Search Results for: varicella

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Treatment

…are directed towards skin symptoms only. Exceptions include severe disease/immunocompromised patients or pregnant women with varicella, in which case antiviral treatment with acyclovir (or other drugs in this class) and/or varicella immune globulin…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: Initial Evaluation

…consider in the differential diagnosis include insect bites, acute contact dermatitis, thermal burns, candidiasis, scabies, varicella, and bullous erythema multiforme. In the case of ecthyma, deep fungal infections and ecthyma gangrenosum should…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: References

…n Society of Dermatology, 7:309-316 (Part 1), 7:414-418 (Part 2), and 7:506-510 (Part 3). Leonid I, Evelyn L. (2009) Primary varicella in an immunocompetent adult. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol, Aug;2(8):36-8. Nelson JS, Stone MS. (2000) Update on…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Key Points

…tant to make the correct specific viral diagnosis during pregnancy (laboratory testing should be undertaken), as rubella and varicella can cause severe congenital abnormalities. Vaccination of infants and children for viral infections is an…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis: Key Points

…internal malignancies, paraproteinemia, autoimmune diseases, and infections (upper respiratory tract infections [URIs]) and varicella zoster virus). In children, the most common associations are URIs and the use of penicillins. Further studies are…

Eosinophilic dermatosis of hematologic malignancy mimicking varicella zoster infection: report in a woman with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and review of the literature

Eosinophilic dermatosis of hematologic malignancy mimicking varicella zoster infection: report in a woman with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and review of the literature

…hematologic malignancies associated with this cutaneous eruption [4,5]. We describe a woman with CLL whose lesions resembled varicella zoster virus infection and review the literature on eosinophilic dermatosis of hematologic malignancy. Case Report…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Multiforme: Key Points

Key Points Erythema multiforme (EM) is a clinical syndrome marked by either target lesions and/or mucosal erosions. It may be idiopathic or seen in association with infections or medications. EM has been reported in association with herpes simplex…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Impetigo contagiosa

…ions that have expanded centrifugally. Bullous impetigo is a variant of impetigo contagiosa. Differential diagnosis clinical Varicella is vesicular, rather than pustular or bullous, and favors the trunk. Herpes simplex may mimic impetigo,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lymphocytic Vasculitis?

…es on one hand and in the axilla. A lymphocytic vasculitis was evidenced.” Uhoda I, Pierard-Franchimont C, Pierard GE. Varicella-zoster virus vasculitis: a case of recurrent varicella without epidermal involvement. Dermatology…