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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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Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Treatment

…enting sign of previously undiagnosed HIV in many cases. First-line therapy: If started within the first 72 hours of symptom onset, antiviral therapy can shorten the duration and mitigate the severity of a zoster outbreak and is generally…

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Vitiligo: Key Points

…o,” referring to lesions that follow a clinically unambiguous segmental distribution and are typically associated with rapid onset and leukotrichia (depigmentation of associated hairs). This distinction is important in determining prognosis and…

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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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Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Key Points

…itant or an allergic origin. Distinguishing between these entities can be informed by a careful history, including timing of onset of symptoms. Allergic contact dermatitis is caused by a delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH), or Type IV…

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Dermatomyositis: References

…pective study. J Am Acad Dermatol, 65(1): 25-34. Gerami P, Schope JM, McDonald L, et al. (2006) A systematic review of adult-onset clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis (dermatomyositis siné myositis): a missing link within the spectrum of the…

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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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Alopecia: Clinical Cases

…growth Reassurance is emphasized; continuation of family counseling is encouraged Case 2 16-year-old healthy boy with sudden onset of asymptomatic hair loss in patchy areas on the scalp vertex No family history of autoimmune disease, including…

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Lupus: Clinical Cases

…s erythematosus, and ophthalmology exam Case 3 Female newborn infant born at 37 weeks gestational age Presents with neonatal-onset annular violaceous scaly plaques on the face, scalp, and trunk Bilateral periocular lesions (raccoon eyes)…

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