Dermatology short cases: case 1

This photo is an example of livedo reticularis:


The haematological condition that is associated with livedo reticularis is Antiphospholipid syndrome. APS is also associated with:

  • necrotizing vasculitis
  • thrombophlebitis
  • cutaneous ulceration
  • Necrosis
  • subungual splinter haemorrhages
  • erythematous macules, purpura, ecchymoses
  • painful skin nodules.

Other haematological(ish) associations with Livedo reticularis include:

  • Lymphoma
  • PRV
  • ET
  • Pernicious anaemia
  • Factor V Leiden
  • Cryoglobulinaemia
  • CMV infection.

Keep reading for the next dermatology case and remember to include #teamhaem in your replies.

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