3,141 results match your criteria Folliculitis


Sparing of the scalp in severe folliculitis after stem cell transplantation.

JAAD Case Rep 2018 Nov 14;4(10):1055-1058. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

Department of Dermatology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York.

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November 2018
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Adipose tissue transplant in recurrent folliculitis decalvans.

Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 2018 Mar-Dec;32:2058738418814688

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, San Gallicano Dermatological Institute IRCCS, Rome, Italy.

Folliculitis decalvans is a rare clinical disorder classified as primary neutrophilic scarring alopecia with a slight preference for the male gender. Here, we report the use of autologous fat transplantation as a source of stem cell therapy for hair re-growth assisted by inflammatory action of the fat itself in a female patient. The patient underwent adipose transplantation in April and September 2017. Read More

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November 2018
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Epidermolysis Bullosa Pruriginosa Associated with Folliculitis Decalvans: Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Skin Appendage Disord 2018 Oct 22;4(4):339-341. Epub 2017 Dec 22.

Department of Dermatology, Hospital das Clínicas da Universidade de São Paulo, Teresina, Brazil.

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October 2018
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Autoimmune Progesterone Dermatitis Diagnosed by Lymphocyte Transformation Test and Progesterone Provocation Test.

Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 2018 Oct;26(3):276-277

Assoc. Prof. Suzana Ljubojević Hadžavdić, MD, PhD, Department of Dermatology and Venereology University Hospital Center Zagreb School of Medicine University of Zagreb, Šalata 4, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia;

Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis (APD) is rare autoimmune response to endogenous progesterone or to earlier exposure to exogenous progesterone (1). Skin lesions typically occur due to increases in progesterone during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle (2). A-31-year-old mother of two children presented to our Department with a 5-year history of pruritic and painful erythematosus macules, papules, and patches on her neck, pectoral region, and face, which appeared 2-3 days before the onset of menses and gradually resolved 7-10 days later (Figure 1). Read More

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October 2018
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Mechanical Stress as a Cause of Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Lesson from a Patient with a Monster Hernia.

Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 2018 Oct;26(3):260-261

Valerio De Vita, MD, Young Dermatologists Italian Network (YDIN) Study Center of the Italian Group for Epidemiologic Research in Dermatology (GISED), Via Clara Maffei 4, 24121 Bergamo , Italy;

We have read with great interest the case report recently published in Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica by Boer and Mihajlovic (1), which describes a 33-year-old woman with an 18-year history of classic hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) who developed HS-like lesions at the position of the bra strap. We agree with Boer and Mihajlovic: according to our clinical experience, we are convinced that mechanical stress may contribute or, in some cases, result in the development of HS. In this regard, we will describe the case of a patient with a monster hernia who presented HS-like lesions on his abdomen corresponding to the perihernial skin area, suggesting that mechanical stress was an important pathogenic factor for HS development. Read More

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October 2018
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Persistent Folliculitis in An Immunocompetent Child.

J Paediatr Child Health 2018 Nov;54(11):1281-1282

Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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November 2018

Linear Circumscribed Scleroderma-Like Folliculitis Decalvans: Yet Another Face of a Protean Condition.

Int J Trichology 2018 Jul-Aug;10(4):175-179

Center for Dermatology and Hair Diseases Professor Trüeb, Wallisellen, Zurich, Switzerland.

Since Quinquaud's original report of folliculitis decalvans (FD), further clinical variants have been described on the basis of common histopathological and microbiological findings. Histopathology reveals a neutrophilic primary scarring alopecia, and microbiological studies invariably reveal pathogenic strains of . The presence of thickening of lesional skin in FD has been previously described. Read More

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November 2018
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Laser hair depilation for the prevention of disease recurrence in adolescents and young adults with pilonidal disease: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Trials 2018 Nov 1;19(1):599. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

Center for Surgical Outcomes Research, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, 700 Children's Drive, FB 3A.3, Columbus, OH, 43205, USA.

Background: Laser hair depilation is a promising therapy in the management of pilonidal disease. However, the large controlled trials needed to demonstrate the effectiveness of this practice have not been performed.

Methods: We designed a single-center randomized controlled trial that will enroll 272 patients with pilonidal disease. Read More

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November 2018
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Human Botfly: A Case Report and Overview of Differential Diagnosis.

J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep 2018 Jan-Dec;6:2324709618801692. Epub 2018 Oct 7.

TEAMHealth Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA.

, commonly known as the human botfly, is native to Tropical America. As such, cutaneous infestation by its developing larvae, or myiasis, is quite common in this region. The distinct dermatological presentation of myiasis allows for its early recognition and noninvasive treatment by locals. Read More

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October 2018
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A Case of Perforating Folliculitis Induced by Vemurafenib.

Acta Derm Venereol 2018 Oct 3. Epub 2018 Oct 3.

Department of Dermatology , Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, 791-0295 Toon, Japan.

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October 2018
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A case of necrotizing infundibular crystalline folliculitis.

Int J Dermatol 2018 Sep 24. Epub 2018 Sep 24.

Department of Pathology, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

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September 2018
4 Reads

Dermoscopy of Pityrosporum Folliculitis.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 Sep 19. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Department of Dermatology & STD, North Delhi Municipal Corporation Medical College & Hindu Rao Hospital, New Delhi- 110007, India.

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September 2018
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Clinical and trichoscopic correlation of primary neutrophilic scarring alopecia: folliculitis decalvans and dissecting cellulitis.

G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2018 Sep 18. Epub 2018 Sep 18.

Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Dermatology, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

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September 2018
3 Reads

Rosacea and Demodicosis: Little-known Diagnostic Signs and Symptoms.

Acta Derm Venereol 2018 Sep 18. Epub 2018 Sep 18.

Dermatology Clinic, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1030 Bruxelles, Belgium.

Papulopustular rosacea and demodicosis are characterized by non-specific symptoms, which can make clinical diagnosis difficult. This retrospective study of 844 patients assessed the diagnostic importance of clinical signs and symptoms that are poorly recognized as being associated with these conditions. In addition to well-known signs (vascular signs (present in 80% of patients), papules (39%), pustules (22%) and ocular involvement (21%)), other signs and symptoms (discreet follicular scales (93%), scalp symptoms (pruritus, dandruff or folliculitis; 38%) and pruritus (15%)) may also suggest a diagnosis not only of demodicosis, but also of papulopustular rosacea. Read More

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September 2018
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Diffuse pruritic papules.

JAAD Case Rep 2018 Sep 12;4(8):749-751. Epub 2018 Sep 12.

Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan.

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September 2018
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[Acne flare on isotretinoin: A pointer to diagnosis of hidradenitis suppurativa].

Authors:
F Poli J Revuz

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2018 Sep 14. Epub 2018 Sep 14.

11, chaussée de la Muette, 75016 Paris, France. Electronic address:

Background: Isotretinoin is the most potent treatment for acne but paradoxical flares can occur. HS lesions of the face may be mistaken for acne. We report on 4 patients in whom an "acne" flare on isotretinoin led to the correct diagnosis of HS. Read More

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September 2018
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A phase 2, multicenter, double-blind, randomized, vehicle-controlled clinical study to compare the safety and efficacy of a halobetasol propionate 0.01% lotion and halobetasol propionate 0.05% cream in the treatment of plaque psoriasis.

J Dermatolog Treat 2018 Nov 5:1-7. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

e Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences Inc. , Petaluma , CA , USA.

Background: Halobetasol propionate (HP) 0.05% is a highly effective short-term treatment for plaque psoriasis.

Objective: Compare efficacy and safety of once-daily HP 0. Read More

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November 2018
5 Reads

Primary cicatricial alopecia in a single-race Asian population: A 10-year nationwide population-based study in South Korea.

J Dermatol 2018 Nov 6;45(11):1306-1311. Epub 2018 Sep 6.

Department of Dermatology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea.

Primary cicatricial alopecia (PCA) is a dermatological challenge. Because no large-scale epidemiological study regarding PCA is available yet, we investigated the National Health Insurance Service-National Sample Cohort for patients diagnosed with PCA. The annual and overall rates of incidence and prevalence of PCA during the study period (2004-2013) were estimated. Read More

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November 2018
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A study of clinicopathological correlation of pruritic papular eruptions in HIV patients.

Indian J Sex Transm Dis AIDS 2018 Jan-Jun;39(1):44-49

Department of Skin and VD, Rajindra Hospital, GMC, Patiala, Punjab, India.

Context: Pruritic papular eruption (PPE) is a chronic eruption of papular and pruritic lesions of unknown etiology, symmetrically distributed over trunk and extremities. These are common cutaneous manifestations in HIV patients. It is an important cause of HIV-related morbidity. Read More

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September 2018
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A Novel STAT3 Gene Mutation Related Hyper-IgE Syndrome Misdiagnosed as Hidradenitis Suppurativa.

Case Reports Immunol 2018 13;2018:4860902. Epub 2018 Aug 13.

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA.

Although Hyper-IgE Syndrome (HIES) is a rare immunodeficiency disorder, presenting symptoms may be as common as lung and skin infections. Symptoms are usually nonspecific such as recurrent abscesses, folliculitis, and pneumonias along with skeletal abnormalities. Careful history of susceptibility to skin and lung infections, thorough family history, and findings on physical exam can guide towards the diagnosis of this often-eluded condition. Read More

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August 2018
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Dissecting folliculitis (dissecting cellulitis) of the scalp: a 66-patient case series and proposal of classification.

J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2018 Oct 31;16(10):1219-1226. Epub 2018 Aug 31.

Department of Dermatology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan.

Background And Objectives: Dissecting folliculitis (DF) or dissecting cellulitis of the scalp is regarded as a rare disease with disfiguring scarring alopecia. This study aimed to analyze the features of DF and to propose a classification to define its severity.

Patients And Methods: A hospital-based retrospective study was conducted. Read More

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October 2018
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Inflammatory dermatoses in human immunodeficiency virus.

Indian J Sex Transm Dis AIDS 2017 Jul-Dec;38(2):113-120

Department of Dermatology and S.T.D., Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Hospitals, New Delhi, India.

Various inflammatory dermatoses have been described in association with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. These either present in the usual way or in varied atypical presentations. This article gives a brief review about the etiopathogenesis and clinical presentation of the common inflammatory dermatoses associated with HIV such as psoriasis, reactive arthritis, seborrheic dermatitis, eosinophilic folliculitis, pruritic papular eruption, photosensitivity disorders prurigo nodularis, atopic dermatitis, and ichthyosis. Read More

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August 2018
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[Effectiveness of internal mammary artery perforator propeller flap repair combined with radiotherapy for chest keloid in female patients].

Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi 2018 09;32(9):1196-1200

Department of Plastic Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu Sichuan, 610041,

Objective: To investigate the effectiveness of internal mammary artery perforator (IMAP) propeller flap repair combined with radiotherapy for chest keloid in female patients.

Methods: Between January 2015 and December 2016, 15 female patients with chest keloids were treated, aged 28-75 years (mean, 45.2 years). Read More

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September 2018
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Concurrent palliative external radiotherapy with sorafenib or doxorubicin for bulky differentiated thyroid carcinoma: A case report.

Oncol Lett 2018 Sep 4;16(3):4085-4089. Epub 2018 Jul 4.

Vall Hebron University Hospital, Vall Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO), 08035 Barcelona, Spain.

Administration of external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for a bulky recurrence or primary bulky tumor of differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) is rare. No previous experience is available on the feasibility of administering EBRT simultaneously with systemic treatment with doxorubicin or sorafenib, or both. The present case study reported the results from two different institutions on 5 consecutive patients. Read More

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September 2018
11 Reads

Skin Infections.

Prim Care 2018 Sep;45(3):433-454

Department of Family Medicine, Tidelands Health MUSC Family Medicine Residency Program, 4320 Holmestown Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588, USA.

The primary care provider will commonly see skin and soft tissue infections in the outpatient setting. Skin and soft tissue infections range from the uncomplicated impetigo to the potentially lethal necrotizing fasciitis. This article reviews these infections based on their underlying etiology: bacterial, fungal, and viral causes. Read More

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September 2018
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Clinical and histopathological features of Burkholderia cepacia complex dermatitis in dogs: a series of four cases.

Vet Dermatol 2018 Oct 14;29(5):457-e156. Epub 2018 Aug 14.

Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3900 Delancey St, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA.

Background: The Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) is an emerging cause of opportunistic infections. Deep pyoderma associated with Bcc infection has been reported previously in dogs receiving ciclosporin.

Objective: To report the clinical and histopathological features of four additional cases of Bcc dermatitis in dogs, one of which progressed to septicaemia. Read More

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October 2018
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Successful Endovascular Treatment of a Ruptured Popliteal Artery Aneurysm in a Patient with Behcet Disease.

Ann Vasc Surg 2018 Nov 6;53:274.e1-274.e5. Epub 2018 Aug 6.

Department of Surgery, SMG-SNU Boramae Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.

Purpose: Arterial involvement of Behcet disease is often found in the form of a rapidly expanding aneurysm. We report a case of successful treatment of a ruptured popliteal artery aneurysm with a stent-graft insertion.

Case Report: A 55-year-old male patient was admitted because of pain and swelling in the right leg that had persisted for 15 days. Read More

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November 2018
24 Reads

To Shave or Not to Shave? A Series of Periclitoral Masses Associated With Depilatory Techniques and a Review of the Literature.

J Low Genit Tract Dis 2018 Oct;22(4):412-414

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Program in Vulvar Health, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR.

Periclitoral masses are uncommon disorders in gynecology often leading to pain and distress. With the popularity of female genital hair grooming and depilation, the vulva has been exposed to new insults including contact dermatitis and folliculitis. The unique anatomy of the protective covering of the clitoral hood may subject hair fragments to trapping, inflammation, irritation, and in some cases abscess formation. Read More

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October 2018

Demodicosis as treatment complication of amicrobial pustulosis of the folds.

An Bras Dermatol 2018 Jul-Aug;93(4):566-569

Department of Dermatology and Radiotherapy, Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu (SP), Brazil.

Amicrobial pustulosis of the folds is a chronic relapsing neutrophilic dermatosis characterized by sterile pustules compromising skin folds, scalp, face and periorificial regions. It predominantly affects women. Demodicosis is an inflammatory disease associated with cutaneous overpopulation of the mite Demodex spp. Read More

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September 2018
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Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis with underlying mantle cell lymphoma.

Cutis 2018 Jun;101(6):454-457

Lehigh Valley Health Network, and Advanced Dermatology Associates LTD, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA.

Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis (EPF) is a noninfectious condition characterized by folliculocentric papules, pustules, and plaques on the head, trunk, and extremities. Three subtypes of EPF have been described. Histopathology predominantly shows abundant eosinophils concentrated at the follicle, and treatment typically consists of topical corticosteroids or oral indomethacin. Read More

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June 2018
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White and yellow dots as new trichoscopic signs of severe female androgenetic alopecia in dark skin phototypes.

Int J Dermatol 2018 Oct 25;57(10):1221-1228. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Andrology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

Background: Androgenetic alopecia or female pattern hair loss is the condition that most commonly leads to hair loss in adult females. The trichoscope is used for the early diagnosis of the disease. The study aims at finding a possible association between trichoscopic signs and disease severity in dark-skinned females. Read More

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October 2018
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Recalcitrant and recurrent bacterial folliculitis during anti-IL17 therapy in a psoriatic patient.

G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2018 Jul 18. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

Dermatology Unit, Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

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July 2018
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Folliculitis decalvans and orofacial granulomatosis.

Postepy Dermatol Alergol 2018 Jun 18;35(3):317-319. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

Clinic of Dermatology, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Immunodermatology, Faculty of Medicine in Bydgoszcz, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland.

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June 2018
32 Reads

Drug Hypersensitivity due to Azathioprine with Elevated Procalcitonin.

Case Rep Dermatol Med 2018 10;2018:2648325. Epub 2018 Jun 10.

New York University Langone Health, Department of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA.

We present a case of azathioprine hypersensitivity presenting as sepsis with elevated procalcitonin in a 68-year-old man with myasthenia gravis. The patient presented with fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, and headache. He developed numerous 1 cm erythematous papules over his upper torso. Read More

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June 2018
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Demodicidosis Accompanying Acute Cutaneous Graft-Versus-Host Disease after Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation

Turk J Haematol 2018 Nov 2;35(4):313-314. Epub 2018 Jul 2.

Başkent University Faculty of Medicine, Adana Dr. Turgut Noyan Application and Research Center, Clinic of Hematology, Adana, Turkey

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November 2018
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[A dog related Demodex spp. infestation in a student: a rare Demodex case].

Mikrobiyol Bul 2018 Apr;52(2):214-220

Selçuk University Faculty of Veterinary, Department of Parasitology, Konya, Turkey.

Demodicosis is an ectoparasitic cutaneous infestation of pilosebaceous unit caused by Demodex mites. Demodex spp. are considered to be pathogenic when they increase in number and infect dermis. Read More

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April 2018
20 Reads

Malassezia: a case of coexisting pityriasis versicolor and Malassezia folliculitis.

Singapore Med J 2018 Jun 21. Epub 2018 Jun 21.

Department of General Medicine, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore.

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June 2018
9 Reads

Mycobacterium immunogenum folliculitis on the lower extremities of a healthy young adult.

Clin Exp Dermatol 2018 Jun 19. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, MN, USA.

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June 2018
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The Prevalence of Folliculitis in Patients with Papulopustular/Comedonal Acne, and Their Response to Antifungal Treatment.

Skinmed 2018 1;16(2):99-104. Epub 2018 Apr 1.

Department of Dermatology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

Because folliculitis (MF) may clinically mimic acne vulgaris (AV), patients usually receive unnecessary and prolonged antibiotic treatment. We aimed to determine the prevalence of MF among patients with AV, and to evaluate its response to antifungal treatment. A total of 217 patients with AV underwent cytologic examination for the presence of yeasts. Read More

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April 2018
16 Reads

Triticum vulgare extract exerts an anti-inflammatory action in two in vitro models of inflammation in microglial cells.

PLoS One 2018 14;13(6):e0197493. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Division of Pharmacology, Department of Neuroscience, Reproductive and Dentistry Sciences, School of Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy.

Triticum vulgare has been extensively used in traditional medicine thanks to its properties of accelerating tissue repair. The specific extract of Triticum vulgare manufactured by Farmaceutici Damor (TVE-DAMOR) is already present in some pharmaceutical formulations used in the treatment of decubitus ulcers, skin lesions and burns. It has been recently suggested that this Triticum vulgare extract may possess potential anti-inflammatory properties. Read More

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November 2018
7 Reads

Clinical and microbiological properties of Staphylococcus lugdunensis skin infections.

J Dermatol 2018 Aug 13;45(8):994-999. Epub 2018 Jun 13.

Department of Dermatology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Technion, Haifa, Israel.

Staphylococcus lugdunensis is an emerging pathogen in skin and soft tissue infections that was previously considered a commensal. The aim of this study was to elucidate the characteristics of skin infections by S. lugdunensis and its appropriate management, in a tertiary referral medical center. Read More

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August 2018
21 Reads

Possible roles of basophils in chronic itch.

Exp Dermatol 2018 Jun 12. Epub 2018 Jun 12.

Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Miami Itch Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA.

Basophils are blood granulocytes and normally constitute <1% of blood peripheral leucocytes. Basophils share some morphological and functional similarities with mast cells, and basophils were once regarded as redundant and negligible circulating mast cells. However, recent studies reveal the indispensable roles of basophils in various diseases, including allergic and pruritic diseases. Read More

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June 2018
18 Reads

Coagulase-Negative Staphylococcus Skin and Soft Tissue Infections.

Am J Clin Dermatol 2018 Oct;19(5):671-677

Department of Dermatology, University of California San Diego, 10991 Twinleaf Court, La Jolla, San Diego, CA, 92131-3642, USA.

Coagulase-negative staphylococcus organisms may be normal flora of human skin, however these bacteria can also be pathogens in skin and soft tissue infections. A summary of skin and soft tissue infections caused by coagulase-negative staphylococcus species is provided in this review. We conducted a search of the PubMed database using the following terms: abscess, auricularis, biofilm, capitis, cellulitis, coagulase, contaminant, cyst, draining, epidermidis, felon, folliculitis, furuncle, haemolyticus, hominis, indolent, infection, lugdunensis, mecA, microbiome, negative, osteomyelitis, paronychia, saprophyticus, skin, simulans, sinus, soft, staphylococcus, systemic, tissue, virulence, virulent, and vulvar. Read More

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October 2018
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Folliculitis decalvans: Effectiveness of therapies and prognostic factors in a multicenter series of 60 patients with long-term follow-up.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 Nov 2;79(5):878-883. Epub 2018 Jun 2.

Dermatology Department, Ramon y Cajal University Hospital, Madrid, Spain.

Background: Folliculitis decalvans (FD) is a rare neutrophilic cicatricial alopecia that poses a therapeutic challenge.

Objectives: To describe the therapeutic response in a large number of cases of FD with long-term follow-up and analyze potential prognostic factors associated with severity of form and with a better therapeutic response.

Methods: This multicenter prospective study included patients with FD who had a minimum of 5 years of follow-up. Read More

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November 2018
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Majocchi's granuloma (granuloma trichophyticum) in a guinea pig owner: A case report and literature review.

J Mycol Med 2018 Sep 1;28(3):523-526. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

Department and Clinic of Dermatology, Karol Marcinkowski University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland; Department of Medical Mycology and Dermatology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland.

Majocchi's granuloma is a folliculitis caused by dermatophytes, which is most commonly located on the skin of the lower limbs in women. A favorable factor for the infection is an injury caused by epilation, which, together with an existing fungal infection, can lead to the spread of folliculitis to other parts of the body. The disease is extremely rare (Burgdorf et al. Read More

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September 2018
10 Reads

Lichen sclerosus associated with Nd:YAG laser therapy.

J Cosmet Laser Ther 2018 Jun 1:1-2. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

b Pathology Department , Ankara University.

Laser is the most efficient and popular method in hair removal. The most common side effects of laser assisted hair removal are pain, erythema, edema, hypopigmentation, hyperpigmentation, blistering, crusting, erosions, purpura, folliculitis, and scar formation ( 1 ). Herein, for the first time we describe a case of lichen sclerosus (LS) following hair removal with long pulsed 1064 nm Nd:YAG laser therapy. Read More

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June 2018
13 Reads