Localized pruritic dermatoses

Lichen Simplex Chronicus Scrotum

Other common terms for lichen simplex chronicus include localized neurodermatitis and lichenified dermatitis. There are pros and cons for all the terms. Lichen simplex chronicus (Fig 11-1 and Fig 11,-2) is a common skin condition characterized by the occurrence of single or, less frequently, multiple patches of chronic, itching, thickened, scaly, dry skin in one or more of several classic locations. It is unrelated to atopic eczema. Figure 11-1. Localized lichen simplex chronicus of the leg....

Melanin Hyperpigmentation or Melanoderma

Lichen Planus African American

Chloasma (melasma) (see Fig. i 24-1) a. Chronic discoid lupus erythematosus f. Many cases of dermatitis in African-Americans and other dark-skinned individuals (see Fig. 2.4 3.) h. Porphyria cutanea tarda (Fig 2.4 4) Figure 24-4. Pigmentary dermatoses. (Neutrogena Skin Care Institute) Porphyria cutanea tarda hyperpigmentation. i. Dermatitis herpetiformis 4. Secondary to external agents e. Photosensitizing chemicals, as in cosmetics, causing development of clinical entities labeled as Riehl's...

Dermatologic Therapy

Otc For Desonide Cream

Types, ofjopical Dermatologic Medications LocalTherapy. .Rules of. Thumb Quantity.of., Cream or.ointment to Prescribe Specific. Internal. .Drugs for. .Specific.Diseases Many hundreds of medications are available for use in treating skin diseases. Most physicians, however, have only a few favorite prescriptions that are prescribed day in and day out. These few prescriptions may then be altered slightly to suit an individual patient or disease. For commonly used preparations, pretyped...

Dermatosis caused by arthropods

Methotrexate Skin Rash Pictures

Fig 35-9 see Fig 22-1). This disease is usually transmitted through prolonged personal contact with infected people and less often by clothing and bed linens. The mite's location is in a burrow in the stratum corneum where it deposits its eggs. An allergic sensitization to the mite and or its products causes the clinical picture. Itching appears 2 to 4 weeks after the infestation and is classically more severe at night. As a clinical finding the burrow is pathognomonic and...

Primary bacterial infections pyodermas

The most common causative agents of the primary skin infections are the coagulase-positive micrococci staphylococci and the b-hemolytic streptococci. Superficial or deep bacterial lesions can be produced by these organisms. In managing the pyodermas certain general principles of treatment must be initiated. Improve the bathing habits More frequent bathing and the use of bactericidal soap, such as Dial, is indicated. Any pustules or crusts should be removed during the bathing to facilitate...

Mucocutaneous diseases associated with hiv infection

Skin Infection

Annular scaling plaques on the nasolabial fold and cheeks. ( Drs. J. Rico and N. Prose). Infections and Infestations VIRAL INFECTIONS Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections, and in particular chronic perianal herpes, was one of the first noted complications of HIV infection and remains a cause of significant morbidity. These patients may have persistent or recurrent painful ulcers, sometimes in the absence of vesicles, involving the genitalia, groin, perianal...