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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Nummular Dermatitis: Overview

Overview Eczema is an all-inclusive term for dermatitis of diverse origin, including atopic dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, hand eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, and stasis dermatitis (see appropriate chapters for descriptions of therapy for these…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Gonorrhea / Gonococcemia: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential diagnosis Meningococcemia Hand, foot, and mouth disease Herpes simplex virus Herpetic whitlow Small vessel vasculitis / leukocytoclastic vasculitis…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pagetoid Bowen’s disease vs. Extramammary Paget’s disease

…to be flaccid and localized to intertriginous regions, especially, the neck, axillary, inframammary, and inguinal ones. The disease is notoriously refractory to therapy. The name originally given to the condition by the brothers Hailey, familial…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease

…by Coxsackievirus A5, A10, A16, B2, or B5 especially; the mechanism whereby blisters form is not known. Comment Diagnosis of hand-foot-and-mouth disease can be rendered with near specificity histopathologically if an intraepidermal vesicle on volar…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease

…to be flaccid and localized to intertriginous regions, especially, the neck, axillary, inframammary, and inguinal ones. The disease is notoriously refractory to therapy. The name originally given to the condition by the brothers Hailey, familial…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Eosinophilic Fasciitis: Overview

Overview Eosinophilic fasciitis is distinguished from scleroderma by its acute onset; its lack of hand and foot or visceral involvement; the characteristic involvement of the extremities (usually distal legs and arms); its tendency to spontaneously…