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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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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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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Clinical Cases

…lexin 500 mg four times daily Follow-up evaluation in outpatient clinic in 10 days (resolved) Case 2 40-year-old woman Rapid onset of erythema and swelling of the left ear Febrile, feels unwell No history of trauma to the ear No topical medications…

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Syphilis (Lues): References

…erences http://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/2010/genital-ulcers.htm#congenital Read PJ and Donovan B (2012) Clinical aspects of adult syphilis, Int Med Journal, 42: 614-619. Mattei, PL et al (2012) Syphilis: an emerging infection, AFP, 86: 433-440….

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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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Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Initial Evaluation

…hould be considered in any patient with cutaneous dissemination and/or immunodeficiency who develops herpes zoster or in any adult or immunocompromised patient with suspected primary varicella, and such patients should preemptively be placed on…

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Pediculosis (Lice): Treatment

…ghly flammable and can cause chemical burns or irritation. Malathion should be applied in a well-ventilated, cool space, and adult supervision is recommended when treating young children. Resistance has been reported in some parts of Europe but not…

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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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