Maxwell A Fung
Affiliation: University of California
- Current knowledge in inflammatory dermatopathologyMaxwell A Fung
UC Davis Dermatopathology Service, Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 3301 C Street, Suite 1400, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
Dermatol Clin 30:667-84, vii. 2012..This article focuses on selected recent or noteworthy developments that are clinically relevant for the histologic diagnosis of inflammatory skin diseases...
- 'Epidermotropism' vs. 'exocytosis' of lymphocytes 101: definition of termsMaxwell A Fung
Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 3301 C Street, Suite 1450, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
J Cutan Pathol 37:525-9. 2010..Use of these terms often reflected the observer's interpretation, as they were not always used in purely descriptive fashion...
- The clinical and histopathologic spectrum of "dermal hypersensitivity reactions," a nonspecific histologic diagnosis that is not very useful in clinical practice, and the concept of a "dermal hypersensitivity reaction pattern"Maxwell A Fung
Department of Dermatology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 47:898-907. 2002..quot;Dermal hypersensitivity reaction" (DHR) is diagnosed by dermatopathologists but is not an accepted clinical disease entity. There are no clear guidelines for its diagnosis, differential diagnosis, or management...
- Assessment of the 'no eosinophils' rule: are eosinophils truly absent in pityriasis lichenoides, connective tissue disease, and graft-vs.-host disease?Victoria R Sharon
Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
J Cutan Pathol 39:413-8. 2012..While final interpretation requires a composite assessment of all features, our results suggest that the presence of even a single eosinophil within nine or ten ×20 fields argues against a diagnosis of PL, DM or LE...
- The sensitivity and specificity of "caterpillar bodies" in the differential diagnosis of subepidermal blistering disordersMaxwell A Fung
Department of Dermatology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
Am J Dermatopathol 25:287-90. 2003..Caterpillar body-like clusters are less specific and may be present in porphyria cutanea tarda, erythropoietic protoporphyria, pseudoporphyria, bullous pemphigoid, epidermolysis bullosa, and epidermolysis bullosa acquisita...
- Elastosis perforans serpiginosa in a patient with trisomy 21Jeffrey S Newman
University of California at Davis, Department of Dermatology, USA
Dermatol Online J 12:5. 2006..It occurs with greater frequency in persons with trisomy 21, as well as some other genetic syndromes and after D-penicillamine therapy. It has also been reported as a sporadic, presumably unrelated disorder in several acquired diseases...
- Galectin-3 is critical for the development of the allergic inflammatory response in a mouse model of atopic dermatitisJun Saegusa
Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, 3301 C Street, Suite 1400, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
Am J Pathol 174:922-31. 2009..This regulatory effect of galectin-3 on Th development is exerted at both the dendritic cell and T cell levels. Our studies suggest that galectin-3 may play an important role in the acute phase of human atopic dermatitis...
- Delayed adverse reaction to contrast-enhanced CT: a prospective single-center study comparison to control group without enhancementShaun Loh
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, 4860 Y St, Suite 3100, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Radiology 255:764-71. 2010....
- Nodular eruption on the feet, knees, and dorsal surface of the hands of a 34-year-old HIV-positive manJeffrey S Newman
University of California at Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, USA
Arch Dermatol 144:933-8. 2008
- Chronic atrophic erosive dermatosis of the scalp and extremities: A recharacterization of erosive pustular dermatosisDouglas Patton
Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, 3301 C St, Suite 1400, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 57:421-7. 2007..Although the condition is well recognized in the United Kingdom and Europe, no US cases have heretofore been reported...
- Lupus erythematosus-like imiquimod reaction: a diagnostic pitfallKeira L Barr
Department of Dermatology and Pathology, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
J Cutan Pathol 38:346-50. 2011....
- Fibroepithelioma of pinkusMichael W Su
University of California Davis, Department of Dermatology, USA
Dermatol Online J 12:2. 2006..The pathogenesis of FEP remains enigmatic, and the genetic basis has yet to be fully elucidated. Complete surgical resection is considered curative...
- Complete regression of subcutaneous and cutaneous metastatic melanoma with high-dose intralesional interleukin 2 in combination with topical imiquimod and retinoid creamMiki Shirakawa Garcia
Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
Melanoma Res 21:235-43. 2011..These results support intralesional high-dose IL-2 as a very effective therapy for controlling cutaneous metastatic melanoma. Additional studies are needed to determine whether this therapy is associated with a survival benefit...
- Clinical emergence of neurometastatic merkel cell carcinoma: a surgical case series and literature reviewThomasina L Bailey
Department of Pathology, UC Davis Medical Center, 4400V Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
J Neurooncol 102:147-55. 2011..We suggest that the incidence of neurometastatic MCC may be increasing, parallel to the increasing incidence of primary MCC. We propose a role for intracavitary BCNU wafers in the treatment of intra-axial neurometastatic MCC...
- Angiosarcoma with pseudoepidermotropism in a patient with breast cancer: a mimic of epidermotropic metastatic adenocarcinomaYen Chen Liu
Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
Am J Dermatopathol 33:400-2. 2011..2. This novel case of pseudoepidermotropic angiosarcoma highlights a potential pitfall in the histomorphologic assessment of poorly differentiated angiosarcoma...
- Histoplasmosis presenting as a cutaneous malignancy of the eyelidMelissa Reyes Merin
Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, California, USA
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 27:e41-2. 2011..Biopsy and tissue culture are paramount to establishing the diagnosis. This case describes a rare presentation of histoplasmosis on the eyelid and highlights the importance of histopathologic evaluation...
- A case of syringotropic cutaneous T-cell lymphoma treated with local radiotherapyRojymon Jacob
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 60:152-4. 2009..In our experience, local electron radiation offers local control in early stage SCTCL, and it may be possible to reserve systemic therapy for more advanced stages of the disease...
- Nodule on the toe after traveling to AfricaSarvenaz Zand
School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
Arch Dermatol 144:1051-6. 2008
- Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis as a delayed dermatotoxic reaction to IV-administered nonionic contrast mediaAaron Peterson
Department of Radiology, University of California Davis Medical Center, 4860 Y St, Ste 3100, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:W198-201. 2006..Our objective was to report three delayed, generalized, and protracted cutaneous reactions in two patients that are compatible with acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP) after contrast medium administration...
- Efficacy of treatments for mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome: nationwide survey responsesSamuel L Gettler
Department of Dermatology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
Dermatol Online J 11:6. 2005..Numerous treatments have been used to treat the mycosis fungoides (MF) and Sezary syndrome (SS) variants of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). The relative efficacy of different treatments is largely unknown...
- Acrodermatitis enteropathica and an overview of zinc metabolismEmanual Maverakis
Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 56:116-24. 2007..The diagnosis is made by way of clinical presentation together with histopathology and laboratory tests. Here we provide an overview of zinc metabolism and a description of inherited and acquired zinc deficiency...
- Practical evaluation and management of cutaneous lymphomaMaxwell A Fung
Department of Dermatology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 46:325-57; quiz, 358-60. 2002..Management of patients with cutaneous lymphoma requires collaboration among dermatologists, dermatopathologists, hematopathologists, and medical, surgical and radiation oncologists. (J Am Acad Dermatol 2002;46:325-57.)..
- Thymoma-associated multiorgan autoimmunity: a graft-versus-host-like diseaseAkhil Wadhera
Permanente Medical Group, Fremont, California, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 57:683-9. 2007....
- More about panniculitis and lymphomaN Scott McNutt
J Cutan Pathol 31:297-9. 2004