Clinical Case Studies

February 2013 | Volume 12 | Issue 2 | Supplement Individual Articles | 11 | Copyright © February 2013

Firas George Hougeir MD

General and Cosmetic Dermatology, Atlanta, GA

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Day 0: Pruritus 10
Day 3: Pruritus 0
Day 7: Pruritus 0
A 59-year-old female with a history of bilateral mastectomy. She had an intensely pruritic (10/10) rash on her abdomen and thighs that continued for 6 weeks after early discontinuation of chemotherapy. The patient had no improvement with diphenhydramine. Diagnosis: Drug eruption. Treatment: Cloderm® Cream 0.1% (Promius Pharma, L.L.C, Bridgewater, NJ), twice a day.
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Day 0: Pruritus 8
Day 2: Pruritus 2
Day 7: Pruritus 0
A 45-year-old male with a 3-year history of pruritic rash on his right leg. He was given antibiotics by a generalist with no improvement. Diagnosis: Atopic dermatitis and lichen simplex chronicus. Treatment: Cloderm Cream 0.1 %, twice a day, and counseled to minimize scratching.
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