Association Pyoderma Gangrenosum and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
A Rkiouak, PhD, I El Kassimi, MD, N Sahel, MD, M Zaizae, MD and Y Sekkach, PhD
Article Type: Image Article | First Published: April 26, 2021
19-year-old patient, follow-up for 8 years for SLE treated with hydroxychloroquine 400 mg/day and who had been in remission for a year. SLE diagnosis was based on the association of a malar rash, photosensitivity, lymphopenia, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, antinuclear antibodies positivity, anti-DNA antibodies identified and lupus nephritis. On December 2019, patient noticed a well-defined irregular popular lesion on left leg (Figure 1) associated with ulcerations appeared 1 month later. Treatmen...
Dyshidrotic Eczema: Difficulty of Etiological Diagnosis and Therapeutic Management
S. Belmourida, M. Meziane, N. Ismaili, L. Benzekri and K. Senouci
Article Type: Image Article | First Published: April 07, 2021
Dyshidrotic eczema or acute palmoplantar eczema is a common cause of hand and foot dermatitis in adults. It is a recurrent vesicular eruption affecting the soles, palms, or both. It is very pruriginous and generally appears suddenly. It creates vesicles that, on physical examination, can look similar to “tapioca pudding”, which is the characteristic clinical feature of this disorder. It is more common in young adults and affects men and women equally. In this report, we present the case of a...