Winners of the 2001 American College of Rheumatology Annual Slide Competition.код для вставкиСкачать
ARTHRITIS & RHEUMATISM Vol. 46, No. 5, May 2002, pp 1160–1161 DOI 10.1002/art.10288 © 2002, American College of Rheumatology Winners of the 2001 American College of Rheumatology Annual Slide Competition Marc L. Miller and the ACR Audiovisual Aids Subcommittee Clinical Slide Collection on the Rheumatic Diseases in 35-mm slide format and one copy in CD-ROM format. The Audiovisual Aids Subcommittee would also like to acknowledge the following individuals for their outstanding medical images: Mary Chester Wasko, MD, MSc (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), Rex McCallum, MD (Durham, North Carolina), Kenneth J. Warrington, MD (Rochester, Minnesota), George Spencer-Green, MD, MS (Seattle, Washington), Hyman Tannenbaum, MD (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), and Folke D. Lindstrom, MD, PhD (Lund, Sweden). The 2002 Annual Slide Competition will offer prizes of registration for the 2003 ACR Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando (first-prize winner will also receive hotel reservations) and copies of the Clinical Slide Collection on the Rheumatic Diseases. (Prizes of meeting registration do not include premeeting courses or conferences, Meet the Professor/Expert sessions, or workshops, but do include one guest registration.) Medical images being submitted for consideration should be sent, along with a completed submission form, to Marc L. Miller, MD, Chair, Audiovisual Aids Subcommittee, c/o American College of Rheumatology, 1800 Century Place, Suite 250, Atlanta, GA 30345. Forms and complete rules are available in the Education section of the ACR Web site, www.rheumatology.org. Submissions for the 2002 competition must be postmarked by September 9, 2002; all submissions received after that date will be considered for the 2003 competition. Of an astounding 180 submissions, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Audiovisual Aids Subcommittee chose 3 winning medical images for the 2001 Annual Slide Competition. Congratulations to this year’s winners: Dr. Alvin F. Wells won first place in the competition for his images showing the cutaneous lesions of Sweet’s syndrome along with the typical histologic changes seen on skin biopsy. Dr. Wells will receive complimentary registration to the 2002 ACR Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, plus hotel reservations for 4 nights during the annual meeting. The second-place winner was Dr. Ellen M. Ginzler, who submitted a slide demonstrating the typical skin rash of systemic-onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Ginzler will receive registration to the 2002 ACR Annual Scientific Meeting. Third place was awarded to Dr. Tawatchai Paisansinsup. Dr. Painsansinup’s entry was a composite slide of the rash of Henoch-Schönlein purpura together with a skin biopsy showing vascular IgA deposition by immunofluorescence. He received one copy of the ACR Members of the Audiovisual Aids Subcommittee of the American College of Rheumatology Committee on Educational Products: Marc L. Miller, MD (Chair), Portland, Maine; Eric P. Gall, MD, Chicago, Illinois; Catherine M. Meyer, MD, Chicago, Illinois; Kevin G. Moder, MD, Rochester, Minnesota; Steven R. Weiner, MD, Van Nuys, California. Submitted for publication January 7, 2002; accepted January 25, 2002. 1160 ACR SLIDE COMPETITION WINNERS 1161 Figure 1. Sweet’s syndrome (neutrophilic dermatosis): skin rash and photomicrographs. A, Pustular skin lesions are present on the dorsa of both hands in this 62-year-old man who also had mucous membrane lesions. B, Low-power and C, high-power views of a skin biopsy specimen, demonstrating neutrophilic infiltration of the dermis typical of this condition. Submitted by Alvin F. Wells, MD, PhD, Durham, NC. Figure 2. Systemic-onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis: skin rash. A diffuse erythematous macular rash is present on this child’s trunk and extremities. The rash in systemic-onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is classically salmon-pink in color or erythematous. It is usually evanescent and often accompanies the episodes of fever. Submitted by Ellen M. Ginzler, MD, MPH, Brooklyn, NY. Figure 3. Henoch-Schönlein purpura: skin rash and photomicrograph. This composite slide demonstrates the vasculitic rash of Henoch-Schönlein purpura in a 32-year-old man. The rash is typically an erythematous palpable purpuric eruption on the lower extremities. The skin biopsy shows intense immunofluorescent IgA deposition in cutaneous vessel walls. Submitted by Tawatchai Paisansinsup, MD, Rochester, MN.