Author | John D. Schoonmaker, PA-C

Articles

Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome

September 14, 2005

The mother of a 7-year-old boy with cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome sought treatment for the cutaneous aspects of her son's disease. Dry skin and keratosis pilaris of the upper outer arms were noted.

Emergent Laceration Closure

September 14, 2005

During a camping trip, a 7-year-old boy sustained a 1.5-cm laceration down to the bone above the left eyebrow. The laceration was clean and linear; it bled freely. The patient did not lose consciousness.

Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome in a 7-Year-Old Boy

May 01, 2002

Syndrome The mother of a 7-year-old boy with cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome sought treatment for the cutaneous aspects of her son’s disease. Dry skin and keratosis pilaris of the upper outer arms were noted. Cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome- a rare autosomal dominant genetic disorder-had been diagnosed when the child was 3 years old.

Mycobacterium marinum Infection in a 33-Year-Old Man

April 01, 2001

One week after redness and swelling arose on the left second finger, a 33-year-old man sought medical evaluation. He reported some tenderness and difficulty in flexing the digit but could not recall injuring the finger. The medical history included treatment of seborrheic dermatitis and acne.