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Acute inflammatory edema: A swell concept

Published on Oct 1, 2019in Journal of The American Academy of Dermatology7.102
· DOI :10.1016/j.jaad.2019.07.096
Warren R. Heymann16
Estimated H-index: 16
(Rowan University)
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#1Elizabeth M. Marchionne (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 4
#2Timothy H. McCalmont (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 40
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Background Inpatient dermatology consultations for treatment-refractory or atypical cellulitis are common. In critically ill patients, differentiating cellulitis from its mimickers can be challenging. Objective We describe acute inflammatory edema, a likely underrecognized variant of pseudocellulitis. Methods We reviewed the charts of 15 patients with this diagnosis, seen by the inpatient dermatology consultation service at the University of California at San Francisco between 2009 and 2017. Res...
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#1Dalvir Gill (State University of New York Upstate Medical University)H-Index: 2
#2Josh Schrader (State University of New York Upstate Medical University)H-Index: 1
Last. Jonathan Wright (State University of New York Upstate Medical University)H-Index: 2
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We report a case of a 51-year-old male with past medical history significant for cholangiocarcinoma presented with two weeks of worsening bilateral lower extremity swelling and erythema. Patient has been on active chemotherapy for his cholangiocarcinoma with Gemcitabine weekly infusions. Physical exam was significant for bilaterally petechial rash coalescing into ecchymoses over the dorsum of the feet, sparing soles and toes, which dissipated into thinning petechiae more proximally. On labs he d...
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#1Lauren N. Ko (Harvard University)H-Index: 6
#2Anna Cristina Garza-Mayers (Harvard University)H-Index: 6
Last. Daniela Kroshinsky (Harvard University)H-Index: 18
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#1Lauren N. Ko (Harvard University)H-Index: 6
#2Anna Cristina Garza-Mayers (Harvard University)H-Index: 6
Last. Daniela Kroshinsky (Harvard University)H-Index: 18
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Importance Each year, cellulitis leads to 650 000 hospital admissions and is estimated to cost $3.7 billion in the United States. Previous literature has demonstrated a high misdiagnosis rate for cellulitis, which results in unnecessary antibiotic use and health care cost. Objective To determine whether dermatologic consultation decreases duration of hospital stay or intravenous antibiotic treatment duration in patients with cellulitis. Design, Setting, and Participants This randomized clinical ...
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