Rare Diseases

Case Letter

Persistent Panniculitis in Dermatomyositis

Clinical panniculitis is a rare subcutaneous manifestation of dermatomyositis (DM) that dermatologists must consider when evaluating patients with...


Dermpath Diagnosis

Atrophic Lesions in a Pregnant Woman

A 36-year-old pregnant woman presented with painful erythematous papules on the palms and fingers of 2 months’ duration. Similar lesions developed...

News from the FDA/CDC

FDA panel narrowly backs avacopan approval

The FDA is mulling whether to approve avacopan for ANCA-associated vasculitis based largely on a single trial about which the agency staff has...

Photo Challenge

Asymptomatic Hemorrhagic Lesions in an Anemic Woman

A 67-year-old woman with a medical history of type 2 diabetes mellitus, unspecified leukocytosis, and anemia presented to the dermatology clinic...