scleredema


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

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These histopathological findings were consistent with scleredema diabeticorum and was thought to have resulted from his longstanding, poorly controlled diabetes.
Scleredema is a sclerotic skin disease and is characterized by woody induration of the skin.
Therefore, in most cases of scleredema diabeticorum like our patient, tighter glycemic control remains the first and foremost means of therapy [22].
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.12 NS often affect preterm neonates in the first week of life.3 Serious NS may cause multiple organ dysfunctions.
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.
Systemic sclerosis must be differentiated from other conditions associated with skin fibrosis, including localized scleroderma, scleredema, scleromyxedema, and eosinophilic fasciitis, as well as rare conditions (e.g., porphyria, cutaneous amyloidosis, progerias, and the stiff skin syndrome).
Various common and rare skin disorders associated with diabetes include diabetic dermopathy, necrobiosis lipoidica, diabetic bullae, diabetic thick skin, yellow skin, acanthosis nigricans, eruptive xanthomas, disseminated granuloma annulare, scleredema, yellow nails, skin tags, diabetic rubeosis, vitiligo and lichen planus.
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.
Acute lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, eosinophilic fasciitis, scleredema, to mention a few, may present as emergency situation.