Asymptomatic Papulonodules on Elbows and Hands: A Rare Chronic Fibrosing Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Dermatology | India | Volume 9 Issue 2, February 2020

Asymptomatic Papulonodules on Elbows and Hands: A Rare Chronic Fibrosing Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis

Garbham Sravani, B. Swetha, D. V. S. B. Ramamurthy

One of the pathogenic causes of cutaneous inflammatory pseudotumors is chronic localized fibrosing leukocytoclastic vasculitis (CLFLCV), seen in Granuloma Faciale (GF) and Erythema Elevatum Diutinum (EED). EED is a rare type of leukocytoclastic vasculitis, most commonly effecting young and middle age groups. EED is thought to be an Arthus type reaction with immune complex deposition secondary to a number of infections, autoimmune diseases, both benign and malignant haematological disorders. This is a rare, chronic, cutaneous eruption characterized by red, purple or yellowish papules, plaques and nodules distributed acrally and symmetrically over extensor surfaces. Here, we report a case of thirty-five year old male with EED.

Keywords: Erythema elevatum diutinum, Leukocytoclastic vasculitis

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 2, February 2020

Pages: 179 - 180

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Garbham Sravani, B. Swetha, D. V. S. B. Ramamurthy, "Asymptomatic Papulonodules on Elbows and Hands: A Rare Chronic Fibrosing Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20204554, Volume 9 Issue 2, February 2020, 179 - 180

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