Back issues No.3 - 1991  
  Vibration - Induced Raynaud's Syndrome and Microcirculation Disturbances
Hsin-Su Yu
Dermatol Sinica 9: 141-149, 1991

  Case Report
  Pemphigus Herpetiformis: A Case Report and Review of Literature
Shan-Ging Liu, Jen-Hong Yang, Chu-Kwan Wong
Dermatol Sinica 9: 151-158, 1991

We herein report a case of pemphigus herpetiformis, an uncommon variant of pemphigus. A 69-year-old male has suffered from severely itchy, annular and polycyclic erythematous patches with elevated borders and peripherally located papulovesicles and crusting on trunk and limbs for three months. The skin biopsy revealed eosinophilic spongiosis and intraepidermal blister formation without acantholysis. The diagnosis was confirmed by immunofluorescent studies. ..................More
  Dyskeratosis Congenita: A Case Report
Yu-Liang Chien, Jen-Hong Yang, Han-Nan Liu, Chu-Kwan Wong
Dermatol Sinica 9: 159-165, 1991

We herein report a 10-year-old boy with dyskeratosis congenita. He has suffered from reticulate skin hyperpigmentation, nail dystrophy and leukokeratosis of the tongue. Pancytopenia was also found. Electron microscopic study revealed increased melanosomes in the keratinocytes together with the presence of dyskeratotic cells and colloid bodies. ..................More
  Diffuse Normolipemic Plane Xanthoma: A Case Report
Chien-Yung Huang, Kuo-Chang Chou, Kai-Yam Ng
Dermatol Sinica 9: 167-173, 1991

We report a case of diffuse normolipemic plane xanthoma. A 63-year-old male suffered from multiple yellowish macular patches over face, trunk and extremities for 3 years. Histopathology of skin lesion showed foam cells in the dermis. Plasma cholesterol, triglyceride and lipoprotein were normal. However, serum protein electrophoresis and immunoelectrophoresis showed IgG-monoclonal gammopathy. There was no evidence of multiple myeloma after nearly 1 year follow-up. ..................More
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