Lisa Mamakos, Author at Cancer Therapy Advisor

Lisa Mamakos

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Cryoglobulinemia (Cold-related gelling, Cold- related agglutination, Cutaneous manifestations of microvascular occlusion syndromes, Cryoglobulinemic syndrome [clinically asymptomatic]), Cryoglobulinemic vasculitis (clinically apparent disease process)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Patients may give a history of Raynaud’s phenomenon, arthralgia, myalgia, or signs of palpable purpura in the context of a connective tissue disease, lymphoproliferative disorders or infectious diseases. Thirty to fifty percent of cases occur without any systemic underlying condition…

Cryofibrinogenemia (cold-related gelling or agglutination, Cutaneous manifestations of microvascular occlusion syndromes

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Patients may give a history of a painful, necrotic ulcer(s) located on the extremities, acral surfaces and ears, which appear after cold exposure and are refractory to care with standard therapy. Also, there may be a history of cold urticaria,…

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