Luis Requena

Guest Editor for the following articles:

Jun
2007
Vol. 26. No. 2

Deep Morphea

Isabel Bielsa, MD | Aurelio Ariza, MD

Deep morphea encompasses a variety of clinical entities in which inflammation and sclerosis are found in the deep dermis, panniculus, fascia, or superficial muscle.

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Jun
2007
Vol. 26. No. 2

Subcutaneous Granuloma Annulare

Luis Requena, MD | Maria Teresa Fernandez-Figueras, MD

Subcutaneous granuloma annulare is a rare clinicopathologic variant of granuloma annulare, characterized by subcutaneous nodules that may appear alone or in association with intradermal lesions.

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Jun
2007
Vol. 26. No. 2

Rheumatoid Nodule

Vincente Garcia-Patos, MD, PhD

Rheumatoid nodules are the most common extra-articular manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis. Dermatologist may be concerned with the diagnosis and management of rheumatoid nodules, although most patients will probably be under the care of a rheumatologist.

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Jun
2007
Vol. 26. No. 2

Necrobiotic Xanthogranuloma

Jesus Fernandez-Herrera, MD, PhD | Javier Pedraz, MD

Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma (NXG) is an uncommon granulomatous disease involving the and extracutaneous tissues. In its typical clinical presentation, it consists of multipleindurate yellow–brownish plaques or nodules, usually located on the periorbital area.

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Jun
2007
Vol. 26. No. 2

Erythema Nodosum

Luis Requena, MD | Evaristo Sanchez Yus, MD

Erythema nodosum is the most frequent clinicopathologic variant of panniculitis. The process is a cutaneous reaction that may be associated with a wide variety of disorders, including infections, sarcoidosis, rheumatologic diseases, inflammatory bowel diseases, medications, autoimmune disorders, pregnancy, and malignancies.

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