Jennie Clarke

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Reticular Erythematous Mucinosis (REM, REM syndrome, plaque-like cutaneous mucinosis, round-cell erythematosis)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history A history of photosensitivity is commonly elicited; patients may complain of the induction of new lesions, exacerbation of the pre-existing eruption, a burning or stinging sensation, or intensification of the pruritus following sun exposure. Characteristic findings on physical examination Reticular…

Pernio (Perniosis, erythema pernio, chilblains, kibes, trenchfoot)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Pernio may be primary/idiopathic or may occur secondarily in the setting of systemic diseases including Raynaud phenomenon, acrocyanosis, complex regional pain syndrome, livedoid vasculopathy, peripheral arterial occlusive disease, erythromelalgia, leukemia, systemic lupus erythematosus, cryoproteinemia, or anorexia nervosa. It has also been reported to occur as an adverse reaction to…

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