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Adverse Reactions to Topical Steroids

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Rosacea, perioral dermatitis, acne; Skin atrophy with telangiectasia, stellate pseudo scars(arms), purpura, striae (from anatomic occlusion, e.g., groin); Tinea incognito, impetigo incognito, scabies incognito; Ocular hypertension, glaucoma, cataracts; Allergic contact dermatitis; Systemic absorption; Burning, itching, irritation, dryness caused by vehicle(e.g., propylene glycol); Miliaria and folliculitus following occlusion with plastic dressing; Skin blanching from acute vasoconstriction; Rebound phenomenon (e.g., psoriasis becomes worse after treatment is stopped); Nonhealing leg ulcers; steroids applied to any leg ulcerated healing process; Hypopigmentation; Hypertrichosis of face.

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Adverse Reactions to Topical Steroids


Thomas P. Habif: Clinical Dermatology,A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy, 6th Edition.
2016. Elsevier. Page82-89


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