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Image Number 2115 (Leukocytoclastic vasculitis)

 
Morphology:
Necrosis and infarction

Diagnosis: Leukocytoclastic vasculitis

Site: Limbs

Sex: F

Age: 78

Type:

Description: Erythematous nodules with necrotic tops.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

A 78-year-old woman in a bad general condition with history of hypertension and ischemic heart disease of many years duration. She presented with one month history of itchy purpuric rash on the limbs. The rash composed of purpuric papules and nodules with necrotic centers. Skin biopsy showed leukocytoclastic vasculitis.  



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