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Pityriasis rubra pilaris post-infection due COVID-19: case report.

Colomb Med (Cali) 2021 Mar 18;52(1):e7014577. Epub 2021 Mar 18.

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola, Lima, Perú. Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola Lima Peru.

Case Description: 32-month-old boy, IgG positive for SARS-CoV-2, presented to the emergency department with dermatologic lesions.

Clinical Findings: Four days before admission, he presented skin eruptions with redness and pruritus on hands and feet. Generalized papular erythema was evidenced, upper extremities with diffuse erythematosquamous plaques, palmoplantar keratoderma, so he was evaluated by a dermatologist who diagnosed pityriasis rubra pilaris. Read More

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What's Eating You? Black Butterfly (Hylesia nigricans).

Cutis 2021 Feb;107(2):68-70

Dr. González is from the Dermatology Service, Kennedy Hospital, Bogotá, Colombia. Dr. Sandoval is from the Dermatology Program, El Bosque University, Bogotá. Drs. Motta and Rolón are from Simón Bolívar Hospital, Bogotá. Dr. Motta is from the Dermatology Service, and Dr. Rolón is from the Dermatopathology Service.

Lepidopterism refers to the adverse medical effects of contact with insects of the order Lepidoptera, which includes both moths and butterflies. These effects typically result from contact with an insect during the caterpillar (larval) stage. Lepidopterism involves multiple pathologic mechanisms, including direct toxicity of venom and mechanical irritant effects. Read More

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February 2021

Prevalence of atopic diseases in children with papular urticaria.

Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 2021 2;49(1):62-67. Epub 2021 Jan 2.

Department of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Inonu University, Medical Faculty, Malatya, Turkey.

Background: Papular urticaria is a hypersensitivity reaction characterized by chronic and recurrent papular erythema. It occurs as a result of the bites of mosquitoes, fleas, bed bugs, and other insects; and it is generally seen in children. This study examines the prevalence of atopic diseases in patients with papular urticaria. Read More

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January 2021

Presentation and Management of Cutaneous Manifestations of COVID-19.

J Drugs Dermatol 2021 01;20(1):76-83

Introduction: The spread of the new severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has instigated a fervent race of the medical community to identify its manifestations, the patients at risk, and optimal disease management. While the COVID-19 illness is largely associated with respiratory consequences, there is increased reporting of other organ-specific disease sequelae that include the skin.

Objective: To identify, describe, and classify the main skin manifestations of COVID-19 and associated protocols for management. Read More

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January 2021

Prevalence of skin diseases in children 1 to 6 years old in the city of Bogota, Colombia.

World Allergy Organ J 2020 Dec 18;13(12):100484. Epub 2020 Nov 18.

Centro de Investigaciones en Microbiología y Parasitología Tropical, Departamento de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.

Background: Skin diseases represent an important part of the morbidity among children and are possibly influenced by geographic, racial, social, cultural, and economic factors. Despite being so frequent around the world, skin diseases have not been important in developing strategies in public health.

Aim: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of skin diseases among the student population between 1 and 6 years of age in Bogotá, Colombia between March 2009 and June 2011. Read More

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December 2020

Carpet beetle dermatitis mimicking bullous impetigo.

Pediatr Dermatol 2021 Jan 27;38(1):329-331. Epub 2020 Nov 27.

Section of Dermatology, Division of General Pediatrics, Departments of Pediatrics and Dermatology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

A 13-year-old female patient presented with a 3-month history of recurrent blisters, which ruptured into multiple superficial erosions with overlying crust located on the face, neck, and shoulder. Treatment for presumed bullous impetigo showed no benefit. Samples collected from the patient's home revealed the presence of numerous carpet beetles in a wool rug. Read More

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January 2021

Cutaneous manifestations of coronavirus disease 2019 in 458 confirmed cases: A systematic review.

J Family Med Prim Care 2020 Sep 30;9(9):4563-4569. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

Department of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.

Background: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has affected the whole world for a short span of time. As it is a novel virus, its manifestations have been slowly revealed. Cutaneous manifestations of COVID-19 have gradually been reported from different regions of the world. Read More

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September 2020

Differentiating Between β-Lactam-Induced Serum Sickness-Like Reactions and Viral Exanthem in Children Using a Graded Oral Challenge.

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2021 02 6;9(2):916-921. Epub 2020 Sep 6.

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Background: Serum sickness-like reactions (SSLRs) are defined by the presence of rash (primarily urticaria) and joint complaints (arthralgia/arthritis) that are believed to occur due to a non-IgE-mediated response to medications. However, similar reactions can occur due to viral infections, and it can be difficult to distinguish between the two. This may lead to unnecessary avoidance of the culprit antibiotic. Read More

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February 2021

Infestations, Bites, and Insect Repellents.

Pediatr Ann 2020 Mar;49(3):e124-e131

Infestations and arthropod bite reactions in children are common reasons for presentation to pediatric health care providers. Infestations in children include head lice, scabies, and other mites. Fleas and bed bugs are common causes of bite reactions in children, and papular urticaria is a chronic, recurrent eruption resulting from delayed hypersensitivity to a variety of insect bites. Read More

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Prevalence of skin infections, infestations, and papular urticaria among adolescents in secondary schools in Calabar, Nigeria.

Ghana Med J 2019 Dec;53(4):287-293

Department of Dermatology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.

Background: Acne is an inflammatory disorder of the pilosebaceous gland, and the most common dermatosis in adolescents globally. Infectious dermatoses are common in the tropics, but due to the paucity of epidemiologic surveys, not much is known about the prevalence and common types found in different sub-populations including adolescents. It is however presumed that the prevalence will be high and the pattern diverse. Read More

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December 2019

Cutaneous manifestations of HAV, HBV, HCV.

Ital J Dermatol Venerol 2021 Feb 4;156(1):5-12. Epub 2019 Dec 4.

Section of Dermatology, Department of Health Sciences (DISSAL), IRCCS San Martino University Hospital, Genoa, Italy.

Hepatotropic viral infections are a relevant global health problem and present multiple extrahepatic manifestations in addition to hepatic disease. Along with generic cutaneous symptoms correlated to the cholestatic liver disease that may arise during the infection, some cutaneous manifestations of hepatotropic viral infections are characteristic, enabling to suspect the underlying infection. This review will present the principal cutaneous manifestations of hepatotropic virus infection. Read More

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February 2021

Cutaneous manifestations of bartonellosis.

An Bras Dermatol 2019 Sep - Oct;94(5):594-602. Epub 2019 Oct 2.

Laboratory of Applied Research in Dermatology and Bartonella Infection, School of Medical Sciences, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil; Discipline of Dermatology, Department of Clinical Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil. Electronic address:

Bartonellosis are diseases caused by any kind of Bartonella species. The infection manifests as asymptomatic bacteremia to potentially fatal disorders. Many species are pathogenic to humans, but three are responsible for most clinical symptoms: Bartonella bacilliformis, Bartonella quintana, and Bartonella henselae. Read More

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December 2019

Occupational papular urticaria due to Pyemotes ventricosus in antique dealers.

Contact Dermatitis 2020 Mar 27;82(3):181-183. Epub 2019 Nov 27.

Dermatology Section, Department of Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy.

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Cutaneous Manifestations of Zika in Peru.

J Cutan Med Surg 2020 Jan/Feb;24(1):33-40. Epub 2019 Sep 26.

Peruvian National Institute of Health, Lima, Peru.

This article aims to describe the cutaneous manifestations observed in the Zika epidemic in Peru during 2016 and 2017, as well as discuss the potential differential diagnoses. During the outbreak, the main reason for seeking medical advice was the development of a pruriginous maculopapular rash with a marked papular component, which started on the chest and later generalized to the rest of the body. Similar manifestations were noted in adults, children, and pregnant women. Read More

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November 2020

Acute Onset of Painful Hairy Eruption on Dorsum of Foot: An Interesting Story!

Int J Trichology 2019 May-Jun;11(3):132-133

Department of Dermatology, Dr. V. P. Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Nashik, Maharashtra, India.

Caterpillar dermatitis is a commonly observed dermatological condition in tropical countries. Contact with caterpillar can cause localized stings, eczematous or papular dermatitis, urticaria, and in some cases life-threatening reactions. We report a case of a patient presenting with acute-onset painful hairy eruption on dorsum of the left foot near great toe. Read More

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Cellular and Humoral Responses to Cte f 2, a Cat Flea Allergen, in Children with Papular Urticaria.

Int Arch Allergy Immunol 2019 22;179(2):89-101. Epub 2019 Mar 22.

Allergy Section, Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia,

Background: Papular urticaria (PU) is a common insect bite skin hypersensitivity in tropical countries. In order to gain insight into its causal allergens, we aimed to evaluate cellular and humoral immune responses to the recombinant salivary antigen Cte f 2 from the cat flea Ctenocephalides felis.

Method: Sixty patients with PU and 27 healthy controls were included in this study. Read More

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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

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner sign: a hallmark of flea and bedbug bites.

An Bras Dermatol 2018 Sep-Oct;93(5):759-760

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

Human, dog, and cat fleas, as well as bedbugs, feed by biting their victims, causing acute prurigo, which is aggravated in sensitized victims (papular urticaria). The lesions appear in the classic "breakfast, lunch, and dinner" pattern. There are two main explanations: the parasites "map" the skin area in search of the best places to bite, and their removal when victim scratches, and then reattach to the skin. Read More

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October 2018

Pattern of skin diseases amongst children attending a dermatology clinic in Lagos, Nigeria.

Pan Afr Med J 2018 19;29:162. Epub 2018 Mar 19.

Department of Medicine, College of Medicine University of Lagos, Idi-araba, Lagos, Nigeria.

Introduction: Skin diseases constitute a major health problem affecting a large proportion of the population including children causing distress and disability. This study aimed to document the spectrum and frequency of skin diseases of children who attended the dermatology outpatient clinic of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Lagos, Nigeria.

Methods: A cross-sectional study of children (18 years old and below) who attended the dermatology clinic between January 2004 and December 2016. Read More

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Pediatric Inpatient and Emergency Dermatology Consultations: A 5-Year Retrospective Analysis.

P R Health Sci J 2018 06;37(2):105-109

Department of Dermatology, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, PR.

Objective: To characterize and analyze the inpatient and emergency pediatric dermatology consults in our academic hospital center.

Methods: We reviewed 485 consultations that were done by the University of Puerto Rico Department of Dermatology from July 2007 to June 2012. The date, patient age and gender, consulting service, presumptive diagnosis, final diagnosis, and diagnostic procedures performed were documented for each consult. Read More

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Feline maculopapular cutaneous mastocytosis: a retrospective study of 13 cases and proposal for a new classification.

J Feline Med Surg 2019 04 4;21(4):394-404. Epub 2018 Jun 4.

1 Animal Clinic, Brussels, Belgium.

Case Series Summary: Cutaneous mastocytosis is a disorder rarely reported in veterinary dermatology and usually described as 'urticaria pigmentosa'. This study aimed to evaluate the diagnosis, treatment and outcome of 13 affected cats, selected from the files of a private referral dermatology practice within a period of 14 years. Breeds of the affected individuals included Sphynx (n = 9), Devon Rex (n = 2) and Sphynx/Devon Rex crossbreeds (n = 2). Read More

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Suppression of wheal and flare in histamine test by the main H1 antihistamines commercialized in Brazil.

An Bras Dermatol 2018 03;93(2):233-237

Department of Dermatology and Radiotherapy, Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho", Botucatu, SP, Brazil.

Background: Several dermatoses are mediated by histamine, such as urticaria, angioedema, and papular urticaria. There are no Brazilian studies comparing the potency of antihistamines.

Objectives: To evaluate the tolerability and efficacy of the main commercial brand and generic H1 antihistamines, regarding the suppression of the wheal and flare to the histamine test. Read More

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Eosinophils are a Major Source of Interleukin-31 in Bullous Pemphigoid.

Acta Derm Venereol 2018 Aug;98(8):766-771

Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Hannover Medical School, DE-30625 Hannover, Germany.

Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is characterized by substantial skin and blood eosinophilia as well as intensive pruritus. Since the pruritogenic cytokine interleukin (IL)-31 is increased in inflammatory skin diseases the aim of this study was to determine whether IL-31 plays a role in BP. Using immunofluorescence, IL-31 expression was analysed in eosinophils derived from blister fluids and skin from patients with BP and IL-31 levels in blister fluids, serum and culture supernatants were determined by enzyme-linked immunoassay (ELISA). Read More

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Prevalence of papular urticaria caused by flea bites and associated factors in children 1-6 years of age in Bogotá, D.C.

World Allergy Organ J 2017 7;10(1):36. Epub 2017 Nov 7.

Allergy Section, Hospital Universitario Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.

Background: Papular urticaria is a chronic inflammatory disease caused by exposure to arthropod bites. The disease has been reported in children attending medical centers, but the causes as the risk factors associated with the disease have not been established. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of papular urticaria caused by flea bite and identify the risk factors in children between 1 to 6 years of age in Bogotá D. Read More

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November 2017

Analysis of pediatric dermatology inpatient consultations in a pediatric teaching hospital.

Authors:
Fatma S Afsar

Arch Argent Pediatr 2017 12;115(6):e377-e384

Ataturk Research and Training Hospital, Department of Dermatology, Izmir, Turkey.

Introduction: Although skin diseases are associated with low rate of hospitalization, dermatological manifestations are frequent in hospitalized patients. The aim of the study was to describe the inpatient dermatological consultations in a pediatric teaching hospital.

Population And Methods: Recorded data from inpatient pediatric dermatology consultation requests on a total of 539 consecutive inpatients (aged 0-18 years) from January 2004 to April 2010 were analyzed for consult diagnosis, dermatological disease group, primary diagnosis, requesting department, diagnostic pattern, treatment modality and referral to another department. Read More

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December 2017

Scabies: A clinical update.

Aust Fam Physician 2017 ;46(5):264-268

Background: Scabies is a common, yet neglected, skin disease. Scabies occurs across Australia, but most frequently in socioeconomically disadvantaged populations in tropical regions, including in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. In temperate settings, the disease clusters in institutional care facilities. Read More

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November 2017

Papular urticaria: A review of causal agents in Colombia.

Biomedica 2016 Dec 1;36(4):632-645. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Instituto de Investigaciones Inmunológicas, Universidad de Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia.

Papular urticaria is a chronic allergic reaction induced by insect bites, which is common in the tropics. The objective of this review was to deepen on epidemiological and immunological aspects of this disease, focused on data published in Latin American countries.We conducted a non-systematic review of the literature through electronic search on the epidemiology of papular urticaria, the entomological characteristics of the causative agents and associated immunological mechanisms. Read More

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December 2016

[Work-related stress urticaria].

Ugeskr Laeger 2016 Dec;178(50)

A medical doctor occasionally experienced itching papular exanthema during work hours. Careful history taking and a diary of symptoms demonstrated an association between the urticaria and stressful work situations. Urticaria can have many triggers, and stress is among the well-known triggers. Read More

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December 2016

Reduced bacterial skin infections in HIV-infected African children randomized to long-term cotrimoxazole prophylaxis.

AIDS 2016 11;30(18):2823-2829

aQueen Mary University of London bMRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London, UK cUniversity of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe dJoint Clinical Research Centre, Kampala, Uganda eMedical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe fPaediatric Infectious Diseases Clinic/Baylor - Uganda, Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda.

Objective: To evaluate whether cotrimoxazole prophylaxis prevents common skin conditions in HIV-infected children.

Design: Open-label randomized controlled trial of continuing versus stopping daily cotrimoxazole (post-hoc analysis).

Setting: Three sites in Uganda and one in Zimbabwe. Read More

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November 2016