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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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Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Key Points

…itant or an allergic origin. Distinguishing between these entities can be informed by a careful history, including timing of onset of symptoms. Allergic contact dermatitis is caused by a delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH), or Type IV…

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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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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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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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Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Key Points

…be fatal. Patients with cranial nerve V1 involvement require ophthalmologic evaluation to rule out the possibility of ocular disease, including retinitis and acute retinal necrosis. In localized (single dermatome involvement) herpes zoster,…

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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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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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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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