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    Epidemiological profile of tinea capitis in São Paulo City.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):283-284
    School of Medical Sciences at Santa Casa de São Paulo (FCMSCSP) - São Paulo (SP), Brazil.
    Tinea capitis is the most common fungal infection in children. The identification of the etiologic agent helps clinicians make their therapeutic choice. Studies conducted in different countries show a changing pattern of the main etiological agents according to their regions. Read More

    Impact of drug therapy on brachioradial pruritus.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):281-282
    Department of Dermatology, Instituto Lauro de Souza Lima (ILSL) - Bauru (SP), Brazil.
    Few studies have described therapeutic options in brachioradial pruritus. We describe a cross-sectional study of brachioradial pruritus patients treated in an outpatient unit. We reviewed medical records and interviewed brachioradial pruritus patients without indication for decompressive surgery, in order to access the perceptions of intensity of pruritus prior to treatment and response to therapy. Read More

    Sexually transmitted infections and PRO-LIVES: based on a clinical report.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):279-280
    Division of Dermatology and Division of Medical Education of the School of Medical Sciences - Universidade Estadual de Campinas (FCM-UNICAMP) - Campinas (SP), Brazil.
    Physicians are also responsible for the increase in sexually transmitted infections. We report a case of patient inadequately monitored, that shows the importance of physicians to take basic measures with any individual at risk of acquiring such infections. We propose the following mnemonic acrostic: PRO-LIVES (Protection: usual and proper codom use, Responsibility, Other orientations, Laboratory tests -HIV infection, syphilis and B and C hepatitis-, Immunization: B hepatitis vaccination, Various: at least two patients, Ensure: case history and physical examination, Single dose treatment: whenever possible). Read More

    Study of 448 cases of melanoma in situ in two hospitals in Rio de Janeiro.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):277-278
    Department of Pathology - Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF) - Niterói (RJ), Brazil.
    The diagnosis of cutaneous melanoma in situ, considered to have excellent prognosis, has been increasingly frequent, with rare isolated reports of cutaneous melanoma in situ presenting recurrence, metastasis, and death. No specific study is found in the literature about these lesions of unexpected behavior. We describe the demographic and histopathological findings of 448 cases of cutaneous melanoma in situ in 369 patients, emphasizing the prognostic criteria of those with unfavorable outcomes, corresponding to 9 cases in which regression had no significant role. Read More

    Case for diagnosis. A bluish nodule on the scalp.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):275-276
    Department of Dermatology - University Hospital "Dr. José Eleuterio González" Autonomous University of Nuevo León - Monterrey (N.L), México.
    Acrospiroma, also known as hidradenoma, is a rare cutaneous tumor that has several histological characteristics. As a consequence, a high index of suspicion is necessary for its diagnosis. Here we report a case that illustrates the importance of a good clinical-pathologic correlation in order to recognize this disease. Read More

    Do you know this syndrome? Nail patela syndrome: a pathognomonic dermatologic finding.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):273-274
    Intensive Care Department of the Hospital Barra D'Or - Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil.
    The nail-patella syndrome involves a clinical tetrad of changes in the nails, knees, elbows and the presence of iliac horns. Nail changes are the most constant feature: absent, hypoplastic, or dystrophic. A pathognomonic finding is the presence of the triangular lunula. Read More

    Do you know this syndrome? Werner syndrome.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):271-272
    School of Medicine, Selcuk University - Konya, Turkey.
    Werner syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder, caused by mutations in the WRN gene. Clinical findings include: senile appearance, short stature, grey hair, alopecia, bird-like face, scleroderma-like skin changes, skin ulcers, voice abnormalities, cataracts, osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes mellitus, ischemic heart disease and hypogonadism. The syndrome begins to become apparent in adolescence but it is usually diagnosed in the third or fourth decade of life. Read More

    Periungual tegumentary leishmaniasis: a diagnostic challenge.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):268-269
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Dermatology Unit, of the School of Medical Sciences of the State University of Campinas (Unicamp) - Campinas (SP), Brazil.
    Periungual and paronychia-like skin lesions can mimic various diseases, setting up a diagnostic challenge that invariably requires correlation with complementary tests. We report a case of an ulcerated tumor of the nailfold diagnosed as leishmaniasis. Although paronychia-like cutaneous leishmaniasis is a rare variant, its epidemiological relevance in Brazil should prompt dermatologists to include it as a plausible diagnosis thus leading to correct work up and treatment. Read More

    White starburst-like pattern as a dermoscopic clue in Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):266-267
    Dermatology Department. Hospital Virgen de las Nieves. Granada. Spain.
    A 70-year-old woman was referred to our dermatological unit by her general practitioner last summer, with a history of a two-month ulcerated purplish lesion on her left arm that spread centrifugally and that unsuccessfully treated with topical corticosteroids. The dermoscopic evaluation revealed an erythematous macula with central ulceration that showed the characteristic called "white starburst-like pattern" and some vascular structures (dotted vessels, polymorphous⁄ atypical vessels). The diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis was made after histopathologic analysis and polymerase chain reaction essay. Read More

    Sweet's syndrome associated with Crohn's disease.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):263-265
    Medical student of the Universidade do Estado do Pará (UEPA) - Belém (PA), Brazil.
    Sweet's syndrome is an uncommon benign skin disorder, whose pathogenesis remains unknown. Its classic form is more common in women and presents itself as papular-nodular, painful and erythematous or violaceous lesions. It mainly affects the face, neck, and upper limbs. Read More

    Lower lip reconstruction using a skin-mucosa Abbe-Estlander flap after squamous cell carcinoma excision.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):260-262
    Department of Dermatology, San Cecilio University Hospital - Granada. Spain.
    Lips are structures that play an essential role in aesthetics and in different functions such as nutrition and speech. The complex anatomy of the lips - with three different layers composed of skin, mucosa, and muscles - makes surgical management of this area a therapeutic challenge. The use of flaps for the reconstruction of large defects with low risk of necrosis is possible given the abundant blood supply of the lips. Read More

    Giant congenital melanocytic nevi: 40 years of experience with the serial excision technique.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):256-259
    School of Medicine at Universidade de São Paulo (USP) - São Paulo (SP), Brazil.
    Although giant congenital melanocytic nevus is a rare lesion, it causes significant deformity and carries a risk of malignant degeneration. Different surgical techniques for the lesion removal are described, including serial resection, resection with skin grafting, and resection and coverage with expanded skin flap (skin expanders). The aim of this study is to report the author's 40 years of experience with cases requiring at least 4 serial excisions to complete the treatment. Read More

    Hidroacanthoma simplex: dermoscopy and cryosurgery treatment.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):253-255
    Department of Dermatology. Hospital do Servidor Público Estadual de São Paulo - São Paulo (SP), Brazil.
    Hidroacanthoma simplex is a rare intraepidermal neoplasia that arises from the acrosyringial portion of the eccrine duct. Malignant transformation of hidroacanthoma simplex is reported in the literature and the treatment is performed with wide excision or Mohs micrographic surgery. We report the first case successfully treated with cryosurgery with a long-term follow up. Read More

    Florid cemento-osseous dysplasia and peripheral giant cell granuloma in a patient with neurofibromatosis 1.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):249-252
    Department of Oral Pathology, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) - Natal (RN), Brazil.
    We report a 35-year-old mulatto female patient with neurofibromatosis Type 1 who presented with facial asymmetry. The patient had two lesions: florid cemento-osseous dysplasia associated with peripheral giant cell granuloma. She was referred for surgical treatment of the peripheral giant cell granuloma and the florid cemento-osseous dysplasia was treated conservatively by a multidisciplinary team. Read More

    Schamberg's disease: case report with therapeutic success by using colchicine.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):246-248
    Department of Dermatology of the Instituto Lauro de Souza Lima (ILSL) - Bauru (SP), Brazil.
    Pigmented purpuric dermatoses (PPD) include a spectrum of diseases with different clinical aspects, but with similar histopathological features. Specific clinical findings allow the division of PPD in variants. Schamberg's disease is the most common. Read More

    Verrucous carcinoma of the vulva: diagnosis and treatment.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):243-245
    Dermatology Clinic at Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericórdia de São Paulo - São Paulo (SP), Brazil.
    Vulvar cancer accounts for less than 1% of malignancies in women. Verrucous carcinoma of the vulva is a rare histological variation, comprising less than 1% of vulvar cancer cases. Although it is characterized as being locally invasive, the condition is not associated with metastatic spreading. Read More

    Ductal eccrine carcinoma of the axilla: a diagnostic pitfall.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):239-242
    Department of Dermatology, Instituto Português de Oncologia de Lisboa - Lisboa, Portugal.
    Ductal eccrine carcinoma (DEC) is a rare sweat gland carcinoma with ductular differentiation. Clinically, it is characterized by a slowly growing, hardened plaque or nodule predominantly located on the head and neck. Histologically, DEC shares similar features to invasive breast carcinoma, thus causing great diagnostic challenges. Read More

    Cutaneous angiosarcoma: report of three different and typical cases admitted in a unique dermatology clinic.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):235-238
    Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (Ufes) - Vitória (ES), Brazil.
    Angiosarcoma is a rare and aggressive tumor with high rates of metastasis and relapse. It shows a particular predilection for the skin and superficial soft tissues. We report three distinct and typical cases of angiosarcoma that were diagnosed in a single dermatology clinic over the course of less than a year: i) Angiosarcoma in lower limb affected by chronic lymphedema, featuring Stewart-Treves syndrome; ii) a case of the most common type of angiosarcoma loated in the scalp and face of elderly man and; iii) a skin Angiosarcoma in previously irradiated breast. Read More

    Proliferative nodule in melanocytic nevi mimicking deep penetrating nevus.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):231-233
    Department of Dermatology, San Cecilio University Hospital - Granada, Spain.
    Proliferative nodules can occasionally arise on congenital and acquired melanocytic nevi. At first sight their clinical and pathologic features cause alert to both dermatologist and dermatopathologist. However, proliferative nodules are typically benign, regression is common and there is minimum risk of malignization. Read More

    Evaluation of surgical margins according to the histological type of basal cell carcinoma.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):226-230
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of the Federal University of Sergipe (HU-UFS), Aracaju, SE, Brazil.
    Basal cell carcinoma is the most common skin cancer in the world. The aim of this study was to evaluate the surgical margin of basal cell carcinoma and correlate this with its histologic subtype. A retrospective analysis of pathology laboratory records from 1990 to 2000 was performed and the following data was collected: age, sex, race, anatomical location, histological type, and state of the excision margins in 1,428 histopathological reports of basal cell carcinoma. Read More

    Refining the ideas of "ethnic" skin.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):221-225
    Department of Dermatology, University of Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    Skin disease occur worldwide, affecting people of all nationalities and all skin types. These diseases may have a genetic component and may manifest differently in specific population groups; however, there has been little study on this aspect. If population-based differences exist, it is reasonable to assume that understanding these differences may optimize treatment. Read More

    Oxybutynin as an alternative treatment for hyperhidrosis.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):217-220
    Departament of Drugs and Medicines of the Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" (Unesp) - Botucatu (SP), Brazil.
    Hyperhidrosis is the excessive production of sweating, which can be primary and focal or secondary to various pathologies. The exact cause of primary focal hyperhidrosis is still unknown, although a genetic basis is recognized, and its prevalence varies from 1% to 2.8%. Read More

    Efficacy and safety of superficial chemical peeling in treatment of active acne vulgaris.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):212-216
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Malaysia Sabah - Sabah, Malaysia.
    Acne vulgaris is an extremely common condition affecting the pilosebaceous unit of the skin and characterized by presence of comedones, papules, pustules, nodules, cysts, which might result in permanent scars. Acne vulgaris commonly involve adolescents and young age groups. Active acne vulgaris is usually associated with several complications like hyper or hypopigmentation, scar formation and skin disfigurement. Read More

    Prevalence of photoprotection and its associated factors in risk group for skin cancer in Teresina, Piauí.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):206-210
    Faculdade Facid-DeVry - Teresina (PI), Brazil.
    Background:: The incidence of skin cancer has increased worldwide, particularly melanoma rates, which had a mean development of 2.6 % a year in the last 10 years. The agreement on the relation between long-term or chronic exposure to the sun and the emergence of these neoplasias has made several workers who perform activities exposed to solar radiation to form a risk group for the development of skin cancer, community health agents included. Read More

    A prospective study of patients with large congenital melanocytic nevi and the risk of melanoma.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):200-205
    Dermatology Unity - Hospital das Clinicas - Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) - Belo Horizonte (MG), Brazil.
    Background:: Large congenital melanocytic nevus (LCMN) is considered a risk factor for melanoma, although the magnitude of this risk is controversial.

    Objective:: To evaluate the risk of melanoma development in patients with LCMN seen at a dermatology referral center in Brazil during a twelve-year period. To the best of our knowledge, there are no published similar studies on large congenital melanocytic nevus in South America. Read More

    Hidradenitis suppurativa: epidemiological study of cases diagnosed at a dermatological reference center in the city of Bauru, in the Brazilian southeast State of São Paulo, between 2005 and 2015.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):196-199
    Department of Dermatology, Instituto Lauro de Souza Lima (ILSL) - Bauru (SP), Brazil.
    Background:: Hidradenitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the hair follicles. A treatment is necessary due to chronicity and psychological changes that patient present.

    Objective:: To investigate epidemiological aspects and elaborate a risk group profile, promote early diagnosis and contribute to the knowledge about the disease. Read More

    Effects of isotretinoin on the olfactory function in patients with acne.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):191-195
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology - Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine - Kayseri, Turkey.
    Background:: Isotretinoin is a synthetic analog of vitamin A. Recent studies support a role for retinoic acid in the recovery of olfactory function following injury in mice.

    Objective:: This study aimed at determining the effect of isotretinoin on olfactory function in patients who have acne and are otherwise healthy. Read More

    Combination therapy with butyrate and docosahexaenoic acid for keloid fibrogenesis: an in vitro study.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):184-190
    Division of Nutrition and Metabolism, Department of Biophysics, Graduate School of Health Sciences, Kobe University - Kobe, Japan.
    Background:: A single, effective therapeutic regimen for keloids has not been established yet, and the development of novel therapeutic approaches is expected. Butyrate, a short-chain fatty acid, and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid, play multiple anti-inflammatory and anticancer roles via their respective mechanisms of action.

    Objective:: In this study, we evaluated the antifibrogenic effects of their single and combined use on keloid fibroblasts. Read More

    Particular characteristics of atopic eczema in tropical environments. The Tropical Environment Control for Chronic Eczema and Molecular Assessment (TECCEMA) cohort study.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):177-183
    Group of Clinical and Experimental Allergy, Pediatric and Allergy Department, University of Antioquia - Medellín, Colombia.
    Background:: Atopic dermatitis is a prevalent health problem in the world. Allergic sensitization is an important risk factor, but the roles of other factors, inherent in tropic region, are unknown.

    Objective:: A cohort study was designed in a tropical city to investigate molecular and environmental risk factors for eczema, considering as particular features perennial exposure to mites, poor living conditions and others tropical characteristics. Read More

    Clinical and laboratory characteristics, staging, and outcomes of individuals with AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma at an university hospital.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):172-176
    Department of Tropical Medicine - Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE) - Recife (PE), Brazil.
    Background:: Kaposi's sarcoma continues to be the most common human immunodeficiency virus - associated neoplasm with considerable morbidity and mortality.

    Objective:: To describe the clinical and laboratory characteristics, initial staging, and outcomes of aids patients with Kaposi's sarcoma at an university hospital of Recife, Pernambuco.

    Methods:: This is a descriptive study with analytic character, retrospective, of a case series between 2004 and 2014. Read More

    Increased salivary aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 in non-reticular oral lichen planus.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):168-171
    Dental Research Center, Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences - Tehran, Iran.
    Background:: Oral lichen planus is a potentially malignant disorder. One of the malignant transformation markers is cancer stem cells. One of the proposed marker for the detection of cancer stem cells's in head and neck cancer is aldehyde dehydrogenase. Read More

    Melanoma: tumor microenvironment and new treatments.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):156-166
    Dermatology Department of Universidade de São Paulo Medical School (FMUSP) - São Paulo (SP), Brazil.
    In the recent past years, many discoveries in the tumor microenvironment have led to changes in the management of melanoma and it is rising up hopes, specially, to those in advanced stages. FDA approved seven new drugs from 2011 to 2014. They are: Vemurafenib, Dabrafenib and Trametinib, kinases inhibitors used for patients that have BRAFV600E mutation; Ipilimumab (anti-CTLA4), Pembrolizumab (anti-PD-1) and Nivolumab (anti-PD-1), monoclonal antibodies that stimulate the immune system; and Peginterferon alfa-2b, an anti-proliferative cytokine used as adjuvant therapy. Read More

    Symmetrical peripheral gangrene complicating ventricular pseudoaneurysm: a report of an unusual case and a brief review of the literature.
    An Bras Dermatol 2016 Sep-Oct;91(5 suppl 1):169-171
    R.G.Kar Medical College - Kolkata, India.
    Symmetrical peripheral gangrene is an ischemic necrosis simultaneously involving the distal portions of two or more extremities without any proximal arterial obstruction or vasculitis. It may occur as a result of a large number of infectious and non-infectious causes. A few cases of symmetrical peripheral gangrene associated with cardiac disease have been described in the literature. Read More

    Squamous cell carcinoma arising in a multiple verrucous epidermal nevus.
    An Bras Dermatol 2016 Sep-Oct;91(5 suppl 1):166-168
    Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP) - São Paulo (SP), Brazil.
    Verrucous epidermal nevi are hamartomatous lesions of the epidermis that, unlike other epidermal nevi (such as sebaceous nevus or nevus comedonicus), are rarely associated with malignant neoplasms. The majority of squamous cell carcinoma develop in linear or multiple epidermal nevus and rarely in solitary epidermal nevus. In general, the prognosis is favorable. Read More

    Gianotti-Crosti syndrome: a case report of a teenager.
    An Bras Dermatol 2016 Sep-Oct;91(5 suppl 1):163-165
    Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) - Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil.
    Gianotti-Crosti syndrome is a rare disease characterized by acral papular eruption with symmetrical distribution. It is a benign and self-limited disease; the symptoms disappear after two to eight weeks, without recurrences or scars. Skin lesions are usually asymptomatic. Read More

    Oculoectodermal syndrome: twentieth described case with new manifestations.
    An Bras Dermatol 2016 Sep-Oct;91(5 suppl 1):160-162
    Instituto de Medicina Integral Professor Fernando Figueira (IMIP) - Recife (PE), Brazil.
    Oculoectodermal syndrome is a rare disease characterized by the association of aplasia cutis congenita, epibulbar dermoids, and other abnormalities. This report describes the twentieth case of the disease. We report a 4-year-old female child who presented with the classical features of the syndrome: aplasia cutis congenita and epibulbar dermoids. Read More

    Morbihan syndrome: a case report and literature review.
    An Bras Dermatol 2016 Sep-Oct;91(5 suppl 1):157-159
    Universidade de Santo Amaro (Unisa) - São Paulo (SP), Brazil.
    Morbihan syndrome is a rare entity that more commonly affects women in the third or fourth decade of life. It is considered a special form of rosacea and its pathogenesis is not fully known. It is clinically characterized by the slow appearance of erythema and solid edemas on the upper portion of the face, with accentuation in the periorbital region, forehead, glabella, nose, and cheeks. Read More

    Histiocytoid Sweet's syndrome presenting with annular erythematous plaques.
    An Bras Dermatol 2016 Sep-Oct;91(5 suppl 1):154-156
    Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) - Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil.
    Histiocytoid Sweet's Syndrome is a rare inflammatory disease described in 2005 as a variant of the classical Sweet's Syndrome (SS). Histopathologically, the dermal inflammatory infiltrate is composed mainly of mononuclear cells that have a histiocytic appearance and represent immature myeloid cells. We describe a case of Histiocytoid Sweet's Syndrome in an 18-year-old man. Read More

    Rosacea fulminans: unusual clinical presentation of rosacea.
    An Bras Dermatol 2016 Sep-Oct;91(5 suppl 1):151-153
    Fundação Alfredo da Matta (Fuam) - Manaus (AM), Brazil.
    Rosacea fulminans or pyoderma faciale is a rare cutaneous disorder that usually affects women usually between the ages of 15-46. The disease is characterized by sudden onset of papules, pustules, cysts, and painful coalescing nodules with red-cyanotic centrofacial erythema. Although its etiology remains unknown, hormonal, immunological, and vascular factors have been reported. Read More

    Early malignant syphilis.
    An Bras Dermatol 2016 Sep-Oct;91(5 suppl 1):148-150
    Universidade de São Paulo (USP) - São Paulo (SP), Brazil.
    Early malignant syphilis is a rare and severe variant of secondary syphilis. It is clinically characterized by lesions, which can suppurate and be accompanied by systemic symptoms such as high fever, asthenia, myalgia, and torpor state. We report a diabetic patient with characteristic features of the disease showing favorable evolution of the lesions after appropriate treatment. Read More

    Staged retroauricular flap for helical reconstruction after Mohs micrographic surgery.
    An Bras Dermatol 2016 Sep-Oct;91(5 suppl 1):144-147
    Hospital Santa Casa de Curitiba - Curitiba (PR), Brazil.
    Staged retroauricular flap is a great option for full-thickness defects along the helical rim and antihelix. Donor site consists of the posterior ear, postauricular sulcus and mastoid area. The advantages of this flap include hidden donor scar, donor tissue similarity and rich vascularity. Read More

    Paramedian forehead flap combined with hinge flap for nasal tip reconstruction.
    An Bras Dermatol 2016 Sep-Oct;91(5 suppl 1):140-143
    Hospital Santa Casa de Curitiba - Curitiba (PR), Brazil.
    The paramedian forehead flap is a great option for restoration of complex nasal defects. For full-thickness defects, it may be used alone or in combination with other methods. We present a patient with a basal cell carcinoma on the distal nose treated by Mohs micrographic surgery, and a resulting full-thickness defect repaired with paramedian forehead flap combined with a hinge flap. Read More

    Paradoxical psoriasis after the use of anti-TNF in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis.
    An Bras Dermatol 2016 Sep-Oct;91(5 suppl 1):137-139
    Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (Uerj) - Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil.
    The use of tumor necrosis factor antagonists (anti-TNF) has become a usual practice to treat various inflammatory diseases. Although indicated for the treatment of psoriasis, anti-TNF may paradoxically trigger a psoriasiform condition. We present a case of a female patient who, during the use of infliximab for rheumatoid arthritis, developed psoriasis. Read More

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