Roy Stern Seidenberg, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Roy Stern Seidenberg

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Notalgia Paresthetica

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Be alert for a very localized itch, without a rash, on the upper back for months to years, which may occasionally be bilateral. Patients may also complain of concomitant pain or dysesthesia, but notalgia paresthetica (NP) is seldom the patient’s…

Grover’s Disease (transient acantholytic dermatosis [TAD], persistent acantholytic dermatosis, transient acantholytic dyskeratosis)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history The history will include a variably pruritic eruption of variable duration, predominantly on the trunk. It may wax and wane, and may have seasonal variation. Characteristic findings on physical examination Characteristic findings include multiple 1-3mm monomorphous scaly papules on the…

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