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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome

An inflammatory process expressed clinically by markedly edematous acuminate papules and edematous plaques situated mostly on the face, upper part of the trunk, and arms, especially the hands, and often accompanied by fever and leukocytosis. It may…

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Scabies: Clinical Cases

…les with surrounding erythema on the legs; a bacterial culture is taken, oral cephalexin is empirically started for presumed staphylococcal pyoderma, the culture reveals methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus No additional sick contacts…

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Behçet Syndrome: Overview

…veitis, and numerous other vascular, rheumatological, and gastrointestinal complications. Because the pathogenesis of Behçet syndrome is poorly understood, therapy of the skin lesions is empiric and may be difficult. Treatment should be aimed at…

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Appendigeal Tumors: Overview

…al tumors may be difficult and their biologic behavior hard to predict. Certain adnexal tumors are cutaneous manifestations of inherited syndromes with significant internal associations (for example, trichilemmoma and Cowden’s syndrome;…

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Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Key Points

…ult in intrauterine infection (especially in the first or second trimesters of pregnancy), resulting in congenital varicella syndrome, a syndrome marked by significant morbidity and mortality to both mother and child. Herpes Zoster Herpes zoster…

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Cheilitis Granulomatosa: Overview

Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome Cheilitis granulomatosa is sudden onset of swelling of the lips which progresses to chronic enlargement. The Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome diagnosis is made when lip enlargement is accompanied by facial paralysis or…

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Darier’s Disease: Treatment

…recipitated by secondary bacterial (most common), herpetic superinfection, and candidal infections owing both to a defective skin barrier and to minor immunologic dysfunction in this disease. Hence, therapy often includes an initial 10- to 14-day…

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Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…nitial Evaluation Patients with a viral exanthem often present with a non-specific morbilliform eruption. In some cases, the skin disease as part of a constellation of other symptoms may indicate a specific viral etiology. All patients presenting…

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Drug Eruptions: Therapy

…ender is a semisynthetic penicillin (especially ampicillin). A morbilliform rash may rarely be a prodrome of Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis. Monitor for skin tenderness, bullous or target lesions, and mucosal involvement….