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Revista argentina de dermatología

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DORTA, L; MORENO, M; MARTES, M  and  FIGUERA, M. Atopic dermatitis: About a case. Rev. argent. dermatol. [online]. 2016, vol.97, n.3, pp.42-46. ISSN 1851-300X.

It is female 16-year-old native of Cuyagua state Aragua and from the town, who presents from four months about intense itching at the level of the nipple areola complex and not fetid yellowish exudate moderate amount of both breasts, which refers consultation with physician who indicates treatment based oxacillin presented no improvement. She goes on 5/4/16 at Integral Center specialty "The Grillitos" CORPOSALUD. Municipio Mario Briceño Iragorry a specialist consultation, physical examination is evident: symmetrical breasts, nipple areola complex erythematosus, with areas of desquamation and yellowish exudate, and level of left breast extends to skin internal bottom quadrant shown performing paraclinical: sonogram breast, complete blood count, ESR, CRP and sample is taken for cultivation, in the same way treatment with topical corticosteroids and antibiotics (ciprofloxacin) is indicated. Control goes to 04/15/16 with satisfactory clinical evolution resulting in positive culture for S. aureus sensitive to ciprofloxacin.

Keywords : inflammatory dermatosis; atopic dermatitis; Staphylococcus aureus.

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