Search Results for: lymphedema

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…cheaper alternatives of cryotherapy or intralesional vinca alkaloids. Lymphedema may precede or accompany KS. Control of the lymphedema with elevation and support stockings is important for patients with lower-extremity lesions. Ulceration and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Key Points

…ffects one limb, and may result from an underlying abscess or trauma. Trauma, surgery, preexisting skin disease, and chronic lymphedema may be risk factors for cellulitis. There is an important non-infectious differential diagnosis of cellulitis,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphedema

…surgical resection of them for the purpose of staging of cancer. Erysipelas that relapses repeatedly is one cause of chronic lymphedema Comment Lymphedema, if longstanding, is replaced invariably by fibrosis. The scar that develops in chronic…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphedema

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…f severe stasis. 11.12.2A: Fibrosing dermatosis + 11.12.2B: Dilated thick-walled venules perpendicular to the skin surface = Lymphedema, chronic The changes of lymphedema present for many years are fundamentally those of a scar that eventually…

Proton pump inhibitor induced Sweet’s syndrome: report of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis in a woman with recurrent breast cancer

Proton pump inhibitor induced Sweet’s syndrome: report of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis in a woman with recurrent breast cancer

…et 1996;347:690. 16. Demitsu T, Takaki T. Atypical neutrophilic dermatosis on the upper extremity affected by postmastectomy lymphedema: report of 2 cases. Dermatologica 1991;183:230-3. 17. Garcia-Rio I, Perez-Gala S, Aragues M, et al. Sweet’s…

Study By Disease

Study By Disease

…nic B-cell lymphocytic leukemia at a site of infection previous by zoster (Quiz #614) Chronic lymphedema (Quiz #518) Chronic lymphedema (Quiz #519) Chronic lymphedema secondary to rosacea (Quiz #419) Cicatricial pemphigoid (Quiz #876) Cicatricial…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphatics

…it indispensable for maintenance of homeostasis. When the lymphatic system fails, inevitable consequences are impaired immune function, recurrent infection, and fibroplasia secondary to chronic lymphedema….

Multiple confluent reddish nodules

Multiple confluent reddish nodules

…luding chromomycosis, lepromatous leprosy, anergic cutaneous American leishmaniasis, sporotrichosis, paracoccidioidomycosis, lymphedema (elephantiasis verrucosa nostra), Kaposi’s sarcoma, lymphomas, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, other sarcomas…

A verrucous plaque on the lower leg

A verrucous plaque on the lower leg

…romoblastomycosis lesions [4]. A case of osseous infection due to overlying chromoblastomycosis has also been described [5]. Lymphedema and elephantiasis may develop as a result of lymphatic spread and obstruction [6]. Cases of internal organ…