Search Results for: still disease, adult-onset

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Drug Eruptions: Key Points

…c involvement); complex drug eruptions in rare cases can be fatal. Simple drug eruptions typically occur within 4-14 days of onset of the agent. The timing of presentation often reflects whether there has been prior exposure to the drug or drug…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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

An inflammatory process in which lesions may erupt (pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta) and evolve rapidly from erythematous macules and papules to become purpuric papules, papulovesicles that may be hemorrhagic, ulcers, eschars, and,…

Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus onset preceded by Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease

Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus onset preceded by Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease

…hetic debris, similar to those observed in the involved lymph nodes. In our patient a necrotizing lymphadenitis preceded the onset of lupus skin disease. The lymph node biopsy showed extensive necrosis suggesting the possibility of LL, however…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…be idiopathic in up to 50% of cases or found in association with infection (bacterial, fungal, parasitic, viral), autoimmune disease (including production of auto-antibodies against the IgE receptor, triggering mast cell degranulation), or drug…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Periorificial Dermatitis: References

…Pearl: the evaluation of perioral dermatitis: use of an extended patch test series, JAAD, 56(5 Suppl): S100-102. Schwarz T et al (2008) A randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled study of 1% pimecrolimus cream in adult patients with perioral…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Periorificial Dermatitis: Key Points

…me cases, no triggering factors are found. Although it is considered by some to be related to rosacea, patients usually do not have flushing and other stigmata of rosacea. This condition affects young adult women most commonly….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris: Overview

…alities fail. Methotrexate weekly may be combined with daily oral retinoid therapy (isotretinoin or acitretin) in refractory disease. The liver function tests must be monitored very closely. Pitfalls Second attacks or relapses of PRP may occur after…