Stuart S Leicht

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Bullosis diabeticorum, or diabetic bullae, is a non-inflammatory blistering condition that is virtually diagnostic of diabetes. Diabetic bullae most often present as painless, tense, superficial bullae that occur in an acral distribution and commonly heal in 2-6 weeks without scarring, but complications such as secondary bacterial infection or hemorrhage(More)
Delusions of parasitosis are a rare psychiatric disorder in which the patient has a fixed, false belief of being infested with parasites. The disorder is classified as primary if no cause is identified or secondary if associated with general organic conditions, psychiatric illnesses, and drugs (substance induced). Several medications have been reported in(More)
We have presented the case of a 37-year-old white man who had recurrent, unilateral, facial edema, temporary partial facial nerve palsy, sensory loss along the ophthalmic and maxillary divisions of the fifth cranial nerve, ageusia bilaterally on the anterior two thirds of the tongue, right extraocular muscle palsies, and intractable migraine-type headaches,(More)
Dercum's disease, also known as adiposis dolorosa, is a rare disease characterized by the accumulation of painful subcutaneous deposits of mature adult fatty tissue around the thighs, trunk, and upper arms and usually in a multifocal distribution. We are reporting an unusual presentation of Dercum's disease, presenting as a single painful, erythematous(More)
We present a case of a patient with penile squamous carcinoma and unilateral inguinal nodal involvement. Histological sections of the inguinal tumor demonstrated a basaloid (small-cell) squamous carcinoma of the type that arises from modified skin or mucosa. Multiple cutaneous lesions subsequently developed in the ipsilateral lower extremity. Biopsies(More)
Glatiramer acetate (GA) is a drug that commonly is used for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). Although it typically is known as a safe and effective therapy, a number of adverse effects associated with GA have been reported in the literature. Local injection-site reactions (LISRs) and mild systemic symptoms are among the most(More)
Kallmann's syndrome (KS) is the most common cause of isolated hypogonadotropic hypogonadism. An increased prevalence of rheumatic and autoimmune diseases has been noted in patients with hypogonadism including Kallmann's syndrome. Both in vitro and in vivo studies indicate that testosterone deficiency may promote inflammatory response such as vasculitis by(More)