Dermatoscopia no teste cutâneo da patergia: Série de casos de pacientes com suspeita de Doença de Behçet

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Behçet's disease is a multisystemic disease consisting of a varying combination of ocular,mucocutaneous, neurologic, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal and other manifestations. Itsdiagnosis is based on clinical criteria, in which a positive pathergy test scores 1. A case serieswith 26 suspected patients is presented, and the skin pathergy test was performed in 23.The results were read in 48 hours, and they were considered negative when without papule,and positive with a papule or pustule. Positive results were divided by papule size, anddermatoscopy was done to measure and observe its clinical aspects. After the readings, a biopsy was performed, with annotation of histopathological aspects. The test was negative in 2 (8.7%) and positive in 21 (91.3%) patients. The results and the literature review are presented.

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Scherrer, M. A. R., de Castro, L. P. F., Rocha, V. B., & Pacheco, L. (2014). Dermatoscopia no teste cutâneo da patergia: Série de casos de pacientes com suspeita de Doença de Behçet. Revista Brasileira de Reumatologia, 54(6), 494–498. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rbr.2014.06.003

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