Search Results for: still disease, adult-onset

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…Most childhood cases will experience a limited course and spontaneous resolution by adolescence. A subset of children whose disease persists may behave more like adult cases of cutaneous mastocytosis, and may warrant c-kit testing or other workup….

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Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Clinical Cases

…ntermittently (but then recurs) No prior history of skin cancer History of extensive sun exposure during her youth and early adult life A complete skin exam reveals no additional suspicious lesions Initial treatment Liquid nitrogen spray (thaw time…

Solitary mastocytoma presenting in an adult: report and literature review of adult-onset solitary cutaneous mastocytoma with recommendations for evaluation and treatment

Solitary mastocytoma presenting in an adult: report and literature review of adult-onset solitary cutaneous mastocytoma with recommendations for evaluation and treatment

…lt is rare. Purpose: A woman with the new onset of solitary mastocytoma is described. The clinical features of patients with adultonset solitary mastocytoma are summarized. Recommendations for the evaluation and treatment of individuals with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: References

…es. J Am Acad Dermatol, 54(4): 597-613. Morganroth P, Kreider M, Werth V. (2010) Mycophenolate mofetil for interstitial lung disease in dermatomyositis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), 62(10): 1496-501. Zaba LC, Fiorentino DF. (2012) Skin disease in…

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Papular Urticaria: Treatment

…ired under furniture and in crevices along the wallboards. (v) Vacuum the entire house and all furniture to pick up eggs and adult fleas. Dispose of the vacuum bags immediately after vacuuming. (vi) Re-treatment of the pets and environment may be…

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Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Key Points

…care and frequent emollient use may prevent recurrences. Certain medications have been reported in association with Grover’s disease. Introduction Grover’s disease, also known as transient acantholytic dermatosis (TAD), is a common pruritic…

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Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis: Initial Evaluation

…ter (perilesional skin). The DIF skin specimen should be placed in Michel’s or Zeus media (not formalin) or flash frozen. In adult and childhood LABD, the DIF will show a homogenous linear pattern of IgA present at the basement membrane zone (BMZ)….

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Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis: Key Points

…on direct immunofluorescence of the skin. LABD occurs in both adults and children and can be idiopathic or drug-induced. In adults, disease tends to occur in two peaks; young adults and patients over 60 years of age. In adults, the clinical…

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Alopecia: Key Points

…alis) Likely autoimmune; often associated with autoimmune or autoinflammatory medical conditions (such as autoimmune thyroid disease) Lymphocytic non-scarring alopecia, with collections of lymphocytes at terminal hair follicles Intralesional…

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Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Treatment

…hematopoietic stem cell transplant within the previous four months, or stem cell transplant patients with graft-versus-host disease) or patients with ocular disease or visceral dissemination, intravenous acyclovir (10 mg/kg every 8 hours) should be…