Margarida Robalo Cordeiro

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Nasal septum perforation is an uncommon and not well known feature of lupus erythematosus (LE). In general, it occurs during exacerbations and in a context of systemic vasculitis. Very rarely it can be a presenting sign, accompanying more usual manifestations of LE. We report the case of a 30-year-old woman who presented with a 2-year history of painful,(More)
To the Editor, Intralesional fat in a neurofibroma has rarely been observed.1– 5 Focal fatty changes in neurofibroma have been ascribed to senescent, metaplasia and chronic injury such as shaving, combing or exposure to ultraviolet radiation.1– 3 Lipomatous neurofibroma is more frequently located on the head and neck of older patients and in long-standing(More)
Cutaneous meningiomas are rare tumors most commonly located on the scalp. We report the case of a 55-year-old male who presented with a 2 x 3 cm tumoral lesion on the forehead. The lesion was hard, adherent and covered by normal skin. Incisional biopsy revealed a proliferation of monomorphic round cells, organized in nests and focally forming pseudovascular(More)
A 50-year-old male patient presented with firm subcutaneous nodules and plaques with a gritty texture, unilaterally affecting the left side of the trunk and the left limbs. These lesions had had a progressive course since early childhood and caused functional impairment. There was no family history of similar disorders. No phospho-calcium metabolism(More)
A 64-year-old woman with a long-standing peripheral symmetric polyarthritis with positive rheumatoid serology was evaluated for multiple asymptotic papulonodules of fingers, mentum, lower lip, ears, and eyelids. Histopathologic examination showed a dermal infiltrate composed of histiocytes, multinucleate giant cells with ground-glass cytoplasm, and(More)
Neutrophilic dermatosis of the dorsal hands (NDDH) is a rare and recently described disorder regarded as a subset of neutrophilic dermatosis, similar to superficial pyoderma gangrenosum and pustular vasculitis. Many currently consider it to be a localized variant of Sweet Syndrome. We describe the case of a 63-year-old male patient with NDDH associated with(More)