A case of cutaneous protothecosis in a polyarteritis nodosa patient and review of cases reported in Japan.

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A 76-year-old woman farmer with a 20-year history of oral steroid treatment for polyarteritis nodosa, noted a rash consisting of numerous small papules on the dorsum of her right hand in February 2007. The rash worsened over time, and in April 2008 red papules and pustules as big as grains of rice fused to form plaques extending up her arm from the dorsum… (More)

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@article{Okazaki2011ACO, title={A case of cutaneous protothecosis in a polyarteritis nodosa patient and review of cases reported in Japan.}, author={Chie Okazaki and Chihiro Wakusawa and Rika Chikama and Kazuhiro Murakami and Hideaki Hitomi and Kazuo Satoh and Koichi Makimura and Masataro Hiruma}, journal={Dermatology online journal}, year={2011}, volume={17 9}, pages={2} }