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Less Common Arthropathies

E. Dermatologic Disorders
  • Jeffrey P. Callen

Abstract

  • Many rheumatologic diseases have prominent cutaneous findings.

  • Careful examination of the skin may lead to prompt diagnoses, relatively noninvasive means of defining systemic disorders, and possibly better outcomes.

  • ■ Entities discussed in this chapter include the neutrophilic dermatoses (Sweet’s syndrome, pyoderma gangrenosum), panniculitis (e.g., erythema nodosum), the sclerosing/fibrosing diseases (e.g., morphea and scleromyxedema), pustular conditions, and a variety of cutaneous conditions with possible implications for rheumatic disease.

Keywords

Lichen Planus Pyoderma Gangrenosum Hidradenitis Suppurativa Lichen Sclerosus Erythema Nodosum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey P. Callen
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of DermatologyUniversity of Louisville School of MedicineLouisvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Medicine (Dermatology)LouisvilleUSA

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