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BACKGROUND Vitiligo has been associated with multiple endocrine and immune conditions. Several laboratory tests have been assessed in this disease with controversial results. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to analyze the levels autoantibodies, basal glycaemia, vitamin B12, folic acid and thyroid function and its association with the diagnosis and… (More)
Dyschromatosis universalis hereditaria (DUH) is a rare genodermatosis mainly described in asian subjects. Here, we report a case of a caucasian 11-year-old boy with DUH and an unaffected twin brother. Parents were not consanguineous. A review of the main phenotical, clinical and hystological aspects of this rare entity is exhibited. Differential diagnose… (More)
Satoyoshi syndrome is a rare multisystemic disorder characterized by alopecia, diarrhea, muscle spasms, osseous abnormalities, and endocrinopathies. We report a case of Satoyoshi syndrome misdiagnosed as vitamin D-dependent rickets for several years.
Mantle cell lymphoma is a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that affects extranodal areas, especially, bone narrow, digestive tract and Waldeyer ring. Here we report a case of mantle cell lymphoma IV Ann Arbor stage with cutaneous lesions on nasal dorsum and glans penis as the first manifestations. Skin involvement is a very rare manifestation and less than 20… (More)