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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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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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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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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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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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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Periorificial Dermatitis: Key Points

…me cases, no triggering factors are found. Although it is considered by some to be related to rosacea, patients usually do not have flushing and other stigmata of rosacea. This condition affects young adult women most commonly….

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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Key Points

…duced. Typically, primary varicella infection is self-limited and requires only symptomatic treatment. However, infection of adults may be severely debilitating, requiring systemic antiviral medication and possibly hospitalization. Primary varicella…

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Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris: Overview

…alities fail. Methotrexate weekly may be combined with daily oral retinoid therapy (isotretinoin or acitretin) in refractory disease. The liver function tests must be monitored very closely. Pitfalls Second attacks or relapses of PRP may occur after…

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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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Periorificial Dermatitis: References

…Pearl: the evaluation of perioral dermatitis: use of an extended patch test series, JAAD, 56(5 Suppl): S100-102. Schwarz T et al (2008) A randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled study of 1% pimecrolimus cream in adult patients with perioral…

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