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Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy: Overview

…ncy of unknown cause usually begins in the third trimester and resolves with delivery. Unlike herpes gestationis, postpartum onset or exacerbation is rare. Therapy is empiric and aims to control symptoms until the eruption abates following delivery….

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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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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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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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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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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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Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Clinical Cases

…ction Three-month follow-up evaluation No evidence of disseminated infection noted Case 2 18-year-old male presents with new onset unilateral facial palsy History of a tick bite that occurred while camping several months prior to presentation, with…

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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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Chronic Bullous Disease of Childhood: Overview

…ckly as possible. Pitfalls Because this is a benign, self-limited disorder, patient comfort rather than total suppression of disease activity is the therapeutic goal. Accept limited disease activity, and do not overtreat with steroids or sulfones in…

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