Silvia Pérez-Gala

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Primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma is a rare type of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, and the involvement of the ocular adnexa is extremely rare. Secondary xanthoma-like changes after radiation therapy or chemotherapy have been rarely reported in association with large-cell T-cell anaplastic lymphoma. We report one case of a primary C-anaplastic(More)
We present the case of a 10-week-old girl who had erythematous papules with a yellowish hue from birth with diagnosis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis, that was accompanied by a lytic lesion in the skull and hepatic involvement. After several months of treatment with prednisone and vinblastine with skin and systemic improvement, several rounded erythematous(More)
Late reactions to iodinated contrast media are frequent. Cutaneous manifestations are the commonest, in which maculopapular exanthema, a type of cutaneous presentation, is widespread. Controversy exists about the utility of the skin test in the management of these reactions. The aim of this study is to analyse the clinical characteristics, the(More)
BACKGROUND The most severe form of cutaneous acute graft-versus-host disease (aGVHD), stage IV, is characterized by the appearance of vesicles and blisters. OBJECTIVE To describe the clinicopathological characteristics and evolution of stage IV cutaneous aGVHD presented in our hospital. METHOD Retrospective study. The following criteria for inclusion(More)
Empyema necessitatis (EN) is a rare disease, with unknown incidence, which has received little attention from a dermatological point of view but it is essential to recognize it because of the possibility of causing mortality if not treated properly and in time. We report a 32-year-old woman, diagnosed with nervous anorexia, with an enlarging mass on the(More)
We have investigated the expression and role of galectin-1 and other galectins in psoriasis and in the Th1/Th17 effector and dendritic cell responses associated with this chronic inflammatory skin condition. To determine differences between psoriasis patients and healthy donors, expression of galectins was analysed by RT-PCR in skin samples and on epidermal(More)
Skin lesions associated with Candida septicaemia occur only in a minority of patients, who are usually immunocompromised, but they can help to establish a diagnosis rapidly. The lesions form a characteristic maculopapular or nodular rash at the onset of the infection. We report three cases of systemic candidiasis (SC) with cutaneous manifestations in(More)
Kaposi's sarcoma is a multifocal neoplastic process with four clinical variants, all of them induced by human herpes virus 8. Currently there is no treatment of choice and it depends on the extension and location of the lesions as well as on the clinical type of the disease. Alitretinoin gel 0.1 % is approved for the treatment of cutaneous lesions of(More)
INTRODUCTION Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic inflammatory disease that runs in outbreaks with painful lesions, fistulas and scars in axillae, groins, buttocks, and perianal and submammary regions. Among multiple drug therapies available, infliximab, usually employed in dermatology to control psoriasis, has shown its efficacy in the past five years. (More)