Cristina M Shimek

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Aggressive digital papillary adenocarcinoma (ADPAca) is a rare, underreported, and often misdiagnosed malignant tumor of the sweat glands most commonly occurring in males in their fifties to seventies. We report two cases of ADPAca with important clinical implications. A 54-year-old man presented 3 years after digit amputation for ADPAca with new blue(More)
Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HHV-2) is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the world. In the immunocompromised host, including patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), herpes simplex virus is at high risk for reactivation. We present a woman with HIV and a large ulcer of the palm determined to be HHV-2. Not only was the location(More)
Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy (AHEI) is an unusual form of leukocytoclastic vasculitis that affects children younger than 2 years and frequently is preceded by drug intake, vaccination, or a variety of infections. It is characterized by an abrupt onset of fever, purpuric lesions, and peripheral edema on the face and extremities that may be confused(More)
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