Dr. Sheehan Publications



Sheehan DJ, Lesher JL.  The effect of sunless tanning on behavior in the sun.  J Am Acad Dermatol 2005;52(3): P165.


Sheehan DJ, Sangüeza OP, Feldman SR.  The importance of avoiding electrosurgical artifact at the margins of melanoma excisions.  Am J Dermatopathology 2007;29(2):202. 


Parsons AC, Sheehan DJ, Sangüeza OP.  Cutaneous metastatic renal cell carcinoma with no known primary tumor.  Am J Dermatopathology 2008;30(3):307.


Swing DC, Sheehan DJ, Kutzner H, Kozovska M, Sangüeza OP.  Lichenoid infiltrates in melanocytic lesions.  Am J Dermatopathology 2008;30(3):307.


Gonzalez AA, Sheehan D.  Desmoplastic malignant melanoma with myofibroblastic differentiation.  Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 2009;133(10):1691-2.


Aggarwal G, Sangueza OP, Ramalingam P, Sheehan D, Davis L.  Extranodal Rosai-Dorfman Disease presenting as recurrent bilateral ear nodules.  Am J Dermatopathol 2010;32(4):403. 


Horton MK, Sharma S, Bollag W, Sheehan D.  Atypical Fibroxanthoma: Immunophenotypic lineage determination and diagnostic perspective.  Modern Pathology 2012:25(suppl 2);122A-123A. 


Case Reports

Browning RJ, Sanchez AT, Mullins S, Sheehan DJ, Davis LS.  Blepharochalasis: Something to cry about.  J Cutan Pathol.  2016 Oct 8 (epub ahead of print).


Powel MR, Sheehan DJ, Kleven DT.  Altered morphology and immunohistochemical characteristics in metastatic malignant melanoma after therapy with vemurafenib.  Am J Dermatopathol.  2016 Sep;38 (9):e137-9. 


Luong F, Myers JN Jr, Sheehan DJ, Davis L. Pruritic red papules of the right flank.  Am J Dermatopathol. 2015 Jun;37(6):503-4.


Luong F, Myers JN Jr, Sheehan DJ, Davis L. Pruritic red papules of the right flank: challenge.  Am J Dermatopathol. 2015 Jun;37(6):485-6.


Graves MS, Anderson JK, LeBlanc KG Jr, Sheehan DJ. Utilization of mohs micrographic surgery in a patient with onychomatricoma.  Dermatol Surg. 2015 Jun;41(6):753-5.


Richardson VN, Shipp LR, Sheehan DJ, Davis LS.  Erythematous friable papule under the great toenail.  Cutis. 2015 May; 95(5):E5-7.


Myers JN, Davis L, Sheehan D, Kulharya AS.  Mosaic tetrasomy 13q and phylloid hypomelanosis: A case report and review of the literature.  Pediatr Dermatol. 2015 Mar-Apr;32(2):263-6.


Sigmon JR, Nathoo R, Mullins SC, Sheehan DJ.  Clustered painful pink papules with chest tightness.  Int J Dermatol 2014;53(7):803-5.


Schlapak DP, Sigmon JR, Sheehan DJ, Davis LS.  Flesh colored papule on the areola.  Int J Dermatol 2013;52(11):1297-9.


Graves M, Sheehan DJ, Lesher JL.  Skin retraction as a marker for aggressive basal cell carcinoma.  Dermatol Surg 2013;39(12):1943-4.


Sigmon JR, Cantrell J, Teague D, Sangueza O, Sheehan DJ.  Poorly differentiated carcinoma arising in the setting of erythema ab igne.  Am J Dermatopathol 2013 Aug;35(6):676-8.


Anderson JH, Echols KF, LeBlanc KG, Sheehan DJ.  Firm nodule on the shoulder.  Arch Dermatol 2012;148(1): 113-8.


Davis M, Brennan CB, Mullins SC, Sheehan D.  A definitive case of metastatic folliculotropic melanoma.  J Am Acad Dermatol 2012;66(1):159-60.


LeBlanc KG, Wharton JB, Sheehan DJ.  Refractory Hailey-Hailey disease successfully treated with sandpaper dermabrasion.  SkinMed 2011;9(4):263-4.


Echols K, Sigmon J, Sheehan D, Davis L.  Skin-colored nodules on the knuckles – quiz case.  Arch Dermatol 2011;147(8):975, 980.


Blalock TW, Teague D, Sheehan DJ.  Epidermolytic hyperkeratosis and congenital plate like osteoma cutis in a child.  Cutis 2011;87(6):278-80.


Kuo WE, Richwine EE, Sheehan DJ.  Pseudolymphomatous and lichenoid reaction to a red tattoo: A case report.  Cutis 2011;87:89-92.


Fussell JN, Cooke ER, Florentino F, Sheehan DJ.  Atypical fibroxanthoma with keloidal collagen.  Am J Dermatopathol 2010 Oct;32(7):713-5.


Wharton J,  Roffwarg D, Miller J, Sheehan DJ.  Cutaneous marginal zone lymphoma arising in the setting of erythema ab igne.  J Am Acad Dermatol 2010 Jun;62(6):1080-1.


Haun PL, Simpson GL, Wharton J, Sheehan DJ, Lesher JL. Acute mental status change in an immunocompromised patient.  Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Feb 1;50(3):395-6, 448-9.


Kannan S, Simpson GL, Sheehan DJ, Lesher JL Jr.  Giant verrucous nodules in a patient with tuberculosis.  Am J Dermatopathol. 2009 Aug;31(6):591-3.


Knapp CF 3rd, Cooke ER, Sheehan DJ.  Bullous fixed drug eruption caused by flecainide.  J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Feb;60(2):e3. Epub 2008 Nov 14.


Dudelzak J, Curtis AR, Sheehan DJ, Lesher JL.  New-onset psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in a patient treated with Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) immunotherapy.  J Drugs Dermatol. 2008 Jul;7(7):684.


Swing DC Jr, Sheehan DJ, Sangüeza OP, Woodruff RW.   Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis secondary to acute promyelocytic leukemia.  Am J Dermatopathol. 2008 Apr;30(2):197-9.


Parsons AC, Sheehan DJ, Sangüeza OP.  Synchronous verrucous carcinoma and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.  J Am Acad Dermatol 2008;58(5 Suppl 1):S124-5.


Borer M, Smith J, White B, Sheehan D.A scaly plaque on the scalp (Verruciform Xanthoma).  Arch Dermatol. 2007 Aug;143(8):1067-72.


Dudelzak J, Sheehan DJ, Mullins SC, Peterson CM.  Malignant perifollicular atypical fibroxanthoma treated with Mohs surgery.  Dermatologic Surgery 2007;33(3):364-8.


Wharton J, Sheehan DJ, Lesher JL.  Squamous cell carcinoma arising in the setting of erythema ab igne.  Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2008 May;7(5):488-9.


Richards JA, Sheehan DJ, Rogers RM, Peterson CM, Lesher JL.  Recurrent squamous cell carcinoma in a renal transplant patient presenting as a facial nerve palsy. Dermatologic Surgery 2006;32:1103-1107.


Lott ME, Sheehan DJ, Davis LS.  Paecilomyces lilacinus infection in a sporotrichoid pattern in a renal transplant patient.  Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2007;6(4):436-39.


Richards A, Hurst E, Lee M, Sheehan DJ.  A true molluscum pendulum.  International Journal of Dermatology 2007Aug;46(8):853-4. 


Dudelzak J, Sheehan DJ.  Elephantiasis nostras verrucosa.  Cortlandt Forum 2006;August:75-6.


Rabin S, Dudelzak J, Lee JR, Sheehan DJ.  Leukocytoclastic vasculitis: a marker of underlying malignancy.  The Consultant 2006 September1;46(10): p. 1196-8.


Rushing ME, Sheehan DJ, Davis LS.  Video game induced knuckle pad.  Pediatric Dermatology 2006;23(5):455-7.


Sheehan D, Potter BJ, Davis LS.  Cutaneous draining sinus tract of odontogenic etiology:  An unusual presentation of a challenging diagnosis.  Southern Medical Journal 2005;98(2):250-2.


Sheehan D, Madkan V, Strickling WA, Peterson CM.  Atrophic Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans:  A Case Report and Reappraisal of the Literature.  Cutis 2004;74:237-242.


Sheehan DJ, Lesher JL.  Deep venous thrombosis after high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin in the treatment of pemphigus vulgaris.  Cutis 2004;73:403-406.


Sheehan DJ, Lesher JL.  Pyogenic Granuloma arising within a port-wine stain. Cutis 2004;73:175-180.


Kayal JD, Hampton RW, Sheehan D, Washington CV.  Malignant Glomus Tumor: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.  Dermatol Surg 2002;27(9): 837-840.


Case Series

Parsons A, Sheehan DJ, Sangüeza OP.  Retiform hemangioendotheliomas usually do not express D2-40 and VEGFR-3.  American Journal of Dermatopathology 2008;30(1):31-3.


Sangüeza OP, Walsh SN, Sheehan DJ, Orland AF, Llombart B, Requena L. Cutaneous epithelioid angiomatous nodule: a case series and proposed classification. Am J Dermatopathol. 2008 Feb;30(1):16-20.


Parsons AC, Yosipovitch G, Sheehan DJ, Sangueza OP, Greenberg CS, Sane DC.  Transglutaminases: The Missing Link in Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis.  Am J Dermatopathol. 2007 Oct;29(5):433-436.


Hinkley M, Walsh SN, Molnar I, Sheehan DJ, Sangüeza OP, Yosipovitch G. Generalized granuloma annulare as an initial manifestation of chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: a report of 2 cases.  Am J Dermatopathol. 2008 Jun;30(3):274-7.




Sheehan DJ, Goldenberg G, Sangüeza OP.  Tropical Diseases.  (Chapter in dermatology textbook edited by Dirk Elston, M.D., In Press)


Sheehan D, Swerlick RA. Vesiculobullous diseases. PocketMedicine.com. 2001. 



Sheehan DJ, Lesher JL. The effect of sunless tanning methods on behavior in the sun: A pilot study.  Southern Medical Journal 2005;98(12):1192-1195.


Corey SH, Smith J, Sheehan DJ.  Physician’s signatures. South Med J. 2008 2008 Aug;101(8):854


Basic Science Investigations

Maddison B, Parsons A, Sheehan DJ, Sangueza O, Yosipovitch G.  Retrospective study of intraepidermal nerve fiber distribution in biopsies of patients with nummular eczema.  Am J Dermatopathol 2011;33(6):621-3.


Voss KE, Bollag RJ, Fussell N, By C, Sheehan DJ, Bollag WB.  Abnormal aquaporin-3 expression in hyperproliferative skin disorders.  Archives of Dermatological Research 2011; March 13.  Epub ahead of print.


Zhang H, Chen X, Bollag WB, Bollag RJ, Sheehan DJ, Chew CS. Lasp1 gene disruption is linked to enhanced cell migration and tumor formation.  Physiol Genomics. 2009 Aug 7;38(3):372-85.


Sheehan D, Ray GS, Calhoun BC, Goldenring JR.  A somatodendritic distribution of Rab11 in rabbit brain neurons.  NeuroReport 1996;7(7): 1297-1300.


Review Articles

Bota JP, LeBlanc KG, Sheehan DJ.  Dabigatran extilate: Clinical implications in dermatologic surgery.  Dermatologic Surgery 2012 April 38(4):675-6.


Waxweiler W, Sigmon JR, Sheehan DJ.  Adjunctive radiotherapy in the treatment of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma with perineural invasion.  J Surg Oncol 2011 Jul 1;104(1): 104-5.


LeBlanc Jr KG, Hughes MP, Sheehan DJ.  The role of sirolimus in the prevention of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in organ transplant patients.  Dermatologic Surgery 2011;June 37(6): 744-9.


Teague DJ, Sheehan DJ. The Pachuco mark and similar tattoos.  South Med J. 2009 Jan;102(1):108-9.


Curtis AR, Sheehan DJ.  Sunless Tanning: A Review.  Cosmetic Dermatology 2006:19(11);691-4


Dudelzak J, Sheehan DJ, Sangüeza OP.  Verrucous carcinoma: The Buschke-Lowenstein Tumor (CME Article).  Skin & Aging 2007(March);15(3):60-65.


Satyaprakash AK, Sheehan DJ, Sangueza OP.  Proliferating trichilemmal tumors: a review of the literature.  Dermatol Surg. 2007 Sep;33(9):1102-8.


Clinical and Diagnostic Pearls

Curtis JR, Sheehan DJ.  Pyoderman gangrenosum.  Consultant 2007;47(13):1178-9.


Lott ME, Dudelzak J, Sheehan DJ.  What is your diagnosis?  Brachioradial pruritus. Cutis 2007;80(1):21, 23-4.


Rushing ME, Hurst E, Sheehan DJ.  The use of the handheld digital camera for capturing dermatoscopic and microscopic images.  J Am Acad Dermatol 2006;55(2):314-5.


Rushing ME, Sheehan DJ.  Lichenoid drug reaction. Resident & Staff Physician 2006;52(5):32.


Curtis JR, Sheehan DJ.  Recurring palpable purpura.  Resident & Staff Physician 2006;52(1):23.


Sheehan DJ, Lesher JL.  A woman with painful lymphadenopathy.  Resident & Staff Physician 2004;50(4):38.   


Other publications

Sheehan DJ, Feldman SR, Sangüeza OP.  The importance of avoiding electrosurgical artifact on the histologic margins of skin excisions for melanoma.  Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007;96(7):637-8.


Clinical contributor in: Lane, JE.  Pocket guide for cutaneous medicine and surgery.  Cambridge University Press; New York, NY.  2006.


Sheehan DJ, Lane JE.  DermDx: Cutaneous aspergillosis.  Skin & Aging 2006;14(1):62-64, 66.


Sheehan D.  Iotoderma: Michelangelo’s Statue of David.  J Am Acad Dermatol 2004;51:94. and J Am Acad Dermatol 2004;51:292.  




The importance of avoiding electrosurgical artifact at the margins of melanoma excisions.  10/06 to present.  Steven R. Feldman M.D, Ph.D., mentor, 7/06 to 6/07.


The expression of transglutaminase in nephrogenic sclerosing dermopathy.  Wake Forest University School of Medicine.  Gil Yosipovitch, M.D., lead investigator.  9/06 to present.  


The expression of PGP 9.5 in nummular eczema. Wake Forest University School of Medicine.  Gil Yosipovitch, M.D., lead investigator.  9/06 to present.


The expression of PGP 9.5 in keloids.  Wake Forest University School of Medicine.  Gil Yosipovitch, M.D., lead investigator.  9/06 to present.


The effect of sunless tanning methods on behavior in the sun.  Medical College of Georgia.  Jack L. Lesher, Jr., M.D., mentor.  2/04 – 2/06.


Clinical investigation of a number of experimental pharmaceuticals for dermatologic disorders.  Washington University School of Medicine.  Michael P. Heffernan, M.D., mentor.  8/00-10/00. 


The Role of Photography in Dermatology.  Washington University School of Medicine.  Michael P. Heffernan, M.D., mentor.  8/00-10/00. 


Identification of proteins found on rabbit gastric parietal cell tubulovesicles.  Medical College of Georgia.  James R. Goldenring, M.D., Ph.D., mentor.  5/96-8/96.


The effect of molecular shape on hydrophobicity: A study of the enthalpy of transfer of polyols.  Duke University.  Eric J. Toone, Ph.D., mentor.  9/95-5/96. 


Localization of Rab11 in rabbit brain using immunohistochemistry.  Medical College of Georgia.  James R. Goldenring, M.D., Ph.D., mentor.  5/95-8/95.