Lynn Y T Chiam

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The use of topical antiseptics in the treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD) has previously been explored. However, no triclosan-containing leave-on emollient has been evaluated previously, to our knowledge. The aims of this study were to assess the safety and efficacy of an emollient containing triclosan compared with the emollient alone (vehicle) for the(More)
BACKGROUND The first manifestations of psoriasis begin in childhood in more than one-third of patients. However, epidemiological data of juvenile psoriasis are lacking. OBJECTIVES To compare Dutch (NL group) and Singaporean (SG group) children with psoriasis with the aim of studying the characteristics of juvenile psoriasis and to highlight similarities(More)
BACKGROUND Polymorphous light eruption (PMLE) is the most common idiopathic but probably immunologic photodermatosis and has wide morphological variants. METHODS The photobiological features of all patients diagnosed with the pinpoint papular variant of PMLE at a tertiary dermatology centre in Singapore over a five-year period were retrospectively(More)
BACKGROUND Non-infective cutaneous granulomas with unknown pathogenesis occur in various primary immunodeficiencies (PIDs) including ataxia telangiectasia (A-T). OBJECTIVE To find a common immunological denominator in these cutaneous granulomas. METHODS The dermatological and immunological features of 4 patients with A-T and cutaneous granulomas were(More)
Mycosis fungoides (MF) presenting in the genitalia is rare. We report a case of long-standing penile MF in a young man. Commonly used treatments for limited plaque MF include topical corticosteroids and ultraviolet light therapy. There are a few anecdotal reports on the use of topical imiquimod in MF. Our patient responded well and remained in complete(More)
Prurigo pigmentosa (PP) is an unusual pruriginous dermatosis of unknown aetiology and is often misdiagnosed. We report two people (a 16-year-old Chinese boy and a 21-year-old Chinese woman), who presented with clinicopathological features consistent with PP. Both patients were successfully treated with minocycline. Better knowledge of this disease will lead(More)
Cutaneous plasmacytosis is a rare disease entity presenting with multiple extensive red-brown plaques, histopathology showing marked hyperplasia of mature polyclonal plasma cells, and polyclonal hypergammaglobulinemia on serum protein electrophoresis, in the absence of an underlying secondary cause. We report in this article the first case of cutaneous(More)