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Tissue samples from 19 HIV-seropositive immunocompromised patients suffering from oral hairy leukoplakia, chronic vesicular or ulcerative herpes simplex, chronic nonmetameric herpes zoster, secondary syphilis, condylomata acuminata, molluscum contagiosum, or disseminated cutaneous mycobacteriosis were examined ultrastructurally in order to better define the… (More)
Skin metastasis of digestive tumors is rarely encountered. In this paper the Authors describe a 60 years old patient who developed a submental skin metastasis from esophageal adenocarcinoma. A short literature review this unusual pathological event is also given.
We describe the case of a 37-year-old male patient who in 1992 started developing a skin eruption characterized by dark red to red-yellow papulonodular lesions that showed no tendency to spontaneous resolution. Visceral organs were not involved and the lipid pattern was basically normal. Histological examination revealed an infiltrate in the mid and upper… (More)
We report the case of a patient who presented a psoriasiform dermatitis after 8 months of atenolol therapy. Regression of the lesions was obtained after suspension of therapy. To our knowledge, few reports of psoriasiform dermatitis induced by atenolol are present in the literature. The Authors briefly discuss the pathogenesis of this drug induced disease.
One hundred and twelve genital specimens were cultured for Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum using a conventional system and the Mycotrim GU biphasic culture system. Both systems gave the same percentage of recovery (60%) of Mycoplasma hominis, while the recovery rates of Ureaplasma urealyticum were 95% with the conventional system and 83% with… (More)
We describe two young sisters with an asymptomatic papular eruption on the forearms, the clinical, histopathological and ultrastructural features of which were consistent with acral persistent papular mucinosis. Familial occurrence of this uncommon disease is exceptional.