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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28243491/pityriasis-lichenoides-et-varioliformis-acuta-in-skin-of-color-new-observations-by-dermoscopy
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Balachandra S Ankad, Savitha L Beergouder
BACKGROUND: Pityriasis lichenoides is an uncommon skin disease that presents in three different forms: pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA), pityriasis lichenoides chronica (PLC) and febrile ulceronecrotic-Mucha-Habermann disease. These represent a spectrum of a disease. PLEVA presents as skin eruption of multiple, small, red papules that develop into polymorphic lesions with periods of varying remissions, as well as possible sequels of hyper/hypopigmentation and varicella-like scars...
January 2017: Dermatology Practical & Conceptual
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28194482/-paraviral-exanthems
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REVIEW
R Fölster-Holst, V Zawar, A Chuh
Paraviral exanthems are distinct skin diseases due to infections with different viruses. Although no virus has been identified so far in some exanthems, the main age of manifestation, the clinical course of the exanthem, and the extracutaneous symptoms are suggestive for a viral genesis. While many viral infections are a direct result of the infection, paraviral exanthems reflect the response of the immune system to the infectious pathogens. Viruses cannot be identified in the skin. Typical paraviral exanthems include Gianotti-Crosti syndrome, pityriasis rosea, pityriasis lichenoides, papular-purpuric gloves and sock syndrome, and asymmetrical periflexural exanthema...
February 13, 2017: Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift Für Dermatologie, Venerologie, und Verwandte Gebiete
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133819/use-of-phototherapy-in-children
#3
Karen Eustace, Sophie Dolman, Ali Alsharqi, Graham Sharpe, Richard Parslew
BACKGROUND: Phototherapy is a well-recognized treatment in adults and children. Previous articles have reported success in treating recalcitrant skin disorders such as atopic dermatitis (AD), psoriasis, pityriasis lichenoides chronica, and vitiligo in children. METHODS: This was a retrospective review over an 18-month period from June 2012 to December 2013 of all children receiving phototherapy in a tertiary pediatric dermatology center. RESULTS: Seventy-five patients 3 to 17 years of age (mean 10...
March 2017: Pediatric Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28111789/treatment-of-adult-diffuse-pityriasis-lichenoides-chronica-with-narrowband-ultraviolet-b-experience-and-literature-review
#4
M Fernández-Guarino, S Aboin-Gonzalez, C Ciudad Blanco, D Velázquez Tarjuelo, P Lázaro Ochayta
Pityriasis lichenoides chronica (PLC) is an infrequent dermatosis of unknown aetiology, wholse evolution and response to treatment differs between children and adults. When PLC is recalcitrant or unresponsive to topical treatment, phototherapy is one of the main treatments used. We carried out a prospective study of adult diffuse PLC treated with narrowband ultraviolet B (NB-UVB). We treated eight patients whose disease showed no response to topical therapy, and obtained a complete response rate of 88% in a mean of 23 sessions (cumulative dose 16...
January 23, 2017: Clinical and Experimental Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28060985/-febrile-ulceronecrotic-mucha-habermann-disease
#5
Javier Arellano Lorca, Ignacio Yáñez Silva, Felipe Soto Vilches, Andrea Luna Heine, Yamile Corredoira Salum
Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA), pityriasis lichenoides chronica (PLC) and febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease (FUMHD) are considered different manifestations of the same disease. Febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease is a rare, and potentially lethal illness which is characterized by fast progression of numerous papules that converge, ulcerate and form a plaque with a necrotic center, together with hemorrhagic vesicles and pustules that are associated with high fever and variable systemic symptoms...
September 2016: Revista Médica de Chile
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27746631/pityriasis-lichenoides-like-mycosis-fungoides-clinical-and-histologic-features-and-response-to-phototherapy
#6
Min Soo Jang, Dong Young Kang, Jong Bin Park, Joon Hee Kim, Kwi Ae Park, Hark Rim, Kee Suck Suh
BACKGROUND: Pityriasis lichenoides (PL)-like skin lesions rarely appear as a specific manifestation of mycosis fungoides (MF). OBJECTIVE: We investigated the clinicopathological features, immunophenotypes, and treatments of PL-like MF. METHODS: This study included 15 patients with PL-like lesions selected from a population of 316 patients diagnosed with MF at one institution. RESULTS: The patients were between 4 and 59 years of age...
October 2016: Annals of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27638444/phototherapy-in-children-considerations-and-indications
#7
Cary S Crall, Jillian F Rork, Sophia Delano, Jennifer T Huang
Phototherapy can be a safe and effective treatment for various skin diseases in children. Special considerations governing the use of this treatment modality in pediatric populations include patient, family, and facility-based factors that are oriented around heightened concerns with regard to safety and tolerability of treatment. Although phototherapy has been found to be effective in a wide range of dermatologic conditions affecting pediatric populations, including psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, pityriasis lichenoides, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, and vitiligo, there is need for additional research on other conditions in which phototherapy has shown promise...
September 2016: Clinics in Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27617521/successful-treatment-of-pityriasis-lichenoides-chronica-with-narrow-band-ultraviolet-b-therapy-in-a-patient-with-keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness-syndrome-a-case-report
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Andac Salman, Dilek Seckin Gencosmanoglu, Ayse Deniz Yucelten, Nursel Elcioglu, Gabriele Richard, Cuyan Demirkesen
Keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness (KID) syndrome is a rare genodermatosis causing ichthyosis-like skin lesions, keratitis, and deafness. Herein, we report a patient with this rare syndrome in association with pityriasis lichenoides chronica, which was succesfully treated with narrow-band ultraviolet B phototherapy despite our concerns regarding the increased risk of squamous cell carcinoma, hyperpyrexia, and keratitis.
May 15, 2016: Dermatology Online Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27613297/dermoscopy-in-general-dermatology-a-practical-overview
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REVIEW
Enzo Errichetti, Giuseppe Stinco
Over the last few years, dermoscopy has been shown to be a useful tool in assisting the noninvasive diagnosis of various general dermatological disorders. In this article, we sought to provide an up-to-date practical overview on the use of dermoscopy in general dermatology by analysing the dermoscopic differential diagnosis of relatively common dermatological disorders grouped according to their clinical presentation, i.e. dermatoses presenting with erythematous-desquamative patches/plaques (plaque psoriasis, eczematous dermatitis, pityriasis rosea, mycosis fungoides and subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus), papulosquamous/papulokeratotic dermatoses (lichen planus, pityriasis rosea, papulosquamous sarcoidosis, guttate psoriasis, pityriasis lichenoides chronica, classical pityriasis rubra pilaris, porokeratosis, lymphomatoid papulosis, papulosquamous chronic GVHD, parakeratosis variegata, Grover disease, Darier disease and BRAF-inhibitor-induced acantholytic dyskeratosis), facial inflammatory skin diseases (rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis, discoid lupus erythematosus, sarcoidosis, cutaneous leishmaniasis, lupus vulgaris, granuloma faciale and demodicidosis), acquired keratodermas (chronic hand eczema, palmar psoriasis, keratoderma due to mycosis fungoides, keratoderma resulting from pityriasis rubra pilaris, tinea manuum, palmar lichen planus and aquagenic palmar keratoderma), sclero-atrophic dermatoses (necrobiosis lipoidica, morphea and cutaneous lichen sclerosus), hypopigmented macular diseases (extragenital guttate lichen sclerosus, achromic pityriasis versicolor, guttate vitiligo, idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis, progressive macular hypomelanosis and postinflammatory hypopigmentations), hyperpigmented maculopapular diseases (pityriasis versicolor, lichen planus pigmentosus, Gougerot-Carteaud syndrome, Dowling-Degos disease, erythema ab igne, macular amyloidosis, lichen amyloidosus, friction melanosis, terra firma-forme dermatosis, urticaria pigmentosa and telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans), itchy papulonodular dermatoses (hypertrophic lichen planus, prurigo nodularis, nodular scabies and acquired perforating dermatosis), erythrodermas (due to psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, mycosis fungoides, pityriasis rubra pilaris and scabies), noninfectious balanitis (Zoon's plasma cell balanitis, psoriatic balanitis, seborrheic dermatitis and non-specific balanitis) and erythroplasia of Queyrat, inflammatory cicatricial alopecias (scalp discoid lupus erythematosus, lichen planopilaris, frontal fibrosing alopecia and folliculitis decalvans), nonscarring alopecias (alopecia areata, trichotillomania, androgenetic alopecia and telogen effluvium) and scaling disorders of the scalp (tinea capitis, scalp psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis and pityriasis amiantacea)...
December 2016: Dermatology and Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27570820/pityriasis-lichenoides-chronica-like-drug-eruption-developing-during-pembrolizumab-treatment-for-metastatic-melanoma
#10
Krishna A J Mutgi, Mohammed Milhem, Brian L Swick, Vincent Liu
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2016: JAAD Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27502793/phototherapy-for-pityriasis-lichenoides-in-the-pediatric-population-a-review-of-the-published-literature
#11
REVIEW
Eric Laurent Maranda, Megan Smith, Austin H Nguyen, Vivek N Patel, Lawrence A Schachner, Jimenez J Joaquin
BACKGROUND: Pityriasis lichenoides (PL) is a dermatologic disorder that manifests in either the acute (pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta) or the chronic form (pityriasis lichenoides chronica, also known as parapsoriasis chronica). Traditional first-line therapy consists of corticosteroids or antibiotics; however, these treatments are often accompanied with multiple side effects and may be ineffective. OBJECTIVE: The goal of this study was to review the use of phototherapy for treating PL in the pediatric population...
December 2016: American Journal of Clinical Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27368714/febrile-ulceronecrotic-mucha-habermann-disease-in-an-8-year-old-boy-responding-to-methotrexate
#12
Jehad Alratrout, Fatima Alshammasi, Naseem Ansari
BACKGROUND: Febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease (FUMHD) is a rare fulminant variant of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA) characterized by a rapidly progressive course with predominant ulceronecrotic lesions associated with fever and systemic manifestations. First described by Degos in 1966, it carries a high morbidity and is potentially fatal. The exact pathogenesis is not clear, but it is proposed to be the result of hypersensitivity reaction to an infection...
November 2016: International Journal of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27301571/pityriasis-lichenoides-et-varioliformis-acuta-remission-with-hypopigmentation
#13
Victoria Ellerbroek, Henning Hamm
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: Journal of Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27274548/pityriasis-lichenoides-chronica-presenting-with-bilateral-palmoplantar-involvement
#14
Lyubov Avshalumova, Blakely Richardson, Richard Miller
Pityriasis lichenoides is an uncommon, acquired, idiopathic, self-limiting skin disease that poses a challenge to patients and clinicians to diagnose and treat. Several variants exist including pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA), pityriasis lichenoides chronica (PLC), and febrile ulcer-onecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease. Precise classification can be difficult due to an overlap of clinical and histologic features. In this case report we describe a patient with a rare presentation of PLC exhibiting bilateral palmoplantar involvement and mimicking psoriasis...
May 2016: Cutis; Cutaneous Medicine for the Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27261329/pityriasis-lichenoides-chronica-responds-to-minocycline-in-three-patients
#15
Abdulmajeed Alajlan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: International Journal of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27138554/lymphomatoid-papulosis-in-children-and-adolescents-a-systematic-review
#16
REVIEW
Iris Wieser, Christoph Wohlmuth, Cesar A Nunez, Madeleine Duvic
BACKGROUND: Lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP) is a lymphoproliferative disorder that is rare among adults and even rarer among children. In adults, LyP is associated with an increased risk of secondary lymphomas. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this systematic review was to describe the clinical and histopathological features of LyP in children, to assess the risk of associated lymphomas, and to compare the disease to the adult form. METHODS: A systematic review was conducted using the MEDLINE (PubMed), EMBASE, Scopus, and Cochrane databases from inception to June 2015...
August 2016: American Journal of Clinical Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27061329/seasonal-variations-in-dermatologic-and-dermatopathologic-diagnoses-a-retrospective-15-year-analysis-of-dermatopathologic-data
#17
Jeff D Harvell, Daniel J Selig
BACKGROUND: Certain dermatologic conditions are known to show seasonal variations in frequency, the reasons for which are unclear but in some cases may be attributable to changes in ambient weather conditions. OBJECTIVES: The current study was conducted to determine whether seasonal trends might exist for dermatologic conditions including erythema multiforme, guttate psoriasis, erythema dyschromicum perstans (ashy dermatosis), pityriasis lichenoides, and pityriasis rosea...
October 2016: International Journal of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26584702/febrile-ulceronecrotic-mucha-habermann-disease-two-cases-with-excellent-response-to-methotrexate
#18
Kelly Griffith-Bauer, Sabra L Leitenberger, Alfons Krol
Febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease (FUMHD), a severe form of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA), featuring large, ulcerative, necrotic skin plaques, high fever, and other systemic symptoms, is a rare disorder of unknown etiology. No randomized controlled trials have established treatment guidelines and multiple modalities are often employed, making it difficult to assess the efficacy of any single agent. We report two cases of this condition in which treatment with methotrexate plus antibiotic treatment for superinfection led to rapid improvement...
November 2015: Pediatric Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26552626/-febrile-ulceronecrotic-mucha-habermann-disease
#19
A Dupin, D Bosset, L Atger, B Chevallier, P Saiag, G Benoist
Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA) is an inflammatory skin disease that is unknown to pediatricians. The ulceronecrotic febrile form is a rare and potentially lethal variant. We report the case of a 7-year-old boy with a papulovesicular eruption lasting for 4 weeks, secondarily associated with ulcers and necrotic crusts, fever, and systemic signs. After exploring infectious causes such as chickenpox, we discussed and confirmed PLEVA with histological analysis. Systemic steroids and methotrexate improved the symptoms...
January 2016: Archives de Pédiatrie: Organe Officiel de la Sociéte Française de Pédiatrie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26522235/adalimumab-induced-pityriasis-lichenoides-chronica-that-responded-well-to-methotrexate-in-a-patient-with-psoriasis
#20
LETTER
C Martínez-Peinado, M Galán-Gutiérrez, R Ruiz-Villaverde, R Solorzano-Mariscal
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2016: Actas Dermo-sifiliográficas
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