Mees lines: white bands traversing the full width of the nail, running parallel to the lunula, with no palpable ridges. As the nail grows they bands move distally and finally disappear when trimmed. The finding was initially related to acute arsenic poisoning.
= immune complex mediated hypersensitivity -> severe erythema multiforme. Separation of the epidermis from the dermis; most authors believe toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) and SJS are different ends of the same spectrum of disease
Kaposi Sarcoma: An idiopathic pigmented sarcoma of the skin. Red nodules of varying size develop in the skin initially appearing on the sole of the foot then affecting the hands, progressing to affect the rest of the body.
Biography Born 12 April 1887, Luzern 1909-1912 Studied medicine in Zürich, Berlin, and Berne 1914 – MD, Berne 1915 – Postgraduate studies at the paediatric clinic in the Charité, Berlin 1929 – Privatdozent in paediatrics, Berne 1932 – Professor and Director…
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