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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatophyte Infections: Key Points

…tinea capitis (dermatophyte infection of the scalp), and tinea corporis (and its variants) represent the main categories of superficial dermatophytoses. Topical antifungal creams are generally the first-line of treatment of localized superficial

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Key Points

…ellulitis associated with exposure to fresh water (Aeromonas), and cellulitis in a butcher (Erysipelothrix). Erysipelas is a superficial form of cellulitis that involves superficial lymphatics located within the upper dermis. Beta-hemolytic…

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Pemphigus Foliaceus: Key Points

…n autoimmune disease that is caused by autoantibodies that target desmoglein-1. Desmoglein-1 is principally expressed in the superficial epidermis, and the binding of autoantibodies to desmoglein-1 results in acantholysis. Clinically, this results…

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Impetigo: Key Points

…these bacteria enter the skin through a disrupted barrier such as in preexisting dermatoses like atopic dermatitis, scabies, superficial cuts and abrasions, and insect bites. Honey-colored crusted erosions are the typical clinical morphology for…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Malassezia Infections: Key Points

…kin infection, especially prevalent in young adults, athletes, and in warm and/or humid climates. Pityriasis versicolor is a superficial skin infection by Malassezia yeasts, most commonly M. globosa. While it is sometimes referred to as tinea…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Porokeratosis: Overview

…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 laser for…

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Erythema Annulare Centrifugum: Overview

…ations, and colorings and dyes may all be triggers. The treatment is otherwise supportive. Gyrate erythemas are divided into superficial and deep types, the superficial types having the classic annular morphology and the “trailing”…

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