Christopher Barry Bunker

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CONTEXT It is well recognized that the presence of a foreskin predisposes to penile carcinoma and sexually transmitted infections. We have investigated the relationship between the presence or absence of the foreskin and penile dermatoses. OBJECTIVE To determine whether there is an association between circumcision and penile dermatoses. DESIGN A(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) is a malignancy characterized by clonal expansion of B lymphocytes with distinct morphology and immunophenotype. The dermatological literature relating to CLL is sparse. A global descriptive survey of a large number of CLL patients has not previously been published. OBJECTIVES To report the spectrum of(More)
BACKGROUND   The dermatological aspects of male genital lichen sclerosus (MGLSc) have not received much prominence in the literature. Sexual morbidity appears under-appreciated, the role of histology is unclear, the relative places of topical medical treatment and circumcision are not established, the prognosis for sexual function, urinary function and(More)
Image analysis quantification was used to assess the results of immunocytochemistry for a neuronal marker and neuropeptides in digital skin biopsies from Raynaud's phenomenon (RP) and systemic sclerosis (SS) patients, to verify the possibility of a selective quantitative abnormality of immunoreactive nerves. The field area of specific immunostaining and(More)
Albright's syndrome is characterized by the combination of polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, precocious puberty and café-au-lait spots. We describe a patient with polyostotic fibrous dysplasia who also had extensive linear epidermal naevi, an association that has not been previously described in the English literature.
BACKGROUND Psoriasis is a heterogeneous disease in its clinical expression. Both genetic and environmental factors are thought to contribute to the pathogenesis of the inflammatory and hyperproliferative components of the typical skin lesions. Predisposing genetic influences include associations with human leucocyte antigens (HLA) of which that with HLA-Cw6(More)
OBJECTIVE To report a novel clinical presentation: a chronic erosive herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection of the penis which developed in AIDS patients following the commencement of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). The lesions were unresponsive to antiviral treatments which had previously been effective, and this could not be accounted for in(More)
BACKGROUND Penile intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN) is the term used to describe erythroplasia of Queyrat (EQ), Bowen's disease (BD) and bowenoid papulosis (BP). These conditions are distinct clinical entities and have different epidemiological and aetiological associations and prognostic implications. OBJECTIVES To describe the presentation and treatment(More)
Pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare but significant cutaneous disease that can lead to skin ulceration and necrosis. It is idiopathic but can occur post surgically. There has been only a limited number of case reports of PG complicating breast surgery.