Seabather's Eruption Questions & Answers

Updated: Aug 07, 2019
  • Author: Clarence William Brown, Jr, MD, FAAD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is seabather's eruption?

What is the pathophysiology of seabather's eruption?

What causes seabather's eruption?

What is the global prevalence of seabather's eruption?

What are the racial predilections of seabather's eruption?

What are the sexual predilections of seabather's eruption?

What is the prevalence of seabather's eruption in the US?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of seabather's eruption?

What is the prognosis of seabather's eruption?

What is included in patient education about seabather's eruption?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of seabather's eruption?

Which physical findings are characteristic of seabather's eruption?

What are the possible complications of seabather's eruption?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Seabather's Eruption?

Workup

What is the role of lab tests in the workup of seabather's eruption?

What is the role of biopsy in the workup of seabather's eruption?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of seabather's eruption?

Treatment

How is seabather's eruption treated?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of seabather's eruption?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with seabather's eruption?

Which dietary modification are used in the treatment of treatment of seabather's eruption?

Which activity modification are used in the treatment of treatment of seabather's eruption?

How is seabather's eruption prevented?

Medications

What is the role of medication for seabather's eruption?

Which medications in the drug class Antihistamine, H1 Blocker are used in the treatment of Seabather's Eruption?

Which medications in the drug class Antihistamines are used in the treatment of Seabather's Eruption?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Seabather's Eruption?