Silvia Gómez-Bernal

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BACKGROUND O'Brien described four histopathological patterns of actinic granuloma (AG). Since then, only single cases and a few series have been reported in the literature, most corresponding to cases of the giant cell type. METHODS We reviewed all the cases diagnosed as AG or elastolytic giant cell granuloma (EGCG) in our department from 1988 until 2010.(More)
Systemic photosensitivity due to the intake of plants or herbal compounds is a rare phenomenon. Goji berries are widely used as a well-being and anti-aging remedy. In spite of this, only a few adverse reactions and no cases of photosensitivity have been reported to date. A 53-year-old male consulted due to a pruriginous eruption located on sun-exposed areas(More)
Granuloma annulare (GA) is a benign granulomatous skin disease with several clinical manifestations and characteristic histological findings. GA located in photoexposed areas is a rare finding and its association to a drug-induced systemic photosensitivity is even less common. To the best of our knowledge, only one case of systemic drug photosensitivity(More)
To the Editor, Cutaneous angioleiomyomas are benign neoplasms that show differentiation toward smooth muscle of blood vessels.1 Clinically, they present as solitary tumors located in dermis or subcutaneous tissue. They more frequently affect women and usually occur in lower extremities. Histopathologically these tumors are composed of normal appearing(More)
Several observational studies have assessed the association between psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and type 2 diabetes mellitus, with inconclusive results. We set out to investigate the association between psoriasis, PsA and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Observational studies assessing the relationship between psoriasis or PsA and type 2 diabetes mellitus(More)