H did not experience goiter, ophthalmopathy, or dermopathy
, which are common signs and symptoms of Graves' disease (Table 2), she did present with irritability, insomnia, tachycardia, and a hand tremor.
Gadolinium--a specific trigger for the development of nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy
and nephrogenic systemic fibrosis?
and stiff skin syndrome were considered for differential diagnosis.
Both hypothyroidism and nephropathy may be associated with hypoglycaemia.5 The dermopathy
of Graves' disease may be confused with that of diabetes.
Grobner, "Gadolinium--a specific trigger for the development of nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy
and nephrogenic systemic fibrosis?," Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, vol.
Furthermore, the reason why thyroid gland, orbital tissue including fibroblasts, and ocular muscle cells and sometimes skin are the selected targets of autoimmunity in Graves' ophthalmopathy or dermopathy
has not been addressed .
 state that diabetic dermopathy
is more common on patients with neuropathy or large vessel disease; also, they report it as frequently present in patients with signs and symptoms of polyneuropathy.
In 32 patients, the diagnosis of Graves' hyperthyroidism was based on the presence of symptoms and signs of thyrotoxicosis, elevated serum-free thyroid hormones with suppressed serum thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels, and one or more specific clinical features including diffuse goiter with audible bruit, ophthalmopathy, and dermopathy
. In 18 patients who had none of these specific features, Graves' hyperthyroidism was diagnosed by the presence of either positive anti-TSH receptor antibody (TRAb) (13 cases) or a high percentage (>40%) of 24-hour-radioactive iodine uptake with a homogeneous pattern of thyroid scintigraphy (5 cases).
Patients were considered to have GD if they had a previous history of known GD, or were biochemically hyperthyroid with evidence of ophthalmopathy, dermopathy
or thyroid-antibody positivity.
Leprosy most commonly is characterized by an infiltrative dermopathy
, which dermatologists and many physicians know is an indication for skin biopsy.
20% (12) of diabetic patients had diabetic dermopathy
as against 50% - 70% in other studies.5 Out of 12 patients, 10 patients had bilateral involvement of feet and 2 patients had similar finding on forearm also.
Restrictive dermopathy--Restylane-L has also been shown to be effective for lagophthalmos, secondary to a shortened anterior lamellar and periorbital hollowing in a patient with restrictive dermopathy
. (10) Small aliquots of filler were injected using a 21-gauge needle into the pre-periosteal plane in the superior sulcus.