ITEMS IN AFP WITH KEYWORD:
The combination approach of steroids and antihista-mines offers no added benefit to antihistamines alone for the treatment of simple urticaria.
A 24-year-old man presented with a mildly pruritic, spreading rash that was preceded by a single plaque on his back.
A 15-year-old girl presented with an asymptomatic pigmented mole on the right scapula that developed a white halo.
A 24-year-old woman presented with multiple asymptomatic erythematous, flat-topped papules on the extensor surfaces of both hands.
Symptom relief for acute or chronic urticaria begins with trigger avoidance and second-generation H1 antihistamines. Review additional treatment strategies to add as needed.
A pregnant woman presented with scattered periumbilical and lower extremity pruritic papules.
Steroids and antifungal agents can be used to effectively treat seborrheic dermatitis. Calcineurin inhibitors are as effective as steroids, but have a higher incidence of short-term adverse effects.
A woman presented with a lesion on her thigh that had gradually increased in size over the previous five years.
A man with a history of skin changes presented with sudden onset of bilateral blurry vision.
A teenager presented with swelling and erythema on the scalp.