Search Results for: linear scleroderma

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sclerodermas

A generic term for at least two different inflammatory diseases that have in common hardening of the skin by virtue of thickening of bundles of collagen in the dermis and subcutis.

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Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis: Key Points

…ne. Systemic corticosteroids and other immunomodulators are sometimes necessary for severe or refractory cases. Introduction Linear IgA bullous dermatosis (LABD) is an acquired, immune-mediated mucocutaneous blistering disorder. It is characterized…

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Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis: References

…chronic bullous disease of childhood. Dermatol Clin, 29:459. Onodera H, Mihm MC, Yoshida A, Akasaka T. (2005). Drug-induced linear IgA bullous dermatosis. J Dermatol, 32(9):759-64. Zone JJ. (2001). Clinical spectrum, pathogenesis and treatment of…

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Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis: Initial Evaluation

…ion with gluten sensitive enteropathy Bullous pemphigoid On H&E, typically more eosinophils and less neutrophils On DIF, linear IgG and C3 at BMZ Bullous impetigo Bulla typically more localized Wound culture from blister fluid is often positive…

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Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis: Clinical Case

…ulla with neutrophils and eosinophils. A DIF is also performed which shows characteristic linear IgA along the BMZ Diagnosis Linear IgA bullous dermatosis Her skin manifestations developed within one week of starting vancomycin, a medication…

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Scabies: Initial Evaluation

…t with typical features seen in adults but also with a vesiculo-pustular eruption of the palms and soles in association with linear burrows. Hyperkeratotic lesions of crusted scabies. Infants may present with typical features seen in adults but also…

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Bullous Pemphigoid: Key Points

…n so pruritic that the lesions are excoriated crusts, and are concentrated on the elbows, knees, and buttocks. Patients with linear IgA bullous dermatosis may have tense bullae and sometimes urticarial lesions; linear IgA can be distinguished by…

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