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Case Report Pages 13-17

Case Report: Atypical Fibroxanthoma and Pleomorphic Dermal Sarcoma - Two Stages of the Same Disease?

Authors: Farhana Kapasi, Marta Cabral, Phillip Ameerally and Antonia Barbieri

Abstract: In November 2015, an 83-year-old male with a history of cataracts and multiple sites of actinic keratosis in the head treated with cryotherapy, presented with a 7 mm by 5 mm erythematous papule on the right parietal scalp, located closely to a pigmented macule which had been previously biopsied with a diagnosis of lentigo simplex. There had been previous attempts to treat this lesion with cryotherapy which were unsuccessful. An excisional biopsy was planned and performed in December 2015, with secondary intention healing.

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Review Article Pages 5-12

Photo-Prevention and Surgical Interventions in Xeroderma Pigmentosum

Authors: Lindsey Goddard, Alden Holmes, Sharon Jacob and Bari Cunningham

Abstract: Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) is a genodermatosis that results in increased sensitivity to UV-radiation, resulting in early onset of photodamage and skin cancers. There are eight XP subtypes, seven due to variable defects in the nucleotide excision repair pathway and one due to a defect in translesion synthesis. Patients with XP have mucocutaneous, ocular, and sometimes neurologic manifestations.

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Case Report Pages 1-4

Laparoscopic Trocar Associated with Potential Nickel Contact Dermatitis

Authors: Caroline Perez, Emily de Golian, Brittanya A Limone and Sharon E Jacob

Abstract: Allergic Contact Dermatitis (ACD) is a substantial health problem, with nickel being the most frequently confirmed allergen on patch testing worldwide.

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Journal Details

  • Journal: Archives of Surgical Dermatology
  • ISO abbreviation: Arch Surg Dermatol
  • Other Title: ASD
  • Pub Type: Open Access