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Kubba Asha - - 2013
Argyria is an uncommon grey-blue pigmentation of skin and mucous membranes caused by prolonged silver exposure. The impetus behind this review is our experience with cases of generalized argyria resulting from a uniquely Indian socio-cultural practice and belief that it is under reported. Our objective is to increase the awareness ...
Zacaron Luciana Helena LH Universidade Federal Fluminense, Hospital Universitario Antonio - - 2013
Erythema elevatum diutinum is a rare chronic cutaneous vasculitis which usually affects adults. It is characterized by symmetrical and persistent papules, plaques, and nodules. These lesions are usually located on the extensor surfaces of the extremities. We report a case of erythema elevatum diutinum in which the association of dapsone ...
Nesseris Ioannis I Andreas Sygros Hospital, Pathology Department, Athens, - - 2013
Skin metastases from colorectal carcinoma are rare and signal advanced disease. We present a case of an 80-year-old male with a large skin metastatic focus in the lower abdomen, a year after resection of a colonic adenocarcinoma. The patient had already finished receiving his first cycle of chemotherapy shortly before ...
Reddi Anand A Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, - - 2013
The Cochrane Skin Group (CSG) is part of the international Cochrane Collaboration (http://www.cochrane.org/). The CSG prepares, maintains and disseminates high quality evidence-based summaries on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases. We present a synopsis of the history, scope and priorities of the CSG. In addition, we report outcomes ...
Fujita Kumi - - 2013
We report a case of acquired generalized anhidrosis successfully treated with cyclosporine. A skin biopsy showed T cell infiltration around the sweat glands and labial biopsy revealed lymphoplasmacytic infiltration around the minor salivary gland, suggesting an underlying autoimmune disease such as Sjögren's syndrome. Administration of cyclosporine markedly improved the patient's ...
Muralidhar R - - 2013
There is limited literature on the management of cataracts in juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG). A 2-month-old girl presented to us with hyphema, secondary glaucoma OU and skin nodules suggestive of JXG. She developed bilateral cataracts during her follow-up and was treated successfully with cataract surgery and aphakic rehabilitation.
Kaur Chhabra Apjit - - 2013
ABSTRACT Aim: To present the management of bilateral congenital superior fornicial prolapse and provide its up-to-date review of literature. Methods: We present the management of congenital bilateral superior fornicial prolapse treated conservatively with topical antibiotics, lubricants and hypertonic saline. One-week, 2-weeks and 1-month follow-up is presented. Results were assessed in ...
Muhammed Maged - - 2013
Fusarium species is a ubiquitous fungus that causes opportunistic infections. We present 26 cases of invasive fusariosis categorized according to the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer/Mycoses Study Group (EORTC/MSG) criteria of fungal infections. All cases (20 proven and 6 probable) were treated at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) ...
Herrod P Jj - - 2013
When a patient is taken to theatre for a laparotomy, surprises can still be found despite modern investigative techniques. We present the case of two rare abdominal pathologies (an appendicoileal fistula and an intra-abdominal testis adherent to the vermiform appendix) being found simultaneously and review the literature on these topics.
Tijjani B M - - 2013
The stratified squamous epithelial lining of the esophagus is similar to that of the skin, and occasionally conditions that affect the skin tend to have esophageal manifestations. Autoimmune dermatological conditions that present with blisters are referred to as bullous dermatoses and have been found to rarely present with esophageal involvement. ...
Alsharari M M Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and Burn Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lille 2, Lille, - - 2013
Necrotizing soft tissue infection (NSTI) is a rare but potentially fatal infection. It usually complicates skin traumas, such as lacerations, scratches, insect bites, burns and recent surgeries. Rapid diagnosis is crucial for a favourable prognosis. NSTI is an emergency surgical condition and every delay in the operative treatment has a ...
Tshifularo Mashudu - - 2013
Hematohidrosis/hematidrosis/hemidrosis is a rare clinical condition in which human being sweats blood under condition of extreme physical or emotional stress [1. Jerajai HR, Bhagyashri Jaju, Phiske MM, and Nitin Lade. Hematohidrosis-a rare clinical phenomenon. Indian J Dermatol. 2009 Jul-Sep; 54(3): 290-292; 2. Martinez NL, Mas IB, Paz AFM, Boronat JL. ...
Huang Christina - - 2013
An in utero female was found to have a small hemorrhage at the foramen of Monro, hydrocephalus, and what was originally interpreted as a Dandy-Walker variant. At birth she had macrocephaly and numerous cutaneous, multifocal, red-pink blanchable macules. Postnatal MRI demonstrated a hemorrhagic soft-tissue mass involving the upper brainstem, thalamus, ...
Pindycka-Piaszczyńska M - - 2013
This study reports a case of a 56-year-old white male, retired coal-miner, diagnosed with chromoblastomycosis lasting 20 years. The infection site was the burnt skin of the back. For many years the patient had not undertaken any treatment believing that the lesion had been a burn scar. A gradual increase in ...
Shorvon Simon - - 2013
In this article, the three previous London-Innsbruck Colloquia on Status Epilepticus are reviewed. The background to the colloquia and the range of topics covered in each colloquium are outlined. The areas in which advances in the study of status epilepticus, and also areas in which advances have been disappointing are ...
Verma Shyam B - - 2013
A case of Papular acantholytic dermatosis restricted to the perianal area is being reported in a 26 year old male without involvement of the genitalia, groin and upper thighs for the first time in English literature. The patient presented with long standing grayish white confluent papules with eroded areas in ...
Johnson Wilbur W - - 2013
Alkyl glyceryl ethers function mostly as skin-conditioning agents in cosmetic products applied to the skin and hair. The Cosmetic Ingredient Review expert panel reviewed the available animal toxicity and clinical data, including the low dermal absorption, and concluded that the alkyl glyceryl ethers are safe in the present practices of ...
Alsaleem Khalid - - 2013
Gastrointestinal basidiobolomycosis (GIB) is an unusual fungal infection that manifests in the skin and rarely involves other systems. All of the few cases of GIB reported so far were diagnosed with difficulty, necessitating laparotomy and resection of the inflamed part of the bowel. We report a child with GIB who ...
Fiume Monice M - - 2013
The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel assessed the safety of 19 alkyl glucosides as used in cosmetics and concluded that these ingredients are safe in the present practices of use and concentration when formulated to be nonirritating. Most of these ingredients function as surfactants in cosmetics, but some have ...
Priya N S NS Department of Oral Pathology, V S Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, - - 2013
Benign fibrous histiocytoma (BFH) is a benign fibrohistiocytic neoplasm. It is documented to occur in all anatomic sites with a strong predilection for sun exposed skin surfaces. Intra oral occurrence of BFH comprises a lesser percentage of cases with tongue being the least reported site. We report a case of ...
Copaescu Ana-Maria AM Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Université de Sherbrooke, Qué., - - 2013
Neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH) is a rare condition described mostly in adult patients receiving chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia. When it affects the facial region, it can mimic cellulitis and delay the diagnostic, thus proper recognition is essential. This article describes a classic case of NEH. We will review the ...
Lorenzo-Morales Jacob - - 2013
Balamuthia mandrillaris is an opportunistic, free-living amoeba that can cause skin lesions and the typically fatal Balamuthia amoebic encephalitis (BAE) both in immunocompromised and immunocompetent individuals. Available data for BAE cases indicate that this disease is difficult to detect because knowledge of predisposing factors is lacking, causing a challenge for ...
Singh Dishan D Foot and Ankle Unit, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Middlesex, - - 2013
A case report of a 55-year-old woman who was being considered for bilateral below knee or Syme's amputations after gangrene at the level of both forefeet due to meningococcal septicaemia is described. An expectant approach for 6 months revealed that the tissues deep to the necrotic skin were viable and ...
Aciduman Ahmet - - 2013
To present Haly Abbas' hydrocephalus text of his book Kitāb al-Malikī / Liber Regius (The Royal Book) which was accepted as a classical textbook in Eastern and Western worlds for a long time. The Arabic (Süleymaniye Manuscript Library, Murad Molla Collection, Nr: 1482 and Būlāḳ, 1294 /1877) and the Latin ...
Davila-Seijo P - - 2013
Systematic reviews are one of the most important sources of information for evidence-based medicine. However, there is a general impression that these reviews rarely report results that provide sufficient evidence to change clinical practice. The aim of this study was to determine the percentage of Cochrane Skin Group reviews reporting ...
Feng Jiao - - 2013
Scutula are characteristic lesions of tinea favosa or favus; the most frequently identified causative organism is Trichophyton schoenleinii. Although scutula-like lesions were described in Microsporum gypseum infection, their presence on glabrous skin in a patient with SLE has not been reported previously. We report a case of tinea infection with ...
Lau Y N - - 2013
The dermatoscopic features of classic lentigo maligna (LM) are well described; however, there is little literature available on extrafacial LM, which is a less frequently reported condition. The skin architecture is especially rich in adnexae on sun-exposed areas such as the face, relative to other parts of the body, thus ...
Sittart Jose Alexandre de Souza - - 2013
cutaneous metastases are not so frequent and in the medical literature there are several communications of isolated cases, thereby we decided to continue our study initiated in 1981 (45 years). our objective is to present the research and review of cutaneous metastases of 45 years through our archives at Hospital ...
Jithendriya Madhukara - - 2013
Skin changes associated with vitamin B12 deficiency are common. In most cases, patients present primarily with systemic involvement (eg, megaloblastic anemia and/or neurologic effects), and additional cutaneous changes related to the diagnosis are noted as incidental findings. The role of vitamin B12 deficiency in the etiology of Addisonian pigmentation has ...
Emer Jason J Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, New York, New - - 2013
Anetoderma is a rare, benign disorder characterized microscopically by the pan-dermal loss of elastic fibers in the dermis and presenting clinically as circumscribed, skin-colored or grey-white atrophic macules and/or patches on the trunk and/or extremities. Lesions are described as having a "sac-like" appearance, since they bulge or herniate upon palpation. ...
Buss G - - 2013
Sarcoidosis is a systemic granulomatous disorder of unknown origin commonly affecting the lung, the lymphoid system and the skin. We report here two cases of cutaneous sarcoidosis in two former intravenous drug users following interferon (IFN)-α and ribavirin therapy for chronic hepatitis C. Both patients developed skin sarcoidosis along venous ...
Skórska Małgorzata M Department of Medical Physics, Greater Poland Cancer Centre, Poznan, - - 2014
A literature review was undertaken to identify current TSEB therapy in pediatric patients. Total skin electron beam (TSEB) therapy is a method of irradiation with low energy electron beam dedicated to patients who have superficial skin lesions all over their body. Such skin malignancies are sparse among adults and even ...
Narasimha Aparna - - 2013
Chondroid syringoma is a rare benign skin adnexal tumor of eccrine/apocrine origin affecting commonly the head and neck region. It is also called as mixed tumor of skin because of the presence of both the epithelial and mesenchymal components. There are very few case reports of chondroid syringoma diagnosed on ...
More Chandramani B - - 2013
Ectodermal dysplasia (ED) is a group of rare, inherited disorders characterized by sparse hair, missing teeth and inability to sweat. To review and analyze cases of ED with an emphasis on clinical manifestations and parent's marriage history. The present retrospective study was conducted by assessing the clinical records of nineteen ...
Bali Vikram - - 2013
Systemic sclerosis (also called as Scleroderma or hidebound disease) is a chronic sclerotic disease of unknown etiology which causes diffuse, increased deposition of extra cellular matrix in connective tissue with vascular abnormalities, resulting in tissue hypoxia. The disease is characterized by diffuse fibrosis; degenerative changes; and vascular abnormalities in the ...
Arora Disha D University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Panjab University, Chandigarh, - - 2013
This review includes 84 references on the genus Calendula (Asteraceae) and comprises ethnopharmacology, morphology and microscopy, phytoconstituents, pharmacological reports, clinical studies and toxicology of the prominent species of Calendula. Triterpene alcohols, triterpene saponins, flavonoids, carotenoids and polysaccharides constitute major classes of phytoconstituents of the genus. A few species of this ...
Vera Caridad C De[artment of Dermatology, CHUM hôpital St-Luc, University of Montreal, Montreal, - - 2013
Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic disorder of unknown etiology that can affect multiple organs, including the lungs, skin, and eyes. Vulvar sarcoidosis has anecdotally been reported. The aim of this article is to describe a case of vulvar sarcoidosis and review the few cases that have been reported. We report the ...
Al Shukry S - - 2013
Necrotizing fasciitis is an uncommon disease that results in gross morbidity and mortality if not diagnosed and treated in its early stages. At onset, however, it is difficult to differentiate from other superficial skin conditions such as cellulitis. Family physicians must have a high level of suspicion and low threshold ...
Cetin G Yildirim - - 2013
ObjectiveSubepidermal bullous lesions and toxic epidermal necrolysis-like (TEN-like) lesions can occur in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). In this report, we describe a case of a patient previously diagnosed with SLE who experienced TEN-like skin lesions with unusual subacute progression in the context of the current literature.MethodsWe present a ...
Bleuel Irina - - 2013
Abstract Purpose: To report a case of bilateral acute anterior uveitis in association with the application of an analgesic transdermal capsaicin patch. Methods: Case report and review of literature. Results: A 38-year-old woman suffered from bilateral acute anterior uveitis, manifesting 12-24 h after application of an analgesic capsaicin patch (Isola Capsicum ...
Amaranathan Anandhi - - 2013
A median raphe cyst is an uncommon entity. An extensive literature search has revealed only less than 200 reported cases. Among these, only less than 10 have been reported from the Indian subcontinent. Usually, it is located in the midline, anywhere between the urethral meatus and the anus. We are ...
Reggiani Camilla - - 2013
Fibroepithelioma of Pinkus (FeP) is an unusual form of basal cell carcinoma, which may clinically mimic a range of benign skin tumors that are not routinely excised. Preliminary observations on a total of 20 published cases of FeP suggest that dermoscopy and reflectance confocal microscopy may aid the clinical diagnosis ...
Pickert Amanda J - - 2013
We report the case of a 2.5-year-old girl with linear morphea initially diagnosed as an acquired port-wine stain (PWS). She underwent three treatments to the right face using the pulsed dye laser (PDL) before sclerotic changes were observed and the correct diagnosis was confirmed with histopathology. Treatment using the PDL ...
Tokita Reiko - - 2013
The number of reports describing malignant tumors arising in flaps has been increasing recently. This report describes the case of a patient who had a second squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in the center of the skin island of a forearm flap raised approximately 6 years previously. Histopathologic examination suggested human ...
Goold Lucy A - - 2013
BACKGROUND: We present a series of patients with acute suppurative bacterial dacryoadenitis and review the clinical presentation, microbiology, treatment options and outcome. METHODS: A multicentre, retrospective, case series review of patients with a clinical diagnosis of acute bacterial suppurative dacryoadenitis (ASBD). Records were examined to obtain information regarding patient demographics, ...
Kravis Nathan - - 2013
Leo Stone's "On the Principal Obscene Word of the English Language" (1954) embodies a particular moment in the history of psychoanalysis, one that stands in contrast to our current zeitgeist. In a review that is both admiring and critical, Stone's paper is compared with a recent book by an OED ...
Srinivasaraghavan Rangan - - 2013
Intracranial hemorrhage has been rarely reported during the course of polyarteritis nodosa. We describe a 6-year-old boy who presented with fever, altered sensorium, skin rash, hypertension, and catastrophic intracranial hemorrhage. After surgical evacuation of the intracranial hematoma, he underwent a computerized tomography angiogram that showed narrowing of the right anterior ...
Blankenship D Winslow - - 2013
Verruciform xanthoma is a rare, benign lesion classically presenting on the oral mucosa or genital area. The etiology is not yet completely understood; however, verruciform xanthoma is often associated with (a) conditions of chronic inflammation or trauma, such as lichen sclerosis, recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, and pemphigus vulgaris, as well ...
Kathuria Sushruta - - 2013
Mucocutaneous histoplasmosis is frequently reported in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), but it is rare in immunocompetent hosts. Disseminated histoplasmosis involving skin and larynx in a 50-year-old immunocompetent male is described from a non-endemic area in India. The infection appeared to be imported from Thailand. The patient responded ...
Metcalf Ryan A - - 2013
Intravascular large T-cell or NK-cell lymphomas rarely present with cutaneous involvement. Intravascular cytotoxic T or NK lymphomas presenting in the skin (cIT/NKL) are often EBV, and reported cases follow a highly aggressive clinical course. Intravascular anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) by contrast is extraordinarily rare and, when it presents in ...
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