Clinical work-up for cognitive disorders and falls leading to the diagnosis of CADASIL-type cerebral angiopathy

E. Levecque, N. Cals Published in the journal : September 2015 Category : Neurology

Summary :

We here report on the “PEAU’se dermatologique” meeting that took place on October 22, 2015, dedicated to dermatological and endocrine diseases. Professor D. Maiter gave us the clues to optimal corticosteroid use in dermatological practice, from treatment initiation to withdrawal. Next, Professor B. Vandeleene reminded us of the cornerstones of diabetic foot management. Finally, Professor M. Baeck presented several clinical cases of dermatological diseases in the diabetic patient.

What is already known about the topic?

- Topical and systemic corticosteroids are commonly used in clinical dermatology.

- Endocrine diseases - especially diabetes

- have a major impact on skin.

What does this article bring up for us?

- It reviews the proper use of corticosteroids in clinical practice.

- It sets clear guidelines for diabetic foot management.

- It briefly recalls several skin diseases affecting diabetic patients.