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Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis: References

…eview of the literature. Dermatology 2013; 227:209-213. Kim JS, Choi M, Nam CH, Kim JY, Park BC, Kim MH, Hong SP. Concurrent drug-induced linear immunoglobulin A dermatosis and immunoglobulin A nephropathy. Ann Dermatol 2015; 27(3):315-318. Marathe…

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Fixed Drug Eruption: References

…0 cases. Int J Dermatol 1998; 37(11):833-8. Krahenbuhl-Melcher A, Schlienger R, Lampert M, Haschke M, Drewe J, Krahenbuhl S. Drug-related problems in hospitals: a review of the recent literature. Drug Saf 2007. 30(5):379-407. Sharma VK, Dhar S….

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Persistent Pigmented Purpuric Dermatitis: Overview

…inous angiodermatitis), and lichen aureus. For the most part, these conditions are idiopathic, although a pigmented purpuric drug eruption or contact dermatitis must be excluded. Cutaneous T cell lymphoma (CTCL) may resemble a pigmented purpuric…

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Drug Eruptions: Suggested Reading

…sis on recently marketed drugs. The EuroSCAR-Study. JID 128: 35. Friedmann PS, Pickard C, Ardern-Jones M, Bircher AJ (2010). Drug-induced exanthemata: a source of clinical and intellectual confusion. Eur J Dermatol 20(3): 255-9. Chen Y-C, Chiu H-C,…

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Erysipelas and Cellulitis: Treatment

…ally ill patients, consider intravenous therapy as first-line. Nafcillin 1-2 g intravenously every 4 hours is the parenteral drug of choice. Alternatives include cefazolin 1.0 g IV every 6–8 hours for 48–72 hours, ceftriaxone 1.0 g IV every 24…

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Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…ction (i.e., wheal). Can be intermittent, with the skin returning to normal appearance in less than 24 hours. Causes include drug reactions, food allergy, systemic disorders, and infection. The underlying cause may be undetermined in many cases. The…

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Dermatomyositis: Treatment

…icians use methotrexate, azathioprine, or mycophenolate. Cutaneous Disease Hydroxychloroquine (25% of patients may develop a drug rash) Adults: 400 mg daily for adults Children: 3-5 mg/kg daily divided 1 to 2 times per day; maximum dose 400 mg…

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Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

…hands as well, although tinea tends to have scale, whereas GA usually does not), sarcoidosis, other cutaneous granulomatous eruptions, and urticarial eruptions. A diagnosis of GA may be made clinically, but confirmation with biopsy is sometimes…

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Lupus: Key Points

…lupus discussed are: discoid lupus, subacute cutaneous lupus, lupus profundus, and bullous lupus. Subcutaneous lupus may be drug-induced in etiology. Introduction Clinically, the cutaneous presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) may have…

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