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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Balanitis: Overview

…pecific skin diseases (e.g., Reiter’s disease, psoriasis, lichen planus, lichen sclerosis et atrophicus, syphilis, and scabies) may affect the glans penis preferentially. A total skin examination to rule out these other conditions should be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: Key Points

…titis involving the hand, tinea (superficial dermatophyte infection), allergic contact dermatitis, psoriasis, lichen planus, scabies, herpes simplex, pityriasis rubra pilaris, and cutaneous lymphoma. A skin biopsy and/or patch testing should be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy: Treatment

…for these two conditions is similar but the diagnosis of an allergic contact may inform subsequent exposures and procedures. Scabies and other insect bites are morphologically similar to PUPPP. Look carefully for burrows and take a history of animal…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Papular Urticaria: Clinical Case

…a symmetric eruption on arms and legs, few scattered on trunk without mucosal lesions No linear burrows or other stigmata of scabies No evidence of lice on the body or on clothing Diagnosis: favor papular urticaria There is no evidence of bacterial…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Papular Urticaria: Treatment

…ent. Pitfalls Misdiagnosis is the major pitfall. Patients with papular urticaria are frequently misdiagnosed as having human scabies. Frequent applications of scabicides may exacerbate the symptoms. Cercarial dermatitis (swimmer’s itch), sea…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Treatment

…itfalls Patients may rarely have drug-induced bullous pemphigoid, and careful evaluation of medication history is essential. Scabies infestation may mimic BP and clinicians should consider ruling out an arthropod infestation. Epidermolysis bullosa…

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Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy: Initial Evaluation

…tial Diagnosis Allergic contact dermatitis Urticaria Drug eruption Erythema multiforme (if target/targetoid lesions present) Scabies Viral exanthem Other pregnancy dermatoses: Pemphigoid gestationis (aka herpes gestationis) Typically occurs during…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Papular Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential Diagnosis Urticaria Scabies Pediculosis (Lice) Tick Bite Bullous Arthropod…

Pre-emptive diagnosis of a case of scabies by dermatopathology

Pre-emptive diagnosis of a case of scabies by dermatopathology

…e adhesive tape test for the diagnosis of scabies in a resource-poor setting. Arch Dermatol. 2011;147(4):468-73. CrossRef 2. Scabies. Web site. http://medent.usyd.edu.au/fact/scabies.html. Accessed December 9, 2011. 3. Buehlmann M, Beltraminelli H,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Nodular scabies vs. Lymphomatoid papulosis

An inflammatory process caused by the acarus Sarcoptes scabiei and consisting of papules, papulovesicles, papulopustules, and vesicles, some arranged in linear or curvilinear tracks (burrows). Sometimes nodules are present, especially in the…