Blastomycosis-like pyoderma: response to systemic retinoid therapy.

  title={Blastomycosis-like pyoderma: response to systemic retinoid therapy.},
  author={Katherina B Kobraei and Stanton K. Wesson},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  volume={49 11},
Blastomycosis-like pyoderma is a proliferative tissue response with multifactorial etiologies that may mimic other inflammatory and neoplastic skin disorders. It often occurs on sun damaged skin of immunocompromised patients. We report a case of blastomycosis-like pyoderma in a patient with underlying metastatic medullary carcinoma of the thyroid receiving treatment with sorafenib (a multikinase inhibitor). Prior treatments were unsuccessful. Our treatment with oral acitretin resulted in… CONTINUE READING

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