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Lichenoid Drug Eruption: Initial Evaluation

…monly show overlying parakeratosis, have involvement of the deep vascular plexus and include more dermal eosinophils. If the drug history is unclear or there are multiple potential culprits, patch testing can occasionally be helpful in identifying…

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Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Treatment

…within hours or days. Subsequent Steps Continue the amount of dapsone required for clearing for 2 weeks, and then taper the drug by halving the dose every 2 weeks. Maintain the patient on the least amount of dapsone required for control of lesions….

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Psoriasis: References

…l MJ, van de Kerkhof PC, Seyger MM. Psoriasis in Children and Adolescents: Diagnosis, Management and Comorbidities. Paediatr Drugs. 2015;17(5):373-384. Paller AS, Singh R, Cloutier M, et al. Prevalence of Psoriasis in Children and Adolescents in the…

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Lichenoid Drug Eruption: Other Terms

…Other Terms Technical: Lichenoid drug eruption; drug-induced lichen planus; lichenoid drug reaction Common: Lichenoid drug eruption  …

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Impetigo: Clinical Cases

…eck, trunk, upper arms; this is the third episode of similar eruption Malaise without fevers, chills Brother has had similar eruptions but not currently affected; father reports intermittent nasal crusting Diagnosis Impetigo Treatment Obtain skin…

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Seborrheic Dermatitis: Key Points

…dle cap” (frontal and parietal scalp regions and/or external auditory canal involvement only) or in conjunction with similar eruptions on the face, neck, chest and diaper area. On the face, the nasolabial folds, medial cheeks, glabella, eyebrows,…

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Drug Eruptions: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 16-year-old girl with history of cutaneous wound infection Presents with morbilliform eruption 6 days after starting cephalosporin antibiotic No systemic symptoms Reports pruritus Initial evaluation Patient is well-appearing…

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Lupus: References

…I and II), JAAD, Epub ahead of print. Lowe G, Henderson CL, Grau RH, Hansen CB, Sontheimer RD (2009) A systematic review of drug-induced subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus, BJD, 164:465-472. Wisuthsarewong W, Soongswang J, Chantorn R (2011)…

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Cutaneous Allergic (Leukocytoclastic) Vasculitis: Overview

…es, cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV) is caused by associated disease or underlying infection, or by a chemical or drug. The therapeutic strategy is to treat the underlying disorder. Recreational cocaine use may be a trigger or…

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Fixed Drug Eruption: Key Points

…e agent to the epidermis is thought to induce a cytotoxic cellular response mediated by CD8+ T cells. The diagnosis of fixed drug eruption is generally made based on history and characteristic clinical findings. Skin biopsy can support the…

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