Thomas Helm, Author at Renal and Urology News

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Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome Intestinal (polyposis type II, Periorificial lentiginosis, Peutz-Touraine-Jeghers syndrome)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination Patients present with pigmented macules in and around the mouth, on the digits, and on the genitalia. Hyperpigmented macules are typically more prominent on the lips, around the mouth and eyes, and on the buccal mucosa but may be more subtle on the palms,…

Hailey-Hailey Disease (Benign Familial Chronic Pemphigus, Benign Familial Pemphigus, Familial Benign Pemphigus)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Hailey disease presents as tender erosions that wax and wane in intensity and distribution. Characteristic findings on physical examination include erythematous, moderately well-demarcated and eroded lesions that begin in the groin or axillae but may also present on other parts of the body such as the trunk and limbs…

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