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Rheumatology International

, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 96–98 | Cite as

Severe livedo vasculitis treated with potassium iodide

  • Zeev Abraham
  • Michael RozenbaumEmail author
  • Elena Portnoy
  • Itzhak Rosner
Case Report
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Abstract

A young woman presenting severe livedo vasculitis (LV) was successfully treated with potassium iodide (KI). Previous attempts to cure her disorder with corticosteroids, low-dose aspirin, and azathioprine in various combinations had failed. To our knowledge, this is the first report of LV treated with KI.

Keywords

Atrophic scars Leg ulcers Livedo vasculitis Potassium iodide 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zeev Abraham
    • 1
  • Michael Rozenbaum
    • 2
    Email author
  • Elena Portnoy
    • 3
  • Itzhak Rosner
    • 2
  1. 1.Dermatology ClinicReish PolyclinicHaifaIsrael
  2. 2.Department of RheumatologyBnai Zion Medical CenterHaifaIsrael
  3. 3.Bnai Zion Medical CenterHaifaIsrael

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