D M Elston

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Ixodes ticks
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas 78234 6200, USA
    Cutis 69:431-2. 2002
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. pmc Fluorescence of fungi in superficial and deep fungal infections
    D M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft Sam, Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    BMC Microbiol 1:21. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Histological findings after brown recluse spider envenomation
    D M Elston
    Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 22:242-6. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy in the diagnosis of tinea nigra plantaris
    S B Smith
    Department of Dermatology, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX 78234, USA
    Cutis 68:377-80. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Palmoplantar pustulosis associated with sternocostoclavicular hyperostosis
    K A Johnston
    Dermatology Services, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    Cutis 62:75-6. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Migratory poliosis: A forme fruste of alopecia areata?
    D M Elston
    Dermatology MMID, Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center, Lackland AFB, Texas 78236 5300, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 42:1076-7. 2000

Collaborators

  • Coleman E Altman
  • Boris Bastian
  • R A Schwartz
  • David L McGlasson
  • Emily A Fibeger
  • Sidney B Smith
  • Ronea Harris-Stith
  • John G Albertini
  • Captain Steven D Demartini
  • Samantha Carp
  • Richard Burroughs
  • Christine J Ko
  • Sasha C Kramer
  • Kathleen David-Bajar
  • Jason F Okulicz
  • David W Bray
  • Scott R Dalton
  • Steven Ritter
  • Quenby L Erickson
  • Lester F Libow
  • Braden R Rance
  • Patrick E McCleskey
  • Steven E Ritter
  • S B Smith
  • K A Johnston
  • Tammie Ferringer
  • Maj Scott R Dalton
  • Robert F Moreland
  • Adam S Stibich
  • Chadwick J Thomas
  • William B Tyler
  • Eric P Fillman
  • Thomas L Davis
  • Timothy L Gardner
  • Rita George
  • Mary F Farley
  • Michael Jude Welsch
  • Kathleen M David-Bajar
  • Michael G Bryan
  • Leo A Conger
  • S L Beals
  • J J Meffert

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. 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...
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Ixodes ticks
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas 78234 6200, USA
    Cutis 69:431-2. 2002
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. pmc Fluorescence of fungi in superficial and deep fungal infections
    D M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft Sam, Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    BMC Microbiol 1:21. 2001
    ..Seventy-six cases of superficial and deep fungal infections and 3 cases of protothecosis were studied to determine the clinical usefulness of this technique...
  7. ncbi request reprint Histological findings after brown recluse spider envenomation
    D M Elston
    Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 22:242-6. 2000
    ..Large vessel vasculitis may contribute to the large zones of necrosis seen after some brown recluse spider bites. Eosinophils may play a role in tissue damage after envenomation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy in the diagnosis of tinea nigra plantaris
    S B Smith
    Department of Dermatology, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX 78234, USA
    Cutis 68:377-80. 2001
    ..Dermoscopy is a useful clinical adjuntive tool in differentiating tinea nigra from a melanocytic lesion...
  9. ncbi request reprint Palmoplantar pustulosis associated with sternocostoclavicular hyperostosis
    K A Johnston
    Dermatology Services, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    Cutis 62:75-6. 1998
    ..We present a case of 50-year-old man who presented with palmoplantar pustulosis that preceded his sternocostoclavicular hyperostotic symptoms by 1 to 2 years...
  10. ncbi request reprint Migratory poliosis: A forme fruste of alopecia areata?
    D M Elston
    Dermatology MMID, Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center, Lackland AFB, Texas 78236 5300, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 42:1076-7. 2000
    ..We describe a 19-year-old African-American man with a 14-year history of migratory poliosis. We suggest that this phenomenon may represent a forme fruste of alopecia areata...
  11. ncbi request reprint What's eating you? Pediculus humanus (head louse and body louse)
    D M Elston
    Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Cutis 63:259-64. 1999
    ..War, natural disaster, and poverty favor the spread of body lice. As we work to solve these seemingly eternal problems, we must develop better agents to treat infestation and prevent the spread of body lice...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
  19. ncbi request reprint What is your diagnosis? Intramuscular hemangioma of the tongue
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cutis 75:268, 277-8. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint Melan-A/MART-1 positive "pseudonests" in lichenoid inflammatory lesions: an uncommon phenomenon
    Captain Steven D Demartini
    Am J Dermatopathol 27:370-1. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Systemic manifestations and treatment of brown recluse spider bites
    Dirk M Elston
    Cutis 74:336, 338, 340. 2004
  22. 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...
  23. 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
  24. ncbi request reprint What is your diagnosis? Graft-versus-host disease
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cutis 76:230, 236-8. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint Human infestation by larval Amblyomma ticks
    Dirk M Elston
    Arch Dermatol 142:497-500. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint What is your diagnosis? Cowden disease (multiple hamartoma syndrome)
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology and Laboratory Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cutis 78:28, 51-2. 2006
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Larval tick infestation: a case report and review of tick-borne disease
    Emily A Fibeger
    St Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Cutis 82:38-46. 2008
    ..This article highlights the knowledge necessary to recognize, treat, and prevent tickborne disease...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Kaposi's varicelliform eruption: a case report and review of the literature
    Sasha C Kramer
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822, USA
    Cutis 73:115-22. 2004
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  34. ncbi request reprint What is your diagnosis? Plummer-Vinson syndrome
    Sidney B Smith
    Department of Dermatology, San Antonio Uniformed Health Services Educational Consortium, Brooke Army Medical Center, Texas, USA
    Cutis 73:100, 133-4. 2004
  35. 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
  36. ncbi request reprint What is your Diagnosis? Alopecia areata of the eyelashes
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6200, USA
    Cutis 69:15, 19-20. 2002
  37. ncbi request reprint Disseminated coccidioidomycosis discovered during routine skin cancer screening
    Braden R Rance
    San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Texas, USA
    Cutis 70:70-2. 2002
    ..The complement fixation antibody titer for cocci was 1:128. The patient was treated for disseminated coccidioidomycosis with oral fluconazole. The epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of coccidioidomycosis are discussed...
  38. ncbi request reprint Photo quiz. Trichrome tinea versicolor
    Steven E Ritter
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 17822 1406, USA
    Cutis 70:92, 121-2. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Palmar petechiae in dermatitis herpetiformis: a case report and clinical review
    Patrick E McCleskey
    David Grant Medical Center, Fairfield, California, USA
    Cutis 70:217-23. 2002
    ..We describe a 46-year-old man with DH who presented with the classic pruritic papulovesicular eruption and associated volar finger and palmar petechiae. We discuss recent advances in the pathogenesis and treatment of DH...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint What is your diagnosis? Dermatomyositis
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cutis 71:21, 39-40. 2003
  43. ncbi request reprint What is your diagnosis? Exostoses
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cutis 71:350, 363-4. 2003
  44. 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...
  45. 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
  46. ncbi request reprint What is your diagnosis? Pachyonychia congenita
    Dirk M Elston
    Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cutis 72:104, 143-4. 2003
  47. ncbi request reprint What is your diagnosis? Sweet Syndrome (acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis)
    Steven Ritter
    Department of Dermatology, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Cutis 72:353, 403-4. 2003
  48. 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...
  49. ncbi request reprint What is your diagnosis? Monilethrix
    David W Bray
    Department of Family Practice, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington, USA
    Cutis 72:431, 453-4. 2003
  50. 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
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint Tuberous sclerosis
    Ronea Harris-Stith
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Cutis 69:103-9. 2002
    ..We review the clinical features of tuberous sclerosis and discuss recent advances in our understanding of its pathogenesis and appropriate management...