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Pustular porokeratosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19508498     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a case of disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis (DSAP) with neutrophilic pustules within cornoid lamellae on histopathologic examination, corresponding to pustules along the elevated rim clinically as well. A review of the literature identified only one other case in which pustules have been associated with porokeratosis. Our case represents an unusual variant of DSAP, which may make an ordinarily straightforward clinical diagnosis more challenging.
Authors:
Daniel D Miller; Beth S Ruben
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-06-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cutaneous pathology     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1600-0560     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Cutan. Pathol.     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-28     Completed Date:  2009-12-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0425124     Medline TA:  J Cutan Pathol     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1191-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Departments of Dermatology, University of California - San Francisco, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic / therapeutic use
Azathioprine / therapeutic use
Colitis, Ulcerative / complications,  drug therapy
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / complications
Humans
Hypertension / complications
Immunosuppressive Agents / therapeutic use
Male
Melanoma / complications
Middle Aged
Porokeratosis / complications,  pathology*
Prednisone / therapeutic use
Suppuration / pathology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic; 0/Immunosuppressive Agents; 446-86-6/Azathioprine; 53-03-2/Prednisone

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