Beth Ruben, MD


Conditions & Treatments

Academic Title

Clinical Professor

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Stanford School of Medicine 1989


UC Davis Medical Center 1993


UCSF Medical Center 1997

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Wlodek C, Lecerf P, Andre J, Ruben BS, de Berker D. An international survey about nail histology processing techniques. J Cutan Pathol. 2017 Sep; 44(9):749-756.
  2. Eluri M, Feneran A, Bordeaux JS, Ruben B, Ostrowski S, Bastian BC, Honda K. Multiple Merkel cell carcinomas: Late metastasis or multiple primary tumors? A molecular study. JAAD Case Rep. 2017 Mar; 3(2):131-134.
  3. Reserva JL, Ruben BS, Venna SS. Asymptomatic Longitudinal Pachyxanthonychia of the Fingernail. Skin Appendage Disord. 2017 Mar; 3(1):32-35.
  4. 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. The Genetic Evolution of Melanoma from Precursor Lesions. N Engl J Med. 2015 Nov 12; 373(20):1926-36.
  5. Ruben BS, Yu WY, Liu F, Truong SV, Wang KC, Fox LP. Generalized benign cutaneous reaction to cytarabine. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Nov; 73(5):821-8.
  6. Ruben BS. Pigmented lesions of the nail unit. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2015 Jun; 34(2):101-8.
  7. Patel AS, Schulman JM, Ruben BS, Hoffman WY, Dowd CF, Frieden IJ, Hess CP. Atypical MRI features in soft-tissue arteriovenous malformation: a novel imaging appearance with radiologic-pathologic correlation. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Sep; 45(10):1515-21.
  8. Harp J, Coggshall K, Ruben BS, Ramírez-Valle F, He SY, Berger TG. 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.
  9. Yu WY, Manrriquez E, Bhutani T, Chaganti RK, Ruben BS, Schwartz BS, Fox LP. Sweet heart: A case of pregnancy-associated acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis with myopericarditis. JAAD Case Rep. 2015 Jan; 1(1):12-4.
  10. Naujokas A, Charli-Joseph Y, Ruben BS, Yeh I, LeBoit PE, McCalmont TH, Pincus LB. SOX-10 expression in cutaneous myoepitheliomas and mixed tumors. J Cutan Pathol. 2014 Apr; 41(4):353-63.
  11. Di Chiacchio N, Ruben BS, Loureiro WR. Longitudinal melanonychias. Clin Dermatol. 2013 Sep-Oct; 31(5):594-601.
  12. 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. Consensus on melanonychia nail plate dermoscopy. An Bras Dermatol. 2013 Mar-Apr; 88(2):309-13.
  13. Coggshall K, Farsani T, Ruben B, McCalmont TH, Berger TG, Fox LP, Shinkai K. Keratitis, ichthyosis, and deafness syndrome: a review of infectious and neoplastic complications. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Jul; 69(1):127-34.
  14. Chong TA, Hansra NK, Ruben BS, Berger TG. Diverticulitis: an inciting factor in erythema nodosum. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Jul; 67(1):e60-2.
  15. Kolivras A, Moulonguet I, Ruben BS, Sass U, Cappelletti L, André J. 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.
  16. Jarell AD, Dans MJ, Elston DM, Mathison BA, Ruben BS. Gnathostomiasis in a patient who frequently consumes sushi. Am J Dermatopathol. 2011 Dec; 33(8):e91-3.
  17. McCalmont TH, Emanuel B, Fung M, Ruben BS. Perineuriomatous melanocytic nevi. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Dec; 38(12):940-2.
  18. Feramisco JD, Hsiao JL, Fox LP, Ruben BS. Angioinvasive Fusarium and concomitant Enterococcus infection arising in association with leukemia cutis. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Nov; 38(11):926-9.
  19. Pugashetti R, Shinkai K, Ruben BS, Grossman ME, Maldonado J, Fox LP. Calcium may preferentially deposit in areas of elastic tissue damage. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Feb; 64(2):296-301.
  20. Ruben BS, McCalmont TH. The importance of attached nail plate epithelium in the diagnosis of nail apparatus melanoma. J Cutan Pathol. 2010 Oct; 37(10):1028-9, 1027.

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