JAAD Case Rep 2021 Jul 2;13:127-129. Epub 2021 Jun 2.
Department of Dermatology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York.
Skin Appendage Disord 2021 Jan 5;7(1):41-45. Epub 2020 Oct 5.
Dermatology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Nail pathology may reflect a wide array of localized and systemic dermatological conditions. Certain nail findings such as melanonychia can create diagnostic challenges even to nail experts. We report a case of a 78-year-old man who presented with melanonychia of the great toe. Read More
Cureus 2020 Nov 28;12(11):e11756. Epub 2020 Nov 28.
Dermatology, San Diego Family Dermatology, National City, USA.
Pool swimmers are susceptible to pedal dermatoses. The causes for these conditions are asteototic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, friction-induced injury, infections, keratoderma, pruritus, thermal injury, ultraviolet radiation exposure, and urticaria. The specific dermatoses include aquagenic keratoderma, aquagenic pruritus, aquagenic urticaria, cold-induced urticaria, contact urticaria, erosion interdigitalis blastomycetica, erythrasma, Mycobacterium abscessus hand and foot disease, onychomycosis, photosensitivity, pitted keratolysis, plantar verruca, pool dermatitis, pool feet, pool toes, pool water dermatitis, pseudomonas hot-foot syndrome, skin cancer, subcorneal hematoma, sunburn, swim fin dermatitis, tinea pedis, toe web infection, and xerosis. Read More
Cureus 2020 Sep 30;12(9):e10733. Epub 2020 Sep 30.
Erythrasma is a bacterial infection of the skin typically caused by Corynebacterium minutissimum. This pathogen infects the stratum corneum in warm and wet areas of the skin. Most commonly, the axillary, inguinal, and interdigital regions are affected. Read More
Wien Med Wochenschr 2021 Feb 26;171(1-2):24-28. Epub 2020 May 26.
Diagnostic Consultation Center I, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Background: Erythrasma is a superficial skin infection that presents with red-brown, flaky macules. It is caused by the Gram-positive bacteria Corynebacterium minutissimum. The purpose of our study is to investigate the prevalence and incidence of erythrasma in active sportsmen, i. Read More