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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Clinical Cases

…ment but relapsed when stopping the drug Inflammatory lesions, comedones on the face, also on the back and chest, no visible scars Treatment Wash skin with non-soap containing wash Apply benzoyl peroxide gel in the morning and adapalene 0.1% or…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Key Points

…e-threatening disease, acne can have significant impact on a patient’s quality of life, including physical and psychological scars. Distribution, number, and severity of lesions (especially scarring) should influence the approach to acne treatment….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Treatment

…ists. In most cases, avoid surgical excision as a solution. These procedures are often ineffective and may cause disfiguring scars. Patients with rapidly growing or ulcerating HOI who are treated with prednisone require consideration of concomitant…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Hypertrophic scars Keloids Differential diagnosis Morphea Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus (note genital and extragenital locations) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Molluscum Contagiosum: Treatment

…antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Once the helper T cell count exceeds 100, the molluscum lesions begin to resolve, leaving no scars. This takes several months. Aggressive therapy that potentially would scar should not be undertaken until the full…

Does taping torso scars following dermatologic surgery improve scar appearance?

Does taping torso scars following dermatologic surgery improve scar appearance?

…nd subsequent disfigurement. It may therefore not be surprising that patients are significantly more dissatisfied with torso scars than other scars [7-9]. Dermatologic surgery on the trunk is common worldwide, and in Australia 27% of all basal cell…

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Treatment

Treatment First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for warts involves destructive methods tailored to the type of wart. Destruction of wart lesions may be accomplished using cryosurgical or electrosurgical techniques, chemical destruction either…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases


…Papules, plaques, nodules, and atrophic macules and patches Variations clinical Hypertrophic scar Atrophic scar Hypertrophic scars, such as burn scars, albopapuloid lesions of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, and conventional scars that follow…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atrophie Blanche?

…st, it should be mentioned that atrophie blanche is not the only condition in the skin to be typified by pure white atrophic scars. “Porcelain white” scars are met with in Degos’ disease and white atrophic scars sometimes mark the…