326 results match your criteria Stasis Dermatitis

S1 guideline: Differential diagnosis of acute and chronic redness of the lower legs.

J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2022 Jun 27. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Division of Evidence-Based Medicine (dEBM), Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, corporate member of Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany.

Acute or chronic redness of the lower leg is a frequent reason for visits to clinics and practices. The differential diagnosis is often challenging. The aim of this guideline is to define criteria and procedures for the differential diagnosis of acute or chronic, unilateral or bilateral redness of the lower leg. Read More

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Acroangiodermatitis presenting as unilateral hypertrophic verrucous plaques.

Dermatol Online J 2022 Mar 15;28(2). Epub 2022 Mar 15.

Department of Internal Medicine, UTHealth McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA.

Acroangiodermatitis (AAD)[KL1] is a rare vasoproliferative disorder often involving the extremities that has been classified into two variants. Mali-type AAD is more common and associated with chronic venous stasis. Stewart-Bluefarb syndrome[KL2], the other variant, is associated with underlying arteriovenous abnormalities. Read More

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Contact allergy to and allergic contact dermatitis from formaldehyde and formaldehyde releasers: A clinical review and update.

Contact Dermatitis 2022 Jul 17;87(1):20-27. Epub 2022 Mar 17.

Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Antwerp (UZA) and Research group Immunology, INFLA-MED Centre of Excellence, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.

This review aims to provide a clinically useful update regarding the role of formaldehyde (FA) and its five main releasers (FRs) quaternium-15, diazolidinyl urea, DMDM hydantoin, imidazolidinyl urea, and 2-bromo-2-nitropropane-1,3-diol (bronopol) in contact allergy and allergic contact dermatitis. These ubiquitous preservatives are still often present, and sometimes undeclared, in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, household detergents, and chemical (industrial) products. In Europe, the use of free FA and quaternium-15 in cosmetics is forbidden and contact allergy rates have been found to be stable to decreasing. Read More

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Chronic venous disease. Part 1: pathophysiology and clinical features.

Clin Exp Dermatol 2022 Jul 5;47(7):1228-1239. Epub 2022 Apr 5.

Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy, Baroda Medical College, Vadodara, India.

Chronic venous disease (CVD) is a commonly encountered condition in the dermatology outpatient department. If untreated, CVD may progress to chronic leg ulcer causing serious morbidity to the patient. It also affects the quality of life of the affected patient and contributes to loss of work productivity. Read More

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D-dimer levels in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation and acute heart failure treated with edoxaban.

J Cardiol 2022 06 9;79(6):759-767. Epub 2022 Feb 9.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan.

Background: D-dimer levels can predict ischemic stroke in patients with acute heart failure (AHF). However, the effects of direct oral anticoagulants on D-dimer levels have not been investigated during admission for AHF in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). This study examined D-dimer levels immediately after admission and following edoxaban initiation as a sub-analysis of a multi-center study that investigated the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of edoxaban in patients with nonvalvular AF (NVAF) and AHF. Read More

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Epidemiology of dermatologic disease in Palau: a cross-sectional study in the national public and community health service.

Int J Dermatol 2022 Jul 28;61(7):833-840. Epub 2022 Jan 28.

Department of Dermatology, Shin-Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

Background: Dermatologic disease is a neglected public health challenge that disproportionately affects resource-poor settings. Globally, dermatologic disease contributes the fourth highest burden of nonfatal disability with the most acute impact in the Oceanic region, including the Republic of Palau. Efforts to address the dermatologic health inequality are hindered without the necessary epidemiologic evidence to guide health policy in the resource-poor setting of Palau. Read More

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Is benzyl alcohol a significant contact sensitizer?

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2022 Jun 25;36(6):866-872. Epub 2022 Feb 25.

Information Network of Departments of Dermatology (IVDK), Institute at the University Medical Center Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany.

Background: Benzyl alcohol is a widely used preservative, solvent and fragrance material. According to published data, it is a rare sensitizer in humans.

Objectives: To identify characteristics and sensitization patterns of patients with positive patch test reactions to benzyl alcohol and to check the reliability of the patch test preparation benzyl alcohol 1% pet. Read More

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Should Paraben Mix Be Removed from The European Baseline Series.

Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 2021 Dec;29(3):171-172

Inês Nunes, MD, Hospital and University Centre of Coimbra, Portugal, Coimbra, Portugal;

Dear Editor: The European Baseline Series (EBS) of contact allergens is used throughout Europe as a screening test to diagnose contact allergy as a proxy for allergy contact dermatitis and other hypersensitivity skin diseases (1). Parabens are alkyl esters of p-hydroxybenzoic acid with antimicrobial effects used as preservatives in cosmetics, foods, and drugs that have been included in the so called "baseline series" (2) for more than 40 years. Parabens, which are considered allergologically safe biocides and are classified as safe by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) in Europe (2-4), are frequently present in cosmetics (5). Read More

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December 2021

Cellulitis: A Review of Current Practice Guidelines and Differentiation from Pseudocellulitis.

Am J Clin Dermatol 2022 Mar 13;23(2):153-165. Epub 2021 Dec 13.

Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA.

Cellulitis, an infection involving the deep dermis and subcutaneous tissue, is the most common reason for skin-related hospitalization and is seen by clinicians across various disciplines in the inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room settings, but it can present as a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Cellulitis is a clinical diagnosis based on the history of present illness and physical examination and lacks a gold standard for diagnosis. Clinical presentation with acute onset of redness, warmth, swelling, and tenderness and pain is typical. Read More

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Autoeczematization: A Strange Id Reaction of the Skin.

Cutis 2021 Sep;108(3):163-166

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark.

Autoeczematization, or id reaction, is a disseminated eczematous reaction that occurs due to a release of antigen(s) after exposure to a primary stimulus, with the eczema spreading to a site distant from the original one. This seemingly perplexing generalization most commonly is associated with stasis dermatitis or tinea pedis, though it may be caused by a wide variety of other disorders. We postulate that T cells are reactive to keratinocyte antigens that are produced during keratinocyte damage, which induce this autoeczematization. Read More

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September 2021

[Professor 's experience in treatment of eczema with medicine].

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2021 Nov;41(11):1261-4

Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of CM, Guangzhou 510405, Guangdong Province.

Professor believes that the interaction of internal factors and external factors leads to and blood obstruction on muscle surface and skin, thus eczema occurs. This disease is classified into 3 types, i.e. Read More

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November 2021

Immune-related dermatitis during combined treatment with pembrolizumab and axitinib in a patient with metastatic renal cell\x92carcinoma with stasis dermatitis.

IJU Case Rep 2021 Nov 5;4(6):386-390. Epub 2021 Aug 5.

Urology NTT Medical Center Tokyo Tokyo Japan.

Introduction: The combination of pembrolizumab and axitinib has recently been approved as a first-line treatment for previously untreated metastatic renal cell carcinoma. However, immune-related adverse events are not well known.

Case Presentation: A 65-year-old male was diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma with metastases to the brain and lungs. Read More

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November 2021

Prevalence and trend of allergen sensitization in patients with a diagnosis of stasis dermatitis referred for patch testing, North American contact dermatitis group data, 2001-2016.

Arch Dermatol Res 2021 Nov 8. Epub 2021 Nov 8.

Department of Dermatology, Pennsylvania State University, State College, USA.

Background: Few studies explored the relationship between stasis dermatitis (SD) and allergic contact dermatitis (ACD).

Objective: To examine trends, associations, and clinical relevance of ACD in patients referred for patch testing who had a final SD diagnosis.

Methods: Retrospective analysis from 2001 to 2016 of 38,723 patients from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group. Read More

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November 2021

Stasis Dermatitis.

JAMA Dermatol 2021 12;157(12):1524

Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco.

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December 2021

Diagnosis and treatment of the invasive extension of bacteria (cellulitis) from chronic wounds utilising point-of-care fluorescence imaging.

Int Wound J 2021 Oct 5. Epub 2021 Oct 5.

Vascular/Endovascular/Limb Preservation Surgery Service, Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, USA.

Early diagnosis of wound-related cellulitis is challenging as many classical signs and symptoms of infection (erythema, pain, tenderness, or fever) may be absent. In addition, other conditions (ie, chronic stasis dermatitis) may present with similar clinical findings. Point-of-care fluorescence imaging detects elevated bacterial burden in and around wounds with high sensitivity. Read More

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October 2021

Stasis dermatitis in a patient with diabetic kidney disease.

Kidney Int 2021 09;100(3):715

Department of Internal Medicine, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, Korea; Department of Internal Medicine, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, Korea. Electronic address:

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September 2021

Intralesional 5-fluorouracil utilizing abbreviated tourniquet device in patients with overlying stasis dermatitis or lymphedema.

Dermatol Online J 2021 Jul 15;27(7). Epub 2021 Jul 15.

Department of Dermatology, HCA Healthcare/USF Morsani College of Medicine: Largo Medical Center Program Largo, FL.

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Clinical and immunologic differences in cellulitis vs. pseudocellulitis.

Expert Rev Clin Immunol 2021 09 15;17(9):1003-1013. Epub 2021 Jul 15.

Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

: The immunologic mechanisms between cellulitis and pseudocellulitis differ greatly, even though their clinical presentations may overlap.: This article discusses cellulitis and common entities within the pseudocellulitis spectrum including acute lymphedema, superficial venous thrombosis, allergic contact dermatitis, lipodermatosclerosis, stasis dermatitis, erythema nodosum, cutaneous gout, and bursitis. The literature search was conducted from PubMed search engine between March and May 2021. Read More

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September 2021

Cutaneous findings in patients with chronic venous insufficiency.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2022 May 16;21(5):2106-2112. Epub 2021 Jul 16.

Yildirim beyazit University, Medical Faculty, Dermatology, Ankara, Turkey.

Background: Venous hypertension causes many different cutaneous findings such as varicosities, telangiectasia, edema, and pigmentation, dermatitis, and venous ulcers on the skin.

Objective: This study aims to investigate the cutaneous signs and symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and to examine their contribution to early diagnosis.

Methods: A total of 150 patients were included in the study who applied to the dermatology outpatient clinic and were diagnosed with skin disease related to CVI or had skin findings. Read More

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Characterization of dermatological diagnoses among hospitalized patients experiencing homelessness.

Clin Exp Dermatol 2022 Jan 26;47(1):117-120. Epub 2021 Aug 26.

Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA.

While previous studies have characterized the types of dermatological disease among people experiencing homelessness (PEH) in the outpatient setting, dermatological disease among hospitalized PEH has never been evaluated. Therefore, we performed a cross-sectional analysis of hospitalized patients who received dermatology consultations at two San Francisco hospitals between March 2018 and March 2020 and compared the odds of diagnostic categories between PEH and patients with stable housing. In both unadjusted and adjusted analyses, PEH had significantly higher odds of bacterial skin infections [adjusted odds ratio (aOR) = 2. Read More

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January 2022

Early Results of Popliteal Vein External Banding for Treatment of Chronic Venous Insufficiency.

Ann Vasc Surg 2021 Oct 18;76:174-178. Epub 2021 Jun 18.

Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA; Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Grady Health, Atlanta, GA. Electronic address:

Background: Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) encompasses a myriad of clinical manifestations including lower extremity swelling and pain, ulcerations and chronic skin changes such as stasis dermatitis, and lipodermatosclerosis. CVI effects greater than 25 million Americans and has a significant socioeconomic and psychosocial impact. Treatment of CVI varies depending on the etiology. Read More

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October 2021

Psoriasis on the Leg: Site-specific Histopathological and Immuno-histochemical Features and Diagnostic Difficulties.

Acta Derm Venereol 2021 May 10;101(5):adv00453. Epub 2021 May 10.

Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Münster, Münster, Germany.

The histopathology of psoriasis can lack classical features on certain anatomical sites. The aim of this study was to detail the histopathology and immunophenotype of psoriasis on the legs, in order to differentiate it from other inflammatory dermatoses, such as stasis dermatitis. The histopathology of psoriasis on the legs was retrospectively compared with psoriasis on the trunk and stasis dermatitis. Read More

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Art of prevention: Allergic sensitization through damaged skin: Atopic, occupational, and stasis dermatitis.

Int J Womens Dermatol 2020 Dec 19;6(5):381-383. Epub 2020 Aug 19.

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, United States.

The prevention of allergic contact dermatitis hinges on maintaining the integrity of the skin barrier and responding appropriately when it is disturbed. Although intact skin is subject to sensitization via highly irritating allergens, such as poison ivy, acutely inflamed and chronically inflamed skin is subject to sensitization to allergens without inherent irritant potential. In the chronically inflamed state of atopic dermatitis, sensitization to proteins, such as food, also carries a risk for systemic contact dermatitis via ingestion of the allergen. Read More

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December 2020

Exercise-Induced Vasculitis in a Patient With Negative Ultrasound Venous Reflux Study: A Mimic of Stasis Dermatitis.

Cutis 2021 Feb;107(2):E10-E11

Drs. Sundaresan and Silapunt are from the University of Texas McGovern Medical School, Houston. Dr. Silapunt is from the Department of Dermatology. Dr. Migden is from the Departments of Dermatology and Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston.

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February 2021

Chinese Medicine Formula PSORI-CM02 Alleviates Psoriatic Dermatitis via M-MDSCs and Th17 Crosstalk.

Front Pharmacol 2020 18;11:563433. Epub 2021 Jan 18.

The Second Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou, China.

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that is associated with multiple coexisting conditions. Extensive literature suggests that psoriasis is a T-cell-mediated condition, and its pathogenesis is related to dysfunction of the immune system. Myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs) are a group of heterogeneous myeloid cells that have suppressive effects on T cells. Read More

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January 2021

Clinical Significance of Diabetic Dermatopathy.

Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes 2020 8;13:4823-4827. Epub 2020 Dec 8.

Department of Internal Medicine, Adam-Vital Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Diabetic dermopathy is a cutaneous manifestation commonly seen in diabetes patients and was initially described by Melin in 1964. These lesions are well-demarcated, hyperpigmented macules or papules with atrophic depression and were commonly sighted on shins of the tibia with bilateral asymmetrical distribution and rarely seen on arms, thighs and abdomen. The incidence of DD ranges from 0. Read More

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December 2020

Plasma cell myeloma with immature plasma cells in the skin arising within the areas of chronic stasis dermatitis.

JAAD Case Rep 2021 Jan 6;7:26-29. Epub 2020 Nov 6.

Department of Dermatology, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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January 2021

A case report and differential diagnosis of pruritic pretibial skin lesions.

Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Pannonica Adriat 2020 Sep;29(3):157-159

Department of Dermatovenerology, Ljubljana Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Pretibial pruritic papular dermatitis (PPPD) is a clinical entity first described in 2006. The etiology is uncertain; however, gentle chronic rubbing is likely to be the reason for the skin reaction. Pretibial pruritic lesions may reflect many different systemic diseases and dermatoses. Read More

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September 2020

Patient survey reports association between compression stocking use adherence and stasis dermatitis flare frequency.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2021 May 21;84(5):1485-1487. Epub 2020 Jul 21.

Department of Dermatology, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri.

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