Ulcer on the Hand of a 74 Year Old Woman

  • Robert A. Norman
  • Justin Endo
Chapter
Part of the Clinical Cases in Dermatology book series (CLIDADE)

Abstract

A 74 year old women presented to our office with a lesion on the hands (Fig. 3.1). She explained that this lesion has been present for approximately 4 months, and did not heal in response to antibiotics. Her past medical history includes rheumathoid arthritis.

Keywords

Arthritis Vasculitis Pyoderma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert A. Norman
    • 1
  • Justin Endo
    • 2
  1. 1.TampaUSA
  2. 2.MadisonUSA

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