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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Raynaud’s Phenomenon/Disease

…to be flaccid and localized to intertriginous regions, especially, the neck, axillary, inframammary, and inguinal ones. The disease is notoriously refractory to therapy. The name originally given to the condition by the brothers Hailey, familial…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Mucha-Habermann Disease

…to be flaccid and localized to intertriginous regions, especially, the neck, axillary, inframammary, and inguinal ones. The disease is notoriously refractory to therapy. The name originally given to the condition by the brothers Hailey, familial…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hailey-Hailey Disease

…to be flaccid and localized to intertriginous regions, especially, the neck, axillary, inframammary, and inguinal ones. The disease is notoriously refractory to therapy. The name originally given to the condition by the brothers Hailey, familial…

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Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis

…to be flaccid and localized to intertriginous regions, especially, the neck, axillary, inframammary, and inguinal ones. The disease is notoriously refractory to therapy. The name originally given to the condition by the brothers Hailey, familial…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States

…to be flaccid and localized to intertriginous regions, especially, the neck, axillary, inframammary, and inguinal ones. The disease is notoriously refractory to therapy. The name originally given to the condition by the brothers Hailey, familial…

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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….

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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…

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Dermatomyositis: Key Points

…hema from lupus tends to appear on the skin between the interphalangeal joints. Patients may present with predominantly skin disease with little or no muscle disease (hypomyopathic or amyopathic dermatomyositis, respectively), or with more muscle…

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Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

…calized (skin only) and multisystem disease. The course in any patient varies from benign (usually associated with localized disease or multisystem disease without organ dysfunction, to severe and fatal, with internal organ dysfunction. Dysfunction…