Search Results for: leukemia

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Clinical Cases

…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 As his leukemia goes into remission, his PG lesion heals with c…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Treatment

…arly chilblains lupus erythematosus or chronic myelomonocytic leukemia. The presence of thromboses should prompt consideration of thrombotic disorders including cryoglobulinemia or anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome. Pitfalls Chilblain lupus erythem…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sweet’s Syndrome

…matous plaques situated mostly on the face, upper 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 bowel…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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

…ed with hematologic malignancy, classically acute myelogenous leukemia, and may present during a leukemic or preleukemic state. These patients are frequently anemic. Because use of systemic immunosuppression may advance progression of the underlying…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Key Points

…eloping 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 be important risk factors. Pruritus may be severe. The strategy…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…io have been reported in patients with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, and patients with extensive or atypical cutaneous lesions, cellular atypia on histology, or suggestive systemic symptoms warrant an evaluation. Raynaud phenomenon involves acute…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Adult T-cell leukemia/Lymphoma

Adult T-cell leukemia/Lymphoma Presentation stereotypical Age and sex No predilection for sex. Middle-aged individuals from southern Japan and Caribbean Islands. Distribution of lesions Widespread Arrangement Scattered discrete lesions Individual le…

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