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Bullous dermatosis of hemodialysis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7016463     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Bullous dermatosis of hemodialysis (BDH), first described in 1975, is characterized by porphyrialike blisters on sun-exposed parts of the scalp, face, arms, and hands. Four patients with BDH are presented. In two of these patients the deliberate lowering of their serum iron levels led to improvement of the condition. Further investigation into the role of iron metabolism in BDH is suggested.
Authors:
C B Olmstead; W E Clack
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0011-4162     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  1981 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-08-20     Completed Date:  1981-08-20     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  614-6, 618     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Photosensitivity Disorders / chemically induced,  diagnosis
Porphyrias / diagnosis
Renal Dialysis / adverse effects*
Skin Diseases, Vesiculobullous / etiology*

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