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Bahner D R DR - - 1992
We report the case of a 45-year-old female who presented to the emergency department with massive umbilical hemorrhage from a cutaneous varix. The patient had a long-standing history of alcohol-related liver disease and ascites. Her clinical course was complicated by coagulopathy and hemorrhagic shock, and she ultimately expired. Ectopic or ...
Del Negro P - - 1992
In the past few years important changes in the occurrence of scyphomedusae have been observed in the North Adriatic Sea and in particular in the Gulf of Trieste, often reaching alarming proportions. Spring coastal blooms of C. hysoscella were observed in 1989. Until 1989, this jellyfish was considered to be ...
Borradori L - - 1992
The case of a 60-year-old man with acral persistent papular mucinosis (APPM), thought to represent a new distinctive form of dermal mucinosis not associated with systemic diseases, is reported. The patient had a 4-year history of multiple small papular lesions on the distal forearms, wrists and back of the hands. ...
Eltoum I A - - 1992
During an epidemic of visceral leishmaniasis in the Sudan, two cases of congenital kala-azar were seen. The first child, whose mother had contracted kala-azar in southern Sudan, was born in Khartoum, where no transmission of leishmaniasis is currently occurring. At seven months, the child had fever, lymphadenopathy, and hepatosplenomegaly; leishmania ...
Singh R S - - 1992
The clinical features of ten cases of cutaneous anthrax are reported. Six males and four females were affected. Their ages ranged from one and a half year to sixty years. The average incubation period was 8 days. Fever and headache were common systemic manifestations. Pruritus and ulcer with formation of ...
Fawzy A F - - 1991
Myiasis is a diseased condition caused by larvae of myiasis producing flies. Still little is known about such an important subject in Egypt. In this paper, the author described three human cases of otitis media associated with aural myiasis. The causative larvae were those of W. magnifica and S. falculata.
Cestari T F - - 1991
We report extensive nevus comedonicus in a female patient that involved half of her body entirely, with infected cystic lesions as well as typical scars, limited by the midline. The lesions worsened at the beginning of puberty. A brief review of the literature highlights the histopathologic, etiopathogenic, and therapeutic aspects.
Morsy T A - - 1991
This paper reports two indigenous cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis for the first time in Kafr Shokr, Qualyobia Governorate. One of the two cases was misdiagnosed as cutaneous tuberculosis (primary complex) and was kept on TB treatment, but with no clinical improvement. The two patients were successfully treated with sodium stibogluconate ...
Vázquez Doval F J - - 1991
We present the case of a 64 year-old-male fur trader from Lerida (Spain), who consulted us because of a 2-week history of night fever and the presence of non-pruritic purpuric lesions on the distal third of the lower limbs. Laboratory findings demonstrated positive serology for brucellosis and cutaneous biopsy showed ...
Hisler B M - - 1991
A case of Wegener's granulomatosis is presented. The major features of the disease, with special emphasis on the cutaneous findings, are reviewed.
Rafal E S - - 1991
Sporotrichosis is extremely rare in infants. This report describes an 84-day-old girl with fixed cutaneous sporotrichosis, presumably transmitted by a cat. A rapid, complete response to a low dose of oral potassium iodide therapy was attained. To our knowledge, this is the youngest reported patient with sporotrichosis, as well as ...
Vukelja S J - - 1991
A variety of cutaneous reactions have been reported with the use of systemic 5-fluorouracil. Our patient had serpentine hyperpigmented streaks appearing 5 days after bolus infusion of 5-fluorouracil. The patient also had other skin eruptions, that is, inflammation of actinic keratoses and folliculitis limited to the forehead; these reactions have ...
Huerter C J - - 1991
Ecthyma contagiosum, or orf, is an uncommon dermatosis resulting from cutaneous infection with sheep pox virus. It is generally a benign and self-limited condition. Early clinical recognition is paramount to avoid unnecessary surgical intervention or extensive diagnostic workup. Diagnosis is usually based on a clinically typical skin lesion, characteristic histology, ...
Chen K T - - 1991
A 63-year-old man underwent partial left axillary node dissection for metastatic melanoma of unknown primary. Lymphedema of his left upper extremity developed after surgery. Eight years later, extensive cutaneous angiosarcoma developed in the edematous limb. The occurrence of cutaneous angiosarcoma in postsurgical lymphedema is extremely rare in men; to our ...
Murata T - - 1991
We report two rare cases of corneal choristoma with microphthalmos. In both cases, the whole thickness of the cornea, as well as the anterior chamber and iris, was replaced by cutaneous and subcutaneous tissue. In case 1, diagnosed as dermoid choristoma, the cutaneous tissue contained skin appendages and subcutaneous fibrofatty ...
Barone G W - - 1991
Vascular surgeons are often consulted on the management of lower extremity ulcerations and gangrene which are commonly due to atherosclerotic arterial occlusive disease or to chronic venous insufficiency. The following report describes an unusual case of severe lower extremity cutaneous gangrene associated with secondary hyperparathyroidism and a review of the ...
Liao K H - - 1991
In China, 78 cases of cutaneous porphyrias, together with 67 cases reported by other clinicians from 1979 to 1990, were reviewed. Of a total of 145 cases, 75.2% were EPP (109 cases), but only 28 cases (19.3%) were PCT. This prevalence differs from that in other parts of the world. ...
Prevoo R L - - 1991
We report an unusual case of primary cutaneous mucormycosis caused by Mucor hiemalis Wehmer that occurred in a healthy young girl after an insect bite. The patient had a slowly extending, indurated, erythematous, and scaling eruption on the right cheek. Histologic examination revealed granulomatous dermatitis and characteristic broad, nonseptate, pale-staining ...
Toome B K - - 1991
Cytomegalovirus infections are a major source of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients. We report a case of cutaneous cytomegalovirus in a patient with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, in which routine light microscopy was suggestive but not diagnostic of cytomegalovirus. Immunohistochemical studies of the specimen for cytomegalovirus antigens revealed numerous ...
Barral A - - 1991
One hundred fourteen Leishmania isolates from patients with different clinical forms of leishmaniasis in the State of Bahia, Brazil, were characterized by indirect radioimmune binding assay using specific monoclonal antibodies (serodeme analysis). Seventy-five of these isolates were also analyzed by enzyme electrophoresis, based on 11 enzyme loci; parasite species were ...
Street M L - - 1991
This study comprised 14 patients from whose skin nontuberculous mycobacteria were recovered. Most clinical manifestations were relatively nonspecific. Various histopathologic patterns were observed in 22 biopsy specimens. Recurrences were common and prolonged treatment was often necessary. Culture of tissue remains the definitive diagnostic procedure. Cutaneous lesions can be the first ...
Andreu-Sanchez J L - - 1991
The case of a 45 year old man with cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa and Raynaud's phenomenon as initial manifestation of the disease is reported. Although peripheral vascular disease is a well characterised extracutaneous manifestation of cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa, to our knowledge this is the first reported case in which Raynaud's phenomenon ...
Hashiguchi Y - - 1991
This article briefly reviews current knowledge about leishmaniasis in Ecuador--proceeding from 1920, when the first human case was described, to the present. Regarding basic conditions, it appears that 14 of Ecuador's 20 provinces have endemic leishmaniasis. Nationally, over 4,000 cases were registered in the 1983-1986 period. Of 260 cases cited ...
Bonomi A - - 1991
The paper reports a case of a 6-year-old boy affected by visceral leishmaniasis. In addition to clinical and anamnestic findings, diagnosis was made on the basis of the rapid increase in the titer of anti-Leishmania antibodies (16-fold), while the marrow smear was negative. A complete recovery was obtained using antimonial ...
Requena L - - 1991
A case of erythema elevatum diutinum (EED) closely resembling porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) is reported. The initial skin biopsies were suggestive for PCT but porphyrin levels in the urine, stool and plasma were normal. A further biopsy from an early cutaneous lesion showed a leucocytoclastic vasculitis with fibrinoid necrosis of ...
Hackel H - - 1991
We present the case of a 77-year-old female with a rare genital and anoperineal granulomatous cutaneous manifestation resembling cheilitis granulomatosa Miescher. The typical histological findings of epithelioid cell granulomas were localized in the vulva and anoperineal region; the latter manifestation has not yet been described. Based on our personal observations ...
Brooks J K - - 1990
The first comprehensive case report of intraoral xanthomatosis associated with primary biliary cirrhosis is detailed. The lesions were present along the free gingival margin and labial vestibule. Crevicular fluid was noted to be tinged yellow. Generalized cutaneous eruptions were also seen. The xanthomas were attributed to the underlying hyperlipoproteinemia. Advanced ...
Gurbuz O - - 1990
Thirty-five percent of 363 melanocytic nevi were found to have a keratotic epithelial architectural pattern that was mostly infundibular and not previously emphasized. Keratotic melanocytic nevi were commonly from the trunk of women, and most were associated with an intradermal melanocytic nevus. The clinical and histopathologic features as well as ...
Winokur T S - - 1990
As many as 40% of all primary cutaneous melanomas can have histologic remnants of nevomelanocytic nevi adjacent to the tumor. There is increasing evidence that dysplastic nevi are at least a clinical marker for melanoma risk. Spitz nevi are not known for such an association, but are noteworthy because of ...
Battistella P A - - 1990
Hypomelanosis of Ito is a congenital neurocutaneous syndrome with a particular pattern of swirling hypopigmentation. Multiple extracutaneous abnormalities involving the central nervous system, the eyes, and musculoskeletal structures occur in over two-thirds of the cases. This report describes two patients with typical unilateral cutaneous lesions associated with extracutaneous features, including ...
Fitzgerald B J - - 1990
Pachyonychia congenita is a rare genodermatosis characterized by symmetrical thickening and discoloration of the nails with a wedge-shaped, pinched-up, or claw-like appearance. Subungual hyperkeratosis results in a lifting up of the free edge of the nail. Nail changes may be seen alone or in combination with a variety of other ...
Furner B B - - 1990
Cutaneous leishmaniasis is endemic in south central Texas. There have been at least eight cases, four of which have been reported since 1980. An additional case of cutaneous leishmaniasis is reported in a 56-year-old woman from Sandia, Texas. The diagnosis was confirmed by culture of Leishmania mexicana var. mexicana.
Gnepp D R - - 1990
Cutaneous mucinosis is an uncommon lesion characterized by mucin accumulation in the dermis. Rarely, mucinosis may arise in the oral cavity; reported cases have been observed in patients older than 16 years. We identified two children younger than 5 years of age with focal mucinosis of the upper aerodigestive tract. ...
Quirk J A - - 1990
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a frequent pathogen of patients with chronic underlying disease in the hospital environment. This organism is, however, an extremely rare cause of either community-acquired pneumonia in a normal host, metastatic bacterial endophthalmitis or metastatic cutaneous pustules. We report here a case combining these three rare manifestations in ...
Nikai H - - 1990
A 4-year-old Japanese girl with a nonpigmented nodule on the anterior portion of the palate since birth is described. The overall microscopic appearance of the lesion was very similar to that of Spitz nevus of the skin. Diagnosis of Spitz nevus (mixed epithelioid cell and spindle cell nevus) was made ...
Buchner A - - 1990
This paper presents analysis of data on 130 cases of oral melanocytic nevi from the files of the University of the Pacific, San Francisco and the University of California, San Francisco. This is the largest detailed series from one geographic location published to date. Nevi of the intramucosal type are ...
Barnhill R L - - 1990
All cutaneous nevomelanocytic specimens accessioned for histopathologic examination at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, in 1950, 1960, 1970, and 1987 were reviewed. The specimens were categorized as malignant melanoma, acquired or congenital benign nevi, blue nevi, spindle and epithelioid cell nevi, and dysplastic nevi. Other processes such as lentigines were excluded. ...
Sánchez Yus E - - 1990
A sixty-seven-year-old woman had complained of vulvar pruritus and vaginal soreness for eight months. Clinical and histologic examination showed an admixture of two different entities: nevus elasticus and lichen sclerosus et atrophicus.
Pyatak-Hugar K M - - 1990
Although cutaneous larva migrans is more commonly seen in the southeastern US and tropical regions of the world, patients with such parasitic involvement may present in other non-endemic areas for various reasons, particularly travelers returning from tropical vacations. Awareness of the clinical presentation and symptomatology of cutaneous larva migrans is ...
Reda A M - - 1990
Woolly hair nevus is a rare, nongenetically determined condition in which unruly and tightly curled hair is localized on one or several areas of the scalp. We report the first case of woolly hair nevus with onset during adolescence. Marked improvement was evident 5 years after onset. Light microscopic examination ...
Ishii M - - 1990
The origins of primary cutaneous amyloid have been investigated and several possibilities are proposed. We investigated here several cases by electron microscopy and found in all cases characteristic filamentous changes which were identical with amyloid structures in the collagen bundles. These observations suggested a possible pathway of cutaneous amyloid formation ...
O'Connell J X - - 1990
We report a case of two neuromuscular choristomas occurring in separate cutaneous locations in a healthy 3-month-old infant. Both lesions had an identical histologic appearance and were composed of mature skeletal muscle cells admixed with nerve fibers. In all previous reports, neuromuscular choristoma has arisen in association with a major ...
Vázquez Doval J - - 1990
The subepidermal calcified nodule (SNC), included under the idiopathic cutaneous calcifications, is an infrequent cutaneous process. We report a new case localized on the chin of an 18 month old child. We review the concept gathered from previous literature and we post the possible role which the mast cell may ...
Massa M C - - 1990
Lichen planus is a mucocutaneous disorder well known to both dermatologists and dentists. Traditional belief holds that oral lichen planus predisposes to the development of squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity. We present a case that illustrates such a malignant transformation in a patient who smoked and had actinically ...
Sowden J M - - 1989
Lichen planus is a relatively common inflammatory dermatosis with characteristic lesions affecting the skin, nails and mucous membranes. Nail changes are present in approximately 10% of patients and can occasionally occur in the absence of skin involvement. The association of lichen planus with primary biliary cirrhosis is now well recognized. ...
Strauss R A - - 1989
A possible association between mucocutaneous lichen planus and chronic liver disease has been previously postulated in the medical literature. Despite the frequency with which lichen planus occurs in the oral cavity, little mention of such a relationship has been made in the dental literature. A case of lichen planus occurring ...
Flowers S L - - 1989
Acral persistent papular mucinosis has recently been proposed as a distinct form of cutaneous mucinosis. We describe a patient and review the literature. We conclude that acral persistent papular mucinosis is a distinct clinical entity, clearly separable from most other forms of cutaneous mucinosis except for one variant of lichen ...
Singh T S - - 1989
A case of urogenital myiasis in a patient with transverse myelitis is reported from Imphal, Manipur, India. The larvae of Megaselia scalaris Lowe were recovered repeatedly from the urine of the patient and were reared to adult to facilitate identification. This is the first known case of urinary myiasis caused ...
Kantelip B - - 1989
We report a case of Spitz nevus of the bulbar conjunctiva in a 15-year-old boy. Clinically, the lesion was juxtalimbic, nodular, red, and 6mm in diameter. Only histologic examination provided the diagnosis. Perusal of the literature revealed seven cases of Spitz nevus of the conjunctiva, but for some of them ...
Kaplan D L - - 1989
A recent case of cutaneous segmental neurofibromatosis provided the opportunity to review the literature to better understand this rare disease. This cutaneous form of the disease usually appears only on the skin, without other systemic involvement; it is not inherited. Only 19 additional cases in the English literature could be ...
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