Acne Scars: Prevalence and Impact on Quality of Life in Moroccan Patients
Hasna Kerrouch, Youssef Zemmez, Rachid Frikh and Naoufal Hjira
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 01, 2023
Acne is a common dermatologic condition affecting more than 80% of 11 to 30-year-olds, who often suffer from acne scars. Despite the scarcity of data, acne scarring is thought to negatively impact the quality of life of patients. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to evaluate the prevalence of acne scars and their impact on the quality of life (QOL) in moroccan acne patients....
Extraneural Soft Tissue Perineurioma: A Case Report
Najoua Ammar, Mariam Meziane, Laila Benzekri, Kawtar Znati and Karima Senouci
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 31, 2022
A perineurioma is a rare benign peripheral nerve sheath tumor derived from perineurial cells. Based on clinical and pathologic features, perineuriomas can be classified into two subtypes: Intraneural perineurioma and the extraneural perineurioma. Soft tissue perineuriomas are rare. Herein, we report a case of Extraneural perineurioma localized in the back....
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...