Search Results for: staphylococcal scalded-skin syndrome

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Atopic Dermatitis: Clinical Cases

…itus (max. 100 mg/day) follow-up in 4 weeks Follow-up evaluation She returns to the clinic with much improved comfort of the skin. There is less scale and her skin appears well-moisturized but the hypopigmentation persists. Recommend hydrocortisone…

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Candidiasis: Clinical Cases

…atin ointment mixed in equal parts with topical corticosteroid triamcinolone 0.1% ointment b.i.d. to the proximal nail folds Skin care reviewed: to keep skin dry by wearing protective gloves when exposing hands to water Follow-up in 4 weeks 4-week…

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Rosacea: Clinical Cases

…care with gentle facial cleanser and moisturizer Refer to an opthalmologist if needed Follow-up visit at 6 weeks Lesions improved, no ocular signs present Continue metronidazole 1% cream or gel applied b.i.d. to skin lesions Continue…

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Candidiasis: Treatment

…er (set on cool air setting) to fully dry off affected areas of skin, especially if they are located at sites where there is skin-to-skin contact (e.g., under the breasts or inguinal folds). When possible, eliminate all potential irritants or…

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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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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…