Search Results for: acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Key Points

…lvement is fairly uncommon, with arthritis affecting 5% of patients, early neurologic involvement in 3%, lymphocytoma in 2%, acrodermatitis chronicum atrophicans in 1%, and <1% with cardiac manifestations. Similar complication rates have been...

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

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Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: References

…th J, Sachse MM (2011) Clinical appearance, differential diagnoses, and therapeutical options of chondrodermatitis nodularis chronica helicis Winkler. J Dtsch Dermatol Ges, 9:287-291. Zuber TJ, Jackson E (1999) Chondrodermatitis nodularis chronica

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)

…mphomatous 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…

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Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Treatment

…ertain. Seek consultation or treat presumptively. 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…

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Acrodermatitis Enteropathica: Overview

…n infants (hereditary or acquired) or adults (acquired). Some breastfed infants, especially if born prematurely, may develop acrodermatitis enteropathica due to zinc deficiency in mother’s breast milk. These children improve when given…

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Mucha-Habermann Disease: Overview

Pityriasis 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…

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…

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