Flashcards in Derm infections Deck (27):
Dx of cellulitis and erysipelas?
Nonpurulent cellulitis tx?
It is probably strep
Oral Dicloxacillin, cephalexin, clinda
If severe, IV cefazolin, nafcillin, clindamycin
Purulent cellulitis tx?
Patient at risk for endocarditis and has faruncle for needing drainage?
Give Vanco first
Hidradenitis suppurative is what? Tx?
Chronic occlusion of apocrine glands (usually axilla)
Tx is avoid skin trauma, gentle cleansing
Mild: topical clindamycin
Severe disease? Oral doxy or minocycline, debrident
Two types of fasciitis are what
often they have systemic disease or diabetes or something
Tx nec fasciitis?
Carbapenem, Clinda and vanc
What is dry gangrene from?
Arteriosclerosis and ischemia at tip of toe
What is wet gangrene from?
Bacterial infection in moist tissue. Several bacteria
Gas gangrene is from what?
Hyperbaric O2 helps. You have crepitis
Mild impetigo tx?
Moderate or severe impetigo tx?
What if staph?
Dicloxacillin or cephalexin
Clinda, Bactrim, doxy
Skin abscess antibiotics?
Controversial, but since probably staph do clinda, bactrim, doxy or vanc
Above are MRSA drugs
What does rosacia look like?
Telangiectasias and papules, but no comedones!
Tx of rosacea?
Topical metronidazole or azelaic acid
Systemic same as acne: tetra, doxy, or minocycline. Isotretinoine
Herpes is flu like illness first time you get it
Varicella problem of infection happens with what?
superinfection: strep pyo
Who is treated for chickenpox?
Acyclovir if inhaled steroids. Cardiopulmonary history, or chronic salicylates (b/c don't want Rye syndrome)
OVER 12 years old
Tx for zoster?
___ciclovir if in first 72 hours and pain management
skin warts are what number?
Genital warts are what?
Genital warts are sex, i mean, 6 and higher
Spaghetti and meatball?
Tinea versicolor microscopically
Oral meds for tinea?
Griseofulvin, terbinafine, itraconazole, fluconazole
Terbinafine, itraconazole, fluconazole (careful for liver)
Tx of diaper rash?
clotrimazole or terbinafine
Permethrin cream for entire family