Search Results for: b-cell lymphocytic leukemia

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses

…as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of clinico-pathologic correlation, five distinctive types of basal cell carcinoma have been identified, namely, nodular, superficial, morpheiform, fibroepithelial, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

…, and most patients should be evaluated and usually managed at tertiary referral centers. Treatment First Steps Patients may be observed without therapy. Autoinvolution often occurs. Alternative Steps For a solitary lesion, excision may be curative….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…treatment for patients. Introduction Hair loss, or alopecia, is the result of increased shedding or breakage of hair and may be brought about by a broad spectrum of causes. Alopecia may result from primary disorders of hair or the hair follicle, and…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

"Pseudolymphoma," B-cell type vs. Malignant lymphoma, B-cell type

…as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of clinico-pathologic correlation, five distinctive types of basal cell carcinoma have been identified, namely, nodular, superficial, morpheiform, fibroepithelial, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Clinical Cases

…cer that rapidly developed over the past four days without inciting trauma Currently using antibiotic ointment daily covered by a bandage Reports rapid progression of the ulcer Initial evaluation Thin, tired-appearing male Left leg ulcer that is…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Treatment

…esence of thromboses should prompt consideration of thrombotic disorders including cryoglobulinemia or anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome. Pitfalls Chilblain lupus erythematosus may present with lesions identical to idiopathic chilblain (pernio)….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Key Points

…PV) is an autoimmune-mediated intraepidermal blistering disorder caused by the production of IgG autoantibodies to epidermal cellcell adhesion molecules (desmogleins 1 and 3, 160 and 130 kD respectively), resulting in separation and rounding up of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Livedo / Livedoid Vasculopathy / Atrophie Blanche: Initial Evaluation

…d based on the histopathological findings as well as the patient and family history and review of systems. Consider: Basic labs (CBC with diff, LFTs, BUN/Creatinine, UA with micro) Hypercoaguable work up PT/INR, PTT, platelet count APLS:…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Adult T-cell leukemia/Lymphoma

…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 lesions Papules,…

Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma: a case report of primary cutaneous tumoral type

Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma: a case report of primary cutaneous tumoral type

…is and tropical spastic paraparesis/HTLV-1 associated myelopathy. HTLV-1 infection is endemic in southwestern Japan, the Caribbean basin and parts of Central Africa and South America. In Brazil, the highest HTLV-1 seroprevalence is seen in Bahia and…