Richard A G Parslew

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BACKGROUND Ultraviolet radiation (UVR) generates reactive oxygen species in skin that can play a role in skin damage, but reports about the photoprotective properties of oral antioxidant supplements are conflicting. OBJECTIVE We examined the ability of 2 lipid-soluble antioxidants, vitamin E and beta-carotene, to reduce markers of oxidative stress and(More)
Many studies have found that screening and treatment of latent tuberculosis (TB) before starting treatment with tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-a inhibitors reduces associated TB infections. The new T-cell interferon-a release assay (TIGRA), is more specific and sensitive for detection of latent TB compared with the tuberculin skin test (TST). We report(More)
Myrmecia are viral warts that result from the coalescence of plantar or palmar warts into large plaques. Treatment of these warts involves physical or chemical destruction of the verrucae, potent keratolytics or immunotherapy. Imiquimod 5% cream is a novel topical immunomodulator that has been used successfully in the treatment of genital and common warts.(More)
Giant congenital melanocytic naevi remain a challenge to clinicians and histopathologists with respect to observation for malignant change and interpretation of histology findings, respectively. We report a 5-year-old boy with a giant bathing trunk naevus who, after multiple previous skin biopsies, developed lymphadenopathy. Biopsy from the lymph nodes(More)
A 12-year-old girl with extended oligoarthritis treated with adalimumab presented with a short history of a progressive cutaneous eruption involving the legs and scalp. Physical examination and histologic results were consistent with lichen planopilaris. The adalimumab was discontinued. She received treatment with topical clobetasol propionate and the(More)