Effect of Sublingual Isolated Transfer Factors in a Case of Therapy Resistant Periungual Warts
Marcella Nascimento e Silva, MSc, MD and Karla Gonçalves, Pharm.B
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 08, 2020
Periungual warts (PW), also known as verruca vulgaris, are caused by the human papilloma virus and appear as skin lesions located around the nailfold but can also affect the nail plate. Unfortunately, some of the therapies mentioned are destructive by nature and can also damage the nail matrix, hyponychium or underlying bone. Here we describe a patient resistant to a range of standard treatments. His clinical condition dramatically improved after use of isolated transfer factors (TF)....
New Approachment of Creeping Eruption Management
Sukmawati Tansil Tan and Yohanes Firmansyah
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 23, 2020
Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM) is a zoonotic infestation caused by penetration and migration of filariform larvae into the epidermal layer of skin derived from dogs and cats, namely Ancylostoma braziliense and Ancylostoma caninum. Infective filariform larvae penetrate the surface of the skin, and migrate beneath the epidermis by leaving prominent linear or serpiginous lesions called 'creeping eruption'. One case was reported of CLM with the main complaint of being very itchy and serpiginosa lesio...
Hyperchromic and Erythematous Pityriasis: Case Report and Review of the Literature
Medina Andrade Luis Angel, MD, Laura Guadalupe Medina Andrade, MD, Lizbeth Elisa Oropeza Lopez, MD, Andrea Marianne Rodriguez Valencia, MD, Haizel Valencia Romero, MD, Angel Adrian Moreno Pina, MD, Araceli Esteban Chaparro, MD, and Alberto Robles Mendez Hernandez, MD
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: July 31, 2019
Pityriasis versicolor is a superficial fungal infection of the skin, characterized by pigmentary changes secondary to the colonization of the stratum corneum by a lipophilic dimorphic fungus known as Malassezia sp. Of this genus, 7 species known as the causative agent of pityriasis versicolor, the most frequently isolated species is M. Globosa. This skin disease occurs worldwide but predominates in the tropical, warm, and humid climate. Malassezia sp classified as dimorphic fungi since it behave...