Christina Stergiopoulou

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BACKGROUND Inflammatory bowel disease mainly affects the bowel but also has extraintestinal manifestations. AIMS To report the frequency of extraintestinal manifestations in patients with inflammatory bowel disease in Northwest Greece. PATIENTS; The data files of 256 inflammatory bowel disease patients (diagnosis between 1983-19971 were analysed. (More)
BACKGROUND Eosinophilic cellulitis (Wells' syndrome) is a polyetiologic clinical entity with still obscure pathogenesis. Clinically overt toxocariasis is uncommon in adults, yet helminthozoonoses, including toxocariasis have been occasionally implicated in the pathogenesis of eosinophilic cellulitis. CASE REPRESENTATION A 55-year-old female patient(More)
Congenital malalignment of the great toenails (CMGTN) is a heritable disorder, in which the longitudinal axis of the nail plate is not parallel to the corresponding axis of the distal phalanx of the hallux, but laterally deviated. We describe a pair of 1(1/2)-month-old dizygotic twins with laterally deviated nail plates of the great toenails since birth. By(More)
Twenty eight human cases of orf were studied from clinical and epidemiological points of view. Most of the patients were shepherds who were inoculated from infected animals during all seasons of the year. Typical lesions of different stages of orf were located on the hands, and were accompanied by local symptoms such as pain, pruritus, lymphangitis and(More)
One month after the onset of immunosuppressive treatment with corticosteroids and mycophenolate mofetil for a newly diagnosed pemphigus vulgaris, a 50-year-old female patient developed a new eruption clinically and histomorphologically consistent with eruptive pseudoangiomatosis (EP). Its self-limited course further confirmed this diagnosis. Although(More)
Sir, Linear cutaneous lupus erythematosus (LCLE) is a unilateral, restricted to the skin disease1 and is associated with childhood cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CCLE)2 as it affects mostly children and young adults (Table 1). Equal female to male ratio and increased risk for systemic involvement differentiate CCLE from adult cutaneous lupus erythematosus.3(More)