Iria Castiñeiras

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BACKGROUND Milia are a usual consultation in dermatologic practice and optimal treatment modalities are not established. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and the safety of CO(2) laser vaporization in the treatment of milia. METHODS We report four patients, aged from 12 to 50 years old, with different variants of milia: milia en plaque, milia(More)
The term "Acute Syndrome of Apoptotic Pan-Epidermolysis" (ASAP) designs clinical entities characterized by massive cleavage of the epidermis resulting from hyperacute epidermal basal cell apoptotic injury. It can be seen typically in classic toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), but occasionally occurs in non-drug-induced entities called "TEN-like" diseases(More)
BACKGROUND Ulceration is the most common complication of infantile haemangiomas and constitutes an authentic therapeutic challenge because of associated pain, infection, haemorrhage and subsequent scarring. OBJECTIVE To report our experience with an intense pulsed light (IPL) system in the treatment of ulcerated haemangiomas. METHODS Case 1: A(More)
Treatment of eruptive vellus hair cysts (EVHC) is often unsatisfactory. Laser treatment has been described as an adequate treatment in a few reports. Pulsed carbon dioxide (CO(2)) laser has been used effectively for facial EVHC and erbium:yttrium-aluminium-garnet laser has been used to treat truncal EVHC with variable outcomes. We report our experience with(More)
Cutaneous metastases of prostate cancer are extremely rare. We present 2 cases of distant cutaneous metastases at atypical locations of prostate adenocarcinoma, and highlight the value of 2 immunohistochemical stains-prostatic acid phosphatase and prostate-specific membrane antigen-that can aid diagnosis, particularly in cases with negative staining for(More)
Although still very rare, drug-related cases of Sweet's syndrome have been reported. The more frequent associated medications with drug induced Sweet´s syndrome was: tetracyclines, trimethoprim-sulphamethaxazol, azatioprine, all trans retinoic acid, nitrofurantoin, granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, hydralazine, tripharil, lithium, oral contraceptives,(More)
Primary cutaneous mucinous carcinoma is a rare adnexal sweat gland neoplasm that mainly affects elderly people. Differential diagnosis includes mammary and gastrointestinal metastatic mucinous carcinoma (MC) and secondary cutaneous involvement by underlying neoplasms. An 83-year-old woman presented with an 8-year history of slow-growing infiltrate plaque in(More)