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Mondor Disease in a Patient With Psoriasis Treated With an Anti–Interleukin 12/Interleukin 23 Investigational Drug

Stefanie A. Hirano, MD; Ashley R. Mason, MD; Molly M. Warthan, MD; Robert J. Pariser, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2010;146(9):1049-1050. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2010.232.
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Figure 1.

Initial presentation. Skin retraction on the anterolateral chest wall is observed on arm abduction. The indurated, longitudinal cordlike bands are consistent with clinical findings of Mondor disease. Skin around the cords appears indented.

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Figure 2.

The biopsy specimen from the third episode of Mondor disease showed venous thrombosis in the deep dermis with some evidence of recanalization. A thickened venous wall and lymphocytic infiltrate were also observed. Findings were consistent with superficial thrombophlebitis (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification ×100).

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