Mark R Matthews

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Trichodysplasia spinulosa (TS) is a folliculocentric and clinically papular dermatological disorder occurring in the setting of immunosuppression typically in association with solid organ transplantation or hematolymphoid malignancies. We report the occurrence of TS in a 7-year-old girl with Down syndrome and pre-B-acute lymphoblastic leukemia who was(More)
Neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2) is an autosomal-dominant disease caused by genetic mutations of the NF2 gene on chromosome 22. Patients are often diagnosed according to the presence of bilateral vestibular schwannomas and other tumors in the brain and spinal cord. In children, NF2 can present early with ocular findings and cutaneous tumors. We report here a(More)
Ecthyma gangrenosum is a type of skin infection characterized by black eschars on an erythematous base. It most commonly occurs with pseudomonas infection in an immunocompromised setting. We present a case of primary ecthyma gangrenosum as the presenting sign of pre-B acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in a child.
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