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Blastomycosis-like Pyoderma Arising in Lichen Planus – A JDD Case Report
Lichen Planus
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
CASE REPORT A 71-year-old Fitzpatrick phototype IV man with a history of hyperlipidemia and extensive travel to the Middle East presented with a mildly painful vegetative growth on his right lower leg for 1.5 months (Figure 1). In 2014, the patient reported a pruritic “rash” in the same location, which was treated with fluocinonide .05% ointment with resolution. [caption id="attachment …
Interleukin-17 Inhibitors Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Interleukin-17
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
Biologics have revolutionized the treatment of psoriasis, and with new entries into the class, PASI90 and 100 have become attainable for many patients.  In this installment of our Therapeutic Cheat Sheet series, we’ll cover everything you need to know to start and monitor your patients on IL-17 blocking therapies. [caption id="attachment_8301" align="alignleft" width="612"] Click image to en …
Hydroxychloroquine Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Hydroxychloroquine Cheat Sheet
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
Welcome back to another installment of Therapeutic Cheat Sheet – the series where we break down complex therapeutics into an easy-to-use reference.  This month, we turn our focus to hydroxychloroquine and other antimalarials. While this versatile class of drugs has been in use for decades, recent updates to monitoring recommendations have made their use easier than before. Here’s what you ne …