Search Results for: hand-foot-mouth disease

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Darier’s Disease

An inflammatory process in which lesions may erupt (pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta) and evolve rapidly from erythematous macules and papules to become purpuric papules, papulovesicles that may be hemorrhagic, ulcers, eschars, and,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Extramammary Paget’s/Paget’s Disease

An inflammatory process in which lesions may erupt (pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta) and evolve rapidly from erythematous macules and papules to become purpuric papules, papulovesicles that may be hemorrhagic, ulcers, eschars, and,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)

An inflammatory process in which lesions may erupt (pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta) and evolve rapidly from erythematous macules and papules to become purpuric papules, papulovesicles that may be hemorrhagic, ulcers, eschars, and,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States

An inflammatory process in which lesions may erupt (pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta) and evolve rapidly from erythematous macules and papules to become purpuric papules, papulovesicles that may be hemorrhagic, ulcers, eschars, and,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Raynaud’s Phenomenon/Disease

An inflammatory process in which lesions may erupt (pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta) and evolve rapidly from erythematous macules and papules to become purpuric papules, papulovesicles that may be hemorrhagic, ulcers, eschars, and,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Mucha-Habermann Disease

An inflammatory process in which lesions may erupt (pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta) and evolve rapidly from erythematous macules and papules to become purpuric papules, papulovesicles that may be hemorrhagic, ulcers, eschars, and,…

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Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…or areas of thicker skin or more infiltrative lesions) and intralesional corticosteroid injections. For more widespread skin disease, or cutaneous disease which fails to respond to topical therapy, antimalarials are generally the drug of choice….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: Treatment

…ss no other alternative exists. Phototherapy (UVB or UVA1) or photochemotherapy (PUVA), oral or by soak, administered with a hand and foot unit, can be very effective. This modality takes several weeks to produce improvement and is available only in…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…managed like localized classic KS, with radiotherapy, cryotherapy, or local vinca alkaloids injection. Localized aggressive disease and generalized disease require systemic chemotherapy. For debilitating extensive cutaneous disease, symptomatic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: Key Points

…uent use of moisturizers are important. Introduction Inflammatory processes may involve the dorsal or palmar surfaces of the hands. Dorsal hand dermatitis is managed as is dermatitis elsewhere on the body; however, given the thickened skin surface…