[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: The aim of this article is to review the hypercoagulable states (thrombophilia) most probably found by dermatologists; their cutaneous signs including livedo racemosa, skin necrosis, digital ischemia and ulcerations, retiform purpura and leg ulcers; their appropriate treatment; to describe the skin manifestations that require laboratory tests for thrombophilias and the tests indicated in these clinical conditions.
Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia 12/2008; 83(6):491-506. · 0.62 Impact Factor
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Events and reactions involving chemotherapy are common in clinical oncology. Chemotherapeutic agents are widely used in therapy. Side effects range from the common to the rare and may be confused with other mucocutaneous manifestations resulting from the oncological treatment. The objective of this paper was to present data on skin reactions to chemotherapy, particularly those cases in which the dermatologist is requested to issue a report and asked to comment on the safety and viability of readministration of a specific drug. The authors describe aspects associated with these events, presenting a detailed analysis of each one of them.
Anais brasileiros de dermatologia 10/2010; 85(5):591-608.
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