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Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):E23-E29
Department of Dermatology, State University of New York Downstate, and Department of Dermatology, Brooklyn Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Pilonidal sinus disease often presents as a chronic problem in otherwise healthy hirsute men. A range of conservative techniques to surgical flaps have been employed to treat this condition. We review the literature on management of pilonidal sinus disease, including conservative and surgical techniques as well as novel laser therapy. Read More
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):E12-E14
Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Redwood City, California, USA.
There are many potential sources of error in clinical practice. An astute clinician must not only work hard to prevent errors but also minimize harmful sequelae that could arise from errors that do occur. A rare but real source of error is cross-contamination of pathology specimens. Read More
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):E30-E32
Department of Dermatology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA.
Fibrofolliculoma and trichodiscoma are adnexal tumors that arise from or around hair follicles and are two of the many characteristic features of Birt-Hogg-Dubé (BHD) syndrome. Fibrofolliculoma and other hair follicle hamartomas can be differentiated from their clinically indistinct counterparts (eg, trichodiscomas, trichoadenomas) by histologic and staining comparison. We report a rare case of a 54-year-old man who presented with a subcutaneous papule on the abdomen that was histologically proven to have features of both a solitary fibrofolliculoma and trichodiscoma. Read More
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):E8-E11
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, and Jobst Vascular Institute/ProMedica Health System Toledo Hospital, Ohio, USA.
Angiosarcoma is a vascular malignancy that can affect various anatomic sites. Although rare, cutaneous angiosarcoma is the most common clinical manifestation, accounting for approximately 50% to 60% of cases. Cutaneous angiosarcoma typically is known to occur in 3 settings: (1) idiopathic, (2) following radiation treatment, and (3) in the setting of chronic lymphedema following mastectomy (known as Stewart-Treves syndrome). Read More
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):E6-E7
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA.
The preliminary year before dermatology training can be the source of much anxiety. However, there are aspects of it that can be rewarding and even fun. Herein, I present some of my own experiences as well as those of colleagues to help relieve stress and hopefully focus on the positive aspects of this busy year and the transition into dermatology training. Read More
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):E33-E34
Department of Family Practice, Mercer University School of Medicine, Columbus, Georgia, USA.
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):E12-E14
College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):E15-E17
Department of Dermatology, Istanbul Medeniyet University Goztepe Research and Training Hospital, Turkey.
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):E21-E22
Division of Dermatology, Ohio State University Department of Internal Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):E4-E5
Private practice, Hickory, North Carolina, USA.
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):E1-E3
Department of Dermatology, Kaiser Permanente Panorama City Medical Center, California, USA.
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):252-256
Department of Dermatology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York; and Department of Dermatology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, and Department of Dermatology, New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
As technology continues to advance, so too does its accessibility to the general population. Mobile applications (apps) have become a part of the medical field, with dermatology being no exception. There are various types of dermatology apps, including teledermatology, self-surveillance, disease guide, reference, dermoscopy, conference, education, photograph storage and sharing, and journal apps, and others. Read More
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):243-246
Goldenberg Dermatology, PC, New York, USA.
Vaginal rejuvenation procedures are designed to improve the aesthetic appearance and/or function of the female genitalia. The popularity of these techniques continues to increase as more patients seek to reverse the effects of aging, childbearing, and/or hormonal changes. Newer strategies focus on laser and radiofrequency (RF) devices, which have provided noninvasive options for treatment. Read More
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):232-234
Department of Dermatology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA.
Lionfish () are an invasive species originally from the Indian and Pacific oceans and the Red Sea that now are found all along the southeastern coast of the United States. Prompt and comprehensive treatment provides benefit to the patient. As lionfish numbers continue to increase, physicians across multiple specialties and regions may see an increase in envenomation injuries. Read More
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):226-228
Department of Dermatology, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, New Hyde Park, New York, USA.
Inpatient dermatology has transitioned from units that admitted and cared for patients with chronic dermatoses to consultative services that provide a wide breadth of care, leading to a paradigm shift in the role and impact of dermatologists in the inpatient setting. Consultative dermatology provides a distinct and essential service in the care of hospitalized patients, leading to improved care quality along with reductions in inappropriate health care spending. Read More
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):224;237;238
Departments of Dermatology and Laboratory Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA.
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):223;230;231
Department of Dermatology, Hospital Sultanah Aminah Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):219-220
Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):291-294
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine/Largo Medical Center, Florida, USA.
Nevus sebaceus (NS)(organoid nevus) is a benign follicular neoplasm that commonly occurs on the scalp, face, or neck. With time, it may give rise to benign or malignant tumors such as trichoblastoma, syringocystadenoma papilliferum, and basal cell carcinoma (BCC). Rarely, other types of neoplasms may develop. Read More
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):283-286
Department of Dermatology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA.
Trametinib, a mitogen-activated extracellular signal-regulated kinase (MEK) inhibitor, has demonstrated great promise in treating metastatic melanoma associated with BRAF V600E and V600K mutations; however, it also is highly associated with cutaneous adverse events (AEs). As both BRAF and MEK inhibitors become increasingly used to treat malignant melanoma, it is important to better characterize these AEs so that we can manage them. Herein, we present a case of a 66-year-old man who developed erythematous scaly papules on the face and bilateral upper extremities after beginning therapy with trametinib. Read More
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):266;271;272
Department of Clinical Biomedical Science, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton; ClearlyDerm, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.
Leukemia cutis (LC) is a rare neoplastic infiltration of the skin or subcutaneous tissue by leukemic cells. Because it correlates with sites of additional extramedullary involvement, it typically portends a poor prognosis. Although most cases of LC present concurrently with bone marrow infiltration, skin findings may precede systemic involvement in some cases; thus, early detection by dermatologists is essential. Read More
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):262-264
Silver Falls Dermatology, Salem, Oregon; Department of Dermatopathology, Western University of Health Sciences, Lebanon, Oregon, USA.
Trichodysplasia spinulosa (TS) is a rare skin condition seen in immunosuppressed patients that is characterized by folliculocentric papules with central spiny spicules mainly on the face. We report the case of an 82-year-old woman with a history of treated non-Hodgkin lymphoma and a recent diagnosis of stage IV colon cancer. She presented with clinical and histopathologic findings consistent with TS occurring prior to starting immunosuppressive therapy for colon cancer. Read More
Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):274;276;278
Department of Dermatology, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA.
Acquired perforating dermatosis (APD) is characterized by pruritic craterlike lesions with a predilection for patients affected by chronic kidney disease or diabetes mellitus (DM). We present a case of a 57-year-old black woman admitted for chest pain and dyspnea who was found to have 2 teardrop-shaped yellow-white-chalky plaques consistent with APD that developed at the site of a preexisting split-thickness skin graft (STSG). We also review the literature on APD. Read More
Cutis 2018 Sep;102(3):E12-E14
Tru-Skin Dermatology, Cedar Park, Texas, USA.
Acral cutaneous metastasis from internal malignancy is rare, and the pathogenesis is not completely understood. We present the case of a 54-year-old black woman with a history of breast cancer diagnosed 2 years prior who developed multiple cutaneous metastases to acral sites involving the palmar and plantar surfaces of the hands and feet. This case represents an unusual metastatic pattern of breast carcinoma that arose after treatment with bevacizumab, an angiogenesis inhibitor that binds vascular endothelial growth factor A. Read More
Cutis 2018 Sep;102(3):E8-E9
Department of Dermatology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Section of Dermatology, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
We report the case of an 8-year-old boy who was taking amantadine off label for multiple childhood neurobehavioral disorders and subsequently developed livedo reticularis. Although this side effect is well-described in adult patients taking amantadine for Parkinson disease, it is now being seen in children as the off-label use of amantadine is expanded to this population. Read More
Cutis 2018 Sep;102(3):E2-E4
Department of Dermatology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA.
Nevus of Ota is a blue, hyperpigmented, benign dermatosis of the skin and mucosae that most often occurs unilaterally in the distribution of the ophthalmic (V1) and maxillary (V2) branches of the trigeminal nerve. Although uncommon, association with malignant melanoma is a complication that must be considered in the evaluation of patients with nevus of Ota. Mutations in the and genes in patients with nevus of Ota place them at higher risk for malignant melanoma and metastasis. Read More
Cutis 2018 Sep;102(3):E31-E34
Department of Dermatopathology, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, California, USA.
Primary cutaneous diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, leg type (DLBCLLT) is a rare, intermediately aggressive form of primary cutaneous B-cell lymphoma (CBCL) that is characterized by the presence of large round cells on histopathology. Clinically, patients present with red-brown nodules on the distal legs. The prognosis is less favorable than other types of CBCLs, with a 5-year survival rate of 50%. Read More
Cutis 2018 09;102(3):E19-E21
Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, Athens, USA.
Cutis 2018 09;102(3):E24-E25
Laser Surgery and Scar Center, San Antonio Military Health System, Texas, USA.
Cutis 2018 09;102(3):E26-E27
National Skin Centre, Singapore.
Cutis 2018 09;102(3):E22-E23
Department of Dermatology, Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West, New York, New York, USA.
Cutis 2018 09;102(3):E10-E11
Dermatology Department, University of California, Irvine, USA.
Cutis 2018 09;102(3):E5-E7
Department of Pathology, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia, USA.
Cutis 2018 Sep;102(3):210-211
Department of Dermatology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, New Jersey, USA.
Cutis 2018 09;102(3):163-166
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA.
Cutis 2018 09;102(3):159-160
Department of Dermatology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, and Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, USA.
Cutis 2018 Sep;102(3):151;152;154
Department of Dermatology, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Goztepe Research and Training Hospital, Turkey.
Cutis 2018 09;102(3):102
Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Mt Sinai St. Luke's of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA.
Cutis 2018 Sep;102(3):205-209
Departments of Pathology and Social Sciences & Health Policy; Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.
Although topical corticosteroids are the mainstay of treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD), these medications may lose efficacy over time, a phenomenon known as tachyphylaxis. However, the underlying mechanism for tachyphylaxis may be due to lack of treatment adherence rather than loss of efficacy of topical corticosteroids. In this study, we aimed to determine if AD patients who were previously unsuccessfully treated with topical corticosteroids would respond to desoximetasone spray 0. Read More
Cutis 2018 Sep;102(3):191-194
Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Mt Sinai St. Luke's of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA.
Predisposition to cutaneous viral infections is known to be a minor criterion of Hanifin and Rajka's diagnostic standard of atopic dermatitis (AD); however, the causal relationship between molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV) infection and AD onset or aggravation has not been widely explored. The objective of this study was to identify pediatric patients with AD onset or flare triggered by MCV infection as well as to characterize the setting under which MCV may trigger AD onset or flares in children. Fifty children with prior or current MCV infection presenting sequentially to an outpatient pediatric dermatology practice over a 1-month period were evaluated. Read More
Cutis 2018 Sep;102(3):185;186;189;190
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, St. Jude Heritage Medical Group, Fullerton, California, USA.
Notalgia paresthetica (NP) is a common, often refractory sensory neuropathic syndrome with the hallmark symptoms of localized pruritus and dysesthesia of the unilateral infrascapular region. Brachioradial pruritus (BRP) is similarly classified as a localized pruritus syndrome but of the upper extremities, typically one or both forearms. Notalgia paresthetica and BRP are both generally chronic, nonlethal, incurable conditions with intermittent remissions and exacerbation. Read More
Cutis 2018 Sep;102(3):179-182
Department of Dermatology, Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AITL) is an aggressive form of peripheral T-cell lymphoma that is characterized by lymphadenopathy, night sweats, fever, weight loss, and autoimmune phenomena. Cutaneous manifestations are present in up to 50% of cases, but few cases are reported in the dermatologic literature. We present a case of AITL that manifested in the skin. Read More
Cutis 2018 Sep;102(3):169;170;175;176
Department of Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Reports of levamisole-induced vasculopathy (LIV) secondary to use of levamisole-contaminated cocaine largely have been limited to the skin. We report the case of a 35-year-old woman with painful purpuric lesions affecting the cheeks, nose, ears, arms, and legs of several days' duration. She recently had used crack cocaine. Read More
Cutis 2018 Sep;102(3):201-204
Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Center, Dalton, Georgia, USA.
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a complex chronic pruritic skin disease in which helper T cell (TH2)-type cytokines IL-4 and IL-13 are key contributors in the inflammatory response. Debate still exists as to whether disease initiation is due to immune responses or barrier dysregulation. The disease course is divided into infantile, childhood, and adolescent/adult stages and exhibits an extensive clinical spectrum. Read More
Cutis 2018 08;102(2):E11-E13
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, and Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan.
Cutis 2018 08;102(2):E7-E10
Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Cutis 2018 Aug;102(2):E16-E18
Dell Medical School, University of Texas Southwestern, Austin, USA.
The cutaneous manifestations of Crohn disease (CD) are varied and include pyoderma gangrenosum, erythema nodosum, and metastatic CD (MCD). The latter is defined as the occurrence of granulomatous lesions at a skin site distant from the gastrointestinal tract. Metastatic CD involving the vulva and perineum is rare and thus often is difficult to diagnose. Read More
Cutis 2018 Aug;102(2):E20-E23
Department of Dermatology, George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Washington, USA.
Dermal fillers are medical devices regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA); therefore, reported adverse events (AEs) are publicly available via OpenFDA. Evaluation of historical AE data trends may help distinguish between AEs related to expected learning curves associated with a new type of filler from AEs related to inherent characteristics of a product. In this study, the full history of AE data was evaluated to establish reproducible learning curves for FDA-approved dermal fillers. Read More
Cutis 2018 Aug;102(2):E27-E30
Division of Dermatology, University of Texas Dell Medical School, Austin, USA.
Novice microscopists may struggle with identifying both the appropriate lesion for bedside testing as well as preparation and interpretation of the specimen. This article will serve as a guide to identify what type of primary lesion should prompt consideration of microscopic evaluation in the outpatient setting, provide specific details about how to properly obtain and analyze such a specimen, and elaborate basic information about the interpretation thereof. Read More