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Consider different etiologies in patients with vaginal pruritus

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CHICAGO – Diagnosing the cause of vaginal itching, which can have a significant negative impact on a woman’s quality of life, can be particularly difficult for multiple reasons, according to Rachel Kornik, MD, of the departments of dermatology and obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. “The anatomy is really challenging in this …

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Consider different etiologies in patients with vaginal pruritus

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CHICAGO – Diagnosing the cause of vaginal itching, which can have a significant negative impact on a woman’s quality of life, can be particularly difficult for multiple reasons, according to Rachel Kornik, MD, of the departments of dermatology and obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. “The anatomy …

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Allergen of the year may be nearer than you think

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MONTEREY, CALIF. – It’s only found in 2%-3% of allergy cases. So why was propylene glycol (PG) declared the Allergen of the Year for 2018 by the North American Contact Dermatitis Society? Because, a dermatologist told colleagues, it’s so common. Dr. Joseph F. Fowler Jr. “If you’re allergic to it, …

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Allergen of the year may be nearer than you think

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MONTEREY, CALIF. – It’s only found in 2%-3% of allergy cases. So why was propylene glycol (PG) declared the Allergen of the Year for 2018 by the North American Contact Dermatitis Society? Because, a dermatologist told colleagues, it’s so common. Dr. Joseph F. Fowler Jr. “If you’re allergic to it, …

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Investing in the Future of Inpatient Dermatology: The Evolution and Impact of Specialized Dermatologic Consultation in Hospitalized Patients

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Adding Value to the Care of Hospitalized Patients Following other inpatient models, hospitalist dermatology has begun to demonstrate feasibility, advances in quality improvement, and most importantly improved health care outcomes. In an effort to better characterize the enhancement of such health care delivery, recent literature around the impact of inpatient …

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What is the Diagnosis – September 2018

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At the visit, the girl’s skin scrapings were analyzed under the microscope with potassium hydroxide (KOH) and no fungal elements were seen. A culture from one of the lesions was positive for methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus. She was diagnosed with bullous impetigo (BI). Impetigo is the most common superficial skin infection …

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What is the Diagnosis – September 2018

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At the visit, the girl’s skin scrapings were analyzed under the microscope with potassium hydroxide (KOH) and no fungal elements were seen. A culture from one of the lesions was positive for methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus. She was diagnosed with bullous impetigo (BI). Impetigo is the most common superficial skin infection …

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Inframammary Macerated Erosion

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The Diagnosis: Hailey-Hailey Disease (Benign Familial Chronic Pemphigus) Our patient had a long-standing history of Hailey-Hailey disease, as confirmed by multiple prior skin biopsies at outside institutions as well as our affiliated site. He began treatment with oral doxycycline 50 mg twice daily for 2 weeks, triamcinolone cream 0.1% twice …

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Make The Diagnosis – October 2018

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Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) can affect individuals regardless of age, race, or sex, but ACD accounts for 20% of all contact dermatitis reactions. ACD results in an inflammatory reaction in those who have been previously sensitized to an allergen. This type of delayed hypersensitivity reaction is known as cell-mediated hypersensitivity. …

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Make The Diagnosis – October 2018

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Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) can affect individuals regardless of age, race, or sex, but ACD accounts for 20% of all contact dermatitis reactions. ACD results in an inflammatory reaction in those who have been previously sensitized to an allergen. This type of delayed hypersensitivity reaction is known as cell-mediated hypersensitivity. …

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