Humoud Al-Sabah

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BACKGROUND Autoimmune bullous diseases (ABDs) are a rare but significant group of dermatoses that pose great challenges to the treating dermatologist. Most epidemiological studies have focused on a single ABD. Few surveys have been carried out to describe the whole spectrum of ABDs in a region, and no such studies are available from the Arabian Peninsula.(More)
Linear IgA bullous disease of childhood is a rare autoimmune blistering disease. We report eight patients with this disease seen in our autoimmune bullous diseases clinic over a span of 12 years. They constituted 89% of the total number of those with linear IgA bullous disease of childhood seen during this period, with an age-adjusted minimum estimated(More)
Gerodermia osteodysplastica and wrinkly skin syndrome are rare autosomal recessive disorders. Due to the many phenotypic similarities in these two conditions, it has been proposed that they represent the same disorder. Both conditions are well delineated in the genetic literature, but despite skin involvement being a striking feature, they are rarely(More)
Febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease is a rare fulminant variant of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta, characterized by a rapidly progressive course with predominant ulceronecrotic lesions associated with fever and systemic manifestations. It carries a great morbidity and is potentially fatal. The exact pathogenesis is not clear, and(More)
: The association of noninfectious cutaneous granulomas with primary immunodeficiency disorders (PIDs) is a rare but well-recognized phenomenon. With the recent advent of new classification and broadening of the list of PIDs, there is now ever-growing number of PIDs having being reported with noninfectious cutaneous granulomas or granulomatous tissue(More)