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V Sabater, F Ferrando, A Morera, L Palomar
Erythema annulare centrifugum (EAC) is a clinical reaction pattern that includes lupus erythematosus, spongiotic dermatitis (particularly pityriasis rosea), pseudolymphoma and cutaneous B-cell lymphoma. However, it can be the result of cutaneous metastasis by an internal carcinoma. We present the case of a 38-year-old woman with bilateral inflammatory breast cancer following multimodal therapy. After chemotherapy, the patient developed EAC on her back, clinically suspect of subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus...
December 2016: Clinical and Experimental Dermatology
Giovanni Paolino, Chiara Panetta, Dario Didona, Michele Donati, Pietro Donati
Dear Editor, Cutaneous metastases (CM) are detected in about 0.6-10.4% of patients with an internal malignancy (1-3). Excluding melanoma, breast and lung carcinomas are the main source of CM in women and men, respectively (1,4,5). CM can have different clinical features, and a diagnosis of CM is usually suspected before performing a biopsy. However, this can be a pitfall for clinicians when the clinical presentation is not the typical inflammatory nodule or mass. Herein we report 2 cases of cutaneous metastases of breast carcinoma, initially treated as a common skin infection...
June 2016: Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica: ADC
Lacey L Kruse, Brandi M Kenner-Bell, Anthony J Mancini
OBJECTIVES: Erythema annulare centrifugum (EAC) is an uncommon eruption that may be a hypersensitivity reaction. Treatment of EAC is best accomplished by eliminating the underlying cause. Although many triggers have been reported, the inciting factor is unknown in most patients. We hypothesized that occult yeast overgrowth may trigger EAC in patients with EAC of unknown etiology. METHODS: Five children with EAC were treated empirically with oral fluconazole. These cases were retrospectively reviewed...
September 2016: Pediatric Dermatology
Catherine S Yang, Mary Teeple, Jennie Muglia, Leslie Robinson-Bostom
A switch from cell-mediated to humoral immunity (helper T 1 [Th1] to helper T 2 [Th2] shift) during gestation plays a key role in placental immune tolerance. As a result, skin diseases that are Th2 mediated often worsen, whereas skin diseases that are Th1 mediated often improve during gestation. Also, due to fluctuations in glandular activity, skin diseases involving sebaceous and eccrine glands may flare, whereas those involving apocrine glands may improve during pregnancy. Despite these trends, inflammatory and glandular skin diseases do not always follow the predicted pattern, and courses are often diverse...
May 2016: Clinics in Dermatology
Dae Hong Kim, Ji Hyun Lee, Jun Young Lee, Young Min Park
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2016: Annals of Dermatology
Esra Turan Erkek, Sevgi Kalayoğlu Beşışık
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 5, 2016: Turkish Journal of Haematology: Official Journal of Turkish Society of Haematology
Ilteris Oguz Topal, Yunus Topal, Aytul Sargan, Hatice Duman, Sule Gungor, Ozgur Emek Kocaturk Goncu, Selver Ozekinci
Erythema annulare centrifugum is a figurate erythema of unknown etiology. It has been associated with many different entities, including infections, food allergy, drug reactions and malignant neoplasms. Herein, we report a case of erythema annulare centrifugum as presenting sign of activation of breastcancer.
November 2015: Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
Fu-Chen Chuang, Shang-Hong Lin, Wei-Ming Wu
BACKGROUND: Erythema annulare centrifugum (EAC) is an inflammatory dermatosis with unknown etiology. It is usually self-limited, but chronic disease may be difficult to treat. We observed incidentally the therapeutic effect of erythromycin for EAC among patients taking erythromycin for other diseases. AIM: To evaluate the treatment response of erythromycin for EAC. MATERIALS AND METHODS: During the study period, from July 2007 to February 2011, all patients with EAC were assigned to erythromycin stearate tablet 1000 mg per day for two weeks...
September 2015: Indian Journal of Dermatology
Fernando Luiz Teixeira Dantas, Neusa Yuriko Sakai Valente, Isis Suga Veronez, Priscila Kakizaki, Juliana Ribeiro Leitão, Rafael Cavanellas Fraga
Palpable migratory arciform erythema is an entity of unknown etiology, with few published cases in the literature. The clinical and histopathological features of this disease are difficult to be distinguished from those of Jessner's lymphocytic infiltration of the skin, lupus erythematous tumidus and the deep erythema annulare centrifugum. We describe here the first two Brazilian cases of palpable migratory arciform erythema. The patients presented with infiltrated annular plaques and erythematous arcs without scales...
May 2015: Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
Chien-Ho Chu, Pei-Keng Tuan, Shih-Jyun Yang
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 5, 2015: JAMA Dermatology
Aleksandra Batycka-Baran, Magdalena Zychowska, Wojciech Baran, Jacek C Szepietowski, Joanna Maj
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2015: Acta Dermato-venereologica
Keisuke Imafuku, Yukiko Nomura, Chihiro Nakayama, Riichiro Abe, Tomoyuki Endo, Hiroshi Shimizu
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2015: British Journal of Haematology
Piyush Kumar, Sushil S Savant
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2015: Indian Pediatrics
S Aguilar-Duran, F Deroide, J Mee, M Rustin
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2015: Clinical and Experimental Dermatology
Mark Naccarato, Deborah Yoong, Robert Solomon, Mario Ostrowski
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 1, 2014: Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery
R Chander, P Yadav, A Singh, A Nangia
A case of systemic lupus erythematosus presenting as erythema annulare centrifugum involving atypical sites (face, palm and sole) and raised serum angiotensin-converting enzyme levels has been illustrated.
October 2014: Lupus
E V Sorokina, N K Akhmatova, S A Skhodova
The article reports survey data on 23 patients with erythemas, including 19 patients with herpes-associated erythema multiforme (HAEM) and 4 patients with Darier's erythema annulare centrifugum (DEAC). Patients in the initial state (baseline) and after two weeks of therapy with proteflazid were characterized by measuring the levels of Toll-like receptor (TLR) expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) and in epithelial cells of the throat and the skin. The TLR expression in PBMC and skin was assessed by flow cytometry with monoclonal antibodies (ICA) (Caltag Laboratories, USA; Hycult Biotech, Netherlands) against relevant antigens...
2014: Eksperimental'naia i Klinicheskaia Farmakologiia
E V Sorokina, N K Akhmatova, S A Skhodova
AIM: Detection of features of functioning ofinnate and adaptive immunity pathways in patients with Darier erythema annulare centrifugum (EAC). MATERIALS AND METHODS: 14 EAC patients aged 14 - 52 years were examined. The patients were ranked based on therapy variant. The first group consisted of 6 patients who had received Immunovac-VP-4 (Immunovac) against the background of basic therapy; the second group (4 patients) received cagocel against the background of basic therapy; the third group (4 patients) received only basic therapy; the group of healthy individuals consisted of 15 individuals...
November 2013: Zhurnal Mikrobiologii, Epidemiologii, i Immunobiologii
Chi-Hsuan Chiang, Feng-Jie Lai
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2015: Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, Taiwan Yi Zhi
Müzeyyen Gönül, Seray Külcü Çakmak, Nimet Ozcan, Işıl Deniz Oǧuz, Esra Ozhamam
BACKGROUND: Pegylated interferon-α combined with ribavirin is the current standard treatment for chronic hepatitis C virus infection. During interferon and ribavirin therapy, both local and generalized mucocutaneous adverse reactions have been reported. Erythema annulare centrifugum induced by this therapy regimen has not been reported previously. CASE REPORT: A 29-year-old woman was referred to our clinic for a 1-week history of slightly pruritic annular erythematous eruptions on the lower extremities and hands...
January 2014: Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery
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