Dirk M Elston

Summary

Affiliation: Geisinger Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Aquatic antagonists: Portuguese man-of-war (Physalia physalis)
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 N Academy Ave, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Cutis 80:186-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Schistosoma japonicum
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Laboratory Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 1406, USA
    Cutis 73:299-300. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Plain eastern stripeless scorpion (Vaejovis carolinianus)
    Dirk M Elston
    Departments of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821, USA
    Cutis 78:393-4. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Common striped bark scorpion (Centruroides vittatus)
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 N Academy Ave, Danville, PA 1782, USA
    Cutis 78:233-4. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Aquatic antagonists: stingray injury
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 N Academy Ave, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Cutis 78:93-4. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Schistosoma haematobium
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 1406, USA
    Cutis 73:233-4. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Aquatic antagonists: sea anemone dermatitis
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology and Laboratory Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821, USA
    Cutis 78:31-2. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Schistosoma mansoni
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology and Laboratory Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 1406, USA
    Cutis 73:387-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Cheyletiella mites
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 1406, USA
    Cutis 74:23-4. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Chiggers
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 N Academy Ave, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Cutis 77:350-2. 2006

Detail Information

Publications83

  1. ncbi request reprint Aquatic antagonists: Portuguese man-of-war (Physalia physalis)
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 N Academy Ave, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Cutis 80:186-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Schistosoma japonicum
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Laboratory Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 1406, USA
    Cutis 73:299-300. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Plain eastern stripeless scorpion (Vaejovis carolinianus)
    Dirk M Elston
    Departments of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821, USA
    Cutis 78:393-4. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Common striped bark scorpion (Centruroides vittatus)
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 N Academy Ave, Danville, PA 1782, USA
    Cutis 78:233-4. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Aquatic antagonists: stingray injury
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 N Academy Ave, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Cutis 78:93-4. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Schistosoma haematobium
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 1406, USA
    Cutis 73:233-4. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Aquatic antagonists: sea anemone dermatitis
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology and Laboratory Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821, USA
    Cutis 78:31-2. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Schistosoma mansoni
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology and Laboratory Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 1406, USA
    Cutis 73:387-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Cheyletiella mites
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 1406, USA
    Cutis 74:23-4. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Chiggers
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 N Academy Ave, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Cutis 77:350-2. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Psoroptes mites
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821, USA
    Cutis 77:283-4. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Blister beetles
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 1406, USA
    Cutis 74:285-6. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Trichuris trichiura (human whipworm)
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Cutis 77:75-6. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? The South African fattail scorpion (Parabuthus transvaalicus)
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821, USA
    Cutis 76:299-300. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Optimal antibacterial treatment of uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections: applying a novel treatment algorithm
    Dirk M Elston
    Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 17822 9800, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 4:s15-9. 2005
    ..When the history and physical exam suggest CA-MRSA infection, and there is no fluctuant collection of purulent material to be drained, a sulfa drug or tetracycline is generally the best choice for initial empiric therapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Flat rock scorpion (Hadogenes granulatus)
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821, USA
    Cutis 79:273-4. 2007
  17. pmc Laboratory results that should be ignored
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    MedGenMed 8:9. 2006
  18. doi request reprint Commentary: Iron deficiency and hair loss: problems with measurement of iron
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 5206, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 63:1077-82. 2010
    ..This commentary discusses the sensitivity and specificity of available tests for iron deficiency and presents practical guidelines for testing and supplementation...
  19. doi request reprint Demodex mites: facts and controversies
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 17822 5206, USA
    Clin Dermatol 28:502-4. 2010
    ..The evidence linking Demodex mites to human disease has implications regarding treatment...
  20. doi request reprint Tick bites and skin rashes
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 North Academy Ave, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 23:132-8. 2010
    ..This paper will review the major ticks of medical importance and the diseases they transmit, including important emerging pathogens...
  21. doi request reprint Patient safety: Part II. Opportunities for improvement in patient safety
    Dirk M Elston
    Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 N Academy Ave, Danville, PA 17822 1406, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 61:193-205; quiz 206. 2009
    ..It also examines efforts to measure clinical effectiveness and outcomes in the practice of medicine...
  22. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Tarantulas (Theraphosidae)
    Dirk M Elston
    Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Cutis 70:162-3. 2002
  23. doi request reprint Patient safety: Part I. Patient safety and the dermatologist
    Dirk M Elston
    Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 N Academy Ave, Danville, PA 17822 1406, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 61:179-90; quiz 191. 2009
    ..The article also focuses on how medical societies, payers, the US government, and the Board of Medical Specialties are responding to calls for accountability and improvements in patient safety...
  24. doi request reprint How to handle a CA-MRSA outbreak
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 North Academy Avenue, Danville, PA 17822, USA
    Dermatol Clin 27:43-8. 2009
    ..The recurrence and attack rates of close contacts are high and relate to persistent colonization...
  25. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Enterobius vermicularis (pinworms, threadworms)
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 1406, USA
    Cutis 71:268-70. 2003
  26. doi request reprint Topical antibiotics in dermatology: emerging patterns of resistance
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 North Academy Avenue, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Dermatol Clin 27:25-31. 2009
    ..Other agents, such as zinc salts, are promising in this regard. This article discusses alternatives to antibiotics and mechanisms to stem the emergence of resistance...
  27. ncbi request reprint Aquatic antagonists: lionfish (Pterois volitans)
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821, USA
    Cutis 77:215-6. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Aquatic antagonists: sponge dermatitis
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 N Academy Ave, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Cutis 80:279-80. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Saddleback caterpillar (Acharia stimulea)
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821, USA
    Cutis 80:110-2. 2007
  30. ncbi request reprint Status update: hospital-acquired and community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cutis 79:37-42. 2007
    ..Incision and drainage is of paramount importance in the treatment of cutaneous abscesses and is sufficient treatment in most uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections...
  31. doi request reprint Eosinophils in mycosis fungoides: an uncommon finding in the patch and plaque stages
    Scott R Dalton
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 34:586-91. 2012
    ..However, in cases where fewer than 3 eosinophils are present in sections, patch stage MF cannot be excluded...
  32. ncbi request reprint Bullous eruption: a manifestation of lupus erythematosus
    Ronea Harris-Stith
    Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, USA
    Cutis 72:31-7. 2003
    ..We review the spectrum of bullous disease in patients with LE and discuss the pathogenesis and histology of these eruptions, as well as current therapeutic options...
  33. ncbi request reprint Life-threatening stings, bites, infestations, and parasitic diseases
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Clin Dermatol 23:164-70. 2005
    ..Bites, stings and infestations can be fatal. Anaphylaxis to vespids and bees can be prevented with immunotherapy. Patients should be referred to an allergist. The acute care and prevention of arthropod injury is discussed below...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mohs micrographic surgery for granular cell tumor using S-100 immunostain
    Sidney B Smith
    Department of Dermatology MCHE DD, San Antonio Uniformed Health Services Educational Consortium, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Dermatol Surg 28:1076-8. 2002
    ..The standard treatment is complete excision. Two previous cases of GCTs treated by Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) have been reported in the English literature. The immunohistochemical stain S-100 was not used in these cases...
  35. ncbi request reprint Atypical junctional melanocytic proliferations in benign lichenoid keratosis
    Scott R Dalton
    Department of Pathology, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    Hum Pathol 34:706-9. 2003
    ..Pathologists should approach a diagnosis of BLK cautiously in the setting of severely sun-damaged skin...
  36. doi request reprint Scabies
    Maria I Hicks
    Geisinger Dermatology, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822, USA
    Dermatol Ther 22:279-92. 2009
    ..scabiei DNA. The most commonly used treatment modalities are permethrin and ivermectin. Persistence of symptoms for 2-6 weeks after successful treatment is common. Most recurrences are because of reinfection from untreated contacts...
  37. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Fire ants
    Richard Burroughs
    Department of Dermatology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Cutis 75:85-9. 2005
  38. doi request reprint Is superficial spreading melanoma still the most common form of malignant melanoma?
    Seth B Forman
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:1013-20. 2008
    ..Most epidemiological studies suggest that superficial spreading melanoma is the most common histological subtype of malignant melanoma, but past data may not reflect current patterns of sun exposure or other risk factors...
  39. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Loxosceles reclusa (brown recluse spider)
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft Sam Houston, TX 78234 6200, USA
    Cutis 69:91-2, 94-5. 2002
  40. ncbi request reprint Methicillin-sensitive and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: management principles and selection of antibiotic therapy
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 North Academy Ave, Danville, PA 17822, USA
    Dermatol Clin 25:157-64, vi. 2007
    ..Linezolid, and the newer parenteral antibiotics should be reserved for serious infections...
  41. doi request reprint Update on cutaneous manifestations of infectious diseases
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 North Academy Avenue, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Med Clin North Am 93:1283-90. 2009
    ..Travelers are often contagious before they are aware that they have the disease, contributing to the spread. This article reviews bacterial, mycobacterial, fungal, and viral pathogens important to dermatologists...
  42. ncbi request reprint Urticarialike plaques on the breasts of a 72-year-old woman
    Samantha Carp
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Arch Dermatol 141:1161-6. 2005
  43. ncbi request reprint Handling a community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus outbreak: emerging data
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cutis 82:13-7. 2008
    ..Recurrence and spread of infection can be reduced by addressing the carrier state. Strategies for treatment and elimination of staphylococcal carriage are discussed...
  44. ncbi request reprint Dense lymphocytic infiltrates associated with non-melanoma skin cancer in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    Morgan L Wilson
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Dermatol Online J 16:4. 2010
    ..We report a series of three cases of SCC with a coexisting infiltrate of CLL, including one with perineural involvement, one involving metastatic SCC, and one in which this histologic finding spurred the initial diagnosis of CLL...
  45. ncbi request reprint Comparison of colchicine, dapsone, triamcinolone, and diphenhydramine therapy for the treatment of brown recluse spider envenomation: a double-blind, controlled study in a rabbit model
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Arch Dermatol 141:595-7. 2005
    ..The animals were evaluated for the presence of coagulopathy to determine if the incidence of systemic findings correlated with the type of treatment...
  46. ncbi request reprint Rickettsial skin disease: uncommon presentations
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Clin Dermatol 23:541-4. 2005
    ..Early diagnosis is mandatory for better outcome. Clinical symptoms and patient's history are essential, but uncommon presentation of these arthropod-borne diseases may be a challenge...
  47. ncbi request reprint Smooth muscle pattern is more reliable than the presence or absence of an internal elastic lamina in distinguishing an artery from a vein
    Scott R Dalton
    Department of Pathology, Brooke Army Medical Center and Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 33:216-9. 2006
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Tumors composed of malignant epithelial and melanocytic populations: a case series and review of the literature
    Elizabeth K Satter
    Department of Dermatology, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 36:211-9. 2009
    ..We review all previous case reports in the English literature and attempt to clarify the terminology and summarize what is currently known about these unique tumors...
  49. ncbi request reprint Treating pediculosis--those nit-picking details
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 24:415-6. 2007
  50. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:1-16; quiz 17-20. 2007
    ..Abscesses generally respond to drainage. Learning objective: At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants should recognize groups at high risk for community-acquired MSRA infections and manage these infections appropriately...
  51. ncbi request reprint What is your diagnosis? Periungual squamous cell carcinoma
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cutis 78:161, 173-4. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint Infantile digital fibroma treated with mohs micrographic surgery
    John G Albertini
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    Dermatol Surg 28:959-61. 2002
    ..Infantile digital fibroma (IDF) is a rare benign fibrous tumor of childhood that frequently recurs despite local excision. Conservative, nonsurgical management may result in regression and/or joint deformity...
  53. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Centruroides exilicauda
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Cutis 69:16, 20. 2002
  54. ncbi request reprint A comparison of vertical versus transverse sections in the evaluation of alopecia biopsy specimens
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:267-72. 2005
    ..Even though the trend in recent years has been toward transverse sections in this setting, we are not aware of any published data directly comparing the two methods...
  55. ncbi request reprint Vertical vs. transverse sections: both are valuable in the evaluation of alopecia
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 27:353-6. 2005
  56. ncbi request reprint Diseases encountered during war and rebuilding: lessons from past conflicts
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821, USA
    Cutis 72:39-41. 2003
    ..These efforts serve as models for the types of problems we may encounter today. It also is critical to review available data concerning the unique aspects of cutaneous diseases in that part of the world...
  57. ncbi request reprint New and emerging infectious diseases
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:1062-8. 2005
    ..Infectious diseases that emerge in Africa or Asia may arrive on US shores within days. This article reviews the new and emerging pathogens important to dermatologists...
  58. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Io moth (Automeris io)
    Eric W Hossler
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 17822, USA
    Cutis 82:21-4. 2008
  59. ncbi request reprint Controversies concerning the treatment of lice and scabies
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology MCHE DD, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:794-6. 2002
  60. ncbi request reprint Leishmaniasis acquired in the Iraqi Theater of Operations: lessons learned
    Dirk M Elston
    Departments of Dermatology and Laboratory Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 N Academy Ave, Danville, PA 17822 1406, USA
    Cutis 74:253-5. 2004
    ..Among the factors to be considered are environment, exposure, vector control, and the failure to deliver insect repellent to deployed US personnel...
  61. ncbi request reprint "Anisotrichosis": a novel term to describe pattern alopecia
    Lindsay D Sewell
    Geisinger Medical Center, Department of Dermatology, Danville, PA 17822, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:856. 2007
  62. doi request reprint Quality in laboratory medicine. Preface
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Pathology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Clin Lab Med 28:xi-xii. 2008
  63. doi request reprint Opportunities to improve quality in laboratory medicine
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Pathology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Clin Lab Med 28:173-7, v. 2008
    ..Errors in the postanalytic phase often relate to turn-around time, delivery of reports, or interpretation of results. This article focuses on the key opportunities for improvement in quality...
  64. ncbi request reprint The dermatopathology of new and emerging infectious diseases
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 North Academy Avenue, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Adv Dermatol 23:165-76. 2007
  65. ncbi request reprint Fontana-positive grains in mycetoma caused by Microsporum canis
    Sasha C Kramer
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 23:473-5. 2006
    ..canis staining Fontana positive. Differentiation of dermatophyte-induced mycetoma from kerion is important because mycetomas require a combined approach including surgical debridement in addition to oral antifungal therapy...
  66. ncbi request reprint Metastatic aggressive digital papillary adenocarcinoma
    Coleman E Altman
    Department of Dermatology, Brooke Army Medical Center, Building 3600, San Antonio, TX 78234, USA
    Cutis 72:145-7. 2003
    ..Ferritin antibody may prove useful in the diagnosis of aggressive digital papillary adenoma (ADPA) and ADPAca...
  67. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous onchocercoma
    Jason F Okulicz
    Dermatology and Internal Medicine, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, Texas, USA
    Int J Dermatol 43:170-2. 2004
    ..The antiparasitic agent ivermectin is the drug of choice for both prophylaxis and treatment of active disease...
  68. ncbi request reprint Prevention of arthropod-related disease
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:947-54. 2004
    ..Strategies for prevention of illness include avoidance, vector reduction programs, chemoprophylaxis, and repellents. Strategies must be tailored to regional risks...
  69. ncbi request reprint What is your diagnosis? Waardenburg syndrome
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cutis 73:20, 45-6. 2004
  70. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Latrodectus mactans (the black widow spider)
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX 78234 6200, USA
    Cutis 69:257-8. 2002
  71. doi request reprint The physician quality reporting initiative
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Pathology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 17821, USA
    Clin Lab Med 28:351-7, viii. 2008
    ..This article describes the evolution of the PQRI program and the methodology involved in measure development. Key points are summarized...
  72. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Megalopyge opercularis
    Gregg Anthony Severs
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cutis 71:445-8. 2003
  73. ncbi request reprint Human infestation by larval Amblyomma ticks
    Dirk M Elston
    Arch Dermatol 142:497-500. 2006
  74. ncbi request reprint Tackling the anterior nares and other sites of colonization: implications for the dermatologist
    James Q Del Rosso
    University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, USA
    Cutis 79:52-9. 2007
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Nit picking
    Dirk M Elston
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:164-7. 2005
  76. ncbi request reprint Pediculosis
    Christine J Ko
    Department of Dermatology, University of California at Irvine, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:1-12; quiz 13-4. 2004
    ..Major types of resistance include knock-down resistance, glutathione-S-transferase-based resistance, and monooxygenase-based resistance. Research is needed to identify new effective treatments...
  77. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous and systemic effects of varying doses of brown recluse spider venom in a rabbit model
    David L McGlasson
    Clinical Research Squadron MSRL, Lackland AFB, TX 78236 5300, USA
    Clin Lab Sci 20:99-105. 2007
    ..Establishment of a dose-response relationship is an important first step in determining if the NZW rabbit is a suitable model to study both cutaneous and systemic effects of the venom...
  78. ncbi request reprint Drug-resistant lice
    Dirk M Elston
    Arch Dermatol 139:1061-4. 2003
  79. ncbi request reprint Practical management tips for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Dirk M Elston
    Cutis 81:311-3. 2008
  80. ncbi request reprint War and rebuilding: what can we expect in the aftermath of the war in Iraq?
    Dirk M Elston
    Cutis 72:17-8. 2003
  81. ncbi request reprint Making sense of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Dirk M Elston
    Cutis 81:205-6. 2008
  82. ncbi request reprint Treatment options in the management of uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections
    Richard K Scher
    Columbia University and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Cutis 75:3-23. 2005
  83. ncbi request reprint Long-term suppression of chronic Sweet's syndrome with colchicine
    Steven Ritter
    J Am Acad Dermatol 47:323-4. 2002