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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…ional triamcinolone 10mg/cc for isolated lesions PUVA Anthralin Topical immunotherapy (such as DCNB) Telogen effluvium Rapid onset of diffuse, non-inflammatory hair loss, usually 2-3 months following medical illness, injury, giving birth, or stress…

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Drug Eruptions: Key Points

…c involvement); complex drug eruptions in rare cases can be fatal. Simple drug eruptions typically occur within 4-14 days of onset of the agent. The timing of presentation often reflects whether there has been prior exposure to the drug or drug…

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Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…al). Dermographic urticaria/ dermographism: results from frictional stress on the skin (such as scratching), eliciting rapid onset of urticarial lesions (1-5 minutes). Differential diagnosis It is imperative to determine whether the patient has…

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Cheilitis Granulomatosa: Overview

Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome Cheilitis granulomatosa is sudden onset of swelling of the lips which progresses to chronic enlargement. The Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome diagnosis is made when lip enlargement is accompanied by facial paralysis or…

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Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum: Overview

Overview Lesions of necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum (NLD) are usually, but not always, associated with juvenile-onset diabetes. Tending to occur singly or in crops on the anterior lower legs, they can appear anywhere on the body, however….

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Clinical Cases

…lexin 500 mg four times daily Follow-up evaluation in outpatient clinic in 10 days (resolved) Case 2 40-year-old woman Rapid onset of erythema and swelling of the left ear Febrile, feels unwell No history of trauma to the ear No topical medications…

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Drug Eruptions: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 16-year-old girl with history of cutaneous wound infection Presents with morbilliform eruption 6 days after starting cephalosporin antibiotic No systemic symptoms Reports pruritus Initial evaluation Patient is well-appearing…

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Chronic Bullous Disease of Childhood: Overview

…of IgA at the basement membrane zone. The clinical appearance resembles bullous pemphigoid. It often remits 2-3 years after onset and rarely lasts past age 10. Because this disorder affects children and is most frequently self-limited, the…

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Eosinophilic Fasciitis: Overview

Overview Eosinophilic fasciitis is distinguished from scleroderma by its acute onset; its lack of hand and foot or visceral involvement; the characteristic involvement of the extremities (usually distal legs and arms); its tendency to spontaneously…

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Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…ydroxychloroquine 200 mg once or twice daily may be tried starting in late winter and continuing until mid to late fall. The onset of benefit is 3–6 weeks after the medication is initiated, so treatment must be started a month or so before spring….

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