Fluoroscopy-Induced Chronic Radiodermatitis
Tugba Falay, Vefa Asli Erdemir, Sevil Savas, Mehmet Salih Gurel and Ezgi Ozkur
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 29, 2016
Fluoroscopy induced chronic radiation dermatitis (FICRD) is a rare complication which can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Recently fluoroscopy use has increased and the diagnostic and the theuropathic fluoroscopy procedures are becoming more complex; therefore incidence of FICRD is rising. Because of presentation often occurs after months or years patients are sometimes unaware of exposure to radiation....
Imatinib-Induced Erythema Nodosum : A Case Report and Literature Review
Hanane Rachadi, Nadia Ismaili and Badreddine Hassam
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 20, 2016
We report a case of subintrant push of erythema nodosum caused by the Imatinib (Glivec) administration in a patient aged of 34 years old and followed for chronic myeloid leukemia. The drug provocation test was positive. In front of the recurrent, the painful character, the significant functional deficiency caused by the lesions and the positive drug provocation test, the imatinib was finally stopped. The evolution was characterized by the absence of recurrence 2 years after stopping the treatmen...
Esophagitis Dissecans Superficialis with Concomitant Bullous Pemphigoid: A Case Report
Shawn L Shah, Joan Paul, Alicia T Dagrosa, Erik Jenson, Zilla Hussain, Stuart Gordon and Michael Shane Chapman
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 18, 2016
Esophagitis dissecans superficialis (EDS) is a rare endoscopic finding characterized by sloughing of the esophageal mucosal lining, which has been infrequently associated with autoimmune bullous dermatoses. We report a case of a 77-year-old man who presented with diffuse mucocutaneous bullous lesions and odynophagia. Direct immunofluorescence of a skin biopsy confirmed a diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid and esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed linear fissures and sloughing of the esophageal mucosa...