Clarence William Brown

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BACKGROUND Over the course of the last three decades Americans have grown more and more fond of "alternative" or homeopathic medical therapies. The explosion of the Internet has made these nontraditional remedies more accessible to the general public. OBJECTIVE To describe two cases of auto-Mohs through patient self-application of products containing zinc(More)
The curricula of tertiary nursing courses usually involve a number of complementary strands. These include biological sciences, social sciences, behavioural sciences, other support subjects and clinical units. These different strands each, to some extent, present the nursing student with a dilemma as they may present entirely different models of the body.(More)
BACKGROUND Microcystic adnexal carcinoma is an uncommon, locally aggressive cutaneous neoplasm. To date, there are only two reports of histologically proven lymph node involvement with this tumor. We describe a case of a patient with microcystic adnexal carcinoma who developed multiple local metastasis in transit with histologically proven lymph node(More)
PURPOSE Realizing that education and awareness are paramount in making clinical trials available to improve overall accrual rates, we sought to create a clinical trial navigation service to improve the accessibility of cancer clinical trials in Florida for physicians and patients. This study was undertaken to evaluate this service. We hoped to identify(More)
Lidocaine hydrochloride is the most commonly used anesthetic agent in dermatology. Despite its widespread and frequent use, adverse reactions to lidocaine are uncommon. The majority of side effects include vasovagal reactions and local side effects consisting of bruising and edema at the injection site. Immunologically mediated allergic reactions are(More)
Medical dominance is one of the most obvious features of the health care system and is particularly apparent in the relationship between doctors and nurses. Reasons given for the subordination of nurses to doctors have included matters of gender, class and state patronage of medicine. This paper, through an examination of university curricula and journal(More)
Eccrine porocarcinoma (EPC) is a rare cutaneous neoplasm that grows slowly over a long period of time but often experiences an accelerated growth phase. This malignant tumor may arise denovo or evolve from a pre-existing benign eccrine poroma. Histologic evaluation demonstrates anaplastic cells involving the epidermis and infiltrating the dermis. Metastasis(More)
Molluscum contagiosum is a common cutaneous infection complicating the course of patients afflicted with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. We describe a human immunodeficiency virus-positive patient with a disfiguring molluscum contagiosum infection of the face. Conventional cytodestructive therapies failed in this patient, but imiquimod 5% cream, an(More)
The epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitor class of agents have been reported to cause multiple cutaneous adverse events. These drug eruptions are thought by some to indicate a good prognosis. The authors report of a case of a psoriasiform scalp eruption simultaneously occurring with an acneiform or follicular rash in a single patient. To present(More)
Natural rubber latex allergy was identified as an increasingly significant health care problem in the late 1980s. Though the incidence of latex allergy has decreased in the United States over the last several years, 150,000 to 1 million healthcare workers and over 15 million people worldwide still suffer from latex allergy. Natural rubber is obtained from(More)