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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Primary syphilis Secondary syphilis Tertiary syphilis Congenital syphilis Differential diagnosis Differential diagnosis of primary syphilis Herpes simplex virus Differential diagnosis of secondary syphilis Guttate psoriasis…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…poos, household soaps, foods, sunscreens, and drugs. Photopatch testing performed by experts in this technique (usually in a tertiary care facility) may be necessary to identify the offending agent. Light testing with artificial light sources to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Epidermolysis Bullosa: Overview

…a if possible and to heal the wounds that result from injury to the skin. Patients with these diseases are best treated in a tertiary care setting. For this reason, the basic principles in the management of all cases of EB will be described in…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

…ssential. Langerhans cell histiocytoses syndromes are uncommon, and most patients should be evaluated and usually managed at tertiary referral centers. Treatment First Steps Patients may be observed without therapy. Autoinvolution often occurs….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Syphilis

…widespread macules and papules on skin and mucous membranes in conjunction with signs and symptoms of systemic disease), and tertiary (manifested by gummas in the skin and destructive lesions also in the bones, eyes, brain, and elsewhere, resulting…

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Sarcoidosis: Treatment

…ocal therapy should be referred to a medical dermatologist with experience in treating cutaneous sarcoidosis, generally at a tertiary care academic medical center. Treatment is a stepwise progression, and multiple treatments may be used together;…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: Key Points

…ifestations or treatment related side effects may necessitate additional consultants), and frequently require treatment at a tertiary care referral center. High-dose IVIg has been shown to be beneficial in refractory cases of cutaneous disease, but…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: Treatment

Treatment All patients should undergo malignancy screening; paraneoplastic dermatomyositis should be managed by first treating the underlying malignancy, if present. Drug-induced disease is rare, but if suspected, withdrawal of the offending agent…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Syphilis

…be scaly or crusted (rupial) in secondary syphilis, and plaques that may be ulcerated or atrophic in the center of gummas of tertiary syphilis Course Chancre resolving in weeks, lesions of secondary syphilis resolving in weeks or months, and lesions…