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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 29

of 'Palisaded neutrophilic and granulomatous dermatitis'

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Cutaneous granulomas in rheumatoid arthritis.
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Collaris EJ, van Marion AM, Frank J, Poblete-Gutiérrez P
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Int J Dermatol. 2007 Nov;46 Suppl 3:33-5.
 
A 57-year-old man with rheumatoid arthritis and myasthenia gravis developed an asymptomatic erythematous plaque on his nose and skin-colored nodules on the elbows. Histopathological examination was suggestive of palisaded neutrophilic granulomatous dermatitis (PNGD). PNGD is a rather uncommon cutaneous finding in different collagen vascular disorders that can manifest with a broad range of clinical symptoms and histological signs. Based on the case report of the patient described here, we briefly discuss what is currently known about this disease.
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Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands. ecola@sder.azm.nl
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