Jornal Vascular Brasileiro
https://jvascbras.org/article/doi/10.1590/1677-5449.190093
Jornal Vascular Brasileiro
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Livedoid Vasculopathy: diagnosis and treatment in pregnant women

Vasculopatia livedoide: diagnóstico e tratamento em mulher grávida

Alexandre Sacchetti Bezerra; Accácio de Almeida Abussamra Junqueira de Andrade; Afonso César Polimanti; Rafael Vilhena de Carvalho Fürst; Paulo Ricardo Criado; João Antônio Corrêa

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Abstract

Abstract: Livedoid Vasculopathy is a disease characterized by occlusion of the capillaries of the dermis, without inflammatory signs. It begins with purpuric papules or macules that develop into painful ulcers, mainly involving the ankles and feet. In this case report, we describe diagnosis and treatment in a young pregnant patient, with excellent clinical response.

Keywords

anticoagulants, atrophy, vasculitis

Resumo

Resumo: A vasculopatia livedoide é uma doença caracterizada pela oclusão dos capilares da derme, sem sinais inflamatórios. Tem início com pápulas ou máculas purpúricas que evoluem para úlceras dolorosas, com predominância na topografia de tornozelos e pés. Neste relato de caso, descrevemos o diagnóstico e a terapêutica em uma paciente jovem gestante, com excelente evolução clínica.
 

Palavras-chave

anticoagulantes, atrofia, vasculite

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