February 2020 | Volume 19 | Issue 2 | Case Reports | 202 | Copyright © February 2020
INTRODUCTION: Standard of care for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is usually surgical, with either excision or Mohs micrographic surgery. However, surgery may not be ideal for elderly patients with num...
February 2020 | Volume 19 | Issue 2 | Case Reports | 205 | Copyright © February 2020
Here we report a case of linear porokeratosis with recurrent malignant degeneration to squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) recurring six years after excision of initial SCC. A 79-year-old woman presented wi...
Successful Management of Anti-TNF-Induced Psoriasis Despite Continuation of Therapy in a Pyoderma Gangrenosum Patient
February 2020 | Volume 19 | Issue 2 | Case Reports | 199 | Copyright © February 2020
Pyoderma gangrenosum is an inflammatory, neutrophil-mediated disorder that is difficult to treat. Tumor necrosis factor and other inflammatory mediators are among the most promising therapeutic target...
January 2020 | Volume 19 | Issue 1 | Editorials | 95 | Copyright © January 2020
Hair loss is a common problem that spares no gender or ethnic group. As we know, there are differences in straight and curly hair including follicle shape, growth rate and density.2Similarl...
Rapid and Sustained Improvement in a Patient With Plaque Psoriasis Switched to Brodalumab After Failing Treatment Clearance on Six Other Biologic Therapies
January 2020 | Volume 19 | Issue 1 | Case Reports | 86 | Copyright © January 2020
Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory, remitting/relapsing autoimmune condition involving a dysregulated inflammatory response of the interleukin (IL) 23/T-helper (Th)-17 pathway. Greater understanding...
Successful Treatment of Lower Extremity Telangiectasias Using 585-nm Pulsed-Dye Laser at Low Fluence Combined With Optical Coherence Tomography: A Case Report
November 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 11 | Case Reports | 1180 | Copyright © November 2019
Background: Significant advances have been made in using lasers and intense pulse light sources to treat common vascular lesions such as telangiectasias. However, the treatment of leg telangiectasia, ...
August 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 8 | Case Reports | 217 | Copyright © August 2019
Psoriasis is a common dermatologic condition with a variety of morphologic presentations. These variations include the less common hyperkeratotic form, psoriasis ostracea, defined as having pronounced...
August 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 8 | Case Reports | 218 | Copyright © August 2019
A 56-year-old Caucasian male with a history of chronic plaque psoriasis, primary sclerosing cholangitis status-post liver transplant on tacrolimus, and ulcerative colitis on infliximab developed a pro...
July 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 7 | Case Reports | 690 | Copyright © July 2019
Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA) is a rare, self-limited, cutaneous disorder of unknown etiology. Clinically, PLEVA is characterized by the sudden onset of scaly, er...
May 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 5 | Case Reports | 477 | Copyright © May 2019
Here, we present a case of arsenic-induced Bowen’s disease treated with a regimen consisting of topical 5-fluouracil and oral nicotinamide. The use of this therapy modality resulted in near comp...
Life of a Wound: Serial Documentation of Wound Healing After Shave Removal Using Reflectance Confocal Microscopy
May 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 5 | Case Reports | 472 | Copyright © May 2019
Reflectance Confocal Microscopy (RCM) is a new noninvasive skin imaging modality that is comparable to traditional histopathology. We present serial in vivo RCM imaging of an atypical nevus after shav...
May 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 5 | Case Reports | 468 | Copyright © May 2019
Sorafenib is an oral multikinase inhibitor approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of advanced hepatocellular and renal cell carcinoma. Cases of sorafenib-induced ...
May 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 5 | Case Reports | 465 | Copyright © May 2019
We report a rare case of leiomyoma of the fingernail in a 59-year-old woman. She presented with red discoloration, lifting, and distal splitting of her left 2nd fingernail for several months. She repo...
May 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 5 | Case Reports | 460 | Copyright © May 2019
Primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma (pc-ALCL) is a CD30+ subtype of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. It typically has a very favorable prognosis; however, traditional treatment can be expensive...
Successful Treatment of Refractory Plaque-Type Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis With Guselkumab and Adalimumab Combination Therapy: A Case Report
April 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 4 | Case Reports | 394 | Copyright © April 2019
COPY: A number of biologics have been approved for use in plaque-type psoriasis. They act by either blocking the action of a specific type of cell or protein in the immune system.
April 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 4 | Case Reports | 392 | Copyright © April 2019
Persistent Grover's disease can cause significant symptoms of pruritus thereby decreasing quality of life. Many patients undergo successful conservative management of their disease; however, a subset...
Erosive Pustular Dermatosis of the Leg Successfully Treated With an Oral Retinoid and a Bi-layered Skin Substitute
March 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 3 | Case Reports | 301 | Copyright © March 2019
Erosive pustular dermatosis is a rare inflammatory skin disorder characterized by crusted erosions, sterile pustules, skin atrophy, and scarring alopecia. Cases of involvement of lower extremities, wi...
January 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 1 | Case Reports | 103 | Copyright © January 2019
hospiNovel immunotherapies including antibodies to programmed death ligand 1 (PD-1) and cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated antigen 4 (CTLA-4) have become common therapies for neoplasms including metas...
December 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 12 | Case Reports | 1325 | Copyright © December 2018
Malignant proliferating trichilemmal tumors are rare adnexal neoplasms that most commonly occur on the scalp in elderly women. These tumors are associated with recurrence and even nodal or distant met...
Retrospective Evaluation of Microbicidal Polymer Dressing for Reduction of Infection Following Post Deformity Correction Surgery
December 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 12 | Case Reports | 1322 | Copyright © December 2018
Pin site infections are a very common complication of external fixation, and unfortunately, no standard of care exists to effectively minimize the risk of infection. Various pin site care regimens wit...