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Rosacea: Clinical Cases

…resses and diluted baby shampoo soaks Consider referral to an ophthalmologist if needed Follow-up At 6 weeks: Lesions improved, no ocular signs present Continue metronidazole 1% cream or gel applied once daily to skin lesions Continue…

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Impetigo: Treatment

…immunosuppressed individuals, persons in renal failure) can result in more generalized forms such as staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome. Acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis (associated with Anti-DNase B and antistreptolysin antibodies)…

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Basal Cell Carcinoma: Introduction

…in cancers and their multiple treatments, and frequent clinical evaluation is necessary for close monitoring for tumor recurrence and development of new lesions. Other genetic syndromes that are characterized by multiple BCCs include Bazex syndrome,…

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Impetigo: Key Points

…common pathogens. Bullous impetigo is due to the local production of exfoliative toxins (ETA and ETB) produced by S. aureus, phage group II species. Systemic production of these toxins is the cause of staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome. Finally,…

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Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…with a syndrome with extracutaneous manifestations. Anatomic location of the PWS can be helpful to raise suspicion for such syndromes. For example, those involving the V1 distribution on the face have a risk of Sturge-Weber syndrome. All…

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Venous Stasis: Treatment

…ay be required before the ulcer will heal. Non-healing venous insufficiency ulcerations frequently occur after surgeries for skin cancers below the knee in elderly persons. Before surgery in elderly persons, perform an ABI and evaluate the patient…

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Darier’s Disease: Key Points

…disruption in calcium homeostasis in keratinocytes results in poor cell-cell adhesion with subsequent dyskeratosis affecting skin, nails, and mucous membranes. The hallmark skin lesion is a hyperkeratotic papule. The diagnosis of Darier’s disease is…

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Erythema Multiforme: Key Points

…virus) and is typically a self-limited process. EM major, according to some authors, may be synonymous with Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and entails a more severe clinical syndrome with more atypical target lesions and pronounced mucosal…

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Erysipelas Cellulitis Differential diagnosis Deep vein thrombosis Venous stasis dermatitis Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome Leukocytoclastic vasculitis Panniculitis Contact dermatitis…

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Impetigo: Initial Evaluation

…ish clinically. Bacterial and viral cultures may be required to determine which infection is present. Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome: A variation of impetigo that is systemic, with epidermolytic toxin-producing strains of S. aureus, resulting…

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