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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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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 Initial Presentation 4-year-old child with longstanding atopic dermatitis of the face, trunk,…

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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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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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Alopecia: Key Points

Key Points The causes of alopecia vary across a broad spectrum. In order to appropriately treat alopecia, the type of hair loss or underlying pathophysiology must be clearly identified. The evaluation for hair loss requires a very thorough history…

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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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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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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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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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