Colin A Holden

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72 patients with angiosarcoma (AS) of the face and scalp have been analyzed with respect of various prognostic factors and the effects of different treatment regimes. This disease predominantly occurs in the elderly (age range, 56-92 years), and affects men rather more frequently than women (men: 44, women: 28). The clinical presentation varied, and(More)
The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of once-daily with twice-daily application of a 0.05% cream formulation of fluticasone propionate in the treatment of atopic eczema in adults and children. Two hundred and seventy patients with moderate to severe atopic eczema were enrolled in the study, and randomized to receive either once-daily(More)
Four patients are described who demonstrate the range of clinical and pathological features seen in necrobiotic xanthogranuloma with paraproteinaemia (NXG). Each patient had the typical periorbital yellow plaques with numerous well demarcated yellow indurated plaques on the trunk. All four patients had evidence of paraproteinaemia. The histopathology showed(More)
BACKGROUND Topical vitamin D analogues have been reported to be an effective treatment in patients with psoriasis. Comparative studies with existing treatments are required. OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to compare the effectiveness of calcipotriol (50 micrograms/gm) and betamethasone 17-valerate (1 mg/gm) ointments twice daily in the treatment of stable(More)
Reactive perforating collagenosis (RPC) is one of the four essential acquired perforating dermatoses. The condition is characterized by the transepidermal elimination of altered collagen. This paper describes four patients with a giant variant of RPC which has not previously been documented. Three of the patients had associated diabetes mellitus and one had(More)
We describe a case of Sweet's syndrome in association with generalized granuloma annulare (GA) which presented 3 years after a diagnosis of breast carcinoma. Both Sweet's syndrome and generalized GA have been described independently in association with breast carcinoma but have never been described together. Both conditions appeared to respond to oral(More)