Back issues No.2 - 1992  
  Case Report
  Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Skin (Merkel cell Carcinoma) - A Case with Elevated Serum Tissue Polypeptide Antigen
Hsiao-Chin Chen, Chun-Hsiang Chang, Ih-Jen Su, Hsu-Po Yeh, Yau-Chin Lu, Shy-Shyun Liou
Dermatol Sinica 10: 71-79, 1992

A typical case of neuroendocrine carcinoma of skin (NECS) is reported. Our case was a 54-year-old male patient who had a tumor over the dorsum of the left hand for 4 years. Biopsy showed lymphoma-like round cell proliferation. The cells stained positive with neuron-specific enolase and cyokeratin, the latter revealing a paranuclear globule-like pattern. Under electron microscopic examination, membrane-bound dense-core secretory granules and paranuclear clusters of the intermediate filaments were ..................More
  Granular Cell Tumor - A Case Report
Chi Niu, Hsin-Yi Su, Hsiu-Chin Chen, Hsu-Po Yeh
Dermatol Sinica 10: 81-87, 1992

Granular cell tumor usually presents as an asymptomatic mass in the skin, mucous membrane, or subcutaneous tissue. The most common site is the tongue (40%). It is rarely considered in the clinician's differential diagnosis. We herein report a granular cell tumor occurred in the right wrist of a 34-year-old man. Histopathologic examination revealed encapsulated nodules and cords in the dermis, composed of polygonal granular cells which were S100 protein-positive. The lesion recurred one month aft ..................More
  Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris - Two Case Report and a Review of Clinical Types
Chien-Chung Chiang, Chen-Nei Wang, Heng-Leong Chan, Tseng-Tong Kuo
Dermatol Sinica 10: 89-96, 1992

Two different types of pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP) are presented. Case 1 was a 65-year-old woman with classical adult type PRP (Type I) of 3 weeks' duration and complete remission was noted after treatment with oral etretinate for 4 months. Case 2 was a 9-year-old girl who suffered from circumscribed PRP (Type IV) for 2 months, and clinical improvement was found with topical steroid and vit. A acid ointment treatment. ..................More
  Face Metastasis of Colorectal Adenocarcinoma - A Case Report
Yong-Chai Lee, Guan-Sen Shen, Kuo-Chia Yang
Dermatol Sinica 10: 97-101, 1992

We report a 72-year-old male patient who presented a persistent growing eroing erythematous brown nodule with central ulceration, measured about 2cm×2cm for about 5 months at left pre-auricular area. Histopathological examination revealed metastatic adenocarcinoma. Mayer's mucicarmine stain was positive. Tracing back to his history, this patient received low anterior resection with end to end anastomosis surgical pro-cedure for rectum cancer about 20 months ago. Colorectal adenocarcinoma with f ..................More
  Syringocystadenoma Papilliferum - A Case Report
Chun-Liang Lin, Yu-Chuin Chow, Kwo-Hsiung Hu, Chun-Shung Liao
Dermatol Sinica 10: 103-108, 1992

An 8-year-old girl had suffered from a hairless, red mass over the occipital area since birth. She received electrodesiccation one year ago. However, an erythematous, verrucous tumor developed again several months later. Histopathology showed an exophytic mass with varing degrees of papillomatosis in lower power field, and in high power field, there were numerous filiform projections, which lined by high columnar cells at outer row and small cuboidal cells at inner row. Stroma infiltrated with d ..................More
  Cutaneous Odontogenic Sinus -A Case Report and Literature Review
Chih-Hui Huang, Ming-Tzen Liu, Jen-Hong Yang
Dermatol Sinica 10: 109-114, 1992

Cutaneous odontogenic sinus most commonly present on the chin or the mandibular region as nodulocystic lesion with suppuration. We report a case of cutaneous odontogenic sinus. A 10-year-old girl presented one erythematous, indurated subcutaneous nodule with central ulceration on the left side of submandibular area for about one month. She received surgical incision and drainage and systemic antibiotics therapy without improvement. Under the impression of cutaneous odontogenic sinus, the intraor ..................More
  Dermatitis Herpetiformis with Unusual IgA Deposition - A Case Report
Chih-Tei Chiang, Yue-Zon Kuan, Ming-Jing Chen, Heng-Leong Chan, Tseng-Tong Kuo
Dermatol Sinica 10: 115-120, 1992

A 25-year-old male presented with symmetric intractably itchy urticarial plaques and papulovesicular eruptions on post-auricular areas, trunk, four limbs for 2 weeks. Histologic findings demonstrated subepidermal vesicle with abundant neutrophils and a few eosinophils. Papillary microabscess in perilesional areas also noted. Immuno-fluorecence examination revealed fibrillar pttern IgA deposition at dermo-epidermal junction. The lesions got improvement with oral dapsone. ..................More
  Pilomatricoma-like Change in an Epidermal Cyst - A Case Report
Shing-Shen Chian, San-Chi Hwang, Han-Nan Liu, Tei-Lu Chu
Dermatol Sinica 10: 121-125, 1992

We herein report an epidermal cyst with pilomatricoma-like change. A 38-year-old male presented with a solitary, asymptomatic subcutaneous nodule on the right forearm for about five years. There is no contributory information regarding his past and family history. Histopathological examination revealed an ordinary epidermal cyst, but the presence of many masses of shadow cells within the lumina and outside the cyst wall is unusual. ..................More
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