Sarika Khanna, Author at Dermatology Advisor

Sarika Khanna

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Contact Dermatitis, Nickel (Nickel allergic contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis to nickel, nickel allergy)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Contact dermatitis is a common eczematous skin dermatitis characterized by inflammation, resulting in erythematous and pruritic skin lesions after contact with a foreign substance. Contact dermatitis can be divided into two groups, irritant and allergic. Irritant contact dermatitisis caused by exposure to a foreign substance that causes a nonimmunologic…

Neutrophilic Eccrine Hidradenitis (Palmoplantar Eccrine Hidradenitis, (Infectious Eccrine Hidradentitis)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH) is a rare cutaneous disorder that was first recognized and described in 1982. Seventy percent of NEH cases have been observed in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), after receiving chemotherapeutic agents, in particular anthracycline and…

Cervical lymphadenitis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has cervical lymphadenitis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Approximately 38%-45% of otherwise normal children have palpable cervical lymph nodes. Cervical lymphadenopathy is usually defined as cervical lymph node tissue measuring more than 10 mm in diameter. The most common causes…

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