scleredema


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a skin disease marked by hard edema of the tissue usually beginning in the face

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Neonatal Scleredema (NS) is also called neonatal cold injury syndrome which is characterized by diffuse hardening of the subcutaneous tissue low body temperature and edema with minimal inflammation.
Although scleredema is commonly associated with diabetes, it can also occur after a viral illness.
Scleredema was first described by Buschke in 1902 as a systemic disease with woody, non-pitting induration of the skin starting at the nape of the neck and gradually spreading throughout the body, sparing the palms and soles [4].
Various hypotheses have been proposed to explain the association of scleredema with monoclonal gammopathy.
Although mucin deposition [11] in the bone marrow has been reported in scleredema, to the best of our knowledge, myelofibrosis has not been reported.
The myeloma chemotherapy usually results in pronounced improvement of the associated scleredema [1,2,6].
Abstract Scleredema of Buschke or scleredema adultorum is a rare sclerotic disorder.
The pathophysiology of scleredema of Buschke and its relationship with diabetes are not clearly identified.
Scleredema adultorum of Buschke characterized by thickening and hardening of the skin is an uncommon sclerotic disorder of unknown etiology.
These histologic features in conjunction with the clinical picture confirmed the diagnosis of Buschke's scleredema.
Acute lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, eosinophilic fasciitis, scleredema, to mention a few, may present as emergency situation.