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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Xerosis: Overview

…ermatitis. The recent onset of generalized xerosis, with or without pruritus, can reflect underlying metabolic or neoplastic disease. Recalcitrant xerosis with secondary pruritus can be the harbinger of systemic disease. If the above intensive…

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Pediculosis (Lice): Key Points

…concern is a hypersensitivity reaction to components of the louse saliva, which results in pruritus 4-6 weeks following the onset of the infestation. Notably, severe pruritus may result in excoriations with secondary skin infections such as…

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Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…ochemotherapy (PUVA) may be helpful. Start therapy very cautiously (0.1 to 0.25 J/cm2) to limited parts of the body to avoid disease flares. The dosage can be slowly increased thereafter. Maintenance therapy (1-2 times per week) is needed even with…

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Clinical Cases

…lexin 500 mg four times daily Follow-up evaluation in outpatient clinic in 10 days (resolved) Case 2 40-year-old woman Rapid onset of erythema and swelling of the left ear Febrile, feels unwell No history of trauma to the ear No topical medications…

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Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum: Overview

Overview Lesions of necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum (NLD) are usually, but not always, associated with juvenile-onset diabetes. Tending to occur singly or in crops on the anterior lower legs, they can appear anywhere on the body, however….

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Lichen Planus: Clinical Cases

…er and distribution Patient is not certain where to apply medication Switched to dexamethasone swish/spit: 5 cc t.i.d. (when disease is active) Nystatin troches (used daily to b.i.d.) are also given, to be used with dexamethasone use Disease

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Key Points

…itant or an allergic origin. Distinguishing between these entities can be informed by a careful history, including timing of onset of symptoms. Allergic contact dermatitis is caused by a delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH), or Type IV…

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Lupus: Clinical Cases

…s erythematosus, and ophthalmology exam Case 3 Female newborn infant born at 37 weeks gestational age Presents with neonatal-onset annular violaceous scaly plaques on the face, scalp, and trunk Bilateral periocular lesions (raccoon eyes)…

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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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