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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28087019/desmoplastic-trichilemmoma-dermoscopically-mimicking-molluscum-contagiosum
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Cristián Navarrete-Dechent, Pablo Uribe, Sergio González
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2017: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28043196/clinico-epidemiological-profile-of-viral-sexually-transmitted-infections-in-seropositive-patients-attending-a-tertiary-care-hospital-in-north-india
#2
Shikha Chugh, Vijay Kumar Garg, Rashmi Sarkar, Kabir Sardana
Sexually transmitted diseases are a major public health problem both in developing and in developed countries, and especially with the co-synergy with HIV infection, there is an increasing need to have a proper understanding of the clinicodemographic patterns of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) for planning and implementing control strategies. Worldwide, there is an increased preponderance of viral STIs. Increasing incidence and altered clinical presentation of viral STIs in patients with HIV pose a diagnostic challenge; thereby, we studied the demographic profile of HIV-seropositive patients and compared clinical manifestations of viral STIs in HIV-seropositive patients to those in seronegative individuals...
January 1, 2017: Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27958202/genomic-identification-of-human-vaccinia-virus-keratoconjunctivitis-and-its-importance-as-a-laboratory-acquired-infection
#3
Zahra Movahedi Motlagh, Azam Mokhtari, Mohammadreza Mahzounieh
CONTEXT: Vaccinia virus (VACV) is a member of orthopoxvirus genus of the family Poxviridae. VACVs are enveloped, double-stranded DNA viruses. Several species of this family, for example, molluscum contagiosum, smallpox, deerpox, horsepox, rabbitpox, and VACVs may cause conjunctivitis. AIMS: Given the high incidence of keratoconjunctivitis in Iran (approximately 3.6%-53.9%) and insufficient clinical diagnostic measures, laboratory tests for detection of its causes and determination of accurate keratoconjunctivitis/conjunctivitis prevalence due to different pathogens are essential...
November 2016: Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27920223/correlation-between-pubic-hair-grooming-and-stis-results-from-a-nationally-representative-probability-sample
#4
E Charles Osterberg, Thomas W Gaither, Mohannad A Awad, Matthew D Truesdale, Isabel Allen, Siobhan Sutcliffe, Benjamin N Breyer
OBJECTIVE: STIs are the most common infections among adults. Concurrently, pubic hair grooming is prevalent. Small-scale studies have demonstrated a relationship between pubic hair grooming and STIs. We aim to examine this relationship in a large sample of men and women. DESIGN: We conducted a probability survey of US residents aged 18-65 years. The survey ascertained self-reported pubic hair grooming practices, sexual behaviours and STI history. We defined extreme grooming as removal of all pubic hair more than 11 times per year and high-frequency grooming as daily/weekly trimming...
December 5, 2016: Sexually Transmitted Infections
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27898140/ny-subtyp-av-molluscipoxvirus-p%C3%A3-visad-modern-teknik-identifierar-nya-och-ovanliga-patogener-snabbare
#5
Anna-Lena Hammarin, Yvonne Eklund, Maria Karlberg, Morten Bogh, Per Sikora
Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection of the epidermis characterized by skin-colored papules or nodules frequently with a central depression. Atypical variants may occur, primarily in immunosuppressed individuals. We here report a case of »giant Molluscum contagiosum« in an immunocompetent child. The patient was presented with a fairly smooth nodule of 2 cm in diameter on the ring finger. Molluscipoxvirus-like virus particles were detected by electron microscopy from the nodule, but since the clinical picture was not compatible with MC, next generation sequencing was performed in order to verify the diagnosis...
November 28, 2016: Läkartidningen
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27896283/a-potential-founder-variant-in-carmil2-rltpr-in-three-norwegian-families-with-warts-molluscum-contagiosum-and-t-cell-dysfunction
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Hanne S Sorte, Liv T Osnes, Børre Fevang, Pål Aukrust, Hans C Erichsen, Paul H Backe, Tore G Abrahamsen, Ole B Kittang, Torstein Øverland, Shalini N Jhangiani, Donna M Muzny, Magnus D Vigeland, Pubudu Samarakoon, Tomasz Gambin, Zeynep H C Akdemir, Richard A Gibbs, Olaug K Rødningen, Robert Lyle, James R Lupski, Asbjørg Stray-Pedersen
BACKGROUND: Four patients from three Norwegian families presented with a common skin phenotype of warts, molluscum contagiosum, and dermatitis since early childhood, and various other immunological features. Warts are a common manifestation of human papilloma virus (HPV), but when they are overwhelming, disseminated and/or persistent, and presenting together with other immunological features, a primary immunodeficiency disease (PIDD) may be suspected. METHODS AND RESULTS: The four patients were exome sequenced as part of a larger study for detecting genetic causes of primary immunodeficiencies...
November 2016: Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27871346/woronoff-ring-a-novel-manifestation-of-molluscum-contagiosum
#7
Vijay Zawar, Tarang Goyal, Dimple Doda
Woronoff ring has been mostly discussed as a phenomenon in psoriasis, especially during therapy. It has also been reported in a few other conditions unrelated to psoriasis; however, the association of Woronoff ring has not been reported in immunocompetent, healthy, and untreated patients with molluscum contagiosum who have no apparent systemic illness. The authors report a case series of Woronoff ring seen in untreated immunocompetent patients with molluscum contagiosum involving different age groups.
2016: Skinmed
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27863182/corpora-amylacea-and-molluscum-contagiosum-on-a-cervical-pap-smear
#8
Kaila Buckley, Zaibo Li
When evaluating a Papanicolaou (Pap) smear, the cytology of the squamous epithelial cells is of utmost importance. This is what cytopathologists use to render a diagnosis, ranging from normal to atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS) to high grade squamous intraepithelial lesions, or even squamous cell carcinoma. However, occasionally the pathologist will run into microscopic noncellular material as in our case, such as corpora amylacea on the slides, or even uncommon viral inclusions such as Molluscum contagiosum (MCV)...
November 8, 2016: Diagnostic Cytopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27784527/recalcitrant-verrucae-in-patients-with-dock8-deficiency
#9
Yen Tun Wang, Bob Geng, Samantha Gendelman, Alexandra Freeman, Christina Nam-Soo Kim
An 18-year-old Caucasian man presented with extensive recalcitrant verrucae on his trunk and extremities that were unresponsive to cryotherapy, salicylic acid, topical imiquimod, CO2 laser, candida antigen, and intralesional bleomycin. He had a diagnosis of hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome until 2011, when he was determined to have DOCK8 immunodeficiency after genetic testing at the National Institutes of Health. In addition to verrucae, he had a personal history of eczematous dermatitis, osteomyelitis, molluscum infections, cutaneous abscesses, recurrent pneumonia, and severe food allergy...
2016: Skinmed
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27756991/cytodiagnosis-of-disseminated-histoplasmosis-in-an-immunocompetent-individual-with-molluscum-contagiosum-like-skin-lesions-and-lymphadenopathy
#10
Prajwala Gupta, Minakshi Bhardwaj
Disseminated histoplasmosis is caused by the dimorphic fungus Histoplasma capsulatum (H. capsulatum). The early clinical manifestations are nonspecific, often lead to diagnostic difficulty, and is misdiagnosed as tuberculosis and seen usually in immunosuppressed states. Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is a simple, safe, and quick technique to establish the initial diagnosis of H. capsulatum, thereby prompting early treatment. The skin involvement is rare in disseminated disease and we describe a case of disseminated histoplasmosis in an immunocompetent patient with unusual molluscum contagiosum like umbilicated skin lesions and FNAC of the cervical lymph node was the only tool for rapid and early confirmatory diagnosis...
July 2016: Journal of Cytology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27739559/bilateral-cavernous-sinus-thrombosis-in-a-patient-with-tacrolimus-associated-posttransplant-thrombotic-microangiopathy
#11
Anton M Kolomeyer, Ken K Nischal, Ellen Mitchell
PURPOSE: To report a case of bilateral cavernous sinus thrombosis (CST) in a patient with tacrolimus-associated posttransplant thrombotic microangiopathy. METHODS: Case report. RESULTS: An 8-year-old boy with a medical history of orthotopic heart transplant, posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease, and recurrent infections was hospitalized for nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. His ocular history included accommodative esotropia, hyperopia with astigmatism, Molluscum contagiosum lid lesions, and idiopathic intracranial hypertension...
October 13, 2016: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27727742/molluscum-like-cutaneous-cryptococcosis-in-a-case-of-disseminated-cryptococcosis
#12
Lavanya, Vivek Thomas, Chandrashekhar, Shivashankar
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2016: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27670745/molluscum-contagiosum-a-rare-nipple-lesion
#13
Charlotte Ives, Michael Green, Tanwen Wright
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 26, 2016: Breast Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27663926/tinea-on-a-tattoo
#14
Alexandru Oanţă, Marius Irimie
In the last twenty years, the prevalence of individuals with tattoos in the general population has increased in Europe (1) as well as in Australia (2) and the United States of America (3). A series of complications such as acute inflammatory reactions, allergic contact dermatitis (4,5), photoinduced, lichenoid, and granulomatous reactions (6, 7), pseudolymphoma (8), pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia (9), skin infections (6), and skin cancers (10) may occur on tattoos. Infectious complications on tattoos include bacterial infections (pyoderma, leprosy, syphilis, cutaneous tuberculosis, mycobacteriosis) (11-14), viral infections (molluscum contagiosum, warts, herpes simplex, hepatitis B and C) (15-17), and fungal infections (sporotrichosis, dermatophytosis) (18,19)...
August 2016: Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica: ADC
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27648389/isolated-giant-molluscum-contagiosum-mimicking-epidermoid-cyst
#15
Tugba K Uzuncakmak, Burce C Kuru, Ebru I Zemheri, Ilkin Zindanci, Zafer Turkoglu, Mukaddes Kavala
Molluscum contagiosum is a benign cutaneous viral infection which is caused by double- stranded DNA poxvirus. It affects mainly children and young adults and usually presents with single or multiple umblicated papules or nodules on face, arms, legs and anogenital regions. It may present in atypical size and clinical appearance in patients with altered or impaired immunity and rarely in immuncompetent patients. Herein we present an immuncompetent young adult patient with isolated giant molluscum contagiosum, which was mimicking epidermoid cyst clinically...
July 2016: Dermatology Practical & Conceptual
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27627044/molluscum-contagiosum
#16
Julie V Schaffer, Emily M Berger
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 1, 2016: JAMA Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27607603/vascular-network-tightly-enclosing-lesions-of-molluscum-contagiosum-basket-like-capillaries-of-molluscum
#17
Yuji Horiguchi, Junshi Horiguchi, Ken-Ichiro Maeno
Immunohistochemical studies of one typical and two atypical cases of molluscum contagiosum with anti-CD34 monoclonal antibodies showed a tightly enclosing fine vasculature around the lesional masses of the disease. The thin interstitial septa between the lobules of the molluscum lesions also contained abundant endothelium. An electron microscopic study of a pinched-off lesion of common molluscum contagiosum demonstrated that the tightly enclosing blood vessels lacked muscle layers, suggesting that they were capillaries, being a distance of several hundred nanometers from the basal cells of the molluscum mass...
January 2017: Journal of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27601304/to-treat-molluscum-contagiosum-or-not-curettage-an-effective-well-accepted-treatment-modality
#18
Avikam Harel, Ana Maria Kutz, Smail Hadj-Rabia, Jacob Mashiah
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Molluscum contagiosum (MC) is a common viral disease primarily affecting children. The objective was to compare the effectiveness of curettage as a treatment modality for MC with no treatment. METHODS: We performed a retrospective study of 2,022 children with MC between 2008 and 2012. Epidemiologic, clinical, and treatment data, including effectiveness, safety, and satisfaction, were reviewed. RESULTS: Fifty-six percent of the children were 2 to 5 years of age...
November 2016: Pediatric Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27598618/linear-ectopic-sebaceous-hyperplasia-of-the-penis-the-last-memory-of-tyson-s-glands
#19
Giovanni Paolino, Luca M Muscardin, Chiara Panetta, Michele Donati, Pietro Donati
Pathologists who find ectopic glands on the glans and/or on the prepuce, often describe them as Tyson's glands. In this regard, the term Tyson's glands can be replaced by two different descriptive expressions: papillomatosis corona penis and ectopic sebaceous glands. A 15-year old Caucasian male patient presented to our Institute with multiple and asymptomatic circular skin colored-to-yellowish papules at the level of the foreskin, also affecting the shaft of the penis, where they assumed a linear feature. The histological examination revealed hyperplastic and dilated sebaceous glands, while in some areas these glands showed also a direct attachment with the epidermis...
September 6, 2016: Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia: Organo Ufficiale, Società Italiana di Dermatologia e Sifilografia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27549877/giant-eyelid-molluscum-contagiosum-in-a-child-with-aids
#20
Akshay Gopinathan Nair, Roshani J Desai, Indumati Gopinathan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: Ophthalmology
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