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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Persistent Pigmented Purpuric Dermatitis: Overview

…is group of diseases includes Schamberg’s disease, purpura annularis telangiectodes (of Majocchi), lichenoid pigmented purpura (of Gougerot and Blum), eczematoid purpura of Doucas and Kapetanakis (disseminated pruriginous angiodermatitis), and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…us pigmentosum, annular, atrophic and bullous lichen planus. Differential diagnosis Leukocytoclastic vasculitis, or palpable purpura, presents as violaceous-to-purpuric papules occasionally with a central pustule, vesiculation, or necrosis often in…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Persistent Pigmented Purpuric Dermatitis

…olves the legs especially with purpuric macules and subtle papules (Schamberg’s disease), lichenoid papules (lichenoid purpura of Gougerot-Blum), and scaly papules (eczematid-like purpura of Doucas and Kapetanakis), all of which seem to be…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Allergic (Leukocytoclastic) Vasculitis

A systemic inflammatory process involving venules by deposits of fibrin within their wall in conjunction with neutrophils and nuclear “dust” of neutrophils in the dermis and, at times, the subcutaneous fat. The clinical manifestations…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Treatment

…other systemic symptoms should undergo a thorough review of systems and targeted laboratory workup. The presence of retiform purpura or nonblanching purpuric lesions should prompt consideration for a thrombotic process such as cryoglobulinemia or…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…those patients should undergo an evaluation for possible chilblain lupus erythematosus. The presence of angulated, retiform purpura, or nonblanching sharply angled distal lesions, may prompt a consideration of a systemic thromboembolic disease,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Livedo / Livedoid Vasculopathy / Atrophie Blanche: Key Points

…kinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, reflex sympathetic dystrophy) The term, livedoid vasculopathy (LV), is used when frank purpura, necrosis and punched-out ulcerations occur within the livedo pattern. It is thought to reflect complete occlusion…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis: Key Points

…n), autoimmune disease, or malignancy. In rare cases, LCV will present in the setting of a syndrome such as Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP), typified by the triad of cutaneous LCV (IgA deposition), arthritis, and gastrointestinal involvement in which…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Livedo / Livedoid Vasculopathy / Atrophie Blanche: Initial Evaluation

…iectatica congenita Viral exanthems (parvovirus) Livedo racemosa/livedoid vasculopathy (fixed, broken rings +/- ulcerations, purpura, necrosis) Chronic venous stasis Peripheral vascular disease Vasculitides (especially medium vessel vasculitides…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Palpable Purpura?

…idents in medicine, surgery, and dermatology are unfamiliar with the usage proper of those terms, they commonly using “purpura” and “petechiae” as synonyms. That is as egregious as employing “palpable purpura” as…

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