December 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 12 | Case Reports | 1290 | Copyright © December 2017
Pityriasis folliculorum has been described as a dry type of rosacea with extensive proliferation of Demodex folliculorum in pilosebaceous follicles of the skin. This skin condition is frequently di...
December 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 12 | Case Reports | 1285 | Copyright © December 2017
Mastocytosis is a disease characterized by the abnormal clonal proliferation of mast cells in skin and/or extracutaneous organs, often relating to activating mutations of c-KIT. Histopathology spec...
November 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 11 | Case Reports | 1164 | Copyright © November 2017
Amelanotic melanoma (AM) is one of the great masqueraders in dermatology. It is a very difficult clinical diagnosis to make because these tumors are devoid of pigment and other clues of melanoma. T...
November 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 11 | Case Reports | 1160 | Copyright © November 2017
Extravasation of medications can manifest as tenderness, pain, tissue necrosis, and thrombophlebitis and lead to infection and severe long-term complications. Risk factors for leakage of medication...
November 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 11 | Case Reports | 1156 | Copyright © November 2017
Atopic dermatitis and prurigo nodularis result from complex interactions between the skin, the immune system, and the external environment. The pruritus associated with these conditions greatly imp...
October 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 10 | Case Reports | 1050 | Copyright © October 2017
Numerous cutaneous manifestations have been associated with use of BRAF inhibitors, including two previously reported cases of granuloma annulare (GA) eruptions associated with vemurafenib therapy. Bo...
Development of Halo Nevi in a Lung Cancer Patient: A Novel Immune-Related Cutaneous Event from Atezolizumab
October 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 10 | Case Reports | 1047 | Copyright © October 2017
Immunotherapy-induced vitiligo is an immune-related adverse event (irAE) observed in metastatic melanoma patients treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors that target the cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-assoc...
October 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 10 | Case Reports | 1043 | Copyright © October 2017
Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) is a severe and potentially life threatening adverse drug reaction. To help identify DRESS, several criteria have been established; however, t...
Autoimmune Progesterone Dermatitis: A Diagnosis to Consider in a Patient With Cyclical Cutaneous Eruptions
October 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 10 | Case Reports | 1040 | Copyright © October 2017
Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis (APD) is a cyclical cutaneous reaction to progesterone, with symptoms that typically begin 3-10 days before the onset of menstrual flow and end 1-2 days into menses....
October 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 10 | Case Reports | 1036 | Copyright © October 2017
A previously healthy 68-year-old male presented with a rash on his right lower leg. The lesions had spread along the leg since onset 9 days prior, and the patient reported localized soreness and pruri...
September 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 9 | Case Reports | 932 | Copyright © September 2017
Traditional rejuvenation techniques include chemical peels, rhytidectomy of the skin, laser resurfacing, injection of dermal fillers and neurotoxins, and invasive surgical procedures. Patients with br...
September 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 9 | Case Reports | 929 | Copyright © September 2017
Onabotulinumtoxin A (Botox) can be a safe and successful off-label treatment of vertical platysma bands of various severities. Due to risk of the botulinum toxin diffusing to the underlying anatomic s...
Successful Treatment of Keloid With Fractionated Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Laser and Laser-Assisted Drug Delivery of Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment in an African-American Man
September 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 9 | Case Reports | 925 | Copyright © September 2017
Keloids are fibrous growths that occur as a result of abnormal response to dermal injury. Keloids are cosmetically disfiguring and may impair function, often resulting in decreased patient quality-of-...
Temporal Association of Herpes Zoster Eruption Post-Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride Photodynamic Therapy for Actinic Keratoses
August 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 8 | Case Reports | 817 | Copyright © August 2017
Herpes zoster is a common and painful disease caused by the reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus with a higher incidence and severity associated with increasing age as well as compromised imm...
Twenty-Nail Transverse Melanonychia Induced by Hydroxyurea: Case Report and Review of the Literature
August 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 8 | Case Reports | 814 | Copyright © August 2017
Twenty-nail transverse melanonychia from hydroxyurea is a rare phenomenon, only reported four times previously. Here we describe a 51-year-old female who presented with 20-nail transverse melanonyc...
August 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 8 | Case Reports | 810 | Copyright © August 2017
Granular parakeratosis, originally named axillary granular parakeratosis, is an uncommon disease with an unclear etiology. It is thought to result from defective processing of profillagrin to filla...
Schnitzler Syndrome With Delirium and Vertigo: The Utility of Neurologic Manifestations in Diagnosis
June 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 6 | Case Reports | 625 | Copyright © June 2017
Schnitzler syndrome (SS) is an autoinflammatory dermatosis that often goes undiagnosed for 5-6 years. Patients typically carry a diagnosis of urticaria; however, their cutaneous symptoms fail to re...
June 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 6 | Case Reports | 621 | Copyright © June 2017
Of the many tattoo reactions the most common are allergic, granulomatous, lichenoid, photosensitive, pseudolymphomatous, and infectious. Eruptive milia are a rare complication with only three prior...
May 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 5 | Case Reports | 516 | Copyright © May 2017
Eruptive melanocytic nevi (EMN) are a rare clinical finding characterized by sudden-onset nevi that often present in a grouped distribution. They have been associated with chemotherapy, immunosuppr...
Case Report of Multiple Keratoacanthomas and Squamous Cell Carcinomas in a Patient Receiving Pembrolizumab
May 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 5 | Case Reports | 513 | Copyright © May 2017
PD-1 is expressed on antigen-stimulated T cells and induces a downstream signaling pathway that works by negative feedback to inhibit T cell proliferation, cytokine release, and cytotoxicity. PD-1 ...