Erythema Elevatum Diutinum

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Erythema Elevatum Diutinum

Erythema elevatum diutinum is a rare type of chronic cutaneous vasculitis characterized by red, purple, brown or yellow papules, plaques (thick, red patches of skin), or nodules.These lesions are located mainly on the knees, elbows, hands, feet, face, genitals and buttocks. Although it is a chronic condition, most cases respond well to treatment with dapsone. The cause of this condition remains unknown.  
 

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The terms "Erythema Elevatum Diutinum" returned 15 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Erythema elevatum diutinum and hypothyroidism: coincidence or causal relationship?
 

Author(s): Denise Camargo Cirvidiu, Beatriz Lopes Ferraz Elias, Juliana Chaib Ferraira Jorge, Márcia Lanzoni de Alvarenga Lira, Samuel Henrique Mandelbaum

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;90(4):561-3.

 

Erythema elevatum diutinum is a rare chronic leukocytoclastic vasculitis of unknown etiology. It is believed to be due to deposition of immune complexes in the vessels. Clinically it is manifested as erythematous violaceous papules and nodules, isolated or confluent with hardened ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Erythema elevatum diutinum: an atypical presentation.
 

Author(s): Martha Elena García-Meléndez, Sylvia A Martínez-Cabriales, Kristian Eichelmann, Minerva Gómez-Flores, Jorge Ocampo-Candiani

Journal: Am. J. Med. Sci.. 2015 Apr;349(4):374-5.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Erythema elevatum diutinum (EED): a distinctive vasculitis with acute-on-chronic features.
 

Author(s): Sam S Y Yang, Chris L X Tan, Kong Bing Tan, Derrick C W Aw

Journal: Ann. Acad. Med. Singap.. 2014 Feb;43(2):123-4.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Observational Study of the Genetic Architecture of Neutrophil-Mediated Inflammatory Skin Diseases
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Other Specified Inflammatory Disorders of Skin or Subcutaneous Tissue; Pyoderma Gangrenosum; Erosive Pustular Dermatosis of the Scalp; Sweet's Syndrome; Behcet's Disease; Bowel-associated Dermatosis-arthritis Syndrome; Pustular Psoriasis; Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis; Keratoderma Blenorrhagicum; Sneddon-Wilkinson Disease; IgA Pemphigus; Amicrobial Pustulosis of the Folds; Infantile Acropustulosis; Transient Neonatal Pustulosis; Neutrophilic Eccrine Hidradenitis; Rheumatoid Neutrophilic Dermatitis; Neutrophilic Urticaria; Still's Disease; Erythema Marginatum; Unclassified Periodic Fever Syndromes / Autoinflammatory Syndromes; Dermatitis Herpetiformis; Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis; Bullous Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Inflammatory Epidermolysis Bullosa Aquisita; Neutrophilic Dermatosis of the Dorsal Hands (Pustular Vasculitis); Small Vessel Vasculitis Including Urticarial Vasculitis; Erythema Elevatum Diutinum; Medium Vessel Vasculitis

 

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2016

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