Elisa Milani Oba Vencato

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Kikuchi–Fujimoto disease (KFD) is a rare benign lymphadenopathy, also known as histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis [1]. KFD is a self-limited disease that predominantly affects young women and is generally associated with autoimmune pathologies [1]. In October 2013, a 22-year-old North-African female with sickle cell disease (SCD) under hydroxyurea(More)
Localized scleroderma or morphea is a chronic disease of the connective tissue. Its etiology may be autoimmune and the condition results from a disturbance in collagen synthesis and deposition, clinically represented by sclerotic skin lesions. Some plaques may be yellowish, which can be misleading at diagnosis. This article reports the case of an adolescent(More)
BACKGROUND Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a worldwide distributed hereditary red cell disorder. The principal clinical manifestations of SCD are the chronic hemolytic anemia and the acute vaso-occlusive crisis (VOCs), which are mainly characterized by ischemic/reperfusion tissue injury. Pain is the main symptom of VOCs, and its management is still a challenge(More)
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