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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.
A man presented with a history of rash on his back, chest, and upper extremities that occurred after activities, such as exercise or yard work.
For children and adults with moderate to severe eczema, topical tacrolimus is an effective, albeit costly, alternative to topical corticosteroids. Both tacrolimus strengths (0.03% and 0.1%) are superior to low-potency topical corticosteroids, whereas tacrolimus 0.1% has similar effectiveness to mode...
A patient presented with persistent and worsening pruritic auricular lesions on the ears.
Ivermectin cream is an effective treatment for moderate to severe pustular rosacea, but it is more expensive than some other available treatments and has not been studied in patients with milder forms of rosacea. Generic metronidazole cream is a less expensive alternative, and long-term oral doxycyc...
Sep 1, 2016 Issue
Second-Generation H1-Antihistamines for Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria [Cochrane for Clinicians]
There is good evidence that second-generation H1-antihistamines are helpful in the short- and intermediate-term suppression of urticaria. Cetirizine (Zyrtec) in a dosage of 10 mg daily is effective at completely suppressing symptoms of chronic spontaneous urticaria (number needed to treat [NNT] = 4).
A 10-year-old boy presented with hyperkeratotic plaques on both hands and index fingers after extensive video game use.