Laila El-Shabrawi

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Because cutaneous basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is such a common malignancy, its unusual histologic manifestations are important. We identified a variant of BCC in which thickened basement membranes surround aggregations of neoplastic epithelial cells. Thickened basement membranes of similar appearance have previously been observed in benign cutaneous adnexal(More)
Calcinosis cutis is characterized by the deposition of insoluble calcium salts in the skin and subcutaneous tissue. The syndrome is separated into five subtypes: dystrophic calcification, metastatic calcification, idiopathic calcification, iatrogenic calcification, and calciphylaxis. Dystrophic calcification appears as a result of local tissue damage with(More)
Because calcinosis cutis is a rare syndrome, there is a notable lack of controlled clinical trials on its treatment. The efficacy of calcinosis treatment has only been reported in single cases or small case series. No treatment has been generally accepted as standard therapy, although various treatments have been reported to be beneficial, including(More)
TNFα inhibitors are more widely used in the treatment of intraocular inflammation, thus ophthalmologists should become aware of possible adverse events, associated with this form of treatment. Herein we report two cases of cutaneous adverse events in uveitis patients treated with infliximab. In one patient, the primary outbreak of pustular psoriasis was(More)
Whole-body positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) performed at the time of the histologic diagnosis were normal. These findings strongly supported the diagnosis of primary cutaneous Hodgkin lymphoma. The patient received local radiation therapy (2 Gy daily for 5 days a week, for a total of 40 Gy) and had complete regression of the(More)
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