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Debra L. Breneman, MD

Volunteer Professor

Dermatology | College of Medicine

  • Dermatology Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Doctor of Medicine: University of Iowa
  • Bachelor's Degree: Iowa State University (Dual Majors Zoology and Psychology; Minor in Chemistry)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Dermatology (Certification Date: 1985-11-04)

Contact Information
Research Interests

My research interests are in 2 areas:dermato pharmacology;urtaneous lymphomas.Dermatopharmacology:conducting clinical research trials to evaluate the efficacy and safety of various drugs in the treatment of dermatologic diseases.Cutaneous lymphomas:evaluation and treatment of patients with cutaneous lymphomas including B-cell lymphomas including B-cell lymphomas, mycoses fungaide and other cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, and miscellaneous types of cutaneous lymphomas as well as conducting clinical research in ...

Clinical Interests


Cutaneous B-cell lymphoma

Cutaneous Lymphoma

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Pruritus (Itchy skin)

Peer Reviewed Publications

Edinger, James T; Lorenzo, Cynthia R; Breneman, Debra L; Swerdlow, Steven H 2011. Primary cutaneous marginal zone lymphoma with subclinical cutaneous involvement and biclonality. Journal of cutaneous pathology, 38 9, 724-30

Breneman, Debra L; Storer, Timothy J; Breneman, John C; Mutasim, Diya F 2008. Methotrexate-induced cutaneous ulceration in patients with erythrodermic mycosis fungoides. Therapeutics and clinical risk management, 4 5, 1135-41

Breneman, Debra L; Raju, Uma S; Breneman, John C; Steele, Paul E; McFadden, David W; Cualing, Hernani D; Nussbaum, Michael S; Swerdlow, Steven H 2003. Lymph node grading for staging of mycosis fungoides may benefit from examination of multiple excised lymph nodes. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 48 5, 702-6

Adamick, ; Breneman, 2000. Off-Center Fold: Diffuse and Progressive Papules and Nodules. Archives of dermatology, 136 6, 791-796

Adamick, C M; Breneman, D L 2000. Diffuse and progressive papules and nodules. Archives of dermatology, 136 6, 793, 796

Breneman, D L; Hanifin, J M; Berge, C A; Keswick, B H; Neumann, P B 2000. The effect of antibacterial soap with 1.5% triclocarban on Staphylococcus aureus in patients with atopic dermatitis. Cutis, 66 4, 296-300

Berberian, B J; Breneman, D L; Drake, L A; Gratton, D; Raimir, S S; Phillips, S; Sulica, V I; Bernstein, J E 1999. The addition of topical doxepin to corticosteroid therapy: an improved treatment regimen for atopic dermatitis. International journal of dermatology, 38 2, 145-8

Breneman, D L; Stewart, D; Hevia, O; Hino, P D; Drake, L A 1998. A double-blind, multicenter clinical trial comparing efficacy of once-daily metronidazole 1 percent cream to vehicle in patients with rosacea. Cutis, 61 1, 44-7

Lebwohl, M G; Breneman, D L; Goffe, B S; Grossman, J R; Ling, M R; Milbauer, J; Pincus, S H; Sibbald, R G; Swinyer, L J; Weinstein, G D; Lew-Kaya, D A; Lue, J C; Gibson, J R; Sefton, J 1998. Tazarotene 0.1% gel plus corticosteroid cream in the treatment of plaque psoriasis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 39 4 Pt 1, 590-6

Ploysangam, T; Breneman, D L; Mutasim, D F 1998. Cutaneous pseudolymphomas. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 38 6 Pt 1, 877-95; quiz 896-7

Breneman, D L 1996. Cetirizine versus hydroxyzine and placebo in chronic idiopathic urticaria. The Annals of pharmacotherapy, 30 10, 1075-9

Breneman, D L 1996. Evaluation of cutaneous lymphomas. Comprehensive therapy, 22 3, 169-74

Fivenson, D P; Breneman, D L; Rosen, G B; Hersh, C S; Cardone, S; Mutasim, D 1994. Nicotinamide and tetracycline therapy of bullous pemphigoid. Archives of dermatology, 130 6, 753-8

Goldschmidt, H; Breneman, J C; Breneman, D L 1994. Ionizing radiation therapy in dermatology. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 30 2 Pt 1, 157-82; quiz 183-6

Breneman, D L; Ariano, M C 1993. Successful treatment of acne vulgaris in women with a new topical sodium sulfacetamide/sulfur lotion. International journal of dermatology, 32 5, 365-7

Breneman, D L; Breneman, J C 1993. Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma mimicking porokeratosis of Mibelli. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 29 6, 1046-8

Doebbeling, B N; Breneman, D L; Neu, H C; Aly, R; Yangco, B G; Holley, H P; Marsh, R J; Pfaller, M A; McGowan, J E; Scully, B E 1993. Elimination of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in health care workers: analysis of six clinical trials with calcium mupirocin ointment. The Mupirocin Collaborative Study Group. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 17 3, 466-74

Breneman, D L; Cardone, J S; Blumsack, R F; Lather, R M; Searle, E A; Pollack, V E 1992. Topical capsaicin for treatment of hemodialysis-related pruritus. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 26 1, 91-4

Foss, F M; Ihde, D C; Breneman, D L; Phelps, R M; Fischmann, A B; Schechter, G P; Linnoila, I; Breneman, J C; Cotelingam, J D; Ghosh, B C 1992. Phase II study of pentostatin and intermittent high-dose recombinant interferon alfa-2a in advanced mycosis fungoides/S├ęzary syndrome. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 10 12, 1907-13

Smith, E B; Breneman, D L; Griffith, R F; Hebert, A A; Hickman, J G; Maloney, J M; Millikan, L E; Sulica, V I; Dromgoole, S H; Sefton, J 1992. Double-blind comparison of naftifine cream and clotrimazole/betamethasone dipropionate cream in the treatment of tinea pedis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 26 1, 125-7

Breneman, D L; Nartker, A L; Ballman, E A; Pruemer, J M; Blumsack, R F; Davis, M; Breneman, J C 1991. Topical mechlorethamine in the treatment of mycosis fungoides. Uniformity of application and potential for environmental contamination. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 25 6 Pt 1, 1059-64

Kleier, R S; Breneman, D L; Boiko, S 1991. Generalized pustulation as a manifestation of the anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome. Archives of dermatology, 127 9, 1361-4

Robinson, M K; Parsell, K W; Breneman, D L; Cruze, C A 1991. Evaluation of the primary skin irritation and allergic contact sensitization potential of transdermal triprolidine. Fundamental and applied toxicology : official journal of the Society of Toxicology, 17 1, 103-19

Supapannachart, N; Breneman, D L; Linnemann, C C 1991. Isolation of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 in cutaneous blister fluid. Archives of dermatology, 127 8, 1198-200

Breneman, D L 1990. Use of mupirocin ointment in the treatment of secondarily infected dermatoses. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 22 5 Pt 1, 886-92

Fivenson, D P; Breneman, D L; Wander, A H 1990. Kaposi's varicelliform eruption. Absence of ocular involvement. Archives of dermatology, 126 8, 1037-9

Belz, J; Breneman, D L; Nordlund, J J; Solinger, A 1989. Successful treatment of a patient with Reiter's syndrome and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome using etretinate. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 20 5 Pt 2, 898-903

Fivenson, D P; Breneman, D L 1989. A rapidly progressive papulovesicular eruption. Eczema herpeticum/Kaposi's varicelliform eruption. Archives of dermatology, 125 11, 1570, 1572-3

Fivenson, D P; Crump, G; Scheele, P; Breneman, D L 1989. Systemic lupus erythematosus developing in a patient with longstanding pulmonary sarcoidosis. The Journal of rheumatology, 16 8, 1116-9

Breneman, D L; Lucky, A W; Ostrow, R S; Faras, A J; Volger, C; Jenski, L J 1985. Bowenoid papulosis of the genitalia associated with human papillomavirus DNA type 16 in an infant with atopic dermatitis. Pediatric dermatology, 2 4, 297-301

Koo, J; Cuffie, C A; Tanner, D J; Bressinck, R; Cornell, R C; DeVillez, R L; Edwards, L; Breneman, D L; Piacquadio, D J; Guzzo, C A; Monroe, E W . Mometasone furoate 0.1%-salicylic acid 5% ointment versus mometasone furoate 0.1% ointment in the treatment of moderate-to-severe psoriasis: a multicenter study. Clinical therapeutics, 20 2, 283-91

Kulow, Brittain F; Cualing, Hernani; Steele, Paul; VanHorn, Judi; Breneman, John C; Mutasim, Diya F; Breneman, Debra L . Progression of cutaneous B-cell pseudolymphoma to cutaneous B-cell lymphoma. Journal of cutaneous medicine and surgery, 6 6, 519-28