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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Simplex: Initial Evaluation

…ng can mimic herpetic lesions (see below). Bullous lesions of impetigo Herpes zoster is caused by dermatomal reactivation of varicella virus and can also result in grouped clear fluid-to-pus-filled vesicles on an erythematous-to-hemorrhagic base. In…

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

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…

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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Preface

…r’s attention in the photograph’s legend. Some decisions about classification were arbitrary. For example, we chose to place varicella in a chapter with herpes simplex and zoster, rather than with the other viral exanthems, some of which also are…

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…

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…

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,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Herpes simplex vs. Vaccinia

…r’s attention in the photograph’s legend. Some decisions about classification were arbitrary. For example, we chose to place varicella in a chapter with herpes simplex and zoster, rather than with the other viral exanthems, some of which also are…