Leprosy: a primer for Canadian physicians
- Persistent plaque with severe intermittent pruritus. Burkhart, Craig G. // Cortlandt Forum;11/25/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p51
Discusses the case of a 32-year-old African-American patient with persistent plaque with severe intermittent pruritus on his skin. Relief provided by steroid injections; Biopsy result on the lesion; Diagnosis of lichen simplex chronicus, a chronic dry plague of lichenification.
- Your Voice. Cohen, Bernard A.; Silverberg, Nanette // Contemporary Pediatrics;Oct2007, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p12
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "A Practical Approach to Molluscum Contagiosum," along with a response from the author Nanette Silverberg.
- On the Lookout. Otrompke, John // Massage & Bodywork;May/Jun2013, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p98
The article discusses how bodycare workers should always lookout for signs of disease in their clients and bring it to their notice for further medical attention in a polite way. List of symptoms like butterfly rash, infections and patchy hair to look out for, which may be a sign of conditions...
- Cutaneous Mycobacterial Infection in a Wild Animal Handler. Illuminati, Luise; LeBar, William // Clinical Infectious Diseases;7/1/99, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p206
Provides information on a study which described a case of cutaneous mycobacterial infection in a wild animal handler. Activity of the case of a 27-year-old female who traveled to the Peruvian jungle to work with orphaned animals; Result of the biopsy; Identification of the Mycobacterium simiae.
- Wiggling Subcutaneous Lumps. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p542
Presents cases of wiggling subcutaneous lumps. Presence of nodules on the arms of a 32-year-old man who returned from a vacation in Belize; 43-year-old woman's similar lesions on her scalp.
- Genetics. // Current Medical Literature: Dermatology;2006, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p81
The article focuses on the study about the loss-of-function mutations in the gene encoding filaggrin as a cause of ichthyosis vulgaris, conducted by the Ninewells Hospital and Medical School in Dundee, Scotland. Analysis of the study proves that frequently occurring null mutations of the...
- Cutaneous metastatic lung cancer: Literature review and report of a tumor on the nose from a large cell undifferentiated carcinoma. Rubinstein, Ran Y.; Baredes, Soly; Caputo, Joseph; Galati, Lisa; Schwartz, Robert A. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Feb2000, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p96
Cutaneous metastatic disease is a prognostically important diagnosis. We report the case of a 64-year-old man who had an uncommon histologic type of lung cancer--a large cell undifferentiated carcinoma, which was metastatic to the skin of the nose. The relative frequency of cutaneous metastasis...
- Painful leg lesions with fever and arthralgia. Kirby, Philip // Cortlandt Forum;4/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p122
Presents a case study of a woman with erythema nodosum, which is a classic syndrome in dermatology. Distinctive combination of systemic symptoms and cutaneous findings; Potential association with significant underlying illness; Syndrome as a hypersensitivity reaction which occurs primarily...
- What links these itchy rashes? // Pulse;9/23/2009, Vol. 69 Issue 30, p29
A picture quiz concerning the common manifestations of four itchy rashes is presented.