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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pemphigus Vulgaris

Pemphigus vulgaris, a severe blistering disease of skin and mucous membranes, presents in the skin as flaccid bullae that soon become eroded and coalesce, giving rise to large swaths of denuded skin, and in mucous membranes as erosions, hemorrhagic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Treatment

…step, with diagnostic consideration for a port-wine syndrome with extracutaneous involvement. If there are no concerns for a syndrome associated with a port-wine stain, then serial clinical evaluation is the primary therapeutic strategy….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome

Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome Synonyms Staphylococcal Lyell syndrome Dermatitis exfoliativa neonatorum Ritter disease Ritter von Rittershain-Lyell’s disease SSSS Staphylococcal toxic epidermal necrolysis Presentation stereotypical Age…

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