DERMATOLOGY

ACNE ALGORITHM

http://www.dermnetnz.org/bacterial/pitted-keratolysis.html

NICE ECZEMA IN CHILDREN http://www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/live/11901/38566/38566.pdf

dermnetnz org  is one of the best sites patient co uk is also very good

DERMATOLOGY SITES

http://www.pcds.org.uk

http://www.dermnet.nz.org

http://www.cks.nhs.uk

http://www.bad.org.uk   Patient Leaflets

http://www.nice.org.uk

http://www.sign.ac.uk

DERMATOLOGY LECTURE NOTES MANCHESTER DEC 2013

NOTES 1      NOTES 2   PICTURES

Acne

General

Diet add fish avoid excess dairy and sugary things

Only use Clinique and Neutragena make up

PCOS treat with Dianette MF Spironolactone

Rare CAH  check 17OH Progesterone

Avoid anabolic steroids

OC Pills   Levonorgestril Norethisterone Depo Proverea Nexplanom all worsen acne

Dianette Yasmin best slight increase in thrombosis risk as Dianette 35mcg pill

Drugs

Start with adapalen for blackheads and BPO for pustules  or combine as Epiduo..  do not use adapalene in pregnancy   may add emollient

Abs always use oral with epiduo

Isotretinoin very effective but must have contraception and may cause psychological effects

Rosacea

As well as the usual antibiotics there are a whole list of unusual treatments

Finacea Brimonidine Ivermectin Lyclear

I am going to refer all my cases to dermatology.. this sounds too new for me.

 

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