A Case of Ceftriaxone-Induced Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis/Generalized Pustular Psoriasis Overlap

Jianfeng Zheng, Yunlu Gao, Xuemei Yi, and Yangfeng Ding* Case Report A 40-year-old man presented with pustular lesions all over the body for approximately 4 days’ duration. The onset of pustular lesions was accompanied by fever of a moderate degree and malaise. The patient admitted to unprotected extramarital contacts about a month and a half before the appearance […]

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Cemento-osseous dysplasia

This is a case of cemento-osseous dysplasia. This tumor was causing her great distress and was a relatively complex removal. The surgery was performed years prior and she came to clinic for follow up. They discussed further surgery for cosmetic purposes, but she stated she was happy to have the tumor removed and did not […]

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Rhabdomyosarcoma – a rare tumor of the eye

This young boy presented with a tumor of the eye. Initially they thought it would be a retinoblastoma but it turned out to be embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma. They did an orbital exenteration with a temporalis muscle flap. The boy did very well and will soon be getting chemotherapy. The cut on the side of his head […]

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Ocular Thelaziasis

A 34-year-old man presented to the ophthalmology clinic and reported having the sensation of a foreign body and itching in his right eye. He had no known medical history, and he lived on a farm with his dog. Examination with slit-lamp microscopy showed two live worms beneath the upper eyelid. A topical anesthetic was administered, […]

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Angioedema, an unusual reaction to hair dye

Reginald Mzudumile Ngwanya,1,&Zandile Spengane,1 and Nonhlanhla Khumalo1 Summary of Drugs used: Hydrocortisone, Phenergan, Vitamin D, Calcium tablets, Chlorpheniramine maleate, Cetomacrogol cream, Clobetasol, Methylprednisolone Introduction Paraphenynlenediamine (PPD) a potent skin sensitizer is a cause of allergic contact dermatitis, a type-IV hypersensitivity reaction. It is a constituent of hair dyes and is also added to red henna thereby creating […]

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Orbital myiasis

Yan-Ling Huang, MD,a Lu Liu, MD,c Hao Liang, MD,a Jian He, MD,a Jun Chen, MD,a Qiao-Wen Liang, MD,a Zhi-Yuan Jiang, MD,b Jian-Feng He, MD,a,∗ Min-Li Huang, MD,a,∗ and Yi Du, MDa,∗Article notes  Copyright and License information  Disclaimer 1. Introduction Maggots are larvae of Diptera flies, most of which are mainly found in human and animal feces, garbage, decaying plants and animal carcasses and feed on feces […]

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A patient with macrodystrophia lipomatosa bilaterally affecting the entire upper extremity: reporting of a rare case and literature review

Kyoko Baba,a,b Shinya Kashiwagi,b Mitsuru Nemoto,b Akira Takeda,b Keizo Fukumoto,c and Eiju Uchinumab Case report A 58-year-old Asian female, 149 cm in height and 79 kg in weight. Chief complaint Bilateral overgrowth of the upper extremities. History of present illness The patient has shown the bilateral overgrowth of the upper extremities since her childhood and has underwent debulking surgery (details unknown) at a […]

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Vaccines Targeting PSCK9 for the Treatment of Hyperlipidemia

Stefan Toth,1Dominik Pella,2 and Jan Fedacko3Author informationArticle notesCopyright and License informationDisclaimer Abstract Despite progress in both primary and secondary prevention, cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are still the largest group of ailments contributing to morbidity and mortality worldwide. Atherosclerotic changes, the primary pathological substrate for CVD, are closely related to hypercholesterolemia. Therefore, the treatment of hypercholesterolemia is a key […]

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma within a Congenital Nevus Sebaceous: Case Report and Literature Review

Petchlada Achavanuntakul and Kanchalit Thanomkitti* Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand *Kanchalit Thanomkitti, Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, 2 Wanglang Road, Bangkoknoi, Bangkok 10700 (Thailand), moc.liamg@ttilahcnak Received 2020 Jul 7; Accepted 2020 Sep 19. Copyright […]

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Pilomatrixoma with Atypical Features: A Case Report

Meina Missak, Aaron Haig, and Manal Gabril* Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada *Manal Gabril, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Western University, London Health Sciences Centre & St. Joseph’s Health Care London, University Hospital, 339 Windermere […]

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Disseminated Superficial Porokeratosis with Dermal Amyloid Deposits

M. Carlesimo,a A. Rossi,b L. Fidanza,a A. Narcisi,a,* M. La Pietra,a E. Mari,a C. Cacchi,c and G. Camplonea M. Carlesimo aU.O.C. Dermatology, II Unit University of Rome ‘Sapienza’, Rome, Italy Find articles by M. Carlesimo A. Rossi bDepartment of Dermatology and Venereology, I Unit University of Rome ‘Sapienza’, Rome, Italy Find articles by A. Rossi […]

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Tungiasis: Case Report of a Traveller to Kenya

Massimiliano Scalvenzi,a,* Maria Grazia Francia,a Claudia Costa,a Renato De Blasio,a Mariella Siano,b and Luigi Auricchioa Massimiliano Scalvenzi aDepartment of Dermatology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy Find articles by Massimiliano Scalvenzi Maria Grazia Francia aDepartment of Dermatology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy Find articles by Maria Grazia Francia Claudia Costa aDepartment of Dermatology, Federico II University, […]

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Primary Cutaneous Cryptococcosis due to Cryptococcus neoformans in an Immunocompetent Host Treated with Itraconazole and Drainage: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Elizabeth Gaviria Morales,a,* Marco Guidi,b,c Tomas Peterka,b,d Andrea Rabufetti,a Roland Blum,e and Carlo Mainettia Elizabeth Gaviria Morales aDepartment of Dermatology, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale, Bellinzona, Switzerland Find articles by Elizabeth Gaviria Morales Marco Guidi bDepartment of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale, Bellinzona, Switzerland cDepartment of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland […]

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Geophilic Tinea Profunda after a Stay at a Swiss Lake: A Case Report

Matthias Walthera,* and Deborah Leuthardb Matthias Walther aSkinmed − Clinic for Dermatology, Aarau, Switzerland Find articles by Matthias Walther Deborah Leuthard bDepartment of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Find articles by Deborah Leuthard Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer aSkinmed − Clinic for Dermatology, Aarau, Switzerland bDepartment of Dermatology, University Hospital […]

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Papulopustular and Ocular Rosacea with an Alleged Coincidence of Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus: A Case Report

Irma Bernadette S. Sitohang,a,* Firman Parrol,a Eyleny Meisyah Fitri,a and Rina La Distia Norab Irma Bernadette S. Sitohang aDepartment of Dermatology and Venereology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia Find articles by Irma Bernadette S. Sitohang Firman Parrol aDepartment of Dermatology and Venereology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, dr. Cipto […]

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Respiratory Distress Syndrome Associated with Erythrodermic Psoriasis

Lamya Noure,a,b,* Kirley Küçük,c Sylvain Raoul Simeni Njonnou,b,d Véronique Del Marmol,c Jonathan M. White,c and Benjamin Bonduea Lamya Noure aDepartment of Pneumology, Hôpital Erasme, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium bDepartment of Internal Medicine, Hôpital Erasme, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium Find articles by Lamya Noure Kirley Küçük cDepartment of Dermatology, Hôpital Erasme, Université […]

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Lung Protrusion: Tragic Consequence of a Knife Assault

Lung Protrusion refers to the exposure of lung parenchyma from a defect in the chest wall. This is a case of knife assault which caused lung evisceration. A 20-year-old presented to the Emergency Department with bilateral stab wounds in the thorax, causing lung protrusion. He also had exposed lung parenchyma on the left side. He […]

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Non-traumatic splenic rupture in a patient with Kasabach–Merritt syndrome

Jitesh Parmar,1 Behnam Shaygi,2 and Mike Nelson1 BMJ Case Rep. 2009; 2009: bcr08.2008.0792.Published online 2009 Mar 5. doi: 10.1136/bcr.08.2008.0792 PMCID: PMC3027749 PMID: 21686627 BACKGROUND Haemangiomas are vascular lesions resulting from abnormal proliferation of blood vessels. They are the most common paediatric neoplasm. Kasabach–Merritt syndrome (KMS) is a rare type of vascular lesion with peculiar characteristics. The diagnosis is based upon three basic findings: […]

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