Erythema elevatum diutinum: a clinicopathological study.

@article{Wilkinson1992ErythemaED,
  title={Erythema elevatum diutinum: a clinicopathological study.},
  author={Stephen M Wilkinson and John English and N. Gerard Smith and E. Wilson-Jones and Richard Knisely Winkelmann},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={1992},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          87-93
        }
}
Erythema elevatum diutinum is a syndrome of vasculitis in which lesions, typically over the extensor surfaces, showed a mixed inflammatory infiltrate on biopsy. We describe a series of 13 patients. The most common association in our series was with hypergammaglobulinemia; both mono and polyclonal. Chronic infection, not streptococcal, was a less frequent finding although two of three patients had a positive reaction to the intradermal injection of streptococcal antigen. Dapsone remains the… CONTINUE READING
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