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Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)

An inflammatory disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi that manifests itself in the skin as erythematous lesions with figurate shapes, e.g., (round, ellipsoid, and arcuate) (erythema chronicum migrans), pseudolymphomatous nodules…

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Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis

An inflammatory disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi that manifests itself in the skin as erythematous lesions with figurate shapes, e.g., (round, ellipsoid, and arcuate) (erythema chronicum migrans), pseudolymphomatous nodules…

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Hailey-Hailey Disease

An inflammatory disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi that manifests itself in the skin as erythematous lesions with figurate shapes, e.g., (round, ellipsoid, and arcuate) (erythema chronicum migrans), pseudolymphomatous nodules…

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Mucha-Habermann Disease

An inflammatory disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi that manifests itself in the skin as erythematous lesions with figurate shapes, e.g., (round, ellipsoid, and arcuate) (erythema chronicum migrans), pseudolymphomatous nodules…

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Raynaud’s Phenomenon/Disease

An inflammatory disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi that manifests itself in the skin as erythematous lesions with figurate shapes, e.g., (round, ellipsoid, and arcuate) (erythema chronicum migrans), pseudolymphomatous nodules…

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Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States

An inflammatory disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi that manifests itself in the skin as erythematous lesions with figurate shapes, e.g., (round, ellipsoid, and arcuate) (erythema chronicum migrans), pseudolymphomatous nodules…

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Sarcoidosis: Key Points

…or areas of thicker skin or more infiltrative lesions) and intralesional corticosteroid injections. For more widespread skin disease, or cutaneous disease which fails to respond to topical therapy, antimalarials are generally the drug of choice….

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Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…managed like localized classic KS, with radiotherapy, cryotherapy, or local vinca alkaloids injection. Localized aggressive disease and generalized disease require systemic chemotherapy. For debilitating extensive cutaneous disease, symptomatic…

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Dermatomyositis: Key Points

…hema from lupus tends to appear on the skin between the interphalangeal joints. Patients may present with predominantly skin disease with little or no muscle disease (hypomyopathic or amyopathic dermatomyositis, respectively), or with more muscle…

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Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

…calized (skin only) and multisystem disease. The course in any patient varies from benign (usually associated with localized disease or multisystem disease without organ dysfunction, to severe and fatal, with internal organ dysfunction. Dysfunction…