Christy Badgwell

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The widely accepted standard therapy for cutaneous sarcoidosis includes corticosteroids, antimalarials, and methotrexate. However, a better understanding of the basic immunopathogenic properties of sarcoidosis has elucidated a number of steps critical to the persistence and progression of disease that may be vulnerable to treatment by targeted therapy. This(More)
Extramammary Paget's disease (EMPD) is a rare neoplastic condition of apocrine gland-bearing skin, which may be associated with internal malignancy. Although surgical excision is the generally accepted standard of care for EMPD, treatment with topical imiquimod 5 percent cream has reportedly been efficacious in clearing lesions. We report the case of a(More)
We present a case of penile pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) that responded dramatically to an 8-week course of prednisone and has not recurred over a 6-month period. Although quite uncommon, penile PG should be a diagnostic consideration in any patient with non-healing ulcerative lesions of the penis. A correct diagnosis in this situation precludes unnecessary or(More)
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