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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatophyte Infections: Key Points

…cream (imidazole, allylamine) Systemic: antifungal (severe cases) 1-4 weeks Onychomycosis Systemic: terbinafine, fluconazole, or itraconazole Topical: efinaconazole, tavaborole, ciclopirox Systemic: 6 weeks (fingernails); 3 months (toenails)…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Clinical Cases

…enails He has used over-the-counter cream for athlete’’s foot, which partially clears the rash on the feet but not the nails KOH examination of the feet and a nail clipping reveals branching hyphae Treatment Terbinafine 250 mg daily for 3-6…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…entiginous melanoma (ALM) presents as a symmetric pigmented macule, plaque or nodule on the fingers with extension under the nail plate. Mucosal melanoma presents as a pigmented macule growing on the mucosal surfaces (oral, genital, intestinal…

A new perspective on the nail plate for treatment of ingrown toenail

A new perspective on the nail plate for treatment of ingrown toenail

…case control study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2015;16:301. PubMed CrossRef 14. DeBrule MB. Operative treatment of ingrown toenail by nail fold resection without matricectomy. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2015;105(4):295-301. PubMed CrossRef 15. Pandhi D,…

Longterm digital monitoring in the diagnosis and management of congenital nevi of the nail apparatus showing pseudo-Hutchinson’s sign

Longterm digital monitoring in the diagnosis and management of congenital nevi of the nail apparatus showing pseudo-Hutchinson’s sign

…lar fibrillar minute periungual pigmentation, which was not noticed at the clinical examination (Figure 3D), on the proximal nailfold, lateral nailfold, and hyponychium. The pigmentation on the hyponychium observed in 2007 seemed to have been…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatophyte Infections: Clinical Cases

…phic toenails He has used over-the-counter cream for athlete’s foot, which partially clears the rash on the feet but not the nails KOH examination of the feet and a nail clipping reveals branching hyphae Diagnosis Onychomycosis and tinea pedis…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Treatment

Treatment Localized lichen planus Initial therapy First-line treatment: Superpotent topical steroid ointment or cream. Apply superpotent fluorinated topical steroid ointment or cream such as fluocinonide (such as Lidex), betamethasone (such as…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Melanoma frequently presents as an asymmetric pigmented lesion with an irregular scalloped border and uneven pigmentation. Some of the lesions are marked by hypopigmented areas (signifying areas of regression) or more darkly…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Treatment

Treatment Initial therapy First-line therapy: Surgical excision For diagnosis, complete excisional biopsy with minimal margins, pathologically evaluated at multiple levels to determine the tumor thickness, as well as to determine presence of…