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The use of topical 5% fluorouracil is most likely to result in successful elimination of actinic keratoses in a field on the head or face.
Aug 1, 2019 Issue
Infantile Hemangioma: AAP Releases Guideline for Management [Practice Guidelines]
Infantile hemangiomas are the most common benign tumors of childhood, occurring in up to approximately 5% of infants. These benign vascular tumors are small, self-resolving, and do not require treatment.
Ingrown toenails most commonly affect the great toe and most commonly occur in young men. Nail care habits and footwear are common contributing factors. Ingrown nails can be treated nonsurgically or surgically; surgical approaches are superior for preventing recurrence. Partial avulsion is the most common surgical approach; matrixectomy can be performed through surgical, chemical, or electrosurgical means.
Erythema multiforme is an immune-mediated reaction that involves the skin and sometimes the mucosa. Infections and medications constitute most of the causes of erythema multiforme. Management of erythema multiforme depends on the underlying etiology and the disease severity.
Pruritus is the most common presenting symptom of both lice and scabies. Initial treatment for lice and scabies includes permethrin therapy and basic environmental measures, such as washing or drying certain items at a high temperature or sealing them in a plastic bag. Extensive and chemical environmental decontamination methods are not necessary. Children with lice should not be excluded from school.
A five-year-old presented with numerous small erythematous plaques throughout her body but sparing the palms and soles. Treatment with topical antibiotic cream was unsuccessful.
A woman presented with multiple scaly plaques of varying size on her neck and chest.
A six-year-old boy presented with a painful ulcer on his tongue after receiving treatment at a dermatology clinic for foot lesions earlier in the day.