Reflectance confocal microscopy in Shiitake dermatitis.
[Reflectance confocal microscopy in Shiitake dermatitis]. Hautarzt. 2019 May 13;: Authors: Cussigh CS, Fink C, Winkler JK, Toberer F, Enk A, Sattler EC, Haenssle HA Abstract Shiitake dermatitis usually occurs 1-2 days after consumption of incompletely cooked or raw shiitake mushrooms and is characterized by linear, pruritic, erythematous papulovesicular rashes. It is caused by lentinan, a polysaccharide component of the cell walls of shiitake mushrooms. The histological examination showed an eczema-like morphology with spongiosis and lymphohistiocytic infiltrates. The results of reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) correlated with the histopathological investigations. Therefore, RCM can be used for non-invasive diagnostic confirmation of Shiitake dermatitis in the future. PMID: 31087127 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Abstract: Dermatitis herpetiformis is a rare, chronic autoimmune disorder characterized by intense pruritic papules and vesicles, which can be associated with celiac disease and other autoimmune disorders. Its histologic characteristic is the accumulation of neutrophils within the papillary dermis with granular deposition of immunoglobulin A (IgA) observed under direct immunofluorescence. Herein, we report a 58-year-old woman who presented with a vesicular rash on the buttocks. The patient reported a recent history of genital herpes, Entamoeba histolytica colitis, recurrent hives, and eczema. A representative biopsy demo...
CONCLUSION: A variety of benign skin lesions were seen in the present study in a wide age distribution range. The most common skin diseases observed in this study were skin appendage disorders, benign skin and adnexal tumors, pigmentation disorders, and papulosquamous lesions. PMID: 31219488 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusions: Elderly patients with LOAD constitute the majority of adults hospitalized with AD. As in ambulatory AD patients, there are significant differences in medical background, clinical picture, laboratory characteristics, and response to treatment between hospitalized LOAD and COAD patients. There is a need to determine diagnostic criteria and treatment guidelines for these patients.Dermatology
CONCLUSION: Patch tests are a very useful diagnostic tool for patients with foot eczema with or without concomitant hand involvement. PMID: 31208672 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Cork MJ, Eckert L, Simpson EL, Armstrong A, Barbarot S, Puig L, Girolomoni G, de Bruin-Weller M, Wollenberg A, Kataoka Y, Remitz A, Beissert S, Mastey V, Ardeleanu M, Chen Z, Gadkari A, Chao J Abstract Background: Atopic dermatitis (AD) profoundly affects quality of life (QoL). Dupilumab significantly improves clinical outcomes, is well tolerated, and approved to treat inadequately controlled moderate-to-severe AD in adults; however, its effect on patient-reported outcomes (PROs) is not fully characterized. Objective: To evaluate the impact of dupilumab on patient-reported AD symptoms and QoL. Methods: Poo...
Conditions: Atopic Dermatitis Eczema; Atopic Dermatitis; Eczema Intervention: Other: Team-Based Connected Health (TCH) Sponsors: University of Southern California; National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) Not yet recruiting
We describe the case of a young boy affected by coeliac disease who, after an occasional unexpected ingestion of gluten, experienced a complete anaphylactic reaction characterized by urticarial, labial angioedema, wheezing, and hypotension. To better investigate the state of allergic sensitization to wheat in our patient, we then performed the component resolved diagnosis, which showed Tri a19 2 kU/l and Tri a14 0.3 kU/l. These results demonstrated the association of IgE-mediated allergy to wheat and coeliac disease. The natural course of specific IgE in allergic patients who are on a food-free diet needs fur...
ConclusionAESEC is a questionnaire for assessing the emotional consequences of living with AE. It may prove useful in evaluating the burden of disease, beyond skin symptoms and time-specific quality of life.
This article discusses some of the common peri-wound skin considerations in patients with chronic wounds. PMID: 31166791 [PubMed - in process]
Eczema, atopic dermatitis, urticaria, and other inflammatory allergic cutaneous reactions cause itch. Itch often makes the patients scratch their skin, and persistent scratching can aggravate dermal conditions. Itch can even cause emotional disturbance and sleep loss. The management of itch is therefore a key component of the clinical treatment of patients with allergies.