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LEOPARD Syndrome (Lentigines, EKG abnormalities, Ocular Hypertelorism, Pulmonary stenosis, Abnormal Genitalia, Retarded Growth, Deafness; Also known as Multiple lentigines syndrome and Cardiocutaneous syndrome, Gorlin syndrome II, Cardio-Cutaneous syndrome, Lentiginosis profusa, Moynahan syndrome, or Progressive Cardiomyopathic Lentiginosis)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Observed expression of the characteristic phenotypes of LEOPARD syndrome (LS) is extraordinarily variable, making an accurate diagnosis difficult. The minimal criteria that must be met for a diagnosis of LS includes multiple lentigines (Figure 1) and 2 or more of the following: cutaneous abnormalities not including lentigines (cafe noir…

Glanders (Farcy, Burkholderia mallei infection, equinia, malleus)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Burkholderia malleli is able to cause two forms of human infection. Farcy is a subcutaneous form of the bacterial infection that presents with small papules and pustules at the site of skin inoculation. These quickly become subcutaneous nodules and fistulae…

Contact Dermatitis, Nickel (Nickel allergic contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis to nickel, nickel allergy)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Contact dermatitis is a common eczematous skin dermatitis characterized by inflammation, resulting in erythematous and pruritic skin lesions after contact with a foreign substance. Contact dermatitis can be divided into two groups, irritant and allergic. Irritant contact dermatitisis caused by exposure to a foreign substance that causes a nonimmunologic…

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