Beth Ruben, MD

Title(s)Professor, Dermatology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1701 Divisadero, #270
San Francisco CA 94115
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    Stanford UniversityM.D.1989School of Medicine

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    1. Deferring Nail Mycological Sampling during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Recommendations from a Multidisciplinary Panel of Nail Specialists. Skin Appendage Disord. 2021 Dec 08; 130(43):1-4. Lipner SR, Ghannoum M, Hinshaw MA, Rich P, Ruben BS, Vlahovic TC, Scher RK. PMID: 35127838; PMCID: PMC8805071.
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    2. Juvenile xanthogranuloma in Noonan syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. 2021 10; 185(10):3048-3052. Ali MM, Gilliam AE, Ruben BS, Tidyman WE, Rauen KA. PMID: 34032360; PMCID: PMC8446294.
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    3. Pathology of the Nail Unit. Dermatol Clin. 2021 Apr; 39(2):319-336. Ruben BS. PMID: 33745643.
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    4. Ethical and professionalism issues in dermatopathology: A cross-sectional survey of American Society of Dermatopathology Members. J Cutan Pathol. 2021 Jun; 48(6):750-757. Brahmbhatt M, Yeung H, Vong G, Allbritton J, Amin B, Dulaney ED, Fullen DR, LeBlanc RE, Ruben BS, Seykora JT, Vyas NS, Stoff BK. PMID: 33350497.
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    5. Genomic and Transcriptomic Analysis Reveals Incremental Disruption of Key Signaling Pathways during Melanoma Evolution. Cancer Cell. 2018 07 09; 34(1):45-55.e4. Shain AH, Joseph NM, Yu R, Benhamida J, Liu S, Prow T, Ruben B, North J, Pincus L, Yeh I, Judson R, Bastian BC. PMID: 29990500; PMCID: PMC6319271.
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    6. Bi-allelic Loss of CDKN2A Initiates Melanoma Invasion via BRN2 Activation. Cancer Cell. 2018 07 09; 34(1):56-68.e9. Zeng H, Jorapur A, Shain AH, Lang UE, Torres R, Zhang Y, McNeal AS, Botton T, Lin J, Donne M, Bastian IN, Yu R, North JP, Pincus L, Ruben BS, Joseph NM, Yeh I, Bastian BC, Judson RL. PMID: 29990501; PMCID: PMC6084788.
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    7. Non-melanoma Hutchinson's sign: a reappraisal of this important, remarkable melanoma simulant. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2018 Mar; 32(3):495-501. Baran LR, Ruben BS, Kechijian P, Thomas L. PMID: 29178539.
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    8. An international survey about nail histology processing techniques. J Cutan Pathol. 2017 Sep; 44(9):749-756. Wlodek C, Lecerf P, Andre J, Ruben BS, de Berker D. PMID: 28589672.
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    9. Multiple Merkel cell carcinomas: Late metastasis or multiple primary tumors? A molecular study. JAAD Case Rep. 2017 Mar; 3(2):131-134. Eluri M, Feneran A, Bordeaux JS, Ruben B, Ostrowski S, Bastian BC, Honda K. PMID: 28367486; PMCID: PMC5361867.
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    10. Asymptomatic Longitudinal Pachyxanthonychia of the Fingernail. Skin Appendage Disord. 2017 Mar; 3(1):32-35. Reserva JL, Ruben BS, Venna SS. PMID: 28611999; PMCID: PMC5465663.
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    11. The Genetic Evolution of Melanoma from Precursor Lesions. N Engl J Med. 2015 Nov 12; 373(20):1926-36. Shain AH, Yeh I, Kovalyshyn I, Sriharan A, Talevich E, Gagnon A, Dummer R, North J, Pincus L, Ruben B, Rickaby W, D'Arrigo C, Robson A, Bastian BC. PMID: 26559571.
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    12. Generalized benign cutaneous reaction to cytarabine. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Nov; 73(5):821-8. Ruben BS, Yu WY, Liu F, Truong SV, Wang KC, Fox LP. PMID: 26321388.
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    13. Pigmented lesions of the nail unit. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2015 Jun; 34(2):101-8. Ruben BS. PMID: 26176288.
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    14. Atypical MRI features in soft-tissue arteriovenous malformation: a novel imaging appearance with radiologic-pathologic correlation. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Sep; 45(10):1515-21. Patel AS, Schulman JM, Ruben BS, Hoffman WY, Dowd CF, Frieden IJ, Hess CP. PMID: 25916383; PMCID: PMC4553129.
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    15. Cutaneous granulomas in the setting of primary immunodeficiency: a report of four cases and review of the literature. Int J Dermatol. 2015 Jun; 54(6):617-25. Harp J, Coggshall K, Ruben BS, Ramírez-Valle F, He SY, Berger TG. PMID: 25773292.
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    16. Sweet heart: A case of pregnancy-associated acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis with myopericarditis. JAAD Case Rep. 2015 Jan; 1(1):12-4. Yu WY, Manrriquez E, Bhutani T, Chaganti RK, Ruben BS, Schwartz BS, Fox LP. PMID: 27075127; PMCID: PMC4802522.
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    17. SOX-10 expression in cutaneous myoepitheliomas and mixed tumors. J Cutan Pathol. 2014 Apr; 41(4):353-63. Naujokas A, Charli-Joseph Y, Ruben BS, Yeh I, LeBoit PE, McCalmont TH, Pincus LB. PMID: 24329979.
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    18. Longitudinal melanonychias. Clin Dermatol. 2013 Sep-Oct; 31(5):594-601. Di Chiacchio N, Ruben BS, Loureiro WR. PMID: 24079589.
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    19. Psoriasis restricted to the nail in a 7-year-old child. Should biologics be an appropriate treatment modality when considering quality of life? J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2014 May; 28(5):668-70. Holzberg M, Ruben BS, Baran R. PMID: 23952778.
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    20. Consensus on melanonychia nail plate dermoscopy. An Bras Dermatol. 2013 Mar-Apr; 88(2):309-13. Di Chiacchio ND, Farias DC, Piraccini BM, Hirata SH, Richert B, Zaiac M, Daniel R, Fanti PA, Andre J, Ruben BS, Fleckman P, Rich P, Haneke E, Chang P, Cherit JD, Scher R, Tosti A. PMID: 23739699; PMCID: PMC3750907.
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    21. Keratitis, ichthyosis, and deafness syndrome: a review of infectious and neoplastic complications. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Jul; 69(1):127-34. Coggshall K, Farsani T, Ruben B, McCalmont TH, Berger TG, Fox LP, Shinkai K. PMID: 23384797.
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    22. Diverticulitis: an inciting factor in erythema nodosum. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Jul; 67(1):e60-2. Chong TA, Hansra NK, Ruben BS, Berger TG. PMID: 22703921.
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    23. Eruptive tumors of the follicular infundibulum presenting as hypopigmented macules on the buttocks of two Black African males. J Cutan Pathol. 2012 Apr; 39(4):444-8. Kolivras A, Moulonguet I, Ruben BS, Sass U, Cappelletti L, André J. PMID: 22443395.
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    24. Perineuriomatous melanocytic nevi. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Dec; 38(12):940-2. McCalmont TH, Emanuel B, Fung M, Ruben BS. PMID: 22050089.
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    25. Gnathostomiasis in a patient who frequently consumes sushi. Am J Dermatopathol. 2011 Dec; 33(8):e91-3. Jarell AD, Dans MJ, Elston DM, Mathison BA, Ruben BS. PMID: 22024572.
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    26. Angioinvasive Fusarium and concomitant Enterococcus infection arising in association with leukemia cutis. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Nov; 38(11):926-9. Feramisco JD, Hsiao JL, Fox LP, Ruben BS. PMID: 21623868.
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    27. Calcium may preferentially deposit in areas of elastic tissue damage. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Feb; 64(2):296-301. Pugashetti R, Shinkai K, Ruben BS, Grossman ME, Maldonado J, Fox LP. PMID: 21112670.
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    28. The importance of attached nail plate epithelium in the diagnosis of nail apparatus melanoma. J Cutan Pathol. 2010 Oct; 37(10):1028-9, 1027. Ruben BS, McCalmont TH. PMID: 20718897.
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    29. Pigmented lesions of the nail unit: clinical and histopathologic features. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2010 Sep; 29(3):148-58. Ruben BS. PMID: 21051008.
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    30. Acquired enophthalmos in lupus erythematosus profundus. J Neuroophthalmol. 2010 Mar; 30(1):64-6. Kao TY, Yoon MK, McCulley TJ, Ruben BS, Hwang TN. PMID: 20182211.
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    31. Cutaneous xanthogranulomas, hepatosplenomegaly, anemia, and thrombocytopenia as presenting signs of juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2010; 11(1):67-71. Cham E, Siegel D, Ruben BS. PMID: 20000879.
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    32. Widespread porokeratotic adnexal ostial nevus: clinical features and proposal of a new name unifying porokeratotic eccrine ostial and dermal duct nevus and porokeratotic eccrine and hair follicle nevus. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Dec; 61(6):1060.e1-14. Goddard DS, Rogers M, Frieden IJ, Krol AL, White CR, Jayaraman AG, Robinson-Bostom L, Bruckner AL, Ruben BS. PMID: 19664847.
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    33. A case of severe cutaneous, GI and liver GVHD in a patient with multiple myeloma, status-post-second auto-SCT. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2010 Feb; 45(2):409-11. Goddard DS, Ruben BS, Mathes ED, Nixon M, Wolf J, Fox LP. PMID: 19597426.
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    34. Pustular porokeratosis. J Cutan Pathol. 2009 Nov; 36(11):1191-3. Miller DD, Ruben BS. PMID: 19508498.
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    35. T-cell lymphoproliferative disorder following mycophenolate treatment for myasthenia gravis. Muscle Nerve. 2009 Jun; 39(6):849-50. Dubal DB, Mueller S, Ruben BS, Engstrom JW, Josephson SA. PMID: 19358236.
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    36. Systemic sulfa-induced Sweet's syndrome. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Jul 15; 59(7):1044-6. Margaretten ME, Ruben BS, Fye K. PMID: 18576306.
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    37. Subungual blue nevus with combined phenotypic features. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008 Jun; 58(6):1021-4. Naylor EM, Ruben BS, Robinson-Bostom L, Telang GH, Jellinek NJ. PMID: 18485984.
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    38. IgM-lambda paraproteinemia with associated cutaneous lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate in a patient who meets diagnostic criteria for POEMS syndrome. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008 Apr; 58(4):671-5. Colaco SM, Miller T, Ruben BS, Fogarty PF, Fox LP. PMID: 18342713.
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    39. Isolated plantar collagenoma not associated with Proteus syndrome. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008 Mar; 58(3):497-9. Nelson AA, Ruben BS. PMID: 18280350.
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    40. Acrodermatitis enteropathica and an overview of zinc metabolism. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2007 Jan; 56(1):116-24. Maverakis E, Fung MA, Lynch PJ, Draznin M, Michael DJ, Ruben B, Fazel N. PMID: 17190629.
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    41. Campylobacter presenting as erythematous plaques on the lower extremity of a man with human immunodeficiency virus. Arch Dermatol. 2006 Sep; 142(9):1240-1. Rajendran PM, Hurst E, Ruben B, Maurer T. PMID: 16983023.
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    42. Granular cell tumor of the scrotum. Dermatol Online J. 2005 Aug 01; 11(2):25. Craig E, Rodriguez R, Ruben B. PMID: 16150233.
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    43. Segmental tuberous sclerosis presenting as unilateral facial angiofibromas. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003 Aug; 49(2 Suppl Case Reports):S164-6. Trauner MA, Ruben BS, Lynch PJ. PMID: 12894111.
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    44. Groin eruption in an HIV-positive man: epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EDV). Arch Dermatol. 2002 Apr; 138(4):527-32. Trauner MA, Ruben BS, Hatcher SL, Lawry MA. PMID: 11939816.
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    45. Classification, clinical manifestations, and immunopathological mechanisms of the epithelial variant of paraneoplastic autoimmune multiorgan syndrome: a reappraisal of paraneoplastic pemphigus. Arch Dermatol. 2001 Feb; 137(2):193-206. Nguyen VT, Ndoye A, Bassler KD, Shultz LD, Shields MC, Ruben BS, Webber RJ, Pittelkow MR, Lynch PJ, Grando SA. PMID: 11176692.
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    46. Isotretinoin induced rhabdomyolysis? A case report. Dermatol Online J. 1999 Nov; 5(2):2. Trauner MA, Ruben BS. PMID: 10673455.
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    47. Eccrine syringofibroadenoma treated with a dual pulse width flashlamp pumped pulsed dye laser. Dermatol Surg. 1999 May; 25(5):418-20. Trauner MA, Narurkar VA, Ruben BS. PMID: 10469085.
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    48. Pustular psoriasis limited to the penis. Int J Dermatol. 1996 Mar; 35(3):202-4. Quan MB, Ruben BS. PMID: 8655239.
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