Kurt L Maggio

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Generalized perforating granuloma annulare is characterized by 1 to 4 mm umbilicated papules on the extremities, and is most commonly seen in children and young adults. Transepithelial elimination of mucinous, degenerating collagen fibers and surrounding palisading lymphohistiocytic granulomas are important histologic features. Perforating sarcoidosis and(More)
BACKGROUND Pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB) significantly impacts the military population, especially deployed personnel. OBJECTIVE This study was designed to determine whether the addition of topical eflornithine to hair laser treatment would improve efficacy in treating PFB. METHODS This was a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, paired(More)
A medical emergency, the detection of subcutaneous emphysema requires thorough evaluation to exclude the multitude of disease processes that may demonstrate this clinical finding. Gas gangrene must be considered in the differential diagnosis of all forms of subcutaneous emphysema and infections with some species, such as C. novyi, may not produce gas at(More)
We read with interest the case series reported by Hadley and colleagues regarding recurrent reactive keratoacanthomas (KAs) developing at surgical margins of treated KAs and squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs). This case series (particularly case 2) emphasizes that appropriate therapy for recurrent KAs may incite such lesions or aggravate their immediate(More)
BACKGROUND A wide variety of materials present in current military conflict zones may be implanted and retained as "foreign bodies" or fragments in wounds. Analysis of removed fragments can be valuable to the patient, for research purposes, and for the protection of future potential victims. OBJECTIVES The objectives were to evaluate the composition of(More)
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