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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…orne contactants may present in a diffuse eruption on the face, neck, V-neck chest. Allergic contact dermatitis to rubber in swimming goggles. Allergic contact dermatitis to metals (in earrings, belt buckle, bracelet, ring, eyeglasses). Allergic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…e sunscreen (e.g., zinc oxide or titanium dioxide) may be needed. Sunscreens should be applied every morning and again after swimming, bathing, or extensive sweating. Therapy of acute photoallergic dermatitis is the same as for acute contact…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Nodosum: Overview

…pse is too rapid resumption of physical activity (jogging, aerobics classes, etc). If the patient requests exercise options, swimming can be recommended. The major pitfall is failure to identify and eradicate the underlying cause. Clinically…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Clinical Cases

…Clinical Cases Case 1 8-year-old healthy boy, develops pruritic peri-orbital rash No new medications, soaps, lotions Started swimming classes two weeks ago, uses new swim goggles with rubber padding. On further history, the child’s parents…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Treatment

…ld avoid extremes of temperature, particularly heat, and should be careful jumping into extremely hot baths or showers, cold swimming pools, or extremely cool air conditioned rooms. Patients should avoid direct physical stimulation to the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Acute urticaria Migrating pruritic edematous papules and plaques of variable size, surrounded by erythema or an area of vasoconstriction (i.e., wheal). Can be intermittent, with the skin returning to normal appearance in less…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Atypical mycobacterial infections

…, including the presence of vegetations Course Resolving within months with antimycobacterial medication Variations clinical Swimming pool granuloma Fish tank granuloma Swimming pool granuloma, an analogue of fish tank granuloma, is caused by…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Syphilis

…philis. Infectious diseases other than syphilis, however, among them longstanding infections by atypical mycobacteria, e.g., swimming pool granuloma, may induce changes similar. Gummatous lesions of syphilis, i.e., cutaneous lesions of tertiary…