Mariana Cravo

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Artificial photobonded acrylic gel nails, used to improve the cosmetic appearance of natural nails, have gained popularity over recent years. They can cause allergic contact dermatitis both in occupational and in non-occupational settings. It affects not only the nail area but also the elsewhere on the hands, and occasionally involves the face, including(More)
BACKGROUND The H1-antihistamine cetirizine, a piperazine derivative widely used in daily practice, is rarely the cause of cutaneous drug reaction. Nevertheless, four cases of fixed drug eruption (FDE) as a result of this drug have been described recently. We present the case of a 45-year-old woman with a multilocalized FDE following oral intake of(More)
Rhinophyma is a progressive and disfiguring disorder of the nose characterized by hyperplasia of the sebaceous glands and dermal tissue, representing the end-stage of rosacea. Four male patients affected by a moderate-severe rhinophyma were treated using a combined therapy with carbon dioxide laser and bipolar electrocoagulation. All patients achieved(More)
The allergenicity of methyldibromo glutaronitrile (MD BGN) (1,2-dibromo-2,4-dicyanobutane) is well recognized, both in occupational and in non-occupational settings (1). Used as a preservative, alone or in combination with phenoxyethanol (Euxyl K 400), in metalworking fluids, cosmetics, adhesives, and moist toilet tissues, it was identified as an(More)
We investigated 7 patients, 4 men and 3 women (ages 47–75 years, mean 66.5 years), with venous insufficiency and associated leg ulcers lasting for more than one year. They all presented with acute or subacute eczema of the lower limbs, extending from the dorsum of the foot to the upper leg or thigh, with a sharp upper limit (Fig. 1). The area around their(More)
Neutrophilic dermatosis of the dorsal hands (NDDH) is a rare and recently described disorder regarded as a subset of neutrophilic dermatosis, similar to superficial pyoderma gangrenosum and pustular vasculitis. Many currently consider it to be a localized variant of Sweet Syndrome. We describe the case of a 63-year-old male patient with NDDH associated with(More)
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