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Bullous Lesions, Sweat Gland Necrosis and Rhabdomyolysis in Alcoholic Coma.
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PMID:  25484420     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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A 42-year-old male developed hemorrhagic bullae and erosions while in alcohol induced coma. The lesions were limited to areas of the body in prolonged contact with the ground in the comatose state. He developed rhabdomyolysis, progressing to acute renal failure (ARF). Histopathological examination of the skin showed spongiosis, intraepidermal vesicles, and necrosis of eccrine sweat glands with denudation of secretory epithelial lining cells. With supportive treatment and hemodialysis, the patient recovered in 3 weeks time. This is the first reported case of bullous lesions and sweat gland necrosis occurring in alcohol-induced coma complicated by rhabdomyolysis and ARF.
Authors:
Neelakandhan Asokan; Vayappurath Gangadharan Binesh; Andrews Mekkattukunnel Andrews; Pattomthadathil Sankaran Jayalakshmi
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of dermatology     Volume:  59     ISSN:  1998-3611     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Dermatol     Publication Date:  2014 11 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-12-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-12-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370750     Medline TA:  Indian J Dermatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  632     Citation Subset:  -    
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