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Título: Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acute: case report and review of the literature
Autor: Pereira, N
Brinca, A
Brites, MM
Julião, MJ
Tellechea, O
Gonçalo, Margarida
Palavras-chave: Pitiríase Liquenóide
Data: 2012
Editora: Karger
Citação: Case Rep Dermatol. 2012;4(1):61-5.
Resumo: We report a case of a 63-year-old man hospitalized for a polymorphous generalized eruption consisting of maculopapules with peripheral scaling, vesicopustules, and ulceronecrotic and crusted lesions measuring 5-20 mm, localized on his trunk and extremities, particularly exuberant in the flexural area. Histopathology showed necrotic keratinocytes with exocytosis of red blood cells and lymphocytes and a dermal perivascular and periadnexal inflammatory infiltrate, composed of CD8+/CD4-/CD30- T cells, indicating the clinical diagnosis of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta. He was treated with erythromycin and methylprednisolone reduced gradually over 5 months, with a slow but complete response; the patient was without lesions after 2 years of follow-up. The authors want to remind of this rare entity which may present difficulties in diagnosis and therapy
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.4/1430
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