Gardner-Diamond Syndrome

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Gardner-Diamond Syndrome

Gardner-Diamond syndrome is a condition characterized by episodes of unexplained, painful bruising, mostly occurring on the arms, legs, trunk and/or face.  The disorder is most common in Caucasian women who have mental illness or emotional stress. Symptoms typically include the formation of multiple, small, purple bruises that may be associated with redness and swelling. Most affected individuals report that the bruising occurs either spontaneously or some time after trauma or surgery. The cause of the condition is poorly understood. Management typically involves psychiatric treatment.
 

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Autoerythrocyte sensitization (Gardner-Diamond syndrome) in men: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): A Ingber, J Alcalay, E J Feuerman

Journal: Postgrad Med J. 1985 Sep;61(719):823-6.

 

Autoerythrocyte sensitization (AES) is a rare syndrome particularly among males. A young male with typical AES is herewith described. We review all seven published cases of AES in men for which details are available and compare the age of onset, somatic manifestations, associated ...

Last Updated: 27 Nov 1985

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