Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology
Individual primers on more than 100 skin diseases including initial evaluation, treatment options, and clinical case studies. This comprehensive resource covers the range of therapeutic modalities, from first-line therapies to solutions for complex cases
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 remit after 2-5 years, and its exquisite responsiveness to systemic corticosteroid therapy.
Langerhans cell histiocytoses (Class I histiocytosis) are a group of disorders most common in childhood due to the accumulation or proliferation of a clonal population of cells bearing the phenotype of a Langerhans cell that has been arrested at an early stage of activation and is functionally deficient.