9 results match your criteria Alezzandrini Syndrome

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Acquired disorders with depigmentation: A systematic approach to vitiliginoid conditions.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2019 May 17;80(5):1215-1231.e6. Epub 2018 Sep 17.

Department of Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology, Cutaneous Physiopathology and Integrated Center of Metabolomics Research, San Gallicano Dermatologic Institute, IRCCS, Rome, Italy.

Acquired disorders with depigmentation are commonly encountered by dermatologists and present with a wide differential diagnosis. Vitiligo, the most common disorder of acquired depigmentation, is characterized by well-defined depigmented macules and patches. Other conditions, such as chemical leukoderma, can present with similar findings, and are often easily mistaken for vitiligo. Read More

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Vitiligo: Not Simply a Skin Disease.

Skinmed 2017;15(2):125-127. Epub 2017 Apr 1.

Department of Dermatology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University, Somerset, NJ.

Melanocytes, the cells responsible for skin pigmentation, are present in other parts of the body, such as the ocular, auditory, nervous, and cardiac systems. Within these systems, their roles serve a different purpose than their classical counterparts in skin as pigment cells. Such roles include cell turnover in retinal pigment epithelium, maintenance of balance and prevention of environmental damage in the auditory neuroepithelium, role-playing as dendritic cells within the leptomeninges, and prevention of oxidative damage in adipose tissue. Read More

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Alezzandrini syndrome.

BMJ Case Rep 2011 Aug 17;2011. Epub 2011 Aug 17.

Department of Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India.

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Alezzandrini syndrome: report of a sixth clinical case.

A Andrade M Pithon

Dermatology 2011 Feb 22;222(1):8-9. Epub 2010 Nov 22.

Southwest Bahia University UESB, Bahia, Brazil.

The aim of this article is to describe an additional clinical case of a patient with Alezzandrini syndrome. Clinically the patient presented with unilateral vitiligo on the left cheek, with partial loss of hearing and vision on the same side. Read More

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February 2011

Vitiligo: a sign of systemic disease.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2006 Jan-Feb;72(1):68-71

Dermatology, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey 07103-2714, USA.

Vitiligo reflects a systemic process that has important implications beyond the skin. These include other autoimmune diseases and ocular and neurological abnormalities. Alezzandrini syndrome and Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome particularly exemplify this relationship. Read More

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