A S Boyd

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma arising from an intraepidermal epithelioma
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, United States Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, United States Electronic address
    Pathol Res Pract 209:260-3. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Metastatic small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37204, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 39:1042-6. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Chromosomal translocation-negative cellular extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma in an adolescent female
    Alan S Boyd
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 39:872-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Leflunomide in dermatology
    Alan S Boyd
    Departments of Medicine Dermatology and Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:673-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Panniculitis ossificans traumatica of the lower leg
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 33:858-60. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Herpes simplex virus-induced plasmacytic atypia
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 39:270-3. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Minichromosome maintenance protein expression in benign nevi, dysplastic nevi, melanoma, and cutaneous melanoma metastases
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:750-4. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Gangrenous cutaneous mucormycosis in a child with a solid organ transplant: a case report and review of the literature
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:411-5. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Etanercept treatment of erythema nodosum
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology and Pathology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Skinmed 6:197-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Mucous aggregate of the nasopharynx: the mucolith
    Alan S Boyd
    The Departments of Medicine Dermatology and Pathology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Skinmed 2:384-5. 2003

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  1. doi request reprint Poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma arising from an intraepidermal epithelioma
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, United States Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, United States Electronic address
    Pathol Res Pract 209:260-3. 2013
    ..Their progression to dermal invasion appears even more uncommon...
  2. doi request reprint Metastatic small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37204, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 39:1042-6. 2012
    ..Herein, we report the first known patient with cutaneous metastases from a small cell neuroendocrine breast carcinoma...
  3. doi request reprint Chromosomal translocation-negative cellular extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma in an adolescent female
    Alan S Boyd
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 39:872-6. 2012
    ..Reported herein is a case of an EMC arising in the thigh of a 15-year-old female and the first to undergo evaluation of chromosomal translocation...
  4. doi request reprint Leflunomide in dermatology
    Alan S Boyd
    Departments of Medicine Dermatology and Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:673-9. 2012
    ..Leflunomide has demonstrated usefulness in treating cutaneous psoriasis along with other dermatologic and rheumatologic conditions...
  5. doi request reprint Panniculitis ossificans traumatica of the lower leg
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 33:858-60. 2011
    ..Metaplastic ossification almost exclusively affects the dermis. Presented is a patient with posttraumatic bone formation in the subcutaneous fat, panniculitis ossificans traumatica, an entity that has only rarely been reported...
  6. doi request reprint Herpes simplex virus-induced plasmacytic atypia
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 39:270-3. 2012
    ..This morphology was suggestive of a hematopoietic malignancy. Immunoperoxidase staining for HSV decorated a focal collection of keratinocytes that lacked appreciable viral changes expected of HSV infection...
  7. doi request reprint Minichromosome maintenance protein expression in benign nevi, dysplastic nevi, melanoma, and cutaneous melanoma metastases
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:750-4. 2008
    ..To date, the evaluation of MCM proteins in melanocytic neoplasms has not been undertaken...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gangrenous cutaneous mucormycosis in a child with a solid organ transplant: a case report and review of the literature
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:411-5. 2003
    ..Presentation in children with solid organ transplants is rare. Successful therapy for this condition includes aggressive debridement of infected tissue and systemic administration of amphotericin B...
  9. ncbi request reprint Etanercept treatment of erythema nodosum
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology and Pathology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Skinmed 6:197-9. 2007
    ..At 6 months, her disease had resolved and her etanercept dose was reduced by half without any flare of her condition. She has continued 25 mg weekly for 12 months without developing any new lesions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mucous aggregate of the nasopharynx: the mucolith
    Alan S Boyd
    The Departments of Medicine Dermatology and Pathology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Skinmed 2:384-5. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Gadolinium deposition in nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:27-30. 2007
    ..The pathogenesis of this entity remains unclear; however, our recent observations suggest a likely mechanism for the initial dermal manifestations of this gadolinium toxicity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Thiazolidinediones in dermatology
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Int J Dermatol 46:557-63. 2007
    ..Clinicians should become familiar with glitazones as they are experiencing a burgeoning use among patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and have demonstrated clinical efficacy in treating certain skin conditions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Monster cells in malignant melanoma
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 27:208-10. 2005
    ..0125), ulceration (P = 0.0127), the depth of invasion (P = 0.0103), and the presence of multinucleated giant cells (P = 0.0016). The finding of monster cells is not an uncommon occurrence and is seen more often in nodular melanomas...
  14. doi request reprint Tissue gadolinium deposition and fibrosis mimicking nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF)-subclinical nephrogenic systemic fibrosis?
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 62:337-42. 2010
    ..He has yet to manifest symptoms and signs of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis 3 years after his magnetic resonance imaging study...
  15. ncbi request reprint Localized chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus masquerading as pigmented lesions: a new clinical subset?
    A S Boyd
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Lupus 15:292-5. 2006
    ..Photosensitivity was rare and no associated stigmata of lupus erythematosus were noted. Response to topical application of corticosteroid preparations was excellent...
  16. doi request reprint Ichthammol revisited
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Int J Dermatol 49:757-60. 2010
    ..Ichthammol, derived from shale oil, has been employed in the therapy of psoriasis, eczematous dermatitis, leg ulcers, seborrheic dermatitis, and furuncles for over a century and remains a useful topical medicament...
  17. doi request reprint Medical missions: a therapeutic primer
    Alan S Boyd
    Departments of Medicine Dermatology and Pathology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:e5-8. 2012
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  18. doi request reprint A survey-based evaluation of dermatopathology in the United States
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology and Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 33:173-6. 2011
    ..22%). These yearly compensation figures are greater than available estimates for dermatologists or pathologists and most other medical disciplines...
  19. doi request reprint Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 64:144-51. 2011
    ..While rare reports have noted cutaneous metastatic deposition, primary tumors have not been previously described...
  20. ncbi request reprint UV light exposure counseling and reality
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:503-5. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous Mycobacterium avium intracellulare infection in an HIV+ patient mimicking histoid leprosy
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 27:39-41. 2005
    ..Their clinical manifestations are protean. We report an AIDS patient with a cutaneous MAI infection that clinically and histopathologically mimicked histoid leprosy, a presentation not previously described in this population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Acral melanocytic neoplasms: a histologic analysis of 158 lesions
    A S Boyd
    Department of Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 5227
    J Am Acad Dermatol 31:740-5. 1994
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The presence of pagetoid spread of melanocytes is common in otherwise benign acral nevi. Other parameters of malignancy in these neoplasms must be evaluated to determine their biologic potential...
  23. ncbi request reprint Metastatic paraganglionoma presenting as a scalp nodule
    J L Miller
    Department of Medicine (Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 44:321-3. 2001
    ..However, a rapidly growing skin lesion in patients with a past history of retroperitoneal soft tissue tumors suggests that dissemination of that lesion may be taking place...
  24. pmc Expression of activated Akt in benign nevi, Spitz nevi and melanomas
    Sara M Kantrow
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 34:593-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare p-Akt immunohistological staining in benign nevi, Spitz nevi and primary melanomas...
  25. doi request reprint Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: report of an additional case with granulomatous inflammation
    Casey Wilford
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:71-5. 2010
    ..We report an additional case of NSF with the uncommon pathologic features of granulomatous and lymphocytic inflammation in the fibrous septae similar to erythema nodosum...
  26. ncbi request reprint Primary cutaneous aspergillosis in a patient with a solid organ transplant: case report and review of the literature
    Lacey M Thomas
    Department of Dermatology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, The Vanderbilt Clinic, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Cutis 81:127-30. 2008
    ..Fruiting bodies were isolated from a necrotic ulcer arising in a surgical wound. Debridement alone failed to resolve the infection, emphasizing the need for early antifungal treatment combined with surgical management of this infection...
  27. ncbi request reprint Oestrogen receptor-beta expression in melanocytic lesions
    Adriana N Schmidt
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Exp Dermatol 15:971-80. 2006
    ..Discovery that ERbeta expression varies in relation to the tumor microenvironment and increasing depth of invasion suggests its possible usefulness as a surrogate marker for neoplasia and prognosis in malignant melanoma...
  28. ncbi request reprint Nasal tumor in a Peruvian man
    Jason B Robbins
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 26:248, 254. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Mercury exposure and cutaneous disease
    A S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 43:81-90. 2000
    ..This article outlines the signs and symptoms of mercury poisoning and the different clinical conditions with assorted cutaneous findings...
  30. ncbi request reprint Middermal elastolysis in two patients with lupus erythematosus
    A S Boyd
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 23:136-8. 2001
    ..We believe that a spectrum of elastic fiber changes can occur in patients with LE and may be induced by infiltrating lymphocytes and/or circulating antibodies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Histologic features of actinic keratoses in solid organ transplant recipients and healthy controls
    A S Boyd
    Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, and the Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 45:217-21. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Certain histopathologic features are more common in AKs of immunosuppressed transplant recipients and may be used to distinguish between those removed from otherwise healthy persons...
  32. ncbi request reprint Tamoxifen-induced remission of psoriasis
    A S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 41:887-9. 1999
    ..Several lines of evidence suggest that female sex hormones such as estrogen and progesterone affect this condition. We describe a patient whose psoriasis responded favorably to administration of the antiestrogen compound tamoxifen...
  33. ncbi request reprint Colletotrichum species as emerging opportunistic fungal pathogens: a report of 3 cases of phaeohyphomycosis and review
    J L Hoffmann
    Department of Medicine (Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, and the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 45:56-61. 2001
    ..Prompt recognition and intervention with surgical and antifungal treatment may result in decreased morbidity and mortality associated with these infections...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hemangioblastoma arising in the skin
    A S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 23:482-4. 2001
    ..These clear cells stain for neuron-specific enolase but not cytokeratin or epithelial membrane antigen, allowing them to be differentiated from metastatic renal cell carcinoma...
  35. ncbi request reprint Melanoma associated with a dermatofibroma
    Bradley T Kovach
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Division of Dermatology, Nashville, TN 37232 5227, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 34:420-2. 2007
    ..Dermatofibromas are common benign cutaneous fibrohistiocytic neoplasms, whereas melanomas are potentially aggressive malignancies. Differentiating these two entities can occasionally be difficult...
  36. ncbi request reprint Nocardia otitidiscaviarum: an unusual Nocardia species causing a primary lymphocutaneous infectious process in a mildly immunosuppressed patient
    Jennifer H Alberts
    The Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Skinmed 1:62-4. 2002
  37. ncbi request reprint Basal cell carcinoma in young women: an evaluation of the association of tanning bed use and smoking
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:706-9. 2002
    ..Young women with a BCC are more likely to have a past or current history of cigarette smoking and blistering sunburns. Repeated exposure to tanning beds may also be a contributory factor...
  38. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic leukonychia totalis and partialis in a 12-year-old patient
    C D Claudel
    Division of Dermatology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 44:379-80. 2001
    ..Most cases of true leukonychia are inherited. We present a rare case of a young man with persistent, progressive, acquired leukonychia totalis and partialis...
  39. ncbi request reprint New and emerging therapies for lichenoid dermatoses
    A S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Dermatol Clin 18:21-9, vii. 2000
    ..This article describes some of the recent experiences in the therapy of lichen planus, lichen nitidus, toxic epidermal necrolysis, and graft versus host disease...
  40. pmc Estrogen receptor beta expression in nevi during pregnancy
    Mary Alice Nading
    Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Exp Dermatol 17:489-97. 2008
    ..Factors such as pregnancy and degree of atypia are associated with enhanced ERbeta with the exception of congenital nevi where the melanocytes were unique in their response to pregnancy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Primary cutaneous metaplastic carcinoma: report of a case involving angiosarcoma
    Sara M Kantrow
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 29:270-3. 2007
    ..We describe the first primary cutaneous metaplastic carcinoma with angiosarcoma as the mesenchymal component arising on the scalp of a 90-year-old woman...
  42. ncbi request reprint Use of an 800-nm pulsed-diode laser in the treatment of recalcitrant dissecting cellulitis of the scalp
    Alan S Boyd
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Arch Dermatol 138:1291-3. 2002
  43. ncbi request reprint Eruptive xanthomas. Papules may indicate underlying lipid disorder
    Benjamin B Hayes
    Division of Dermatology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 21st Ave S at Garland Ave, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Postgrad Med 118:11-2. 2005
  44. ncbi request reprint Diffuse dermal angiomatosis
    Bradley K Draper
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 33:646-8. 2006
    ..Early correction of the associated ischemic peripheral vascular disease promotes resolution of this unusual clinicopathologic entity...
  45. ncbi request reprint Eccrine syringofibroadenoma with co-existent squamous cell carcinoma
    Courtney R Schadt
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 34:71-4. 2007
    ..ESFA stain positively with epithelial membrane antigen and carcinoembryonic antigen. Cytokeratin studies have been inconsistent...
  46. ncbi request reprint Protothecosis
    Sara M Kantrow
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University, Dermatology 3900, The Vanderbilt Clinic, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Dermatol Clin 21:249-55. 2003
    ..Surgical excision should be considered as a first-line therapy in patients who present with olecranon bursal infections...
  47. ncbi request reprint Generalized vasculitic exanthem following Loxosceles reclusa envenomation
    Christopher W Robb
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 34:513-4. 2007
    ..Loxoscelism should be considered in patients residing in endemic areas who present with a vasculitic exanthem...
  48. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus-induced psoriatic flares in a patient previously treated with tamoxifen: a follow-up
    Alan S Boyd
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:797-8. 2002
  49. doi request reprint Gadolinium is not deposited in the skin of patients with normal renal function after exposure to gadolinium-based contrast agents
    Alan S Boyd
    J Am Acad Dermatol 59:356-8. 2008
  50. ncbi request reprint Use of mycophenolate mofetil in erythema nodosum
    Alan S Boyd
    J Am Acad Dermatol 47:968-9. 2002
  51. ncbi request reprint T-lymphocyte clonality in benign lichenoid keratoses
    David I Smith
    J Cutan Pathol 29:623-4. 2002
  52. ncbi request reprint Treatment of necrobiosis lipoidica with pioglitazone
    Alan S Boyd
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:S120-1. 2007
  53. ncbi request reprint Inflammation resolved by retinoid X receptor-mediated inactivation of leukotriene signaling pathways
    Auinash Kalsotra
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 6431 Fannin St, Medical School Bldg 6, Room 200, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    FASEB J 22:538-47. 2008
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Sweet's panniculitis associated with metastatic breast cancer
    Joyce M C Teng
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:S61-2. 2007
  55. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous epithelioid angiomatous nodule: report of a case and absence of microsatellite instability
    Sara Kantrow
    J Cutan Pathol 34:515-6. 2007
  56. doi request reprint Microsatellite stable genome in an epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: An example of a microsatellite stable tumor
    Alan S Boyd
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:519-21. 2008