Vincent Liu, MD, FAAD

Portrait
Clinical Professor of Dermatology
Clinical Professor of Pathology

Contact Information

Office
40035 Pomerantz Family Pavilion
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-0556

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Education

BA, Biology, Harvard University
MD, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical School
Internship, Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Hospital/Internal Medicine Department
Resident, Dermatology, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital/Dermatology Department
Fellow, Dermatopathology, Harvard Combined Program

Licensure and Certifications

State of Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine
Board Certified - American Board of Dermatopathology
Board Certified - American Board of Dermatology
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Medical License - Massachusetts Board of Medicine
NBME Diplomate - National Board of Medical Examiners

Research Summary

Interests: Dermatopathology and general dermatology.

Publications

Pelletier, D. J., O'Donnell, M., Stone, M. S. & Liu, V. (2018). Intravesicular taxane-induced dermatotoxicity in a 78-year-old man with urothelial carcinoma and primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma. J Cutan Pathol, 45(6), 453-457. PMID: 29484689.

Dittmer, M. R., Willis, M. S., Selby, J. C. & Liu, V. (2018). Septolobular panniculitis in disseminated Lyme borreliosis. J Cutan Pathol, 45(4), 274-277. PMID: 29293267.

Dittmer, M., Mutgi, K. A., Liu, V. & Swick, B. L. (2018). Localized, ovoid urticarial plaques with fine, nonfollicular pustules. Clin Exp Dermatol, 43(2), 209-211. PMID: 29266388.

Ghahramani, G. K., Goetz, K. E. & Liu, V. (2018). Dermoscopic characterization of cutaneous lymphomas: a pilot survey. Int J Dermatol, 57(3), 339-343. PMID: 29318585.

Dittmer, M. R., Liu, V. (2018). Skin metastasis: from conceptual to practical guidelines. G Ital Dermatol Venereol, 153(1), 77-94. PMID: 28933519.

Davick, J. J., Mutgi, K. A., Wanat, K. A., Link, B. K. & Liu, V. (2017). Disseminated CD8-positive, CD30-positive cutaneous lymphoproliferative eruption with overlapping features of mycosis fungoides and primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma following remote solitary lesional presentation. J Cutan Pathol, 44(8), 703-712. PMID: 28497585.

Chitgopeker, P., Lehrer, M., Landherr, M. J. & Liu, V. (2016). Pruritic papules on the scalp and arms. Cutis, 98(4), 228, 249-250. PMID: 27874882.

Mutgi, K. A., Milhem, M., Swick, B. L. & Liu, V. (2016). Pityriasis lichenoides chronica-like drug eruption developing during pembrolizumab treatment for metastatic melanoma. JAAD Case Rep, 2(4), 343-5. PMID: 27570820.

Shields, B., Tschetter, A., Liu, V. & Wanat, K. A. (2016). Erosive Papulonodular Dermatosis of the Lower Extremities: A Reactive Change in the Setting of Chronic Lymphedema. J Clin Investigat Dermatol, 4(1).

Naridze, R. L., Selby, J. C., Link, B. K. & Liu, V. (2016). Isolated unilateral facial nerve palsy: an unusual manifestation of recurrent diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. PMID: 25753517.

Connor, C., Vidal, N. Y. & Liu, V. (In Press). Persistent chlorotrichosis with chronic sun exposure. Cutis.

Holahan, H. M., Ferguson, N. N., Farah, R. S. & Liu, V. (2015). Methotrexate ultraviolet reactivation reaction in the setting of voriconazole-induced phototoxicity. Int J Dermatol, 54(11), e496-7. PMID: 26267431.

Rovner, R., Smith, H. L., Katz, P. J. & Liu, V. (2015). Influence of clinical and pathologic features on the pathologist's diagnosis of mycosis fungoides: a pilot study. J Cutan Pathol, 42(7), 471-9. PMID: 25912753.

Holahan, H., Farah, R., Asarch, A., Swick, B. & Liu, V. (2015). Bullous lesions on the extremities of an incarcerated man. Clin Exp Dermatol, 40(2), 222-4. PMID: 25603886.

Connor, C. J., Liu, V. & Fiedorowicz, J. G. (2015). Exploring the Physiological Link between Psoriasis and Mood Disorders. Dermatol Res Pract, 2015. PMID: 26550011.

Tschetter, A. J., Liu, V. & Wanat, K. A. (2014). Cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa presenting as a solitary blue toe. (Vols. 71). (3), pp. e95-7. J Am Acad Dermatol. PMID: 25128146.

Ferguson, N. N., Wendel, A., Farah, R., Liu, V. & Swick, B. L. (2013). Postsurgical erosive papulonodular dermatosis. (Vols. 69). (4), pp. e188-9. J Am Acad Derm. PMID: 24034394.

Noe, M. H., Drake, A., Link, B. K. & Liu, V. (2013). Papular mycosis fungoides: report of two patients, literature review, and conceptual re-appraisal. J Cutan Pathol, 40(8), 714-9. PMID: 23651057.

Fernandez, K. H., Bream, M., Ali, M. A., Korgmann, T., Zhao, H., Li, Y., Cohen, J. I., Damon, I. & Liu, V. (2013). Investigation of molluscum contagiosum virus, orf and other parapoxviruses in lymphomatoid papulosis. PMID: 23680202.

Fernandez, K. H., Liu, V. & Swick, B. L. (2013). Nonuremic calciphylaxis associated with histologic changes of pseudoxanthoma elasticum. Am J Dermatopathol, 35(1), 106-8. PMID: 22892472.

Porto, D. A., Sutton, S., Wilson, J. B., Scupham, R. K., Stone, M. S. & Liu, V. (2013). Lymphoplasmacytic plaque in children: a report of two new cases with review of the literature. J Cutan Pathol, 40(1), 50-5. PMID: 23167476.

Hochwalt, P. C., Swick, B. L. & Liu, V. (2012). Nonhealing ulcer of the left fifth finger. PMID: 22801625.

Selby, J., Liu, V. (2012). Lymphocytoma Cutis. In Cases in Dermatopathology: Pediatric Dermatopathology. Knowledge Books and Software.

Osofsky, M. G., Liu, V. (2011). Case 9: Histoplasmosis. In M. P. Hoang , L. M. Duncan , M. C. Mihm , G. F. Murphy , S. R. Tahan (Eds.) Cases in Dermatopathology: Cutaneous Infections and Infestations. Knowledge Books and Software.

Baum, C. L., Link, B. K., Neppalli, V. T., Liu, V. & Swick, B. L. (2011). Re-appraisal of the provisional entity primary cutaneous CD4+ small/medium pleomorphic T-cell lymphoma: a series of 10 adult and pediatric patients and review of the literature. J Am Acad Dermatol, 65(4), 739-48. PMID: 21641676.

Swick, B. L., Baum, C. L., Venkat, A. P. & Liu, V. (2011). Indolent CD8+ lymphoid proliferation of the ear: report of two cases and review of the literature. J Cutan Pathol, 38(2), 209-15. PMID: 21083681.

Brinster, N. K., Liu, V., Diwan, A. H. & McKee, P. H. (2011). High-Yield Pathology: Dermatopathology. N. Brinster , V. Liu , H. Dhiwan & P. H. McKee (Eds.) Saunders, Elsevier Inc.

Baum, C. L., Liu, V. (2011). Inflammatory Mimics of Mycosis Fungoides. Pathology Case Reviews, 16(1), 45-51.

Liu, V., Alkousakis, T. j., Pontasch, H. P. & Wilson, J. B. (2010). Assessment and Optimization of Dermatopathology Learning Paradigms. (Vols. 37). pp. 152. J Cutan Pathol.

Vanourny, J., Liu, V. (2010). Case 12: Amelanotic epithelioid malignant melanoma versus carcinoma. In M. P. Hoang (Eds.) Cases in Dermatopathology: Mimicry in Melanocytic Lesions. Knowledge Books and Software.

Swick, B. L., Baum, C. L. & Liu, V. (2010). Indolent CD8-positive lymphoid proliferation of the ear-aggressive appearing histology and indolent clinical course. (Vols. 37). pp. 127. J Cutan Pathol.

Baum, C. L., Stone, M. S. & Liu, V. (2009). Atypical intravascular CD30+ T-cell proliferation following trauma in a healthy 17-year-old male: first reported case of a potential diagnostic pitfall and literature review. J Cutan Pathol, 36(3), 350-4. PMID: 19220631.

Alkousakis, T. J., Liu, V. (2009). A painful thigh nodule: Myxoid variant of fat-forming solitary fibrous tumor. (Vols. 36). pp. 173. J Cutan Pathol.

Pontasch, H. P., Baum, C. L. & Liu, V. (2009). Case 1: Solitary, draining plaque on the leg of a healthy 16-year old male: Cutaneous Blastomycosis. In M. P. Hoang (Eds.) Cases in Dermatopathology: Suboptimal Biopsies in Dermatopathology. Knowledge Books and Software.

Meier, M., Swick, B. & Liu, V. (2009). Cutaneous lesions in myelodysplastic syndrome: a sign of progression. (Vols. 36). pp. 133. J Cutan Pathol.

Venkat, A., Liu, V. (2009). Recurrent nodule of the ear of a 52 y/o male: CD8-positive lymphoid proliferation of the Ear. (Vols. 36). pp. 157. J Cutan Pathol.

Armstrong, A. W., Setyadi, H. G., Liu, V. & Strasswimmer, J. (2008). Follicular eruption on arms and legs. Phrynoderma. Arch Dermatol, 144(11), 1509-14. PMID: 19015431.

Busse, P. M., Clark, J. R., Muse, V. V. & Liu, V. (2008). Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 19-2008. A 63-year-old HIV-positive man with cutaneous Merkel-cell carcinoma. N Engl J Med, 358(25), 2717-23. PMID: 18565865.

Wilson, J. B., Liu, V. (2008). Case 22: Multinucleate cell angiohistiocytoma. In M. P. Hoang , L. M. Duncan , M. C. Mihm , G. F. Murphy , S. R. Tahan (Eds.) Cases in Dermatopathology: Diagnostic Pitfalls in Dermatopathology. Knowledge Books and Software.

Baum, C. L., Stone, M. S. & Liu, V. (2008). Case 23: Reactive atypical CD30-positive T-cell proliferation. In M. P. Hoang (Eds.) Cases in Dermatopathology: Diagnostic Pitfalls in Dermatopathology. Knowledge Books and Software.

Liu, V., Cutler, C. S. & Young, A. Z. (2007). Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 38-2007. A 44-year-old woman with generalized, painful, ulcerated skin lesions. N Engl J Med, 357(24), 2496-505. PMID: 18077814.

Chern, P. L., Wilson, J. B. & Liu, V. (2007). Case 15: Degos disease. In A. Zembowicz (Eds.) Cases in Dermatopathology: Critical Values (Diagnoses) in Dermatopathology. Knowledge Books and Software.

Kristjansson, A., Gilliam, A. & Liu, V. (2007). Fungating scalp tumor in a 22 year old male: primary cutaneous CD4+ small/medium-sized pleomorphic T-cell lymphoma. (Vols. 34). pp. 86. J Cutan Pathol.

Williams, C. M., Bellucci, K. S., Liu, V. & Levins, P. (2006). Erythematous papular rash on the upper back area. Caterpillar dermatitis, or erucism. Arch Dermatol, 142(11), 1501-6. PMID: 17116846.

Chung, V. Q., Moschella, S. L., Zembowicz, A. & Liu, V. (2006). Clinical and pathologic findings of paraneoplastic dermatoses. J Am Acad Dermatol, 54(5), 745-62 Quiz 763-6. PMID: 16635655.

Kristjansson, A. K., Bellucci, K. S., Harbeck, M. J. & Liu, V. (2006). Case 6: Minocycline-Induced Pigmentation. In A. Zembowicz (Eds.) Cases in Dermatopathology: Pigmented Lesions. Knowledge Books and Software.

Liu, V., Caplan, A. P. (2005). Case 6: Apocrine Hidradenoma. In A. Zembowicz (Eds.) Cases in Dermatopathology: Adnexal Neoplasms. Knowledge Books and Software.

Armstrong, A., Liu, V. & Strasswimmer, J. (2005). Follicular eruption in a child with Alagille syndrome. (Vols. 32). pp. 74. J Cutan Pathol.

Sternlight-Goddard, D., Lio, P. A., Kay, J. & Liu, V. (2005). Nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy: A review of the Massachusetts General Hospital experience. (Vols. 32). pp. 89. J Cutan Pathol.

Moschella, S. L., Kay, J., Mackool, B. T. & Liu, V. (2004). Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 35-2004. A 68-year-old man with end-stage renal disease and thickening of the skin. N Engl J Med, 351(21), 2219-27. PMID: 15548783.

Fazeli, A., Lio, P. A. & Liu, V. (2004). Nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy: are ACE inhibitors the missing link. Arch Dermatol, 140(11), 1401. PMID: 15545556.

Bevona, C., Fewkes, J., Liu, V. & Sober, A. J. (2004). Prolonged evolution of a lentigo maligna. J Am Acad Dermatol, 51(5), 830-5. PMID: 15523371.

Armstrong, A. W., Fazeli, A., Yeh, S. W., Mackool, B. T. & Liu, V. (2004). Vancomycin-induced linear IgA disease manifesting as bullous erythema multiforme. J Cutan Pathol, 31(5), 393-7. PMID: 15059226.

Dadras, S., Zembowicz, A., Liu, V., Duncan, L. M. & Mihm, M. C. (2004). Inverted type A nevus: A melanoma mimicker. (Vols. 31). pp. 98. J Cutan Pathol.

Armstrong, A., Liu, V. & Mihm, M. C. (2004). Pathology of malignant melanoma. M. B. Atkins , H. Tsao & R. Corona (Eds.) UpToDate Inc.

Liu, V., Mackool, B. T. (2003). Mycophenolate in dermatology. J Dermatolog Treat, 14(4), 203-11. PMID: 14660264.

Bradley, V. R., Liu, V. & Haynes, H. A. (2003). Rash with regional lymphadenopathy. Arch Dermatol, 139(8), 1075-80. PMID: 12925398.

Campen, R., Zembowicz, A., Liu, V. & Wrone, D. (2003). Linear ectodermal cutaneous hamartoma. Int J Dermatol, 42(5), 376-9. PMID: 12755976.

Liu, V., Mihm, M. C. (2003). Pathology of malignant melanoma. Surg Clin North Am, 83(1), 31-60. PMID: 12691449.

Streams, B. N., Liu, V., Liégeois, N. & Moschella, S. M. (2003). Clinical and pathologic features of nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy: a report of two cases. (Vols. 48). (1), pp. 42-7. J Am Acad Dermatol. PMID: 12522369.

Lin, J. Y., Duncan, L. M., Radfar, A. & Liu, V. (2003). Erythema migrans with abundant spirochetes on Steiner stain: early disseminated Lyme disease. (Vols. 30). pp. 70. J Cutan Pathol.

Liu, V., McKee, P. H. (2002). Cutaneous T-cell lymphoproliferative disorders: approach for the surgical pathologist: recent advances and clarification of confused issues. Adv Anat Pathol, 9(2), 79-100. PMID: 11917163.

Liu, V., Kwan, T. & Page, E. H. (2000). Parotid oncocytoma in the Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome. J Am Acad Dermatol, 43(6), 1120-2. PMID: 11100034.

Liu, V., Bigby, M. (2000). Reactivation of genital herpes simplex virus 2 infection in asymptomatic seropositive persons is frequent. Arch Dermatol, 136(9), 1141-2. PMID: 10987870.

Egan, C. L., Liu, V., Harris, R. M., White, S. M., Lessin, S. R. & Weinberg, J. M. (2000). Linear IgA disease associated with membranous glomerulonephropathy. Int J Dermatol, 39(5), 379-82. PMID: 10849404.

Liu, V., Mackool, B. T. (1999). Chronic fungal infection of the feet and nails. In J. S. Remington , M. N. Swartz (Eds.) Current clinical topics in infectious diseases. (19th edition) Blackwell Scientific Publications.

Liu, V. (1999). Ethnic Skin: Medical and Surgical. Arch Dermatol/Mosby–Year Book Inc, 135(1), 95.

Murphy, G. F., Liu, V. (1997). Dermal Immune System. In J. D. Bos (Eds.) The Skin Immune System (SIS). CRC Press LLC.

Konsolaki, M., Sanicola, M., Kozlova, T., Liu, V., Arcà, B., Savakis, C., Gelbart, W. M. & Kafatos, F. C. (1992). FLP-mediated intermolecular recombination in the cytoplasm of Drosophila embryos. New Biol, 4(5), 551-7. PMID: 1381216.