Dermatology

A 4-year-old boy with beta-thalassemia major who underwent a successful bone marrow transplant (BMT), presented with a necrotic looking scalp lesion. Debridement was initially suggested but a punch biopsy showed Aspergillus fumigatus. Antifungal therapy was commenced and the lesion healed with minimal scarring. Invasive fungal infections are a major cause of morbidity and...
(Vol 11 p 66-69, Dermatology; Haematology; Paediatric Surgery: 12 August 2011)
We report a patient presenting with a seronegative polyarthritis who later developed pyoderma gangrenosum. The presumptive diagnosis was seronegative rheumatoid arthritis and associated pyoderma gangrenosum. However, the arthritis, although steroid responsive, did not respond to treatment with the usual DMARD therapies and appears to mirror the activity of the pyoderma...
(Vol 6 p 1-3, Rheumatology, Dermatology: 1 May 2006)

Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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