Journal of

Dermatology Research and TherapyISSN: 2469-5750

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510117

Characteristics of Physiological Skin Changes in Pregnancy in a Public Maternity in Southern Brazil

Júlia Opolski Nunes da Silva, Rodrigo Ribeiro e Silva, Maria Gabriela Schneider, Maria Carolina Miano Selbach, Maria Eduarda Schramm Guisso, Dieter Alisson Neumann, Luiza Andraus Dantas, Felipe Reinert Avilla Machado, Gabriela Kunz Elias, Marina Quirino Leandro da Silva and Raquel Bissacotti Steglich

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: November 30, 2022

To analyze the characteristics of physiological dermatological changes during pregnancy. This is a descriptive study, carried out in a public maternity hospital in southern Brazil, from June to August 2021 through a randomized sample of puerperal women. Through a self-reported interview, maternal-fetal data, sun exposure, photoprotection and skin changes were analyzed. Results: A total of 439 postpartum women were evaluated, 415 (94.5%) of whom presented some dermatological alteration. 237 (54.0...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510116

Short Course Treatment with Dapsone in a 59-Year-Old Male with Dermatitis Herpetiformis: A Case Report

Zacaria B Pario Jr, MD and Victoria P Guillano, MD

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: October 12, 2022

Dermatitis Herpetiformis is a chronic autoimmune blistering skin condition that is often associated with gluten-sensitive enteropathy. The primary lesion of DH is an erythematous papule, plaque, or, most commonly, a vesicle that can be pruritic. Most DH patients have an associated GI abnormality and a higher incidence of other autoimmune diseases, such as thyroid disease, insulin- dependent diabetes, lupus erythematosus, and vitiligo. In 70% of cases, patient with DH will require dapsone after...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510115

Evaluation of A Novel Topical Formulation for The Treatment of Problematic Skin: Results of An Italian Clinical Study

Alice Casari, Rima Al Sibai, Michela Mediani, Monica Molinari and Walter Fiore

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: August 11, 2022

Problematic skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis, acne vulgaris, and psoriasis are directly linked to microbial imbalance or ‘dysbiosis’. Alterations of skin microbial communities along with other contributing factors, cause skin barrier dysfunction triggering immune and inflammatory responses....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510114

Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

Youssef Zemmez, Ihssane Hallab, Abir Boulhilat, Adil Elkhoyaali, Jaouad El azhari, Hasna Kerrouch, Rachid Frikh, Mohamed Boui and Naoufal Hjira

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 16, 2022

Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) is an inherited disease of elastic tissue primarily affecting the skin, eyes, and arteries. We report a clinical case to emphasize the need for early diagnosis and follow-up, a multidisciplinary approach and the management of complications. A 62-year-old patient consulted for wrinkled layers of papules typically “shagreen”. The skin lesions were disseminated throughout the body but predominated in the folds, abdomen and neck....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510113

Chronic Psoriasis with Vulvar Presentation: A Case Report

Nathan Joshua Manales, BS, Maricela Chavez, MD, MS, Miriam Shayeb, MS and Gary Ventolini, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 18, 2022

Psoriasis is a fairly common chronic skin condition that presents itself as erythematous, itchy patches with the most commonly affected areas being the elbows, knees, buttocks, scalp, and sites of trauma. Psoriasis of the genitals affects less than half of those diagnosed with psoriasis and can cause major discomfort and frustration. This case report aims to highlight as well as to help discern the presence of vulvar psoriasis among other causes. This report describes a patient with chronic psor...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510112

Reactive Eccrine Syringofibroadenoma: A Case Report

AG Ndoumba Afouba, GA Majoumo Mukam, BS Esson Mapoko, AC Kabeyene Okono, R Bene Belembe and Z Sando

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 11, 2022

Eccrine syringofibroadenoma is a rare adnexal tumor of sweat glands, with different clinical presentations. It is mainly found at the extremities, but also occurs on the trunk, the nail pulp, or the eyelids. The microscopic examination shows anastomosing cords of cuboidal cells deriving from the epidermis, infiltrating the dermis and separated by a fibrovascular stroma. There are five subtypes among which reactive eccrine syringofibroadenoma, associated with lesions such as chronic ulcer, The ev...

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