Search Results for: hand-foot-mouth disease

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…ay be firm and rough with a yellowish hue. Ungual Variants LP principally involving mucous membranes Lesions confined to the mouth or with minimal accompanying skin involvement are not uncommon and account for about 15% of all cases. Distinct…

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 handfoot-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

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,…

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Superficial Fungal Infections: Clinical Cases

…prior treatment KOH examination reveals spores and fragmented hyphae consistent with tinea versicolor Treatment For limited disease, the use of a topical antifungal, such as clotrimazole or econazole 1% cream, to affected areas twice daily for 4…

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Drug Eruptions: Initial Evaluation

…linically indistinguishable from a morbilliform drug eruption. Specific clues, such as erythema of the cheeks (Fifth’s disease), or conjunctivitis (measles) may help to differentiate these entities. Fifth’s disease Measles…

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Warts: Clinical Cases

…ll lesions) Case 3 30-year-old healthy male No significant past medical history Presents for management of multiple warts on hands Failed cryosurgery, salicylic acid treatment (used in combination) for 9 months Referral to a dermatologist Initial…

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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…

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Hand Dermatitis: Clinical Case

…y appearing male Bilateral hands with hyperkeratotic erythematous plaques with fissures present at the fingertips Diagnosis: hand dermatitis Recommend patch testing Soaks in tap water for 10 minutes twice daily followed by application of clobetasol…

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Sarcoidosis: Clinical Case

…tis on ocular exam and is treated with topical corticosteroids The patient is sent for additional testing for extracutaneous disease, including cardiac evaluation, vitamin D testing, thyroid testing, hepatic and renal monitoring, all of which come…

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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…

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