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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

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Abstract

SILVA, Cláudia Márcia Resende et al. Do you know this syndrome?. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2007, vol.82, n.6, pp. 575-578. ISSN 1806-4841.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962007000600012.

Wells’ syndrome is a rare, benign, recurrent, inflammatory dermatosis affecting all age groups, with no sex predilection. Its etiology and pathogenesis remain unknown. Although its autonomous existence is questioned by some, Wells’ syndrome is a distinct disease entity diagnosed by the combination of a striking clinical picture, typical histological finding when associated to the clinical features, and a characteristic time course.

Keywords : Cellulitis; Cellulitis [diagnosis]; Eosinophilia.

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