Ernest A Benedetto

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The authors report an example of pleomorphic fibroma in a unique site: the subungual space of the thumb. A 54-year-old man presented with paronychia and markedly thickened hyperkeratotic nail. The nail plate was removed, and an exophytic, red, friable, granulation tissue-like lesion was revealed subungually. The lesion was diagnosed clinically as pyogenic(More)
BACKGROUND For many years dermabrasion has been used for the treatment of photoaged facial skin. However, there is a paucity of correlative studies that document the beneficial histopathologic effects of dermabrasion with clinical changes. Moreover, long-term follow-up and comparative studies that document these therapeutic results are lacking. OBJECTIVE(More)
BACKGROUND Certain facial lesions clinically appear as large pores, and when examined microscopically, they are found to be basal cell carcinomas (BCCs). OBJECTIVES The purposes of this study were to determine the clinical and histologic characteristics of certain large-pore facial lesions, which, on microscopic examination, are found to be BCCs and to(More)
Dermatillomania is a pathologic grooming disorder characterized by repetitive, ritualistic, impulsive skin picking without an underlying dermatologic condition. It can lead to skin damage and distress and can affect patient function. This disorder has not received much attention in the literature, with few studies reporting treatment efficacy. Patients with(More)
Of frequent debate among dermatologic surgeons is what should be done with regard to anticoagulant therapy before dermatologic surgery. Bleeding after surgery is potentially inconvenient to manage and may expose patients to additional procedures or affect final cosmetic outcome, but postoperative bleeding from a dermatologic procedure is easier to manage(More)
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