• Publications
  • Influence
Prevalence of hypertension among patients with atopic dermatitis
A biopsy performed on a 40-year-old man reported the slow progressive appearance of pruritic erythematous lesions on the trunk, buttock, abdomen, axilla, genital area and forearm, and the most striking histological feature was a lymphocytic infiltrate involving eccrine glands and coils along with a characteristic epithelial hyperplasia.
Hand Eczema in a 22-Year-Old Woman with Piercings
A 22-year-old waitress who complained of a 5- to 6-month history of painful, pruritic lesions on her hands, arms, and legs was examined, with a personal history of atopic dermatitis, chronic rhinitis, and allergic conjunctivitis since infancy; allergies to melons, latex, and animals since childhood; and depression since adolescence.
PsEma--a hitherto unnamed dermatologic entity with clinical features of both psoriasis and eczema.
The authors suggest naming this category of inflammatory dermatosis "PsEma"--an overlap condition in which the clinical, histologic, molecular, biologic, and therapeutic responses show characteristics of both psoriasis and eczema.
Sweet's syndrome associated with Staphylococcus aureus
A review of systems indicated generally good health with no fever, although the patient complained of fatigue and muscle aches, and Examination revealed several erythematous lesions which appeared bullous, but felt solid on palpation and puncture.
Atopic profiles, familial histories, and coexisting conditions associated with hand eczema.
A novel hand eczema severity index and a questionnaire were used that assessed personal and familial histories of atopy as well as coexisting conditions, triggers, and sources of irritation; types of treatments employed; and success rates.