Search Results for: acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Key Points

…e disease (erythema chronicum migrans) and late Lyme disease (acrodermatitis chronicum atrophicans) are the classic cutaneous complications of these infections. Disseminated borreliosis may involve joints, heart, skin, eyes, and the nervous system. S…

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Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Erythema chronicum migrans Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans These lesions may occur at the sites of prior erythema chronicum migrans. Atrophic epidermis is the hallmark. Sclerodermatous changes, with thickening and dermal indur…

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Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: References

…EM (2004) Effective treatment of chondrodermatitis nodularis chronica helicis using a conservative approach. Br J Dermatol, 150:892-894. Thompson LDR (2007) Chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis. Ear Nose Throat, 8:734-735. Upile T, Patel NN, Jerjes W…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)

…ous nodules (lymphadenosis benigna cutis), and acral patches and plaques that in time become atrophic (acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans). It may express itself in other organs as well, with cardiac, neurological, and arthritic symptoms and signs….

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Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Treatment

…sumptively. When to consult a dermatologist If the diagnosis of borreliosis is not clear or if a skin biopsy is needed to confirm the diagnosis For the evaluation of lesions in which acrodermatitis chronicum atrophicans or lymphocytoma are suspected…

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Acrodermatitis Enteropathica: Overview

…reastfed infants, especially if born prematurely, may develop acrodermatitis enteropathica due to zinc deficiency in mother’s breast milk. These children improve when given standard formula with zinc, and may not require supplementation with zi…

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Mucha-Habermann Disease: Overview

…s Lichenoides et Variolaformis Acuta / Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica This condition is a benign and often self-limited lymphocytic vasculitis. Pityriasis lichenoides chronica (PLC) is treated like pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEV…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans

Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Middle aged to elderly women especially Distribution of lesions Distal part of extremities, particularly of legs; nodules develop especially near knees and elbows Configurati…

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