Eiman Nasseri

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BACKGROUND Congenital hemangiomas have been divided into 2 major subtypes based on clinical behavior: rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma (RICH) and noninvoluting congenital hemangioma (NICH). OBJECTIVE We describe a clinical subtype of congenital hemangioma that begins as a RICH but fails to completely involute and persists as a NICH-like lesion. We(More)
  • Eiman Nasseri
  • Dermatologic surgery : official publication for…
  • 2015
BACKGROUND Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) has a low rate of surgical site infections (SSI). To date, there are variations in the measures surgeons take to prevent SSI, although these may be costly without benefit to patients. OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study was to evaluate the rate of SSI in MMS performed with a clean technique using a single set of(More)
BACKGROUND Rosai-Dorfman disease is a rare condition characterized by an accumulation of histiocytes within lymph nodes and tissue. Treatment is indicated when the condition is highly symptomatic and when widespread involvement causes vital organ compression. OBJECTIVE To review the classic physical and histologic findings in Rosai-Dorfman disease and(More)
  • Eiman Nasseri
  • Canadian family physician Médecin de famille…
  • 2012
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare yet highly aggressive tumour of the skin. While the dangers of other skin cancers like malignant melanoma are ingrained in most physicians’ minds—with the changing or atypical nevus often inciting an urgent biopsy—MCC remains an unfamiliar and neglected disease. Yet, the annual incidence of MCC is rising more quickly(More)
BACKGROUND Patient nonattendance is a frequent occurrence in dermatology clinics, and our responsibility regarding the follow-up of these patients remains nebulous. OBJECTIVE This study sought to evaluate the beliefs and practices of physicians at a university-affiliated medical dermatology clinic regarding patient nonattendance at follow-up appointments(More)
BACKGROUND Facial reconstruction requires the use of various techniques to repair cutaneous defects. Sliding flaps, such as advancement and rotation flaps, typically result in tension alterations and skin redundancy, necessitating a secondary defect. OBJECTIVE We describe a back cut technique that allows minimization of the scar line and appropriate(More)
BACKGROUND A 39-year-old woman presented with a history of relapsing painful erythema and progressive fibrosis of the lower back. Upon questioning, the patient admitted to receiving liquid silicone (LS) injections for gluteal augmentation abroad and was diagnosed with silicone migration, granulomatous reaction, and fibrosis of the lower back. OBJECTIVE To(More)
BACKGROUND Dermatologists face a litany of professional and legal risks in practice. OBJECTIVE To review cases of disciplinary and legal action against dermatologists in Canada. METHODS The Canadian Medical Protective Association, all 10 provincial medical colleges, and the Canadian Legal Information Institute were contacted to obtain data on legal or(More)
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