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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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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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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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Molluscum Contagiosum: References

…sum, Ped Derm, 31(4):450-454. Nguyen HP, Franz E, Stiegel KR, Hsu S, Tyring SK. (2014) Treatment of molluscum contagiosum in adult, pediatric, and immunodeficient populations, J Cutan Med Surg, 18(5):299-306. Olsen JR, Gallacher J, Piguet V, Francis…

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Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Clinical Cases

…long-standing “tongue ulcers” with concern for herpes simplex virus or candidal infection Initial evaluation Thin appearing adult male Bilateral tongue with thick, adherent white hyperkeratotic corrugated plaques without underlying erythema or…

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Basal Cell Carcinoma: Treatment

…r surgical excision, re-excision should be performed if feasible, otherwise radiation therapy should be used. For metastatic disease, or locally advanced disease not amenable to further surgery or radiation therapy, chemotherapy can be used,…

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Angular Cheilitis: Treatment

…. Common bacterial pathogens complicating angular cheilitis include Staphylococcus and Streptococcus species. For refractory adult cases prescribe fluconazole tablets 100 mg daily for one week followed by 150 mg weekly for 6 weeks’ duration….

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Viral Exanthems: References

…316 (Part 1), 7:414-418 (Part 2), and 7:506-510 (Part 3). Leonid I, Evelyn L. (2009) Primary varicella in an immunocompetent adult. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol, Aug;2(8):36-8. Nelson JS, Stone MS. (2000) Update on selected viral exanthems. Curr Opin…

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