Ulrike Pilger

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BACKGROUND The development of soft tissue cervicofacial emphysema after dental treatment is a rare complication, with few descriptions in the dermatologic literature. It is usually restricted to only moderate local swelling. However, spread of larger amounts of air into deeper spaces may sometimes cause serious complications, including airway compromise due(More)
Background: The development of soft tissue cervicofacial emphysema after dental treatment is a rare complication, with few descriptions in the dermatologic literature. It is usually restricted to only moderate local swelling. However, spread of larger amounts of air into deeper spaces may sometimes cause serious complications, including airway compromise(More)
Mutations in the cathepsin C gene have recently been detected in Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome (PLS). Until now, 5 cases with the late-onset variation of this disease have been reported in the literature. The genetic background of this type of PLS is still unknown. We describe a 46-year-old woman with late-onset transgredient palmar hyperkeratosis and a 10-year(More)
Psoriasis vulgaris is a chronic disease with certain restrictions of life quality, but rarely life threatening. However, psoriatic erythroderma or pustular psoriasis can be a diagnostic or therapeutic challenge, especially when it arises as the primary manifestation of disease. Here we report on two patients with severe clinical course of pustular psoriasis(More)
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