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BACKGROUND Pigmented purpuric dermatoses (PPD) are chronic, recurrent group of disorders characterized by petechial and pigmentary macules usually localized on the lower limbs. Its etiopathogenesis is unknown. There are very few clinical and etiological studies on PPD in the literature. OBJECTIVE We aim to examine the etiopathogenetic factors of PPD(More)
The incidence of melanoma has recently been increasing. BRAF mutations have been found in 40-60% of melanomas. The increased activity of BRAF V600E leads to the activation of downstream signaling through the mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) pathway, which plays a key role as a regulator of cell growth, differentiation, and survival. The use of BRAF(More)
INTRODUCTION Lichen planus (LP) is a papulosquamous eruption of the skin and mucous membranes. Although the exact pathogenesis of the disease remains unclear, it is believed that LP represents an inflammatory disorder. Neutrophil-lymphocyte (N/L) ratio is considered a systemic inflammatory marker that correlated with severity of the diseases. AIM To(More)
70 Papular elastorrhexis (PE) is a rare disorder of elastic tissue characterized by asymptomatic, nonfollicular, whitish or flesh-coloured, monomorphous, discrete, oval to round papules [1–5]. One to five mm-sized papules are symmetrically distributed on the chest, abdomen, back and upper limbs [1, 3, 4]. Some PE cases may be underestimated because of the(More)
An 82-year-old male presented with rash, burning, and itching on his knees that had started 4 days after the local application of Mandragora Radix sap for 3 consecutive days. A dermatological examination revealed erythematous, edematous, and scaly plaque lesions on the patient's knees. An open application test with M. Radix was performed, and the patient(More)
INTRODUCTION Viral warts are common skin condition caused by the human papilloma virus. AIM To determine the clinical features of warts and therapeutic approaches to warts and compare them with the literature. MATERIAL AND METHODS A cross-sectional survey was conducted on 362 consecutive patients presenting to a dermatology clinic in Ankara, Middle(More)
INTRODUCTION Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common causes of sexually transmitted diseases (STD). The incidence of condyloma acuminata (CA) has increased in recent years. AIM To determine demographical features and serological test results of STD in patients with CA. MATERIAL AND METHODS A cross-sectional survey was conducted on 94(More)
Lichen planus (LP) is a skin disease characterized by violaceous, polygonal, flat-topped papules and plaques. The form with lichenoid papules in linear distribution is called linear lichen planus (LLP). It is usually distributed unilaterally and follows Blaschko lines. Lichen planus is seen in less than 0.2% of all LP patients [1]. To our knowledge, there(More)
Many advances in dermatology have been made in recent years. In the present review article, newly described disorders from the last six years are presented in detail. We divided these reports into different sections, including syndromes, autoinflammatory diseases, tumors, and unclassified disease. Syndromes included are "circumferential skin creases Kunze(More)
A 50-year-old man and 71-year-old woman presented to our clinic with unilateral, linear, erythematous, pruritic lesions along the lines of Blaschko. On the basis of clinical and histopathological findings, the lesions were diagnosed as lichen planus with a Blaschkoian distribution, which is a rare form of lichen planus. The patients were treated with(More)