Robyn F Gmyrek

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Multiple cutaneous and uterine leiomyomata (MCL) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by the development of benign smooth muscle tumours (leiomyomas) in the skin and uterus of affected women, and in the skin of affected men. In rare cases, MCL has been associated with a predisposition to the rare type II papillary renal cell cancer, also known as(More)
The revolution in laser technology has had a significant impact on medicine in general and dermatology in particular and has piqued the interest of physicians, the lay public, and the media. Advances in laser therapy have dramatically improved the clinicians' ability to treat cosmetic and noncosmetic skin lesions safely and effectively. The number and(More)
A 34-year-old woman presented with a slow growing nontender nodule on her left index finger that had been present for 2 years. The tumor was excised and was histologically determined to be a myxoid neurofibroma. We report this case because of the rarity of both the tumor and its periungual location and to provide a review of the literature.
An 83-year-old Caucasian man with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma developed an aggressive squamous cell carcinoma of the left forearm, which recurred and metastasized after Mohs micrographic surgery and systemic chemotherapy with cis-platin and 5-fluorouracil. He was treated with extracorporeal photopheresis, radiation therapy, PUVA photochemotherapy, and(More)
Acute infectious purpura fulminans is a rapidly progressive syndrome of hemorrhagic skin necrosis associated with acute infection and disseminated intravascular coagulation. We report 5 cases of purpura fulminans and briefly review the literature. All cases were associated with encapsulated organisms (Streptococcus pneumoniae or Group A streptococcus), and(More)
SAPHO (synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, and osteitis) is an acronym that describes a seronegative syndrome of bone and joint lesions, frequently localized to the anterior chest wall, associated with variable dermatologic manifestations. Dermatologists should be aware of this entity, as early diagnosis can prevent unnecessary surgery and avoid(More)
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