Georgios Kravvas

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We report an unusual manifestation of vitiligo colocalizing with lichen planus (LP). A 76-year-old Greek male presented with a history of a red, scaly, itchy, asymmetrical patch located at the umbilicus within a well-demarcated depigmented macule of vitiligo. Histology showed features of a lichenoid interface dermatitis, favouring a diagnosis of LP.(More)
We describe a 58-year-old lady who presented initially to her general practitioner with a palpable warty urethral nodule. She was subsequently referred to the urology department for further investigations. She underwent flexible cystoscopy and imaging, followed by rigid cystoscopy and excision of the nodule. Histological analysis was consistent with renal(More)
BACKGROUND Biofilms are diverse groups of microorganisms encased in a self-produced matrix that offers protection against unfavorable conditions and antibiotics. METHODS We performed a literature search using the MEDLINE electronic database. Only original articles published in English were considered for review. RESULTS Biofilms have been implicated in(More)
BACKGROUND Warts or verrucae vulgaris are common cutaneous infections with currently no definitive curative treatments available. OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of pulsed dye laser (PDL) in the treatment of warts. MATERIALS AND METHODS A literature search was performed using the PubMed and MEDLINE databases. A search using {(Wart[s], verruca or(More)
INTRODUCTION Male genital lichen sclerosus (MGLSc) is an acquired, chronic, inflammatory skin disease that is associated with significant morbidity and squamous cell carcinoma of the penis (PSCC). However, some clinical, diagnostic and management controversies endure, including the relationship with penile intraepithelial neoplasia (PeIN). OBJECTIVES To(More)