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Eliminate Circumscribed Scleroderma
Does infectious disease specialist treat or study systemic scleroderma. Undifferentied diffuse connective tissue disease,raynauds?
No: these are generally dealt with by rheumatologists. Good luck. ...Read more
Circumscribed scleroderma refers to localized scleroderma ("hard skin"). The body produces excess collagen which produces hardened skin. This can range from a small area of abnormal skin to a disfiguring skin lesion. Even though internal organs are not affected, the hard skin can attach itself to underlying muscle ...Read more
Morphea: Limited scleroderma is called morphea and it is a inflammatory thickening of the skin which is thought to be a reaction to an infection. Early treatment with Minocycline can cause it to burn out leaving discoloration. Fractionated laser can be used on post morphea lesion to i prove color and texture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vacuolar interface dermatitis, tight superficl perivascular & periadnexial lymphocytic infiltrate, mild incr. In dermal mucin. No fungus.-rash biopsy.?
Varied possibilities: These findings suggest several possible entities.Based on this description of biopsy findings diagnoses including connective tissue disease such as lupus erythematosus may be considered, as well as a drug reaction. However, the only way to accurately make a diagnosis is to correlate the biopsy findings with the clinical presentation and other symptoms a patient may be having. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What other conditions could 'focal dermal sclerosis' with telangiectasia on a skin biopsy indicate besides scleroderma?
Skin biopsy result: superficial to mid dermal perivascular lymphocytic infilitrate with focal basal vacuolar changes.does thismean allergic vasculitis?
What does all this mean..Heterogeneous glandular tissue w mild increased vascularity suggestive of thyroiditis/no focal lesion identified?
Goiter/FNA: If this is your fna/fine needle aspirate result, then your doc will likely recommend medication and monitoring for your thyroid disease. ...Read more
Help understand skin biopsy result: "There is a sparse perivascular lymphohistiocytic inflammatory infiltrate. CD117 highlights only a few scattered mast cells. Diagnosis: Mild superficial perivascular infiltrate." Anything of concern here?
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, the findings listed in the report are non-specific and non-diagnostic. Do you have any symptoms? Why was the biopsy done? ...Read more
Lupus and scleroderma are connective tissue diseases but eds is also. What exactly is connective tissue disease? Is lichen sclerosis related
Lichen simplex chronicus pathology was done in 2008 saying;biopsy of skin on chin show hyperkeratosis without fungal infestation, spongiotic changes of the epidermis and a superficial perivascular chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate composed of primari
This : This is very challenging without a clinical examination. This could be lichen simplex chronicus, prurigo nodularis, or other possibilities. Certainly i would get it looked at to be sure so i would recommend you see a dermatologist to further evaluate the area. There are many treatment options to helps these conditions. I hope that helps! ...Read more
Pigmented lesion ..Back...Biopsy sheets dermoepidermal junction nests pigmented bland looking round cells &nuclei.......Whats diagnosis plz?
Sounds benign: This description sounds like a benign mole or what a pathologist would call a junctional nevus. There should be a final diagnosis on the report in addition to the description. Doesn't sound worrisome or atypical to me. ...Read more
Attenuation of hep parenchyma. Diffuse capsular enhancement and focal capsular retraction on liver ct. No focal lesions. Could sle serositis cause ?
How do the rashes associated with annular lichen planus and subacute cutaneous lupus differ in appearance?
Derm biopsy report: mild vacuolar dermatitis with scattered papillary dermal
interstitial eosinophils and perivascular lymphocytes. What does it mean?
What does this mean: urticarial change including deep dermal fibrosis with underlying morphea and telangiectasia with melanin incontinence?
Talk to derm: From what i can see, the skin rash is from hives and the scarring from scratching. I have never heard of the term melanin incontinence so I have no idea what it means. The best thing is for you to discuss this with the derm doctor who did the biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scleroderma: Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a chronic connective tissue disease generally classified as one of the autoimmune rheumatic diseases. The word “scleroderma” comes from two greek words: “sclero” meaning hard, and “derma” meaning skin. Hardening of the skin is one of the most visible manifestations of the disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would scleroderma or lupus only affect the vulva nothing else biopsy showed general inflammation?
No: That is not possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Biopsy from terminal ileum during colonoscopy showed "focal ileitis with superficial erosion. No granulomas, no specific cause identified" ?
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