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Helm T N - - 1997
Nodular amyloidosis is uncommon and is due to a local production of amyloid by aberrant plasma cells. Localized bosselated plantar amyloidosis has been reported before but we present the first case to our knowledge of bilateral plantar amyloidosis. The clinical presentation as well as therapeutic options for this uncommon entity ...
Wirth F - - 1997
Primary cutaneous mucormycosis is a rare opportunistic fungal infection that is usually limited to the skin. We describe a primary cutaneous Rhizopus infection occurring at a site occluded by a sterile adhesive dressing in which the disease was viscerally disseminated at the time fo diagnosis. Mucormycosis should be considered in ...
Femopase F L - - 1997
Oral Lichen Planus and Leukoplakia are two precancerous lesions of great relevance in oral pathology. A total of 4183 patients from the National University of Córdoba (UNC) and 4838 patients from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) who had been admitted to the corresponding Oral Pathology Departments were analyzed. Of ...
Vargas-Díez E - - 1997
Pseudoxanthoma elasticum-like papillary dermal elastolysis is a peculiar idiopathic elastolytic disorder with cutaneous lesions clinically resembling pseudoxanthoma elasticum with partial or total band-like elastolysis of the papillary dermis histopathologically, and without systemic complications. We here report 2 new cases and review the clinicopathological features of patients with this diagnosis in ...
el-Buni A - - 1996
One hundred fifty-one cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) cases were recorded during the period from October 1991 to September 1992 from Al-Badarna in Jabal Nafusa, an endemic area of CL in Libya. The infection was clinically suspected and confirmed by the demonstration of Leishmania on smears from lesion biopsies. The age distribution ...
González-Martínez R - - 1996
We report the case of a 6-year-old girl with a nevus comedonicus involving the left perineal region and ipsilateral labium majus. This lesion constitutes a rare hamartomatous malformation of the pilosebaceous apparatus, most frequently located on the face or trunk. Genital involvement has only very rarely been reported.
Kim K H - - 1996
The association of exposure to bleomycin with the development of scleroderma-like cutaneous abnormalities has been reported. We experienced a case of scleroderma involving the hands, feet, and forearms after bleomycin chemotherapy. The present report supports the possible causal relation of bleomycin with scleroderma. Regarding the widespread use of bleomycin, this ...
Buezo G F - - 1996
Diffuse plane normolipaemic xanthomatosis (DPNX) is a well-defined clinicopathological entity that characteristically presents with yellow-orange plaques in the periorbital areas, the neck, the upper trunk and the flexural folds. DPNX has been reported in association with lymphoproliferative disorders and, occasionally, with miscellaneous, probably coincidental disorders. A case of DPNX in ...
Ribuffo D - - 1996
Divided nevus of the eyelid as a rare pathologic entity and develops during fetal growth, when the two eyelids are still fused together. Its surgical treatment is mostly based on full thickness skin grafts. We report a case of a 22-year-old woman with a congenital divided nevus affecting the left ...
Gautam R K - - 1996
A 22-year-old male had had five skin colored tumorous growths on the mid-palm, ring and little fingers of the right hand for the last 15 years. Histopathological examination with hematoxylin and eosin and special stains confirmed the diagnosis of connective tissue nevi of collagen type. There were no associated cutaneous ...
Trotter M J - - 1996
Dermatomyofibroma is a rare, plaque-like, cutaneous myofibroblastic proliferation that usually presents as a 1-2 cm, firm, dermal plaque, often with brown-red discoloration. We report an example of dermatomyofibroma presenting as a poorly defined, linear, indurated area, 8 cm in length, on the posterior aspect of the neck of a 20-year-old ...
Papouli M - - 1996
A premature neonate (gestational age, 26 weeks) with multiple prematurity-related problems developed primary cutaneous aspergillosis due to Aspergillus fumigatus on the 30th day of life. The infection developed in an area that had been macerated by adhesive tape. During the infection, renovation of the hospital was in progress near the ...
Larkin J A - - 1996
Primary cutaneous aspergillosis is an uncommon entity that may occur in immunosuppressed hosts, usually resulting from contact with contaminated medical devices used in patient care. The infection spreads locally with subsequent skin necrosis due to angioinvasion and thrombosis. We report primary cutaneous aspergillosis following contact with contaminated gauze, and we ...
Dronda F - - 1996
Erythema elevatum diutinum (EED) is a rare chronic disease of unknown origin, part of the spectrum of cutaneous leucocytoclastic vasculitis. A case of EED in a 32-year-old HIV-infected male patient, with no previous opportunistic infections and a CD4+ cell count of less than 200/mm3, is reported. Therapy with oral dapsone ...
Eubanks L E - - 1996
BACKGROUND: Linear scleroderma is a cutaneous disease of unknown etiology. It most often affects children, who develop band-like lesions in an asymmetric distribution. The literature is reviewed as to the diagnosis, pathogenesis, and treatment of linear scleroderma. CASE REPORT: Six new cases of linear scleroderma in children are reported. Their ...
Bartralot R - - 1996
Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE) is an uncommon disorder of unknown aetiology. Clinically, it is characterized by cutaneous papules or nodules on the head and neck, and extracutaneous involvement is rare. We report a 30-year-old woman who had an asymptomatic submucosal nodule on the upper lip, which histopathologically showed features ...
Sasson M - - 1996
BACKGROUND: Porokeratosis is a disorder of epidermal keratinization manifested clinically by a raised border and histologically by a cornoid lamella. While cutaneous malignancy has been reported to arise in porokeratosis, the risk remains unknown. In the past it has been associated with a history of radiation therapy. OBJECTIVE: The purpose ...
Davis D A - - 1996
The study of hair follicle tumors can be confusing, and hair follicle nevi are no exception. Analogous lesions frequently have divergent appellations. We evaluated the English-language literature on hair follicle nevi and histologic equivalents from 1921 to 1994. In addition, we reviewed four standard dermatopathology textbooks for further examples. We ...
Kennedy D - - 1996
Lichen striatus is a self-limiting inflammatory condition of unknown etiology in which the lesions follow the lines of Blaschko. We report a series of 61 cases of this condition in children, describing the clinical features, age distribution, and season of onset. The preponderance of cases in the preschool-age group and ...
Marren P - - 1996
We report two patients with vulval signs suggestive of lichen sclerosus. This diagnosis was never substantiated histologically and microscopic appearances were non-specific. In both cases the development of lesions at other cutaneous and mucosal sites alerted us to the possibility that the autoimmune bullous disease, cicatricial pemphigoid, accounted for the ...
Hastier P - - 1996
Pyoderma gangrenosum is a dermatological disease of unknown origin. We report the case of a 47-year-old woman with cutaneous lesions of pyoderma gangrenosum associated with hepaticopancreatic involvement. We found no other similar cases in the literature. The outcome was favorable with steroid therapy. She was free of symptoms after one ...
Lestringant G G - - 1996
Lichen nitidus (LN) is an uncommon skin disorder. We observed 3 patients with an association of lichen nitidus and atopic dermatitis (AD), which to the best of our knowledge has not been previously reported in the literature. It remains to be evaluated whether the association of LN and AD is ...
Mahroughan M - - 1996
Phakomatosis pigmentovascularis is a rare cutaneous malformation characterized by a combination of melanocytic nevi and nevus flammeus. We report a 16-year-old boy with extensive and predominantly unilateral skin involvement combining features of speckled melanocytic nevi over a background of nevus flammeus. A brief review of the literature and classification of ...
Darsow U - - 1996
A case of circumscribed pruritus existing since 1 year on clinically uninvolved skin is reported, in which careful history revealed a 5-year previous episode of herpes zoster in the same dermatome. Impairment of cutaneous sensitivity was evaluated by use of a quantitative psychophysical examination and laser-evoked cortical potentials (LEP).
Török L - - 1996
Cutaneous and subcutaneous gangrene are serious sequelae of secondary or tertiary hyperparathyroidism which may accompany chronic renal failure. Based on analysis of the present typical case and a retrospective survey of similar cases in the literature, we propose the term 'uraemic gangrene syndrome' for this association. These skin lesions in ...
Van de Kerkhof P C - - 1996
The micromorphological appearance of the psoriatic lesion is characterized by cutaneous inflammation, epidermal acanthosis and abnormal keratinization. The relevance of immunological factors has been reviewed in recent literature. Despite a longstanding interest of many centres in the pathogenesis of psoriasis, the position of epidermal proliferation, a key feature of the ...
Lee H L - - 1995
A case of true enteric myiasis in a 7-year-old girl is reported. Two larvae were obtained from the vomitus of the patient. After processing and identification, the larvae were found to be those of Hermetia illucens (Soldier Fly). This is the first case of true enteric myiasis due to these ...
Mooney M A - - 1995
One hundred and forty-two (142) halo nevi were reviewed. For 66 cases the diagnosis of halo nevus was made both clinically and pathologically, and for 76 cases the diagnosis was based on histological grounds alone. The nevi were classified by type and by degree of atypia. Of the 142 nevi, ...
Baker D J - - 1995
Myiasis, the infestation of humans or other vertebrates with fly larvae, may appear as furuncular nodules. Furuncular myiasis occurring in the Western hemisphere, especially in Central and South America, is usually caused by Dermatobia hominis infestation. Travel history, gross examination, and histologic evaluation of the submitted fly larvae will allow ...
Purohit S - - 1995
A case of spider bitea presenting as cutaneous loxoscelism is reported. The clinical features and management of spider bite are highlighted and the relevant literature has been reviewed.
Alexander B - - 1995
A survey was made of the phlebotomine sandfly fauna of La Guaira, a village with coffee plantations near Cali, Colombia, from which cases of American cutaneous leishmaniasis had been reported due to Leishmania (Viannia) panamensis and Le. (V.) braziliensis. Among six species of sandfly collected on human bait, Lutzomyia youngi ...
Gordon P M - - 1995
We report six cases of Dermatobia hominis myiasis imported into the U.K. from Belize. With increasing international travel, myiasis may be encountered more frequently in countries in which the parasites are not indigenous. The life-cycle of D. hominis is described, and scanning electron micrographs show the detailed appearance of the ...
Ahn S K - - 1995
A case of focal acantholytic dyskeratosis (FAD) in a 55-year-old woman is reported. The lesion was located on the lip and manifested as a painful, oozing, crusted patch lasting for 20 years. Although FAD has been recently reported in the mucosa of the anal canal without cutaneous lesion, we report ...
Izumi T - - 1995
We report a case of the linear type of lichen sclerosus et atrophicus (LSA). The patient had linear atrophic lesions from the left upper back to the left hand. Histological findings obtained from the upper back were those of typical LSA. Histology of the forearm showed mild changes suggestive of ...
Brown R S - - 1995
This article reviews the case of a patient with a periapical dental abscess that drained inferior and posterior to the angle of the jaw and created a large purulent cutaneous defect. Both the diagnosis and treatment issues are discussed.
al-Diwany L J - - 1995
This is a case report of kala-azar with cutaneous leishmaniasis. Upon admission, the patient had fever, hepatosplenomegaly and an ulcer on her cheek. The patient responded to Pentostam. Isoenzyme studies of parasite isolates from the bone marrow and from the cutaneous lesion revealed that these were L. donovani and L. ...
Pereira B A - - 1995
A case of juvenile cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa (cutaneous PAN) is presented. Since early infancy the child underwent attacks of fever and cutaneous rash that occasionally progressed to gangrene and amputations of distal portions of toes and fingers. Although occasional episodes of high blood pressure and persistence of moderate eosinophilia were ...
Lee M - - 1995
Cutaneous metastases occur rarely with colorectal adenocarcinoma, accounting for approximately 5 percent of all cutaneous metastases. Cutaneous metastases from colonic cancer are most often located on the abdominal skin. The case we describe here is unusual because colorectal adenocarcinoma rarely metastasizes to the scalp. A review of the English language ...
Kpea N - - 1995
Cutaneous myiasis is the infestation of tissue by the larvae of flies. There are many causes and they are geographically dependent. The clinical presentation is variable depending on the cause and the body part(s) affected, which can include skin, nasal, ocular, oral, aural, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary tracts. Treatment is complete ...
Hayashi M - - 1994
A case of cutaneous infection by Exophiala jeanselmei is reported. The patient was a 45-year-old Japanese female. Her skin eruption consisted of a group of erythematous papules on her left cheek to which corticosteroid had been topically applied for nearly 10 years. Histopathologically, a granuloma formation was noted in the ...
Koff A B - - 1994
The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 400,000 new cases of leishmaniasis occur worldwide each year. Cutaneous leishmaniasis is being encountered more frequently in the United States because of increasing travel and immigration from endemic areas. The indications for treatment and recommended treatment regimens reported in the infectious disease and ...
Ibrahim M E - - 1994
On isolation and characterization of Leishmania parasites from Sudanese patients with visceral leishmaniasis (VL), four cases of mixed infections were found. Three of those cases were from the Eastern Sudan focus of VL. In one case the patient was found to be concomitantly infected with Leishmania donovani and Leishmania aethiopica, ...
Stokes K S - - 1994
Cutaneous mucinosis of infancy has been reported only rarely in the literature. We describe a case occurring in a black infant girl. Although no associated abnormalities have been described previously, our patient had a history of developmental delay, congenital cataracts, bilateral inguinal hernias, and an accessory tragus. The significance of ...
Micali G - - 1994
Agminated lentiginosis (AL) is characterized by numerous lentigines confined to a body segment, with a sharp demarcation at the midline. So far, only 13 cases have been reported in the literature. We report a 30-year-old woman with a multifocal AL. The cutaneous lesions first appeared at 5 years of age ...
Gambini C - - 1994
The recurrence of Spitz nevus (SN) both after partial and full excision is a rare but benign event that may simulate metastatic melanoma. We describe a 5-year-old girl in whom the tumor, which had histopathologic features of SN, recurred twice. The first recurrence was after electrodessication, whereas the second was ...
Davies R S - - 1994
Infantile myofibromatosis is a rare condition which usually presents in childhood. It has a wide spectrum of disease activity, ranging from a solitary cutaneous nodule, through to a multicentric form with widespread visceral involvement. We present four cases which demonstrate the diversity of this condition and its radiological findings, together ...
Adam R D - - 1994
Twenty-five patients with mucormycosis were seen at two university-affiliated hospitals from 1979 to 1993. These cases included 10 cutaneous, 9 rhinocerebral, and 3 disseminated infections, as well as one case each of pulmonary, renal, and peritoneal dialysis catheter-related infection. Eleven of the patients were diabetic and seven had ketoacidosis, including ...
Braverman I - - 1994
During the years 1990 to 1993, four cases of aural myiasis in children, caused by the flesh fly larvae of Sarcophaga haemorrhoidalis, are reported. The patients were admitted to the Emergency Room complaining of discharging ear, otalgia, and itching. Flesh fly larvae were removed after local treatment and identified as ...
Chiewchanvit S - - 1994
Cryptococcosis is an opportunistic infection caused by a ubiquitous encapsulated yeast, Cryptococcus neoformans. The pulmonary infection is primary site and most frequently self-limited and may be asymptomatic. The most common recognized site of disseminated cryptococcosis is the central nervous system. The cutaneous cryptococcosis is rare and nonspecific. More recently, in ...
Callahan D J - - 1994
A case of rare cutaneous myiasis, which has not heretofore been described in the foot, is presented. The unusual life cycle is described in order to understand the clinical presentation. The treatment options are discussed and recommendations are made to avoid treatment pitfalls.
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