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Livedoid Vasculopathy


Treatment

  • The prevention of irreversible residual scarring and improving the quality of life of patients in this often misdiagnosed disease is one of the main treatment goals.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • John’s Wort) 21) Concomitant systemic treatment with azole-antimycotics (such as ketoconazole, itraconazole, voriconazole and posaconazole) 22) Concomitant systemic treatment with HIV-protease inhibitors (e.g. ritonavir) 23) Concomitant systemic treatment[clinicaltrialsregister.eu]

Pathophysiology

  • Livedoid vasculopathy and its pathophysiology are clearly distinguished from inflammatory vasculitis and thus require a different therapeutic approach.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Prevention

  • The prevention of irreversible residual scarring and improving the quality of life of patients in this often misdiagnosed disease is one of the main treatment goals.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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