Debra Breneman

Debra Lynn Breneman

Associate Professor - Adjunct COM

Medical Sciences Building


COM Dermatology - 0592


Bachelor's Degree, Iowa State University Ames, IA, 1977 (Dual Majors Zoology and Psychology; Minor in Chemistry)

Doctor of Medicine, University of Iowa Iowa City, IA, 1981

Dermatology Residency, University of Cincinnati Medical Center Cincinnati, OH, 1985

Research and Practice 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 this area.

Clinical Focus





American Board of Dermatology



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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; 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; 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

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/Sézary syndrome.Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, , 10 (12 ) ,1907-13

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

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

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

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

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

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 (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

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

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


Dermatology,Clinical Research,Dermatopharmacology,Mycosis Fungoide,Cutaneous Lymphoma