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Chromhidrosis is a rare condition characterized by the secretion of colored sweat. We report a case of a preadolescent healthy girl presenting with acute, recurrent blue discoloration of her armpits. The blue discoloration can be wiped off but recurs. As providers, it is useful to be familiar with this diagnosis and course of disease.
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Name: Pediatric emergency care
Skin tags are fairly common lesions usually seen in adults on the neck and in body folds. The sacrococcygeal region is an unusual location for skin tags in children and may represent a congenital malf...
A 9-year-old healthy girl visited the general practitioner with a recurring purple discoloration of the skin around the mouth without any other complaints. She was diagnosed with factitious purpura du...
Artificial skin devices are able to mimic the flexibility and sensory perception abilities of the skin. They have thus garnered attention in the biomedical field as potential skin replacements. This R...
The objective of this study is to assess the efficacy of using the Digiclamp device to remove achrocordons (skin tags). The hypothesis is that utilizing the device will result in low rates...
Researchers preliminary studies with epoxy skin phantoms have shown that liquid CO2 spray is effective to protect the epidermis during dermatologic laser therapy. This study is to characte...
Unusual site venous thromboembolism (VTE) refers to thrombosis occurring in venous districts outside the veins of the lower extremities and the pulmonary arteries, and includes splanchnic ...
This is a multicentre, open label study to examine the effect of ezogabine/retigabine on the voiding function of adult subjects with drug-resistant partial onset seizures (POS). Subjects f...
Dental staining is the most common local side effect of chlorhexidine (CHX) mouthwashes. A prospective, cross-over, randomized clinical trial will be carried out in triple blind to compar...
A permanent ashen-gray discoloration of the skin, conjunctiva, and internal organs resulting from long-continued use of silver salts. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A bluish or purplish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes due to an increase in the amount of deoxygenated hemoglobin in the blood or a structural defect in the hemoglobin molecule.
Purplish or brownish red discoloration of the skin associated with increase in circulating polyclonal globulins, usually GAMMA-GLOBULINS. This syndrome often occurs on the legs of women aged 20 to 40 years.
A condition that is caused by recurring atheroembolism in the lower extremities. It is characterized by cyanotic discoloration of the toes, usually the first, fourth, and fifth toes. Discoloration may extend to the lateral aspect of the foot. Despite the gangrene-like appearance, blue toes may respond to conservative therapy without amputation.
A 20 cM region of mouse chromosome 17 that is represented by a least two HAPLOTYPES. One of the haplotypes is referred to as the t-haplotype and contains an unusual array of mutations that affect embryonic development and male fertility. The t-haplotype is maintained in the gene pool by the presence of unusual features that prevent its recombination.
Acne Dermatology Eczema Psoriasis Wound Care Dermatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders (Oxford Medical Dictionary). As well as studying how the skin works, dermatology covers...