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Stings: Clinical Case

…e develops dramatic erythema, edema of the entire side of the face with pronounced periocular involvement Patient reports no lip, tongue, or laryngeal swelling, shortness of breath, malaise, dizziness, visual compromise, or headache Initial…

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Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Key Points

…s. Clinical variants of AKs include: erythematous, atrophic, hyperkeratotic, pigmented and lichenoid forms. AKs on the lower lip are termed actinic cheilitis. Treatment is necessary because approximately 2-15% of lesions may progress to non-melanoma…

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Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Clinical Cases

…r eruption on the face Initial evaluation Healthy appearing male Scattered papules and pustules on the chin, upper cutaneous lip, and cheeks Analysis of the pustular contents in the clinic does not reveal any organisms Bacterial and viral cultures…

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Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…sentation with possible progression to angioedema or anaphylaxis. Careful review of symptoms of anaphylaxis, such as tongue, lip, or facial swelling, shortness of breath or wheezing, and diarrhea is necessary. Angioedema is characterized by deep…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Treatment

…aly, excoriated plaques with fissures and honey-colored crusting, especially evident on the glabella, on the upper cutaneous lip, chin, and in the peri-ocular area. This is highly suggestive of impetiginized (superinfected) facial eczema. Gentle…

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Erythema Multiforme: Clinical Cases

…luation Exam reveals target lesions, approximately 1 cm in size on the palms and soles Four small erosions on the lower left lip with hemorrhagic crusting A diagnosis of HSV-associated EM minor is rendered Since it has been several days since her…

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Flushing: Clinical Case

…sociated with abdominal pain and watery diarrhea. No associated triggers such as foods or other ingestions, also no signs of lip, tongue, throat swelling nor bronchospasm. No significant past medical history or family history. She takes no…

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Herpes Simplex: Treatment

Treatment Table 1. Herpes Simplex Therapy for Adults N.B. Always consider renal dosing in patients with renal impairment Pattern Orofacial Genital Primary infection in immunocompetent patient ACV 400 mg 5x per day x 7-10 days or 200 mg 5x per day…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Herpes Simplex, Zoster, and Varicella

Conditions caused by infection with different strains of herpesvirus and typified when fully developed by tense vesicles, herpes simplex consisting of grouped vesicles on an erythematous base, zoster being made up of vesicles, sometimes hemorrhagic…