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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Treatment

…ion and prevent complications. This is also true of secondary childhood cases within a household, where early treatment is possible. All immunosuppressed persons of any age with primary varicella infection should be treated with effective antiviral…

Proton pump inhibitor induced Sweet’s syndrome: report of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis in a woman with recurrent breast cancer

Proton pump inhibitor induced Sweet’s syndrome: report of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis in a woman with recurrent breast cancer

Sweets syndrome, also referred to as acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis, can either occur as an idiopathic disorder or associated with another condition, including cancer, or induced by exposure to a drug. Proton pump inhibitors selectively…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sweet’s syndrome

…uncommon Course Lesions persisting for weeks; the disease itself lasting for months or years sometimes Variations clinical Association with arthritis, conjunctivitis, and leukocytosis. Association with acute myeloid proliferations, ulcerative…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sweet’s syndrome

scaly, crusted, or eroded plaque on the nipple or areola of women mostly, and uncommonly of men….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Drug Eruptions: Therapy

Therapy First-line therapy: Prompt identification and discontinuation of the offending agent is an essential first step. In most cases, the cutaneous reaction will resolve in 2-5 days without therapy; patients may continue to get new lesions during…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…r caused most commonly by group A streptococcus. A careful drug history is indicated in the evaluation of a patient with a possible viral exanthem. Morbilliform drug eruption Secondary syphilis Secondary syphilis, caused by the spirochete bacterium…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential diagnosis Granuloma faciale Kaposi sarcoma Granuloma annulare Sweets syndrome Keloids Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Aphthous Ulcers (Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Canker Sore): Key Points

Key Points Recurrent aphthous ulcers are the most common oral ulcerative ailment, which classically appear as shallow, round or oval ulcers with an inflammatory edge and a faint pseudomembrane. Diagnosis may be made by history and physical exam…