Rod O'Keefe

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The contributions of direct immunofluorescence, light microscopy and serology to the investigation of 52 patients with possible lupus erythematosus were studied. Direct immunofluorescence was found to be most valuable in the investigation of possible systemic lupus erythematosus whilst only of supportive value in the investigation of possible chronic(More)
Cutaneous lymphomas are rare and, although some are a manifestation of systemic lymphoma, the majority arise primarily from the skin. These primary cutaneous lymphomas comprise both T- and B-cell subtypes and represent a wide spectrum of disorders, which at times can be difficult to diagnose and classify. Classical therapeutic strategies include topical(More)
Cutaneous lymphomas are rare and although some are a manifestation of systemic lymphoma, the majority arise primarily from the skin. These primary cutaneous lymphomas comprise predominantly T cell subtypes and represent a wide spectrum of disorders. Pathologists can currently choose to label these conditions according to three classifications (REAL, EORTC(More)
We present the case of a 49-year-old man with an 18-month history of an intermittently pruritic red-brown reticulate eruption of the medial legs, with occasional blistering. There were areas of scale, crust and superficial erosions. The patient worked long overnight shifts standing in front of hot machinery wearing shorts, and spent time sitting in front of(More)
An 82-year-old woman on long-term prednisolone for chronic obstructive airways disease presented with a 2-month history of nodules on her left forearm. This occurred 10 years after nodules on her right forearm caused by a culture-proven Mycobacterium marinum infection. Histopathological examination, polymerase chain reaction and culture of biopsy specimens(More)
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