Transient Blue Skin: Pseudochromhidrosis

Burggraaff, Johanna Eva Constance and Linthorst, Gabor E. and Hoogerwerf, Jacobien Jeltje (2014) Transient Blue Skin: Pseudochromhidrosis. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 1 (1). pp. 1-4. ISSN 2284-2594

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Objectives: Pseudochromhidrosis is a rare condition where colours due to chromogenic microbial products or extrinsic chemicals are excreted with sweat. Chromhidrosis is the production of coloured sweat from apocrine or eccrine sweat glands. The aim of this case report is to illustrate all the steps involved in the diagnosis of pseudochromhidrosis. Materials and methods: A 17-year-old patient with pseudochromhidrosis is presented. Results: Clinical features of the patient were consistent with pseudochromhidrosis. Conclusions: The distinction between chromhidrosis and pseudochromhidrosis can be made based on a detailed history, skin biopsy and empiric treatment

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Skin, discolourization, cyanosis
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 616 Malattie (classificare qui la Clinica medica, la medicina basata sull'evidenza, la Medicina interna, la Medicina sperimentale) > 616.5 Malattie del tegumento, dei peli, delle unghie
Depositing User: Chiara D'Arpa
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2016 15:34
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2016 15:34

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