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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Treatment

…hematopoietic stem cell transplant within the previous four months, or stem cell transplant patients with graft-versus-host disease) or patients with ocular disease or visceral dissemination, intravenous acyclovir (10 mg/kg every 8 hours) should be…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pagetoid Bowen’s disease vs. Extramammary Paget’s disease

An inflammatory process in which lesions may erupt (pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta) and evolve rapidly from erythematous macules and papules to become purpuric papules, papulovesicles that may be hemorrhagic, ulcers, eschars, and,…

Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus onset preceded by Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease

Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus onset preceded by Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease

…hetic debris, similar to those observed in the involved lymph nodes. In our patient a necrotizing lymphadenitis preceded the onset of lupus skin disease. The lymph node biopsy showed extensive necrosis suggesting the possibility of LL, however…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…be idiopathic in up to 50% of cases or found in association with infection (bacterial, fungal, parasitic, viral), autoimmune disease (including production of auto-antibodies against the IgE receptor, triggering mast cell degranulation), or drug…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Periorificial Dermatitis: Key Points

…me cases, no triggering factors are found. Although it is considered by some to be related to rosacea, patients usually do not have flushing and other stigmata of rosacea. This condition affects young adult women most commonly….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris: Overview

…alities fail. Methotrexate weekly may be combined with daily oral retinoid therapy (isotretinoin or acitretin) in refractory disease. The liver function tests must be monitored very closely. Pitfalls Second attacks or relapses of PRP may occur after…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…0.1% Fluocinonide cream or ointment 0.05% Clobetasol lotion, spray, cream, or ointment 0.05% Twice daily Corticosteroids in adulthood psoriasis Site Mild disease Moderate severity Severe disease Frequency Face, axillae, groin Hydrocortisone 1% or…