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Cozzi Alessandra A Department of Medicine, Section of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Verona, Piazzale A. Stefani 1, 37126, Verona, - - 2014
Adult onset Still's disease (AOSD) is a systemic inflammatory disorder of unknown etiology and pathogenesis characterized by high spiking fever, arthralgia or arthritis, sore throat, lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, serositis, and transient cutaneous manifestations. Although more common in children, cases are seen also in adults. Cutaneous involvement is common and may be ...
van der Valk J P M JP Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The - - 2014
Recent studies on cashew nut allergy suggest that the prevalence of cashew nut allergy is increasing. Cashew nut consumption by allergic patients can cause severe reactions, including anaphylaxis. This review summarizes current knowledge on cashew nut allergy to facilitate timely clinical recognition and to promote awareness of this emerging food ...
Zulfikar Akelma Ahmet A División de Alergias Pediátricas, Escuela de Medicina, Fatih - - 2014
Apart from gastroenteritis, rotavirus has been rarely implicated with some cutaneous disorders such as generalized maculo-papular exanthema, infantile acute hemorrhagic edema and Gianotti-Crosti syndrome. We report a 30-month old toddler boy who developed erythematous macular skin eruptions during the course of rotavirus gastroenteritis. To our knowledge, this is the first ...
Corega C C Department of Orthodontics, University Paris V Renee Descartes, Paris, France - - - 2014
Simultaneous impactions of first, second, and third permanent molars on both mandibular sides together with the all maxillary second and third molars is a clinical situation never reported before in the literature and it might be a difficult challenge for maxillofacial surgeons and dentists. Early diagnosis and treatment of eruption ...
Fuchs Jennifer J Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Ischemic stroke in the pediatric population is a rare occurrence, and its possible causes span a wide differential that includes atrial myxomas. Myxomas are friable cardiac tumors that produce "showers" of emboli resulting in transient neurological deficits, cutaneous eruptions, and ophthalmologic deficits. We present an 11-year-old boy with a months-long ...
Sadana Dinkar D Department of Dermatology, Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College and Hospital, Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra, - - 2014
A 20-year-old male presented with multiple eruptions on his right leg since birth; these bled and were painful on trivial trauma. Examination revealed dark brown, hyperkeratotic, indurated, verrucous linear plaques with irregular borders. Histopathological evidence of hyperkeratosis, acanthosis, and extensive vascular proliferation in papillary dermis confirmed clinical suspicion of angiokeratoma ...
Grattan Clive C Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK. - - 2014
The editors of Clinical and Translational Allergy would like to thank all of our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 3 (2013).
Sajnani Anand K AK KIMS Qatar Medical Centre, Wakra, - - 2013
The position of the permanent maxillary canine at the angle of the mouth is strategically significant in maintaining the harmony and symmetry of the occlusal relationship. However, the maxillary canine is the second most frequently impacted tooth, with prevalence reported to be between 1% and 2%. Moreover, treatment of this ...
Garcia Caroline C Departments of Dermatology, University Hospital of Nîmes, Nîmes, - - 2013
Background: Macular arteritis, macular lymphocytic arteritis (MLA) or lymphocytic thrombophilic arteritis all correspond to an identical new clinicopathological entity. Its individualization as a primary cutaneous lymphocytic arteritis is still controversial for certain authors as it could represent a latent form of cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa. Materials and Methods: We report here ...
Lane Anzalone C - - 2013
The initial patient with generalized eruptive keratoacanthomas was described by Grzybowski in 1950. The condition presents as hundreds to thousands of small (1-5 mm), flesh-colored to erythematous papules. To review the clinical characteristics and treatments of generalized eruptive keratoacanthomas of Grzybowski. We retrospectively reviewed the medical literature using PubMed, searching the ...
Di Costanzo Luisa - - 2013
Abstract Acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau (ACH), also known as dermatitis repens or acrodermatitis perstans, is a rare acropustular eruption, characterized by sterile pustules, paronychia and atrophic skin changes, onychodystrophy and osteolysis of the distal phalanges of the fingers and toes. While some consider ACH a distinct entity, many believe it ...
Bailey Kristy - - 2013
Background:Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP) is a rare drug eruption presenting with an acute, extensive formation of nonfollicular sterile pustules on an erythematous and edematous base. Typically, the rash is accompanied by fever and leukocytosis, with spontaneous resolution in < 15 days. The incidence of AGEP is estimated at one ...
Salopek Thomas G - - 2013
Background:The rapid appearance of multiple new melanocytic nevi is known as eruptive nevi and has been well documented to occur with certain medications, in particular chemotherapeutic agents.Methods:We report a case of a woman with melanoma complicated by nodal metastasis who developed multiple melanocytic nevi while on high-dose interferon.Results:Serial photographs confirmed ...
Chen Dan - - 2013
The current study presents the first case of a lipomatous hemangiopericytoma (LHPC) developing in the parotid gland in a 33-year-old male. The patient presented with a 4-year history of a progressively growing painless and fixed mass in the left paratid gland region. The patient underwent radical parotidectomy and was followed-up ...
Reis-Filho Eugenio Galdino de Mendonça EG Brasilia Catholic University, MD, Board certified dermatologist - Professor of dermatology at Brasilia Catholic University (UCB). Dermatologist at the Distrito Federal Health State Secretariat (SES-DF) - Brasília (DF), - - 2013
Bullous pemphigoid is an autoimmune subepidermal blistering dermatosis that is uncommon in childhood. We report a case of a female infant, 3 months old, which presented clinical and laboratory data for the confirmatory diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid. The authors used immunohistochemical staining for collagen type IV that allowed the differentiation ...
Gutte Rameshwar M RM Department of Dermatology, Dr. L. H. Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2013
Scabies is an infestation caused by Sarcoptes scabiei, characterized by polymorphous lesions that may include burrows, papules, nodules, excoriation, and crusts. Vesicular and bullous lesions are rather rare. Bullous scabies is regarded as a distinct subtype of scabies, closely resembling bullous pemphigoid. Here, we report a case of bullous scabies ...
Umesan Uday Kumar - - 2013
Dental injuries are probably the most common orofacial injuries sustained during sports and play. Intrusion or intrusive luxations occur when the teeth are driven into the alveolus by an axially directed impact. This article describes the clinical case of an 8-year-old patient who suffered complete intrusive luxation of an immature ...
Peters P - - 2013
Perioral dermatitis is a papulopustular eruption, commonly related to the inappropriate application of topical corticosteroids with occasional reports of inhaled corticosteroids and decreased personal hygiene. We present a case of a 45-year-old female with a one-year history of perioral dermatitis related to the use of highly fluoridated toothpaste commenced to ...
Cleaver Nathan - - 2013
Bevacizumab is a recombinant humanized antibody against vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). It is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for metastatic colorectal cancer, advanced non-small cell lung cancer, metastatic renal cell cancer and glioblastoma. Bevacizumab has also been used off label in ophthalmology for age-related macular degeneration, ...
Ghosh Sudip Kumar - - 2013
Imatinib mesylate (IM), an anticancer drug, has been widely used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), and dermato-fibrosarcoma protuberans. Cutaneous reactions to IM have been reported to occur in varying number of patients in different case series. Non-lichenoid cutaneous reactions secondary to IM have been well-documented ...
Ozuguz Pinar - - 2013
Sub-epidermal calcified nodule (SCN) is an uncommon form of idiopathic calcinosis. It usually occurs in children, particularly in the head and neck region, presenting as a solitary, painless, yellow-white nodule with papillomatous features. These lesions occur twice as common in males compared with females. The pathogenesis is uncertain, but the ...
Bordin G G Department of Pediatric Surgery, Padiglione Alfieri, Fondazione IRCCS Cá Granda - Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Milano, Via F. Sforza 28, 20122. - - 2013
Scrotal swelling suggesting testicular torsion is a rare urological emergency which requires a clinical urgent evaluation and most of the times must be managed surgically. In newborns it can occur in the postnatal period, usually within the twenty-eighth day of life, or more frequently in utero, during the descent of ...
Worme Mali - - 2013
Ramsay Hunt Syndrome (RHS) is a rare, severe complication of varicella zoster virus (VZV) reactivation in the geniculate ganglion. Facial paralysis is one of the features and without treatment, it fully recovers in as little as 20% of cases; this is much improved if treatment is started within 72 hours. ...
Ohmori Ryoko - - 2013
Erythema papulatum centrifugum (EPC) was first described in 1962 by Watanabe [Jpn J Dermatol 1962;72:573] as eczematous lesions extending centrifugally. To date, more than 150 cases have been reported, but only in the Japanese literature. A review of the Japanese literature including our 5 new cases reveals that EPC occurs ...
Nofal A - - 2013
Generalized eruptive keratoacanthoma (GEKA) of Grzybowski is a sporadically occurring, extremely rare variant of keratoacanthoma characterized clinically by severely pruritic, generalized eruption of numerous small follicular papules, often with a central keratotic plug, and histologically by typical features of solitary keratoacanthoma. Despite the continuous addition of new case reports, no ...
Parr Karina - - 2013
Postradiation comedogenesis is an uncommon side effect of radiation therapy, with few cases reported in the medical literature. The proposed etiology of this reaction is alteration of pilosebaceous unit secretions and retention of proliferating ductal keratinocytes due to stricture and scarring. We report a case of a 48-year-old woman who ...
Tieu Long D - - 2013
The authors conducted a systematic review to determine the clinical prognosis of and methods of managing ankylosed primary molars with permanent successors. The authors searched electronic databases (PubMed, Scopus, MEDLINE, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, Web of Science, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and Google Scholar) up ...
Aung Phyu P - - 2013
: Lichen aureus (LA) presents an inflammatory infiltrate with a lichenoid pattern, which mainly localizes to the superficial dermis, and it is admixed with extravasated erythrocytes. We present the case of a 12-year-old male who had a 1.3-cm golden-brown-color patch on the right upper back for 2 weeks. Histopathologic examination ...
Vibhute Nupura A - - 2013
Cheilitis granulomatosa (CG) is a chronic swelling of the lip due to granulomatous inflammation. It is a rare inflammatory disorder first described by Miescher in 1945. It is a monosymptomatic form or an incomplete variant of Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome; a triad of recurrent orofacial edema, recurrent facial nerve palsy and fissuring ...
Husain Zain Z Georgetown University Hospital, Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC, - - 2013
Leser-Trélat is distinguished by a rare paraneoplastic sign that is characterized by the sudden eruption of multiple seborrheic keratoses (SKs), associated with underlying internal malignancies. Similar non-malignancy-associated SK eruptions are referred to as the "pseudo-sign of Leser-Trélat" (PLT). Two cases of rapid SK eruptions, one the sign of Leser-Trélat (SLT) ...
Noe Megan H - - 2013
Recent reports of 10 patients have proposed a papular variant of mycosis fungoides (MF), characterized by the appearance of papules in the absence of patches and the presence of histopathologic features of classic patch/plaque stage MF. Given the overlapping clinical and pathologic features between this proposed entity and lymphomatoid papulosis ...
Patsatsi Aikaterini - - 2013
Benign cephalic histiocytosis (BCH) is a rare type of non-Langerhans histiocytic disorder, usually presenting with small, yellow-red or yellow-brown, asymptomatic papules, located mostly on the head and neck of infants and young children. The histopathologic hallmark of BCH is a well-circumscribed histiocytic infiltrate in the superficial to mid-reticular dermis. BCH ...
Saccucci M - - 2013
The following report describes the treatment of a 9-year-old child affected by a radicular cyst. The case was treated through the extraction of the impacted primary tooth followed by marsupialization. The residual cystic cavity was filled with a removable device in order to speed the healing process, facilitate the eruption ...
Shilpa Gaddam - - 2013
Triple teeth may result from fusion, gemination or concrescence causing transient esthetic and functional problems in primary dentition and retardation or alteration of development and eruption of permanent successors. We report an unusual case of a boy aged five with fusion among maxillary left primary central incisor, lateral incisor and ...
La Rosa Mario - - 2013
Ocular allergy represents one of the most common conditions encountered by allergists and ophthalmologists. Allergic conjunctivitis is often underdiagnosed and consequently undertreated. Basic and clinical research has provided a better understanding of the cells, mediators, and immunologic events, which occur in ocular allergy. New pharmacological agents have improved the efficacy ...
Lau Jenny - - 2013
Background:Syringomas are benign neoplasms of eccrine origin. A clinical variant is eruptive syringomas, which presents as firm, smooth, yellow to pigmented papules that appear as successive crops on the neck, axillae, chest, abdomen, and/or periumbilical region. To our knowledge, there are only 10 published reports of familial eruptive syringomas. Herein ...
Shetty Shishir Ram - - 2013
Impaction or cessation of eruption is a relatively common dental finding. The third molars are the teeth usually associated with impaction, followed by canines and premolars. Impaction of second molars has been rarely reported. This report reviews an extremely rare case of multiple impacted second molars, including a discussion of ...
Cardoso Fernanda - - 2013
Generalized eruptive histiocytoma is considered an extremely rare subtype of non-Langerhans cells histiocytosis. In the literature, there are few reports of this disease that mainly affects adults. In this report, we present a case of generalized eruptive histiocytoma in an elderly patient who had presented symptoms for over two months. ...
Liu Kuei-Chung - - 2013
"Eruptive" or "exanthematous" lichen planus (LP) is a rare variant of lichen planus. Here we report a middle-aged woman with a 6-month history of episodic eruptive LP presenting as generalized, erythematous, flat-topped, round, polygonal, or umbilicated papules and hyperpigmented macules. The disease was under good control with continuous low-dose prednisolone ...
Patsatsi Aikaterini - - 2013
A 27-year-old female, gravida 1, para 0, in week 22 of pregnancy, presented with an eruption consisting of annular erythematosquamous plaques with an active polycyclic elevated border comprised of superficial micropustules. Clinical and histological features were typical of impetigo herpetiformis (IH). Systemic steroids resulted in an unstable condition, with no ...
Rocas Delphine - - 2013
Lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei (LMDF) is a rare dermatosis with characteristic clinicopathological features but of unknown etiolgy. We report a new typical case of LMDF. A 29-year-old man presented with an asymptomatic, micropapular midfacial eruption. Histological examination revealed a dermal granulomatous reaction with central areas of necrosis and occasionally degenerated ...
Scalvenzi Massimiliano - - 2013
Subcorneal pustular dermatosis (SCPD, also known as Sneddon-Wilkinson disease) is a rare, benign, chronic, sterile pustular eruption which usually develops in middle-age or elderly women; it is rarely seen in childhood and adolescence. The primary lesions are pea-sized pustules classically described as half-pustular, half-clear flaccid blisters. Histologically the most important ...
Ramanojam Shandilya - - 2013
Ectopic eruption of a tooth within the dentate region of the jaws is often noticed in clinical practice and is well documented in the literature. But the ectopic eruption into the non dentate region is rare and scantly documented. The maxillary sinus is one such a non dentate region, apart ...
Doocy Shannon - - 2013
Introduction. More than 500 million people live within the potential exposure range of a volcano. The risk of catastrophic losses in future eruptions is significant given population growth, proximities of major cities to volcanoes, and the possibility of larger eruptions. The objectives of this review are to describe the impact ...
Grattan Clive - - 2013
The editors of Clinical and Translational Allergy would like to thank all of our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 2 (2012).
Wang Audrey S - - 2013
Ingestion of raw or undercooked shiitake mushrooms is associated with a distinctive flagellate erythema. We describe a 61-year-old Caucasian man who presented with a pruritic, erythematous eruption of multiple linear streaks on the trunk and extremities starting 1 day after eating raw shiitake mushrooms. His symptoms and skin lesions resolved ...
Gregory Jennifer F - - 2013
Erythema ab igne is a reticulated, erythematous, hyperpigmented dermatosis resulting from chronic mild to moderate heat exposure. The authors present two cases of erythema ab igne, one from a hot water bottle to treat chronic low back pain and another from a heated automobile seat. They review other reported etiologies ...
Padmanabhan M Y MY Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Sri Ramakrishna Dental College and Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India; - - 2013
Background: Tooth development may be hampered following traumatic injuries to maxilla or mandible. The developmental deviations that occur in a tooth bud in the line of a jaw fracture range from agenesis to hamartomatous proliferation. Odontomas are benign odontogenic hard tissue tumors, which are hamartomas characterized by slow growth and ...
Kaminska Karolina K Department of Dermatology, Regional Hospital of Bellinzona, Bellinzona, Geneva, - - 2013
Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a highly contagious viral infection characterized by typical maculopapular or vesicular eruptions on the hands and feet and in the oral cavity. It affects predominantly children and/or immunocompromised adults. It usually follows a benign and self-limiting course. However, HFMD cases with severe or ...
Yang Amy Y - - 2012
Herein, we describe two cases and review 14 cases of equestrian chilblain or 'equestrian cold panniculitis' in the literature. The first, a 23-year-old healthy female horse trainer, presented with burning nodular swelling on her lateral thighs. The second was a 34-year-old healthy woman with recurrent nodular eruption on the lateral ...
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