Dermatology and internal medicine

Marine Beeckman (1), Deborah Debois (1), Didier Bessis (2), Marie Baeck (1) Published in the journal : September 2019 Category : Dermatology

Summary :

We herein report on the «PEAUse dermatologique» meeting of the Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc held on May 14, 2018, which was focused on the topic “dermatology and internal medicine”.

For this occasion, Professor Didier Bessis, head of the Dermatology department of the CHU Montpellier and specialist in the care of rare dermatological diseases, presented us some clinical cases and four examples of new clinical entities in dermatology.

What is already known about the topic?

Many internal pathologies present with cutaneous manifestations. The dermatologist plays an essential role in the diagnostic and therapeutic management of these pathologies.

What does this article bring up for us?

Professor Bessis, a specialist in rare dermatological diseases, has shared his passion and experience presenting a few clinical cases, and has introduced us to new clinical entities in dermatology.

Key Words

Sarcoidosis, dermatomyositis, macular lymphocytic arteritis, acrodermatitis enteropathica, pyodermatitis–pyostomatitis vegetans, neutrophilic aseptic abscess, amicrobial pustulosis of the folds, red finger syndrome, Cushing's syndrome, mixed cryoglobulinemia, multicentric reticulohistiocytosis