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Eosinophilic dermatosis of hematologic malignancy mimicking varicella zoster infection: report in a woman with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and review of the literature

Eosinophilic dermatosis of hematologic malignancy mimicking varicella zoster infection: report in a woman with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and review of the literature

…patients failed to recall insect bites; thus, the term “insect bite-like reaction” was established [2]. Byrd et al. later dubbed the process eosinophilic dermatosis of myeloproliferative disease [3], though Farber et al. favor the term eosinophilic…

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…

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,…

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

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 Neutrophilic 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy: Initial Evaluation

…arly urticarial lesions of pemphigoid gestationis can mimic PUPPP), a skin biopsy and direct immunofluorescence (DIF) should be obtained. DIF in PUPPP is typically negative but rarely can have granular C3, IgM or IgA at the dermoepidermal junction….