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Patients with severe COVID-19 infection, especially those who are diabetic, have an increased risk of developing mucormycosis. Any complaints related to the rhino-cerebral-orbital region must be assessed immediately.
Imiquimod has the potential to induce pemphigus and pemphigus-like eruptions, by classical immunological and/or alternative pathways. These adverse reactions may be local or extend beyond the site of imiquimod application.
Read the latest about SJS/TEN, including an especially moving account by a patient who has lived with the aftermath for years. It will stay with you whenever you encounter SJS/TEN.
The perceived benefits of early detection of skin cancers are ingrained in the minds of dermatologists and dermatopathologists and it is difficult for us to imagine any significant harms that come from it.
Patients with EPP and X-linked protoporphyria (XLP) present with acute, severe, non-blistering phototoxicity within minutes of sun-exposure. Now there is an FDA-approved drug to treat them.
Lupus erythematosus panniculitis (LEP) has a storied history. Histologically, LEP variably displays a lymphoplasmacytic lobular panniculitis with epidermal and dermal changes of lupus, hyaline fat necrosis, and lymphoid follicles.
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