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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Aphthous Ulcers: Treatment

…ooth discoloration can occur, particularly if swallowed. Patients may be counseled to avoid foods that may trigger or worsen eruptions, such as nuts, acidic foods or drinks, salty meals, and alcohol. Oral hygiene products containing sodium lauryl…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Folliculitis: Key Points

Key Points Folliculitis is a common inflammatory condition of the hair follicles that can affect any hair-bearing area of the body. It occurs in both children and adults and is characterized by the presence of follicular-based papules and pustules….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichenoid Drug Eruption: Introduction

…ors. However, numerous other medications have been associated with LDE (See Table 1). Table 1: Drugs implicated in lichenoid drug eruptions (LDEs). Antimicrobials Ethambutol, griseofulvin, isoniazid, ketoconazole, pyrimethaine, streptomycin,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare: Treatment

…esional injections of corticosteroids are often required. More widespread disease should be treated with either antimalarial drugs or phototherapy (generally PUVA). First steps Topical corticosteroids (short course of clobetasol 0.05% to individual…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Aphthous Ulcers: Key Points

Key Points Aphthous ulcers are a common cause of oral ulcers, which classically appear as shallow, round or oval ulcers with an inflammatory edge and a faint pseudomembrane. They typically first present in childhood and follow a relapsing and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Fixed drug eruption

…y with vacuolar alteration along the dermoepidermal junction and individual necrotic keratocytes in the spinous zone = Fixed drug eruption In this example of fixed drug eruption, neutrophils are few; in others, eosinophils are sparse. In sections of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lichen planus vs. lichenoid drug eruption

…ef among them barbiturates and sulfonamides. It is the only type of drug eruption that can be diagnosed with surety histopathologically, the findings in it being entirely specific, unlike the situation in drug eruptions of all other kinds….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Erythema multiforme vs. Fixed drug eruption

…ef among them barbiturates and sulfonamides. It is the only type of drug eruption that can be diagnosed with surety histopathologically, the findings in it being entirely specific, unlike the situation in drug eruptions of all other kinds….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Scabies: Principles of Management of Scabies

…tralesional corticosteroid treatment. When to refer to a dermatologist If the diagnosis of scabies is not clear. If the skin eruptions persist despite repeated treatments. For management of nodular scabies or lesions requiring intralesional…

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