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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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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Vitiligo: Treatment

…inocyte cell suspensions may be considered only in patients with stable vitiligo (defined as an individual that has shown no disease progression over a period of a few years). Extensive disease, >10% body surface area First-line therapy:…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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