Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9554

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Alanoud Adas

Department of Clinical Dermatology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

  • Case Report   
    Infected Edematous Striae Distensae
    Author(s): Salma Ahmad Almashat* and Alanoud Adas

    Introduction: The use of steroids and the accumulation of fluid within the body have been contributed the worrying presentation of bullous striae distensae which is managed conservatively, and medical interference has not been reported. Case: 13-year-old presented with generalised edema to the ER with abdominal and upper thigh lesions which are diagnosed as bullous striae distensae and it was very tender and erythematous. The patient clinically improved after treating her with antibiotics. Result: Bullous striae distensae can be infected and conservative management is not always the appropriate choice. Conclusion: Consider examining the bullous stria for any perforation or tenderness to prevent and manage suspected infection... View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9554.21.s11.577

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