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Rheumatoid neutrophilic dermatosis with tense blister formation: A case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  23094684     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a 78-year-old woman with rheumatoid neutrophilic dermatosis (RND) presenting with tense blisters; an extremely rare manifestation of this condition. Systemic corticosteroid was of limited efficacy, while dapsone was effective. A literature review of four similar cases showed that tense blisters in this type of RND tended to appear on the lower extremities of aged, female rheumatoid arthritis patients. Of note, half of the cases were resistant to corticosteroids, as anti-neutrophil agents are reported to be effective. Accordingly, it is important to recognise this unusual manifestation for the timely initiation of appropriate therapy.
Authors:
Yumi Fujio; Takeru Funakoshi; Kaori Nakayama; Masayuki Amagai; Manabu Ohyama
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Australasian journal of dermatology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1440-0960     ISO Abbreviation:  Australas. J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0135232     Medline TA:  Australas J Dermatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012 The Authors Australasian Journal of Dermatology © 2012 The Australasian College of Dermatologists.
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
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