Search Results for: still disease, adult-onset

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis

…to be flaccid and localized to intertriginous regions, especially, the neck, axillary, inframammary, and inguinal ones. The disease is notoriously refractory to therapy. The name originally given to the condition by the brothers Hailey, familial…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Mucha-Habermann Disease

…to be flaccid and localized to intertriginous regions, especially, the neck, axillary, inframammary, and inguinal ones. The disease is notoriously refractory to therapy. The name originally given to the condition by the brothers Hailey, familial…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Raynaud’s Phenomenon/Disease

…to be flaccid and localized to intertriginous regions, especially, the neck, axillary, inframammary, and inguinal ones. The disease is notoriously refractory to therapy. The name originally given to the condition by the brothers Hailey, familial…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States

…to be flaccid and localized to intertriginous regions, especially, the neck, axillary, inframammary, and inguinal ones. The disease is notoriously refractory to therapy. The name originally given to the condition by the brothers Hailey, familial…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…response to an unknown or group of unknown antigens; when exposed, patients mount an inflammatory response, representing the onset of the disease. Putative antigens include an unknown autoantigen, misfolded serum amyloid A proteins, infectious…

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Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…managed like localized classic KS, with radiotherapy, cryotherapy, or local vinca alkaloids injection. Localized aggressive disease and generalized disease require systemic chemotherapy. For debilitating extensive cutaneous disease, symptomatic…

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Dermatomyositis: Key Points

…hema from lupus tends to appear on the skin between the interphalangeal joints. Patients may present with predominantly skin disease with little or no muscle disease (hypomyopathic or amyopathic dermatomyositis, respectively), or with more muscle…

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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…Most childhood cases will experience a limited course and spontaneous resolution by adolescence. A subset of children whose disease persists may behave more like adult cases of cutaneous mastocytosis, and may warrant c-kit testing or other workup….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Clinical Cases

…ntermittently (but then recurs) No prior history of skin cancer History of extensive sun exposure during her youth and early adult life A complete skin exam reveals no additional suspicious lesions Initial treatment Liquid nitrogen spray (thaw time…