dermatology case reports

Successful Treatment of Cheilitis Granulomatosa With Certolizumab and Ustekinumab
Cheilitis Granulomatos
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INTRODUCTION Cheilitis granulomatosa (CG) is a subtype of orofacial granulomatosis that results in facial and oral swelling in the absence of non-caseating granulomatous systemic diseases such as Crohn’s and sarcoidosis.1 With concurrent facial palsy and a plicated tongue, the condition is referred to as Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome.1,2 Both CG and Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome are in the …
Intralesional Bleomycin Combined With Cryotherapy in the Treatment of Recalcitrant Verruca Vulgaris
Bleomycin
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Verruca vulgaris is a common cutaneous manifestation of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection that presents as hyperkeratotic, cauliflower-like papules with central black petechiae. These lesions may be resistant to conventional therapies, posing a therapeutic challenge and prolong significant morbidity for the patient. This case report demonstrates an immediate and robust response of recalcitrant …
Infraorbital Occlusion Treated with High-Dose Pulsed Hyaluronidase Protocol
Infraorbital Occlusion
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Facial fillers are an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure used for facial rejuvenation. Regardless of the experience and skill level of the injector, fillers can inadvertently occlude vessels leading to blockage of cutaneous blood supply, ischemic skin necrosis and rarely cerebrovascular strokes and blindness. Injectors should recognize early signs of occlusion and be prepared with knowledge a …
Pyoderma Gangrenosum Occurring in the Setting of Hypercortisolism
Pyoderma Gangrenosum
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Pyoderma Gangrenosum Occurring in the Setting of Hypercortisolism Associated With Adrenocortical Adenoma: A Pathophysiological Paradox Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a challenging, rare, ulcerating skin disease characterized by neutrophilic abundance and absence of infection, often associated with systemic diseases. JDD authors Chapman Wei, Elizabeth Hazuka, Peter DeRosa, Jill M. Paulson MD, and Ad …
August 2021 JDD Issue | Special Focus on Psoriasis
PSORIASIS
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With a special focus on psoriasis, the August issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology features an outstanding editorial line-up with articles, features, and case reports on topics ranging from antihistamines in psoriasis, facial erythema in rosacea, management of AKs, to herpes zoster following COVID-19 vaccination, cutaneous angiosarcoma of the scalp, and everything in between! Straight fr …