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Mycobacterium fortuitum is a rapidly growing atypical mycobacterium frequently reported as a postsurgical wound complication from a major surgical procedure. We present a unique case of M. fortuitum infection occurring in a 4-year-old boy after a minor punch biopsy surgical procedure. As far as we know there has been no published case of M. fortuitum(More)
  • M W Cobb
  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • 1990
The human papillomavirus, well known as the etiologic agent of warts, has recently received much attention in the medical literature for its association with various cancers. This article discusses the virology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, immunology, clinical manifestations, and therapy for human papillomavirus infection. Some newer techniques for(More)
  • M W Cobb
  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • 1989
This case report describes an 88-year-old man who developed an eruption that clinically and histologically simulated Sweet's syndrome 6 weeks after furosemide therapy was started. The rapid resolution of lesions on discontinuation of the medication, as well as several features atypical for Sweet's syndrome in this case, favored the diagnosis of drug(More)
Melanoma of the soft parts (clear cell sarcoma) is an uncommon soft tissue sarcoma that occurs in tendons and aponeuroses, usually of the lower extremity and is believed to be of neural crest origin. Although the exact histogenesis of this tumor is unknown and some controversy still exists, the generally accepted view is that it arises from neural crest(More)
Cutaneous metastases from thyroid cancers are rare. We report the case of an otherwise asymptomatic 81-year-old woman with an enlarging scalp lesion. Her solitary skin metastasis was the presenting feature of thyroid carcinoma. Routine histopathology of the lesion was notable for an atypical clear cell neoplasm. Immunohistochemistry was positive for(More)