Dermatology & Rheumatology

"On-line ATLAS"



INDEX

Connective tissue diseases

  • Dermatomyositis
  • Lupus Erythematosus
  • The Scleroderma Spectrum
  • Vasculitis

  • Rheumatic diseases and other systemic diseases with skin and joint involvement

  • Antiphospholipid Antibodies Syndrome
  • AHA Syndrome
  • Behcet's Syndrome
  • Panniculitis
  • Polyneuropathies
  • Psoriasis
  • Palmo-Plantar Pustulosis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis

  • Other cutaneous manifestations of rheumatic diseases

  • Capillaritis or Purpura Simplex

  • Cutaneous adverse reactions to rheumatological drugs

  • Corticosteroids
  • Non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs


  • Dermatomyositis

  • Case 1
  • Case 2: detail of heliotrope periorbital erythema
  • Case 3: detail of periungual erythema
  • Case 4: detail of ragged cuticles and punctate cuticular hemorrhage


  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus

     

     

    Acute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus

  • Localized ACLE: the face in SLE
  • Case 1
  • Case 2
  • Case 3
  • Case 4
  • Case 5
  • Case 6
  • Differential diagnosis: seborrheic dermatitis
  • Widespread ACLE: extensive rash with TEN-like epidermal detachment
  • The hands in SLE
  • Oral involvement
  • Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus

  • Case 1: response to isotretinoin (annular-polycyclic pattern)
  • Case 2: UV-B induced SCLE eruption (papulosquamous/annular-polycyclic pattern)
  • Case 3: acute photoinduced SCLE eruption (papulosquamous pattern)
  • Case 4: chronic photoinduced SCLE eruption (papulosquamous pattern)
  • Case 5: SCLE eruption (papulosquamous pattern) with SLE riesacerbation during pregnancy
  • Case 6: post-inflammatory hypopigmentation following SCLE (papulosquamous pattern)
  • Chronic Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus

  • Discoid lesions on the face
  • Case 1
  • Case 2
  • Case 3
  • Case 4
  • Case 5: CCLE recurring after surgical excision
  • Discoid lesions on the scalp
  • Case 1: isolated plaque on the scalp
  • Case 2: extensive scarring alopecia
  • Widespread Hypertrophic Discoid LE
  • Perniotic LE
  • Case 1
  • Case 2
  • LE-nonspecific skin disease

  • Livedo racemosa
  • Secondary pterigium inversum unguis in a SLE patient
  • Ischemic ulcers of the lower extremities in a patient with Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Others

  • Lupus Band Test


  • The Scleroderma Spectrum

    Systemic Sclerosis

    Face involvement in diffuse Systemic Sclerosis:

  • Case 1
  • Case 2: details of radial furrows

  • Hand involvement in diffuse Systemic Sclerosis:

  • Raynaud's phenomenon
  • The skin in systemic sclerosis
  • Sclerodactyly and shortening of the terminal phalanges
  • Dystrophic scarring of the fingertips
  • Ischemic necrosis of the distal phalanges

  • Foot involvement in diffuse Systemic Sclerosis:

  • Case 1: ischemic ulcers of the toes
  • Case 2: ischemic toe with dystrophic nail

  • Other cutaneous manifestations of Systemic Sclerosis:

  • The "neck sign": longitudinal beading and ridging
  • The "neck sign" in a patient with Raynaud's phenomenon and anti-Scl-70 antibodies
  • Calcinosis
  • Localized morphea:

  • Different stages of the clinical evolution
  • Case 1: plaque morphea with coexistent figurate erythema


  • Vasculitis

    Small-Vessel Vasculitis

    Microscopic polyangiitis:

  • Case 1
  • Cryoglobulinemic vasculitis:

  • Case 1: gangrene of the toe
  • Case 2: isomorphic or Koebner phenomenon
  • Case 3: retiform purpura
  • Case 4: vasculitic ulcer
  • Cutaneous leukocytoclastic angiitis:

  • Drug-induced C.L.A.: case 1
  • Drug-induced C.L.A.: case 2
  • Idiopatic C.L.A. with IgA-immune deposits in the vessel walls
  • Vasculitic urticaria with associated IgA monoclonal gammopathy
  • Others:

  • Rheumatoid vasculitis
  • Cutaneous vasculitis in a patient with chronic HCV hepatitis
  • Cutaneous vasculitis in a patient with myelodysplasia
  • Histopathology

  • Leukocytoclastic vasculitis
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    Large-Vessel Vasculitis

    Giant cell arteritis:

  • Temporal arteritis


  • Antiphospholipid Antibodies Syndrome

  • Ischemic ulcers of the lower extremities in a patient with antiphospholipid syndrome
  • Generalized livedo racemosa
  • Erythemato-macular patches on the face


  • Panniculitis

  • Erythema Nodosum
  • Panniculitis in a patient with chronic HCV hepatitis
  • Panniculitis in a patient with Myelodysplasia


  • Psoriasis

  • plaque-type psoriasis
  • flexural or inverse psoriasis
  • nail psoriasis
  • psoriasis of the scalp


  • Rheumatoid arthritis

  • rheumatoid nodules
  • rheumatoid vasculitis