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A patient presented with a giant epidermoid cyst on the sternum region with the appearance of a well-developed mammary gland. Its clinical aspect and surgical management are illustrated.
Lichen planus pigmentosus (LPP) is considered a rare variant of lichen planus (LP). It is characterized by acquired dark brown to gray macular pigmentation located on sun-exposed areas of the face, neck, and flexures, commonly found in dark-skinned patients. In patients with LPP, an inflammatory lichenoid response results in marked pigmentary incontinence.… (More)
A case of fatal purpura fulminans is reported. The etiology and the pathogenesis is discussed. We stress the need for an early diagnosis and treatment based on the use of heparin, fresh frozen plasma and platelets.
Lyme disease is an emerging infection caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi. It is the most common vector-borne disease in the USA and Europe, and it is transmitted to humans through the bite of ticks of the genus Ixodes. Its animal reservoirs are the white-tailed deer, the white-footed mouse, and other small mammals. It is considered the new "great… (More)