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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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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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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Alopecia: Clinical Cases

…healthy boy with sudden onset of asymptomatic hair loss in patchy areas on the scalp vertex No family history of autoimmune disease, including vitiligo or autoimmune thyroiditis Review of systems does not reveal evidence of hair-pulling,…

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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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Atopic Dermatitis: Clinical Cases

…er phototherapy must be continued and to decide about systemic immunosuppression (such as prednisone or cyclosporine) if the disease is worsening Case 3 Severe disease with superinfection 4-year-old child with long standing atopic dermatitis of the…

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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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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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