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We report a case of coexisting cutaneous lupus erythematosus and porphyria cutanea tarda in an alcoholic outdoorsman. We discuss the therapeutic dilemmas encountered and eventual treatment approach: sunscreens, topical corticosteroids, alcohol abstinence, and phlebotomy.
Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP) is the most common systemic vasculitis in childhood and can present in adults. It is a self-limiting disease characterised by a tetrad of manifestations including the mandated typical cutaneous hallmark. We present a classic case of HSP complicated by gastrointestinal haemorrhage associated with hidradenitis suppurativa.
Hyponatraemia is the commonest electrolyte abnormality yet is poorly understood. Symptoms are dependent on the rate of onset and severity. The presence of features suggestive of neurological dysfunction should be regarded as a medical emergency and treated actively. The risk of not treating outweighs that of over aggressive management. This article… (More)