Median nail dystrophy associated with ritonavir
- Autores: Borges-Costa J, Sacramento-Marques M
- Ano de Publicação: 2013
- Journal: International Journal Dermatology
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24261733
Global Health and Tropical Medicine
Organ transplanted recipients have a higher risk of non melanoma skin cancer. Our objectives were to determine incidence of skin cancer and search for associations with clinical or demographic factors in a series of kidney transplant recipients.
This study reports the case of a 15-year-old male patient with extensive anal inflammation, cobblestone-like mucosa and areas of ulceration, loose bloody stool and weight loss for 8 weeks, suggestive of inflammatory bowel disease. Genital lesions of syphilides were later observed and Venereal Disease Research Laboratory test was positive, thus benzyl penicillin treatment was prescribed with total resolution of genital and bowel symptoms.
Dermatomyositis is a multisystemic inflammatory disease that has been associated with neoplastic disease.