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    Efficacy and Safety of Topical Oxymetazoline Cream 1.0% for Treatment of Persistent Facial Erythema Associated With Rosacea: Findings From the Two Phase 3, 29-Day, Randomized, Controlled REVEAL Trials.
    J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 Jan 30. Epub 2018 Jan 30.
    Allergan plc, Irvine, CA.
    Background: Rosacea is a chronic dermatologic condition with limited treatment options.

    Objective: To evaluate topical oxymetazoline cream 1.0% in patients with moderate to severe persistent erythema of rosacea. Read More

    Efficacy and Safety of Oxymetazoline Cream 1.0% for Treatment of Persistent Facial Erythema Associated With Rosacea: Findings From the 52-Week Open Label REVEAL Trial.
    J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 Jan 30. Epub 2018 Jan 30.
    Allergan plc, Irvine, CA.
    Background: Limited treatments are available for persistent erythema of rosacea.

    Objective: To examine long-term safety and efficacy of oxymetazoline cream 1.0% in rosacea patients with moderate to severe persistent erythema. Read More

    Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms Associated with Reactivation of Epstein-Barr Virus and/or Cytomegalovirus Leading to Hemophagocytic Syndrome in One of Two Patients.
    Ann Dermatol 2018 Feb 26;30(1):71-74. Epub 2017 Dec 26.
    Department of Dermatology, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, China.
    Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) is a hypersensitivity reaction characterized by maculopapular rash, exfoliative dermatitis, lymphadenopathy, fever, eosinophilia, and involvement of internal organs. Evidence for reactivation of herpes family viruses has been observed in some DRESS patients, and activated CD8+ T lymphocytes are largely directed against Epstein-Barr virus. Here, we report two cases complicated with this infection. Read More

    [Humoral immune diseases: Cutaneous vasculitis and auto-immune bullous dermatoses].
    Ann Pathol 2018 Feb 27;38(1):31-42. Epub 2017 Dec 27.
    Département de pathologie, service d'anatomie et de cytologie pathologiques, hôpital Henri-Mondor, AP-HP, 51, avenue du Maréchal-de-Lattre-de-Tassigny, 94010 Créteil, France. Electronic address:
    Humoral immunity is the cause of multiple diseases related to antibodies (IgA, IgG, IgM) produced by the patient. Two groups of diseases are identified. The first group is related to circulating antigen-antibody complexes. Read More

    Solitary ulcerated plaque on the face - an unusual presentation of cutaneous plasmacytosis?
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 May-Jun;92(3):410-412
    Dermatovenereology Service, Hospital Garcia de Orta - Almada, Portugal.
    Cutaneous and systemic plasmacytosis is a rare disorder characterized by cutaneous polyclonal plasma cell infiltration frequently associated with polyclonal hypergammaglobulinemia and lymphadenopathy. We report a case of a 67-year-old woman with an inflammatory ulcerated plaque in the left masseter region. A skin biopsy showed dense perivascular infiltrate of mature plasma cells in the dermis without atypia and immunoglobulin light chain restriction. Read More

    Age-induced and photoinduced changes in gene expression profiles in facial skin of Caucasian females across 6 decades of age.
    J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 Jan 14;78(1):29-39.e7. Epub 2017 Nov 14.
    The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Background: Intrinsic and extrinsic factors, including ultraviolet irradiation, lead to visible signs of skin aging.

    Objective: We evaluated molecular changes occurring in photoexposed and photoprotected skin of white women 20 to 74 years of age, some of whom appeared substantially younger than their chronologic age.

    Methods: Histologic and transcriptomics profiling were conducted on skin biopsy samples of photoexposed (face and dorsal forearm) or photoprotected (buttocks) body sites from 158 women. Read More

    Skin as a marker of general feline health: Cutaneous manifestations of infectious disease.
    J Feline Med Surg 2017 Nov;19(11):1149-1165
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, 3900 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
    Practical relevance: Infectious disease in feline patients often presents a diagnostic challenge. This article reviews the most relevant viral, bacterial and protozoal diseases and their cutaneous manifestations. Many of the diseases discussed have overlapping presentations or may mimic more common noninfectious disease processes. Read More

    Chemical peels: A review of current practice.
    Australas J Dermatol 2017 Oct 24. Epub 2017 Oct 24.
    Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
    Chemical peels belong to a group of cutaneous resurfacing procedures that are used in the treatment of photoageing, inflammatory dermatoses, epidermal proliferations, pigmentary disorders and scarring. This review describes best current practice, highlights recent advances in chemical peel technology and discusses the recommended uses for different peel types. It also presents the results of a survey of the chemical peeling practices of 30 Australian dermatologists. Read More

    Cutaneous sarcoidosis: A retrospective case series and a hospital-based case-control study in Taiwan.
    Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Oct;96(40):e8158
    Department of Dermatology, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
    Sarcoidosis is a systemic granulomatous disorder of unknown etiology often involving skin. Studies on cutaneous sarcoidosis and comorbidities are limited. This study is aimed to describe the clinical features of cutaneous sarcoidosis diagnosed in our hospital and to determine the relationships between cutaneous sarcoidosis and comorbidities. Read More

    Granuloma Faciale Treatment: A Systematic Review.
    Acta Derm Venereol 2018 Jan;98(1):14-18
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, University Hospital Jena, Erfurter Strasse 35, DE-07743 Jena, Germany.
    Granuloma faciale is an uncommon benign chronic dermatosis characterized by reddish-brown to violaceous asymptomatic plaques appearing predominantly on the face. The pathogenesis of granuloma faciale remains unclear, and it is frequently unresponsive to therapy. This systematic review aims to summarize all recent publications on the management of granuloma faciale. Read More

    Black peel in facial dermatoses.
    J Cosmet Dermatol 2017 Aug 22. Epub 2017 Aug 22.
    Dermatology department, Academia title for health professional (QU affiliation), Libya, Tripoli.
    Background: Melasma (facial dermatoses) is an acquired chronic disorder of hyperpigmentation over sun exposed parts and continues to be a therapeutic challenge due to the presence of melanin at varying depths in the epidermis and dermis, and many researchers are working hard to find a solution. The main culprit to remain is direct sun exposure, with other factors like drugs, genetic predisposition, thyroid abnormalities, pregnancy, phototoxic and photoallergic cosmetics. Melasma continues to have a remarkable impact on the well-being of affected patients causing deep psychological and social anguish, and with the expansion of cosmetic dermatology globally, treatments that are successful against skin diseases and boost beauty without prolonged recovery periods, or exposing patients to the risks of surgery, are increasingly recognised and acknowledged. Read More

    Facial Erosive Pustular Dermatosis After Cosmetic Resurfacing.
    JAMA Dermatol 2017 Oct;153(10):1021-1025
    Department of Dermatology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor.
    Importance: Erosive pustular dermatosis (EPD) is a rare condition that typically affects actinically damaged skin of the scalp. Characterized by sterile pustules, erosions, and crusts, EPD is difficult to treat and heals slowly. The exact cause of EPD is unknown, although trauma is an inciting factor. Read More


    Otophyma, Rhinophyma and Telangiectatic Rosacea - A Rare Combination in a Female Patient.
    Open Access Maced J Med Sci 2017 Jul 19;5(4):531-532. Epub 2017 Jul 19.
    Polyclinic for Dermatology and Venerology, University Hospital Lozenetz, Academic Educational Hospital of the Saint Kliment Ohridski University, Medical Faculty, Koziak Street 1, Dermatology, Venereology and Dermatologic Surgery; Onkoderma, Private Clinic for Dermatologic Surgery, Dermatology and Surgery, Sofia 1407, Bulgaria.
    Background: Rosacea is an inflammatory facial dermatosis seen more frequently in adults in their second half of life. The phymas are a particular subtype with sebaceous gland hyperplasia and progressive fibrosis.

    Case Report: We report on the rare simultaneous occurrence of telangiectatic rosacea, otophyma and rhinophyma in a 50-year-old female with psoriatic arthritis, chronic lymphedema of the legs, and metabolic syndrome. Read More

    Treatment of Facial Acne Scarring With Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser in Asians, a Retrospective Analysis of Efficacy and Complications.
    Dermatol Surg 2017 Sep;43(9):1137-1143
    *All authors are affiliated with the National Skin Centre, Singapore.
    Background: Fractional carbon dioxide (CO2) laser resurfacing unites the idea of fractional photothermolysis with an ablative 10,600-nm wavelength. This technology permits effective treatment of acne scarring, with shorter recovery and a decreased side effect profile as compared to traditional CO2 laser resurfacing.

    Objective: The aims of this study were to study the efficacy and safety of fractional CO2 laser for acne scars in Asian patients. Read More

    Bilateral Morganella Morganii keratitis in a patient with facial topical corticosteroid-induced rosacea-like dermatitis: a case report.
    BMC Ophthalmol 2017 Jun 28;17(1):106. Epub 2017 Jun 28.
    Department of Dermatology, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Zhejiang, People's Republic of China.
    Background: Bilateral keratitis rarely occurs in individuals without predisposing factors. Here we describe the clinical course of a patient who developed a bilateral keratitis caused by Morganella. morganii which might be associated with long term using of topical corticosteroids-containing preparations on the face. Read More

    Misuse of Topical Corticosteroids over Face: A Clinical Study.
    Indian Dermatol Online J 2017 May-Jun;8(3):186-191
    Department of Dermatology, Swami Dayanand Hospital, New Delhi, India.
    Introduction: Topical corticosteroids (TCS) have been widely used in various dermatological diseases. However, because of inadvertent use, TCS misuse has become a common problem faced by dermatologists in various parts of the world. Prolonged use over the face can cause various side effects such as steroid rosacea, acneiform eruptions, and hypertrichosis. Read More

    Facial botryomycosis-like pyoderma in an HIV-infected patient: remission after initiation of darunavir and raltegravir.
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 2017 Mar-Apr;50(2):277-279
    Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Hospital Universitário Gaffrée e Guinle, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
    Botryomycosis is an uncommon, chronic, suppurative, bacterial infection that primarily affects the skin and subcutaneous tissues. It has long been associated with defects of cellular immunity. We report a 28-year-old woman who presented with a chronic, ulcerated lesion with draining sinuses in the right malar region. Read More

    Misuse of topical corticosteroids on facial skin. A study of 200 patients.
    J Dermatol Case Rep 2017 Mar 31;11(1):5-8. Epub 2017 Mar 31.
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Government Medical College, Jammu, India.
    Background: Topical corticosteroids have become available as over the counter drugs and are widely misused for various conditions.

    Objective: The aim of this study is to assess the clinical and epidemiological aspects of the unjustified use of topical corticosteroids for facial skin.

    Methods: A total of 200 patients with facial dermatoses and topical corticosteroid misapplication daily over face for not less than 30 days were included in the study. Read More

    Dermatoscopic Patterns of Nonfacial Actinic Keratosis: Characterization of Pigmented and Nonpigmented Lesions.
    Dermatol Surg 2017 Nov;43(11):1385-1391
    *All authors are affiliated with the Department of Dermatology, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
    Background: Actinic keratoses (AKs) are dysplastic proliferations of keratinocytes. Studies evaluating nonfacial dermatoscopic pattern of AKs are scarce.

    Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the dermatoscopic patterns of AKs located in nonfacial sites and to compare their patterns with facial lesions. Read More

    Giant Orf on the Nose.
    J Craniofac Surg 2017 May;28(3):e234-e235
    *Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Gaziantep 25 Aralik State Hospital, Gaziantep †National Tularemia Reference Laboratory, Public Health Institution of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey.
    Orf is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by parapoxvirus. Orf lesions are typically seen on the hand, but they have rarely been reported on the nose. Herein, the authors report a rare patient of an orf lesion on the nose of a 52-year-old man after the Muslim celebration of the feast of the sacrifice. Read More

    Chromomycosis, an unusual cause of cicatricial ectropion: a case report.
    Arq Bras Oftalmol 2017 Jan-Feb;80(1):46-48
    Centro de Referência em Oftalmologia, Hospital de Clínica Médica, Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG), Goiania, GO, Brazil.
    Chromomycosis is a fungal infection that affects the epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous tissue and is caused by dematiaceous fungal species that turn black on staining. We report the case of a 50-year-old male patient who was a rural worker and had been treated without success for three decades. Facial lesions progressed and caused severe cicatricial retraction. Read More

    The effect of skin moisture, pH, and temperature on the density of Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis (Acari: Demodicidae) in students and staff of the Erzincan University, Turkey.
    Int J Dermatol 2017 Jul 30;56(7):762-766. Epub 2017 Mar 30.
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, The Kuvin Center for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
    Background: The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and density of Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis in students and staff of the Erzincan University, Turkey, and to define the influence of age, gender, educational level, and hygiene as well as skin moisture, pH, and temperature on the presence of Demodex mites.

    Methods: Healthy people without apparent facial dermatoses from nine faculties and five vocational schools of the university were included in the study. The measurements for moisture, pH, and temperature were conducted in the cheek region, while samples for mite presence were taken from the same region using the standard superficial skin biopsy technique. Read More

    Chronic granulomatous disease as a risk factor for cutaneous lupus in childhood.
    Dermatol Online J 2017 Mar 15;23(3). Epub 2017 Mar 15.
    Department of Dermatology, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Oporto, Portugal.
    Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a primaryimmunodeficiency disorder that affects the phagocyticcells of the innate immune system. It is characterizedby recurrent or persistent infections with granulomaformation. Lupus-like lesions have been reported incarriers of CGD and less frequently, in patients withCGD. Read More

    Multiple miliary osteoma cutis of the face associated with Albright hereditary osteodystrophy in the setting of acne vulgaris: a case report.
    Dermatol Online J 2017 Mar 15;23(3). Epub 2017 Mar 15.
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando Florida.
    Osteoma cutis is a condition characterized by theformation of bone within the skin. Such aberrantossification of the skin and subcutaneous tissue isconsidered primary when it arises in the absence ofunderlying tissue damage or a preceding cutaneouslesion. Conversely, secondary osteoma cutis occurswhen skin ossification is the result of a pre-existingskin lesion, trauma, or inflammatory process [1,2]. Read More

    An elderly Filipino woman with follicular papules of the face and chest.
    Dermatol Online J 2017 Mar 15;23(3). Epub 2017 Mar 15.
    Department of Dermatology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.
    An elderly woman developed pruritic follicularpapules over a period of 5 years. A biopsy revealedfocal intraepidermal eosinophilic pustules, leading tothe diagnosis of Ofuji disease or eosinophilic pustularfolliculitis. A discussion of this condition is presented. Read More

    Cutaneous mucinosis in a patient taking ustekinumab for palmoplantar psoriasis.
    Dermatol Online J 2017 Mar 15;23(3). Epub 2017 Mar 15.
    Department of Dermatology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA.
    Discrete papular lichen myxedematosus (DPLM), asubset of localized lichen myxedematosus, is a rarecutaneous mucinosis of unknown etiology. We reporta case of a 57-year-old woman with palmoplantarpsoriasis who developed DPLM 8 weeks after addingustekinumab to a long-term course of methotrexate.The patient had previously failed 2 prior tumor necrosisfactor (TNF) inhibitors, adalimumab and etanercept. Read More

    Nódulos subcutáneos faciales de 3 meses de evolución.
    Dermatol Online J 2017 Feb 15;23(2). Epub 2017 Feb 15.
    Dermatology Department, Dermatologist, Complejo Hospitalario de Granada, Granada, Spain.
    Siliconomas are subcutaneous nodules that usuallyappear as a consequence of the migration of freesilicon implanted in other locations. They are morefrequent in women with abnormal breast implants,such as poly implant prostheses (PIP), but they may alsoappear after illegal injection of free silicone. We reporta 57-year-old woman who attended our Dermatologyclinic complaining of relapsing facial panniculitis ofunknown origin. Read More

    Lichen planus of the eyelids: a case report and review of the literature.
    Dermatol Online J 2017 Feb 15;23(2). Epub 2017 Feb 15.
    Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.
    Lichen planus (LP) of the eyelid is an under-reportedmanifestation of a common inflammatory condition.To the best of our knowledge fewer than 20 cases ofeyelid LP have been described in the English literature.We report a case of a 29-year-old woman whopresented with 3-month history of bilateral eyelidpruritic violaceous papules and similar lesions on herchest and lower extremity. Read More

    Successful treatment of recalcitrant discoid lupus erythematosus with ustekinumab.
    Dermatol Online J 2017 Jan 15;23(1). Epub 2017 Jan 15.
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitario de Fuenlabrada, Madrid.
    We report a 52-year old woman with a 28-year historyof disfiguring facial discoid lupus erythematosus(DLE), persistent despite both classical therapiesand rituximab. Ustekinumab 45 mg was started incombination with methotrexate and intralesionalcorticosteroids. Methotrexate and intralesionalcorticosteroids were withdrawn 30 months later andustekinumab maintained as monotherapy. 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

    Coexistence of nail lichen planus and lichen planus pigmentosus.
    An Bras Dermatol 2016 Sep-Oct;91(5 suppl 1):20-22
    Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF) - Niterói (RJ), Brazil.
    We describe a fifty-six-year old, Afro-descendent female patient showing dystrophy of her twenty nails and hyperchromic, asymptomatic macule on her face. Histopathological examination of the macule showed vacuolization of the basal layer, melanophages in the superficial dermis and lymphoplasmocytic inflammatory infiltrate. Nail biopsy revealed orthokeratotic hyperkeratosis and lichenoid inflammatory infiltrate. Read More

    Regression Analysis of Local Skin Reactions to Predict Clearance of Actinic Keratosis on the Face in Patients Treated With Ingenol Mebutate Gel: Experience from Randomized Controlled Trials.
    J Drugs Dermatol 2017 Feb;16(2):112-114

    Ingenol mebutate gel, a topical field treatment for actinic keratosis (AK), elicits inflammatory application-site reactions in most patients. This analysis explored the relationship between the intensity of local skin reactions (LSRs) and AK clearance, measured by the reduction in AK count from baseline in 218 patients who were treated for AK on the face in the pivotal Phase 3 studies. The analysis modeled the AK count at week 8, adjusted for baseline count, with the composite LSR score at 1 day after the last treatment application for each patient as a predictor to estimate the mean and 90% prediction interval for the percent reduction in AK count. Read More


    Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Full-Face Laser Resurfacing in Transplant Recipients.
    Dermatol Surg 2017 04;43(4):599-604
    Department of Dermatology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York Department of Dermatology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California Department of Dermatologic Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

    Preventing facial pressure ulcers in patients under non-invasive mechanical ventilation: a randomised control trial.
    J Wound Care 2017 Mar;26(3):128-136
    Director, Professor, Clinic Complutense University; Complutense University, Madrid, Spain.
    Objective: To comparatively assess the efficacy of four different therapeutic strategies to prevent the development of facial pressure ulcers (FPUs) related to the use of non-invasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) with oro-nasal masks in critically ill hospitalised patients.

    Method: This randomised control trial was performed at the high dependency unit in the University General Hospital Gregorio Marañón in Madrid, Spain. Overall, 152 patients with acute respiratory failure were recruited. Read More

    The "red face": Not always rosacea.
    Clin Dermatol 2017 Mar - Apr;35(2):201-206. Epub 2016 Oct 27.
    Department of Dermatology, Andreas Syggros Hospital, University of Athens, 5, Dragoumi str, Athens, 16121, Greece. Electronic address:
    Facial erythema (the "red face") is a straightforward clinical finding, and it is evident even to the untrained eye; however, a red face does not represent a single cutaneous entity. It may be due to a plethora of distinct underlying conditions of varying severity, including rosacea, demodicosis, dermatomyositis, lupus erythematosus, allergic contact dermatitis, drug-induced erythema, and emotional blushing. In clinical practice, dermatologists do not encounter only one type of facial erythema but rather a number of different shades of red. Read More

    Pulsed Dye Laser Therapy in the Treatment of Warts: A Review of the Literature.
    Dermatol Surg 2017 Apr;43(4):485-493
    *Department of Dermatology, University College London Hospital, London, United Kingdom; †Department of Dermatologic Surgery and Laser Unit, St. John's Institute of Dermatology, St. Thomas' Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
    Background: Warts or verrucae vulgaris are common cutaneous infections with currently no definitive curative treatments available.

    Objective: To determine the efficacy of pulsed dye laser (PDL) in the treatment of warts.

    Materials And Methods: A literature search was performed using the PubMed and MEDLINE databases. Read More

    The Burden of Facial Cellulitis Leading to Inpatient Hospitalization.
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2017 Aug 3;75(8):1656-1667. Epub 2017 Feb 3.
    Assistant Professor, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
    Purpose: The purpose of the present study was to present nationally representative estimates of hospitalizations primarily attributed to facial cellulitis and to conduct an exploratory analysis on identifying factors associated with outcomes, such as hospital charges, length of stay (LOS), disposition status, and occurrence of infectious complications.

    Materials And Methods: The present study is a retrospective analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) for 2012 and 2013. The International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification diagnosis code of "682. Read More

    Daylight photodynamic therapy - Experience and safety in treatment of actinic keratoses of the face and scalp in low latitude and high brightness region.
    An Bras Dermatol 2017 Jan-Feb;92(1):142-144
    Service of Dermatology of the Centro de Dermatologia Dona Libânia - Fortaleza (CE), Brazil.
    Daylight photodynamic therapy has been used in countries with high latitudes during the summer for actinic keratoses treatment with reports of similar efficacy to conventional photodynamic therapy. We evaluate its safety in 20 patients in the city of Fortaleza, a local with low latitude and high brightness. Sixteen patients did not report any discomfort due to the procedure. Read More

    Clinical and epidemiological assessment of patients hospitalized for primary and recurrent erysipelas
    Przegl Epidemiol 2016;70(4):575-584
    Medical University of Bialystok, Poland; Department of Dermatology and Venereology
    Introduction: Erysipelas is a bacterial infection, caused by group A β-hemolytic streptococci (Streptococcus pyogenes), rarely other bacteria. It is characterized by sudden onset and rapid course, with the presence of systemic symptoms.

    Objective: A retrospective analysis of patients hospitalized for primary and recurrent erysipelas with particular consideration of clinical profile of patients, causes, complications and risk factors of the recurrence. Read More

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