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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Behçet Syndrome: Overview

…lesions is empiric and may be difficult. Treatment should be aimed at relief of cutaneous symptoms and prevention of blindness. Only the treatment of the cutaneous disease is discussed in this section. Systemic Therapy First Steps For the mucosal…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Aphthous Ulcers (Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Canker Sore): Key Points

Key Points Recurrent aphthous ulcers are the most common oral ulcerative ailment, which classically appear as shallow, round or oval ulcers with an inflammatory edge and a faint pseudomembrane. Diagnosis may be made by history and physical exam…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis): Key Points

…imentation rate. Extracutaneous manifestations of Sweet’s syndrome may occur. Sweet’s syndrome may be idiopathic or seen in association with other systemic illnesses, most commonly malignancy (especially hematologic), connective tissue disease,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pagetoid Bowen’s disease vs. Extramammary Paget’s disease

A vesiculobullous disease in which blisters tend 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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Behçet’s Disease

…ons None in particular Individual lesions Papules, papulopustules, plaques, nodules, and ulcers Course Exacerbations and remissions for a lifetime. May cause blindness and, rarely, end fatally. Clinical manifestation Aphthous stomatitis, genital…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Nodosum: Overview

…ently affected than men. Estrogens in OCPs are an important cofactor in this condition, and they should be discontinued if possible. Treatment of the cutaneous lesions is symptomatic and empiric. Treatment First Steps Bed rest with elevation,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Behçet’s disease

A vesiculobullous disease in which blisters tend 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…