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Erythema Multiforme: Key Points

…virus) and is typically a self-limited process. EM major, according to some authors, may be synonymous with Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and entails a more severe clinical syndrome with more atypical target lesions and pronounced mucosal…

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Erysipelas Cellulitis Differential diagnosis Deep vein thrombosis Venous stasis dermatitis Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome Leukocytoclastic vasculitis Panniculitis Contact dermatitis…

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Impetigo: Initial Evaluation

…ish clinically. Bacterial and viral cultures may be required to determine which infection is present. Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome: A variation of impetigo that is systemic, with epidermolytic toxin-producing strains of S. aureus, resulting…

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Darier’s Disease: Clinical Case

…, axillae with notable crusting and increased erythema since last clinical evaluation Diagnosis: favor Darier’s disease with staphylococcal superinfection Skin cultures (bacterial, candidal, and herpes simplex viral culture) are obtained. The…

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Treatment

…be considered. Cellulitis or erysipelas in the absence of fever and/or leukocytosis is also unusual. An increasing number of staphylococcal isolates referred to as MRSA are resistant to semisynthetic penicillins and cephalosporins. If the patient…

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Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Treatment

…taphylococcal infection of varicella is common and should be treated, as it may be a source of significant morbidity. Reye’s syndrome may follow varicella, especially in children in whom aspirin is used as an antipyretic. Aspirin should never be…

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Basal Cell Carcinoma: Treatment

…lso frequently observed and is one of the most common Grade 3–4 adverse events, along with elevated lipase. Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome (Gorlin syndrome) Initial Therapy Surgical excision of all tumors is the best therapy and is performed if possible…

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Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis): Treatment

…st be entered in a standardized pregnancy prevention program. When to refer to a dermatologist When the diagnosis of Sweet’s syndrome is not clear. When a skin biopsy is needed to confirm the diagnosis. For treatment-resistant cases of Sweet’s…