Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2021 May 31:1-3. Epub 2021 May 31.
Department of Dermatology, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
Transfus Apher Sci 2021 Jun 26:103200. Epub 2021 Jun 26.
Departments of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Health Sciences, Gulhane Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. Electronic address:
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that is characterized by well-demarcated erythematous plaques with a silver scale. Although many new and emerging therapeutic agents are often sufficient to control the disease, there is still a need for alternative treatment options in challenging cases. Extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP) has been applied to many T-cell-mediated diseases to restore immune homeostasis and treat psoriasis effectively. Read More
Gut Pathog 2021 Apr 16;13(1):24. Epub 2021 Apr 16.
Department of Endoscopy, New Tokyo Hospital, 1271 Wanagaya, Matsudo, Chiba, 270-2232, Japan.
Background: Cytomegalovirus (CMV)-associated gastrointestinal diseases usually occur in immunocompromised patients; however, few cases has also been described in healthy hosts despite still unclear pathological mechanisms. CMV esophagitis causes various lesions, such as erythematous mucosa, erosions, and ulcers, although such inflammatory changes can appear in superficial esophageal cancers or in surrounding areas. CMV-associated esophagitis has been also reported in cancer patients, but typically in those with advanced and/or terminal stage cancers secondary to chemoradiotherapy-induced immunosuppression or the physiologic demands of the malignancy itself. Read More
Melanoma Res 2020 10;30(5):515-518
Departments of Pathology.
Immune checkpoint blockade therapy can induce immune-related toxicity, but cutaneous lymphoma development has not been reported. A 56-year-old woman presented with two well-demarcated erythematous macules on the right sole and vitiligo on her extremities. Her facial melanoma had been treated with combination therapy (ipilimumab and pembrolizumab), followed by pembrolizumab monotherapy, a year prior. Read More
Drugs Context 2020 20;9. Epub 2020 Jul 20.
Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong.
Background: Tinea corporis is a common fungal infection that mimics many other annular lesions. Physicians must familiarize themselves with this condition and its treatment.Objective: This article aimed to provide a narrative updated review on the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of tinea corporis. Read More