Search Results for: b-cell lymphocytic leukemia

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses

…#8217;s disease, and when present as many papules in the anogenital region it is called bowenoid papulosis. Solar keratosis, Bowen’s disease, and bowenoid papulosis, as well as arsenical keratosis and radiation keratosis, are euphemisms for…

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

…#8217;s disease, and when present as many papules in the anogenital region it is called bowenoid papulosis. Solar keratosis, Bowen’s disease, and bowenoid papulosis, as well as arsenical keratosis and radiation keratosis, are euphemisms for…

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…