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Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: Key Points

Key Points Erythema elevatum diutinum (EED) is a rare chronic form of fibrosing vasculitis. Firm, red to brown or violaceous nodular lesions developing over joints of the elbows, knees, hands, and feet, often in a symmetric pattern, is the hallmark…

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Private: Cutaneous Allergic (Leukocytoclastic) Vasculitis: Overview

Overview In approximately 50% of cases, cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV) is caused by associated disease or underlying infection, or by a chemical or drug. The therapeutic strategy is to treat the underlying disorder. Recreational…

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Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis: References

Podjasek JO, Wetter DA, Pittelkow MR, Wada DA. (2012). Cutaneous small-vessel vasculitis associated with solid organ malignancies: the Mayo Clinic experience, 1996 to 2009, JAAD, 66(2):e55-65. Ting TV. (2014). Diagnosis and management of cutaneous…

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…

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Gonorrhea / Gonococcemia: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential diagnosis Meningococcemia Hand, foot, and mouth disease Herpes simplex virus Herpetic whitlow Small vessel vasculitis / leukocytoclastic vasculitis

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Leukocytoclastic vasculitis vs. livedo vasculitis

…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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Allergic (leukocytoclastic) vasculitis vs. Septic vasculitis

…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…

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Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis: Clinical Case

Case 1 40-year-old female admitted to the hospital for wound infection following a right knee surgery indicated for anterior and posterior cruciate ligament and meniscal tear, performed one week ago. Upon admission, she is noted to have a symmetric…

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Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Key Points

…s a broad clinical spectrum, including facial palsy, meningitis, or meningo-radiculitis; encephalitis, myelitis and cerebral vasculitis are rare presentations. Widespread systemic involvement may occur in immunosuppressed or immunocompromised…

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Lupus: Key Points

…mbination with systemic symptoms. Non-specific skin signs of systemic lupus include chilblains (pernio), livedo reticularis, vasculitis, and other (non-oral) ulcerations. Cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE) may be divided into four subtypes: discoid…