International Journal of Clinical Dermatology

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Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2023

  • Zoon’s Balanitis (Balanitis Circumscripta Plasmacellularis) – a Case Report with a Review of Literature

    Ivanka Temelkova, Valentina Broshtilova, Svetlana Bezhanova, Atanas Batashki, Yoanna Velevska, Petar Vatov, Irina Iungareva, Sonya Marina

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 14-17
    Received: Jul. 13, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 02, 2023
    Published: Aug. 22, 2023
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    Abstract: Zoon's balanitis or balanitis circumscripta plasmacellularis is a rare, idiopathic, chronic, benign, inflammatory disease of the genital mucosa of non-sexually transmitted nature. Etiopathogenesis is not fully understood, but the moist environment and chronic irritation are considered as important triggers. It occurs mainly in uncircumcised middle-... Show More
  • Fournier's Gangrene - A Case Report with a Review of the Literature

    Hristo Mangarov, Valentina Broshtilova, Atanas Batashki, Svetlana Bezhanova, Yoanna Velevska, Petar Vatov, Irina Yungareva, Sonya Marina

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 18-23
    Received: Aug. 14, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 04, 2023
    Published: Sep. 13, 2023
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    Abstract: Fournier's gangrene is a rare form of necrotizing fasciitis, also known as "flesh-eating disease." It cause extensive necrosis of skin, fascia, and subcutaneous of the external genitalia, perineal and perianal areas. The etiology is usually polymicrobial. Initial dermatological symptoms may be missing or mimicking erysipelas, cellulite or abscess. ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Surgical Treatment of Skin Cancers of the Head and Neck at the DONKA Surgical Oncology Unit

    Bah Malick, Keita Mamady, Toure Alhassane Ismael, Cisse Kalil, Souare Mamadou Bobo, Conde Ibrahima Kalil, Traore Bangaly

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 24-28
    Received: Sep. 05, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 12, 2023
    Published: Oct. 28, 2023
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    Abstract: Objective: To improve the surgical treatment of head and neck skin cancers. Materials and methods: This was a retrospective descriptive cohort study examining the sociodemographic, anatomopathological, therapeutic and evolutionary aspects of patients with head and neck skin cancer. Results: 148 patients (65.2%) were histologically confirmed and 43 ... Show More
  • Research Article

    A Congenital Purple Plaque, a Case Report with the Review of Literature

    Tayyiba Nasreen, Fiona Lynch, Ruth Law, Sinead Collins

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 29-32
    Received: Aug. 30, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 20, 2023
    Published: Nov. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: Dermatofibrosarcoma protruberans (DFSP) is an uncommon, locally aggressive tumour arising. it accounts for 0.1% of all malignancies. Although it can present any time from the neonatal period onwards, paediatric cases are rare, and account for 6% of all DFSP. The cause of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is not known but, injury to the skin in the af... Show More
  • Case Report

    Polychondritis Recidivans – A Case Report with a Review of the Literature

    Irina Yungareva, Valentina Broshtilova, Aleksandar Trenovski, Yoanna Velevska, Petar Vatov, Sonya Marina*

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 33-38
    Received: Nov. 16, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 04, 2023
    Published: Dec. 11, 2023
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    Abstract: Polychondritis recidivans is a rare immune-mediated autoimmune, multisystemic disease. It proceeds with recurrent inflammation of both cartilage tissue, mainly the ears, nose, larynx, tracheobronchial tree, ribs and joints, as well as the proteoglycan-rich tissues of the heart valves, blood vessels and eyes. The clinical picture is diverse. Symptom... Show More