Search Results for: cold panniculitis

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…ansient red-to-purple lesions on the extremities. Treatment is centered on keeping the patient warm and avoiding exposure to cold, damp environments. Cases which persist or occur in association with systemic symptoms may be an indication of a…

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Raynaud’s Phenomenon/Disease: Overview

…old exposure may control the problem. Such individuals should be advised to dress warmly, and to wear gloves or mittens when cold exposure is anticipated. In addition, smoking is contraindicated. For patients with moderate to severe Raynaud’s…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pernio

…or pernio, which usually represents lupus erythematosus….

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Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…ythema, as well as immune cell infiltrate. Other mechanisms of urticaria, especially relevant to chronic urticaria, include: Autoimmune: via IgE receptor crosslinking IgG via anti-IgE IgG via C5a Physical urticaria: cold, pressure, cholinergic,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Factitious Dermatitis

Dermatitis (and/or panniculitis) induced artificially and deliberately by a patient and characterized clinically by findings unlike those of any “authentic” disease, for example, by lesions that have sharply angulated margins, lesions…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cold panniculitis

…fingers as a consequence of exposure to cold; blisters and ulcers may ensue. Whether pernio is the same disease basically as cold panniculitis has not yet been resolved, but it could be. Subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn occurs in the first…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cold panniculitis

Dermatitis (and/or panniculitis) induced artificially and deliberately by a patient and characterized clinically by findings unlike those of any “authentic” disease, for example, by lesions that have sharply angulated margins, lesions…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomas (Other Than Mycosis Fungoides and Lymphomatoid Papulosis)

…ues, and nodules and tumors that may appear on any anatomic site. Included among them are anaplastic large-cell lymphoma and panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma. Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma of T-cell type usually occurs as a solitary, rapidly…

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Herpes Simplex: References

References Spruance SL et al (2003). High dose, short-duration, early valacyclovir therapy for episodic treatment of cold sores, Antimicrob Agents Chemotherapy, 47(3): 1072-1080. Cernik C, Gallina K, Brodell T (2008). The treatment of herpes…

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Spider Bites: Clinical Case

…teen and his parents opt for local wound and supportive care only; he is prescribed an anti-inflammatory analgesic for pain; cold compresses are recommended Tetanus immunization records are reviewed and confirmed to be up to date Follow-up in 72…

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