Joelle Malek

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A 7-year-old Lebanese girl with recently diagnosed relapsing polychondritis had a 1-month history of several painful ulcerations involving her entire body. Skin biopsy was consistent with the diagnosis of pyoderma gangrenosum. She was hospitalized and started on intravenous steroids with partial improvement. During her hospital stay, she developed right(More)
Acral pseudolymphomatous angiokeratoma of children (APACHE) is clinically characterized by angiomatous papules that preferentially affect acral areas of children. It is currently believed to be a variant of pseudolymphoma rather than angiokeratoma. Histopathologically, a mixed inflammatory cell infiltrate comprising B- and T-lymphocytes and a proliferation(More)
Genitogluteal porokeratosis, a relatively rare presentation of porokeratosis of Mibelli, often manifests in an atypical way due to its verrucous appearance that may obscure the characteristic annular keratotic rim. For this reason, misdiagnosis as other common papulosquamous diseases is not uncommon. We report a 44-year-old man with a 10-year-history of(More)
Melasma is an acquired hyperpigmentation skin disorder in sun-exposed areas. It occurs almost exclusively over the face, and is most commonly seen in women. Several depigmenting agents have been used for the treatment of melasma among which hydroquinone has been the most widely used due to its efficacy and safety in short-term use. However, hydroquinone is(More)
CAEBV: Chronic active Epstein-Barr virus infection DM: Dermatomyositis EBV: Epstein-Barr virus HLA: Human leukocyte antigen HV: Hydroa vacciniforme INTRODUCTION Atypical hydroa vacciniforme (HV) is a rare vesiculopapular eruption reported mainly in patients from Asia and Latin America and presents with similar but more severe cutaneous manifestations than(More)
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