Pocket Notebook: Pocket Emergency Medicine, 4e by unknow

Pocket Notebook: Pocket Emergency Medicine, 4e by unknow

Author:unknow
Language: eng
Format: epub

DX: Clinical; further testing prn to r/o PCT or inflamm dz (eg, porphyrins, ANA, etc.)

Treatment

Supportive: Sun protection (clothing, high-SPF sunscreen), cool compresses, wound care

Topical steroids, systemic steroids for severe dz

N-acetylcysteine may speed pseudoporphyria resolution (Br J Dermatol 2000;142(3):580–581)

Duration & Disposition:

Resolution variable, but drug-induced pseudoporphyria may take months

Home; F/U w/ dermatology & rheumatology prn to exclude PCT or inflammatory causes



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