Search Results for: b-cell lymphocytic leukemia

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma

…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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sweet’s Syndrome

…dematous 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Mucha-Habermann Disease: Overview

…eptional patients with progressive or incapacitating disease may be considered for the following therapies: Phototherapy may be combined with retinoid treatment (acitretin 25-50 mg/day) for refractory cases. Low-dose oral methotrexate 5.0-20 mg/week…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Key Points

…e more commonly than griseofulvin), hydrochlorothiazide, calcium channel blockers, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, beta-blockers, interferons, anticonvulsants (carbamazepine, phenytoin), glyburide, penicillamine, spironolactone, statins,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pyoderma Gangrenosum

…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 disease, especially ulcerative colitis, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Key Points

…if possible to clear the cutaneous lesions. Gentle skin care and frequent emollient use may prevent recurrences. Certain medications have been reported in association with Grover’s disease: anastrozole, vemurafenib, dabrafenib, cetuximab, mercury,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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

…lete blood count with differential and peripheral smear, serum protein electrophoresis or immunofixation electrophoresis, or by bone marrow biopsy if there is high clinical suspicion. Sweet’s syndrome may be triggered by medications; a review of the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…to skin temperature change. Vessels in the skin have multiple protective physiologic responses to dilate and constrict variably based on the need to conserve heat or to ensure tissue perfusion and prevent ischemia; in patients with pernio some have…