. Small

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Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis: Clinical Case

…cal tear, performed one week ago. Upon admission, she is noted to have a symmetric eruption of palpable purpuric papules and small pustules on the arms and legs, which she states has been present for two days No significant past medical history and…

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