Request PDF on ResearchGate | Dermatitis granulomatosa intersticial con artritis | —Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis with arthritis is a systemic disease. La dermatitis granulomatosa intersticial con artritis es una enfermedad sistémica que afecta a la piel y al sistema musculosquelético. Esta nueva entidad se. Summary. An Orphanet summary for this disease is currently under development. However, other data related to the disease are accessible from the Additional.

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Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis with arthritis Ackerman syndrome. For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. J Am Acad Dermatol. Specialised Social Services Eurordis directory.

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Classically it presents itself as linear subcutaneous cords, known as rope sign. From Monday to Friday from 9 a. Granuloma annulare and interstitial granulomatous dermatitis may appear similar clinically and histologically.

Thus far, no other treatment has been tried on this patient, due to her poor compliance with treatment and difficult follow-up. Instertitial granulomatous dermatitis Ackerman’s syndrome in SLE presenting with the ‘rope sign’.

The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. The typical microscopic presentation should be that of a granulomatous dermatitis, with palisading or interstitial histiocytes, variable numbers of neutrophils and eosinophils, and scattered areas of degenerating collagen bundles.

Open in a separate window. Prognosis is variable with remissions and exacerbations or spontaneous and complete remission of skin lesions. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.

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Considering IGDA as a rare entity, the knowledge of its manifestations and its essential association with rheumatoid arthritis contributes to clinical suspicion, since its wide spectrum presentation makes its diagnosis difficult.


One case associated with SLE responded well to systemic steroids after 15 days.

For the time being, IGD is considered to be an idiopathic condition. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it interstidial a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact. The characteristic histological features of interstitial granulomatous dermatitis are:. The characteristic histological features of granuloma annulare are:. Our patient showed decreased levels of free thyroxine and high titers of anti-thyroid antibodies, disclosing a previously unrecognized autoimmune thyroiditis.

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Autoimmune thyroiditis presenting as interstitial granulomatous dermatitis

Abstract Besides being an uncommon clinicopathological entity, interstitial granulomatous dermatitis, also described as interstitial granulomatous granulomatosx with arthritis IGDAhas shown a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations, such as linear and erythematous lesions, papules, plaques and nodules.

Dense inflammatory infiltrate in interstitial thickened collagen. Interstital granulomatous dermatitis Ackerman’s syndrome. It represents a disorder that involves degeneration of collagen by immune complex-mediated formation and deposition on the endothelial surface. Granuloma annulare is less often associated with auto-immune diseases. Arthritis is also an inconsistent feature, which may occur prior to, simultaneously with, after the onset of the cutaneous lesions, intfrsticial not at all. Clues to Diagnosis in Dermatopathology.

Papules, annular plaques and granulomaosa infiltrated nodules on medial surface of left thigh. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. RA, diagnosed 10 years ago with symmetrical deforming polyarthritis of the small-joints of hands and being monitored by the Rheumatology Service of HSPE-SP; systemic arterial hypertension and obesity.

Rheumatoid arthritis, Dermatitis, Granuloma. Successful treatments have included:. There is less information about associations with palisading neutrophilic granulomatous dermatitis. In the case of our patient, topical clobetasol cleared a few established plaques, but did not prevent other lesions from appearing, nor did the normalization of thyroid function.


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We report a case of IGD which occurred as the presenting symptom of an underlying autoimmune thyroiditis. Check this box if you wish to receive a copy of your dermaritis. The lack of randomized clinical studies has prevented an optimal treatment for IGD to be determined. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

Lesions are often tender and may ulcerate. SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. Granulomatous dermatitis inrersticial several disorders characterised by their histological appearance. Palisading neutrophilic granulomatous dermatitis is diagnosed interstical skin biopsy. Therefore, dermatologists should be aware of this possibility, since they are in a privileged position to diagnose potentially life-threatening diseases, at an early stage.

If you are a member of the AEDV: Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis with arthritis is a systemic disease involving the skin and the musculoskeletal system. Relapsing polychondritis, interstitial granulomatous dermatitis and antiphospholipid syndrome: It is histopathologically characterized for affecting all the dermis, differently from IGDA, which is located in the middle and deep dermis and demonstrates an infiltrate rich in neutrophils, with vascular alterations and leukocytoclasia.

Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis was initially described by Ackerman et al in There are some reports of association of malignancy with interstitial granulomatous dermatitis.