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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Clinical Cases

…week One-week follow-up evaluation Minimal interval improvement The patient’s bone marrow biopsy reveals acute myeloid leukemia; he is admitted to the hospital and started on induction chemotherapy; in the hospital, his wound care is continued…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Treatment

…ons should prompt an evaluation for systemic diseases, particularly chilblains lupus erythematosus or chronic myelomonocytic leukemia. The presence of thromboses should prompt consideration of thrombotic disorders including cryoglobulinemia or…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sweet’s Syndrome

…er part of the trunk, and arms, especially the hands, and often accompanied by fever and leukocytosis. It may be idiopathic or a manifestation of a systemic disorder, such as acute myelogenous leukemia….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pyoderma Gangrenosum

An inflammatory process that often begins as a suppurative folliculitis manifested clinically as pustules. It rapidly extends to become ulcers marked at their periphery by boggy tissue. The skin disease is associated commonly with inflammatory…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis): Treatment

…te mofetil SSKI Pitfalls Sweet’s syndrome may be associated with hematologic malignancy, classically acute myelogenous leukemia, and may present during a leukemic or preleukemic state. These patients are frequently anemic. Because use of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Key Points

…Castleman’s disease (especially in children). Less common underlying neoplasms include Hodgkin lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, thymoma, lung carcinoma, and sarcoma. The pathogenic autoantibodies include those of PV (desmogleins 1 and 3) as…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Key Points

…ion or bed rest. Immunosuppression may increase the risk of developing TAD, as it is seen in patients with HIV infection, in leukemia, and in patients recently receiving bone marrow transplants. History of extensive sun exposure and xerosis may also…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…linemia or anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome. Lesions of pernio have been reported in patients with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, and patients with extensive or atypical cutaneous lesions, cellular atypia on histology, or suggestive systemic…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Adult T-cell leukemia/Lymphoma

…Differential diagnosis clinical Mycosis fungoides may present itself clinically in a fashion similar to that of adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma, but papules are much more common in adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma. Plaques of mycosis fungoides usually…

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