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Publications

Dermatologic Surgery

  • W Hussain, P Salmon. Transposition-Advancement Flap for the Reconstruction of Segmental Auricular Defects. Dermatol Surg 2015; 41(8):977-80.
  • R Urwin, W Hussain. Reducing the strain of dermatological surgery. Br J Dermatol. Br J Dermatol 2015; 172(2):546-7.
  • J Hafiji, W Hussain, P Salmon. Mohs surgery spares orbicularis oris muscle optimising cosmetic and functional outcomes for tumours in the perioral location: a series of 407 cases and reconstructions by dermatologic surgeons. Br J Dermatol. 2015; 172(1):294-6.
  • J Hafiji, W Hussain, P Salmon. Reconstruction of perioral defects post-Mohs micrographic surgery: a dermatological surgeon’s approach. Br J Dermatol. 2015; 172(1):145-50.
  • W Hussain. Nasal reconstruction: a dermatological surgeon’s approach to recreating the ‘aesthetic king’ of the central face. Br J Dermatol. 2014; 171 Suppl 2:1
  • YN Lau, CM Green, W Hussain, AG Affleck. Use of skin adhesive in dermatological surgery. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2014; 39(6):773-4
  • R Urwin, R Montgomery, W Hussain. The ‘inverted’ advancement and inferior rotation of the nasal sidewall (AIRNS) flap for defects of the medial canthus. Br J Dermatol. 2014; 170:751-3.
  • W Hussain. ‘Putting in the graft’ to optimize outcomes in nasal alar reconstruction. Br J Dermatol. 2014; 170:1011-2.
  • Mortimer N, Tan E, W Hussain, Salmon P. ‘Pin-point precision’ for pexing sutures. Br J Dermatol. 2013; 169:485-6.
  • W Hussain, Salmon P, Hafiji J. Reply to: “The bilobed flap versus the AIRNS flap for repair of distal nose defects”. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013; 68:685-6.
  • W Hussain. The contralateral subgaleal sliding flap for the single-stage reconstruction of large defects of the temple and lateral forehead. Br J Dermatol. 2014; 170:952-5.
  • W Hussain. The sine wave flap – a novel reconstructive option for defects of the distal nose. Dermatol Surg. 2013; 39:320-4.
  • MS Shareef, W Hussain. The Mohs histotechnician: a review of training and practice within 29 centres in the UK. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2013; 38:589-93
  • W Hussain. Subcutaneous island pedicle flap mobilisation for large defects of the upper cutaneous lip – in support of the ‘method of Chan’. Dermatol Surg. 2012; 38:2041-2.
  • W Hussain. Direct primary closure without undermining in the repair of vermilionectomy defects of the lower lip – commentary. Br J Dermatol. 2012; 167:968.
  • N Mortimer, P Salmon, W Hussain. Optimising the transfer of split thickness skin grafts from the donor to the recipient site using the ‘moist-gauze pick up’ technique. picktechnique.
    technique. Br J Dermatol. 2013; 168:215-6.
  • M Shareef, W Hussain. ‘Skimming the surface’: a review of split-thickness skin grafting practices and preferences among U.K. dermatological surgeons. Br J Dermatol. 2013; 169:943-4.
  • Parker J, Norman D, Savage L, W Hussain. ‘Addressing’ an under-recognized cause of discomfort for patients undergoing Mohs micrographic surgery. Br J Dermatol. 2013;169:187-8.
  • Mortimer NJ, Tan E, Hussain W, Salmon PJ. The utility of the ‘temporary marginal lid suture’ in facilitating Mohs surgery for tumours involving the eyelid. Br J Dermatol. 2013;168:1137-8.
  • C Williams, W Hussain. A low-risk tumour, at a high-risk site? Basal cell carcinoma of the nipple-areola complex. Br J Dermatol. 2013;168:901-3.
  • W Hussain. Acknowledging island-pedicle flaps for the repair of defects of the medial canthus. Br J Dermatol. 2012; 167:1397.
  • W Hussain. Avoiding wrong-site surgery: how language and technology can help. Br J Dermatol. 2012; 167:1186.
  • L Savage, W Hussain. Regional anaesthesia: perceptions of competency and an assessment of practice amongst UK dermatology trainees. Br J Dermatol. 2012; 167:1390-1.
  • C Williams, W Hussain. “Waste knot, want knot”: pearls for optimizing the use of suture packaging material in dermatologic surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2013; 39:668-70.
  • J Mikeljevic, W Hussain. Making a ‘U-turn’ with sterile adhesive tapes to optimise outcomes in nose and lip reconstruction. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2013; 38:95-6.
  • W Hussain, P Salmon, J Hafiji. The AIRNS flap – an alternative to the bilobed flap for repair of defects of the distal nose. J Am Acad Dermatol 2012; 67(4):712-6.
  • J Hafiji, P Salmon, W Hussain. Patient satisfaction with post-operative telephone calls after Mohs micrographic surgery: a New Zealand and UK experience. Br J Dermatol. 2012; 167(3):570-4.
  • A Kapadia, W Hussain. Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS) in primary care – knowledge of the technique and perceptions of Mohs surgeons amongst General Practitioners (GPs) in one UK region. Br J Dermatol. 2012; 167(4):961-3.
  • W Hussain, J Hafiji, P Salmon. The utility of the “book biopsy” during Mohs micrographic surgery. Br J Dermatol. 2012; 167:701-3.
  • W Hussain, C Morris, J Christian. How the ‘HAMMER’ can help in effectively treating skin cancer. Br J Dermatol. 2012; 167(3): 701-3.
  • W Hussain, J Hafiji, P Salmon. Frontalis-based island pedicle flaps for the reconstruction of large defects of the forehead and frontal scalp. Br J Dermatol. 2012; 166(4):771-4.
  • W Hussain, Hafiji J, Salmon P. Optimising adherence of full-thickness skin grafts to the wound bed of the nasal alar with the “sandwich suture”. Br J Dermatol. 2012; 167(2):447-8.
  • W Hussain, Hafiji J, Salmon P The Nasofacial Sulcus as a Primary Donor Site for Full-Thickness Skin Grafts of the Nasal Alar and Distal Nose. Dermatol Surg. 2012; 38(6):926-8.
  • J Hafiji, W Hussain, P Salmon. Modifying the S-plasty to optimise a curvilinear scar. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2012; 37(2):199-200.
  • A Kapadia, W Hussain. Optimising outcomes during curettage with a ‘backhand’. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2013; 27:e139.
  • W Hussain. An avoidable midfacial scar in perialar reconstruction? Dermatol Surg 2011; 37:1816.
  • W Hussain, E Tan, P Salmon. Inferiorly based crescentic ‘sliding’ cheek flaps for the reconstruction of paranasal surgical defects. Dermatol Surg 2012; 38:249-55.
  • A Kapadia, W Hussain. ‘Scoring with a punch’: facilitating Mohs surgery around small biopsy scars. Br J Dermatol. 2012; 166(3):671-2.
  • J Hafiji, W Hussain et al. Optimizing the shave excision technique to aid accurate histological diagnosis. Br J Dermatol 2012; 166:226-7.
  • W Hussain, N Mortimer, P Salmon. Optimizing outcomes in trilobed flap reconstruction for nasal tip defects. Dermatol Surg 2011; 37:551.
  • C Gleeson, W Hussain et al. Local anaesthetic preparation in dermatological surgery: a labour and time-efficient approach. Br J Dermatol 2011; 164:888-90.
  • W Hussain, J Spreadborough, N Mortimer, P Salmon. Sterile adhesive tapes – ‘reducing the tension’ when operating alone. Br J Dermatol 2010; 163:1356-7.
  • P Salmon, W Hussain et al. Sclerosing squamous cell carcinoma of the skin – an underemphasised, locally aggressive variant. Dermatol Surg 2011; 37:664-70.
  • E Tan, N Mortimer, W Hussain, PJM Salmon. The Nasal Sidewall Rotation (NSR) flap: A workhorse flap for small defects of the distal nose. Dermatol Surg 2010; 36:1563-7.
  • N J Mortimer, W Hussain, M Sladden, PJM Salmon. Regional nerve blockade prior to direct injection to achieve anaesthesia of the nasal ala. Br J Dermatol 2010; 162:819-21.
  • W Hussain, NJ Mortimer, C Gleeson, PJM Salmon. A ‘D.I.Y’ nasal plug with airway: an alternative approach. Br J Dermatol 2010; 162:1141-2.
  • W Hussain, NJ Mortimer, PJM Salmon, A Stanway. Galeal/periosteal flaps for the reconstruction of large scalp defects with exposed outer table. Br J Dermatol 2010; 162: 684-86.
  • W Hussain, NJ Mortimer, PJM Salmon. Facilitating closure of surgical defects on the lower legs with a simple knee-bend. Br J Dermatol 2010; 162: 215-16.
  • W Hussain, PJ Salmon, NJ Mortimer. The ‘crossover’ tip-stitch in O-T flap repair. Br J Dermatol 2010; 162: 219-20.
  • W Hussain, NJ Mortimer, PJ Salmon. Optimising outcome in elliptical excisional surgery: some pearls for practice. Br J Dermatol 2009; 161(3):697-8.
  • W Hussain, NR Telfer. Evaluating a novel ‘needlecatcher’ device in dermatological surgery – practical considerations. Br J Dermatol 2009; 160:225.
  • W Hussain, RJ Chalmers. Simplified surgical treatment of chondrodermatitis nodularis with cartilage trimming and sutureless skin closure. Br J Dermatol 2009; 160:116-8.
  • V Madan, E Hindle, W Hussain, PJ August. Outcomes of treatment of nine cases of recalcitrant severe hidradenitis suppurativa with carbon dioxide laser. Br J Dermatol 2008; 159:1309-14.
  • W Hussain, C Owen, N Craven, I Coulson, M Daly. Antibiotics in cutaneous surgery: why aren’t we following the guidelines? Clin Exp Dermatol 2006; 31:282-3.

Medical Dermatology

  • C Kwok, WJ Merchant, W Hussain. Superficial acral fibromyxoma presenting as a haemorrhagic pigmented streak on the toenail. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2013; 38:553-4.
  • S Shanmugam, R Gahlaut, S Edwards, W Hussain. Periocular keratotic nodule.Dermatol Online J. 2013 15; 19:11.
  • W Hussain, IH Coulson. Hyperhidrosis in association with a keratoderma and strikingly large hands and feet – a rare case of pachydermoperiostosis. Clin Exp Dermatol 2010; 35:e16-7.
  • W Hussain, MR Judge. Imiquimod in infantile haemangiomas – cause for concern? Clin Exp Dermatol 2009; 34:e257.
  • W Hussain, N Craven. Toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Clin Med 2005; 5:555-8.
  • W Hussain, J Yell. An Approach to Cutaneous Lupus. Dermatology In Practice 2005; 13(3):6-8.
  • W Hussain, W Salman, I H Coulson. Pityriasis amiantacea as the sole manifestation of Darier’s disease. Clin Exp Dermatol 2009; 34(4):554-6.
  • W Hussain, S Ogden, D Lavery, CEM Griffiths. Making a ‘point’ about the safe disposal of sharps in patients on biological therapies. Br J Dermatol 2008; 159(2):491-2.
  • W Hussain, S Desai, D Fitzgerald. An (un)lucky blow to the nail? Clin Exp Dermatol 2009; 34(3): 446-7.
  • W Hussain, N Craven, A Howat. An uncommon cause of recurrent nodules in an adult. Clin Exp Dermatol 2009; 34(5):649-50.
  • W Hussain, I H Coulson, C M Owen. Severe recalcitrant nail psoriasis responding dramatically to infliximab: report of two cases. Clin Exp Dermatol 2008; 33:520-522.
  • W Hussain, N Craven, M Agarwal and S Kumar. A painful cutaneous eruption in a pregnant woman. Clin Exp Dermatol 2007; 32(2):227-8.
  • W Hussain, B M Daly. Granulomatous periorificial dermatitis in an eleven-year-old boy: dramatic response to tacrolimus. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venerol 2007; 21(1):137-9.
  • W Hussain, A Layton, K Baxter, D Scott. Pyoderma gangrenosum preceding the onset of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Clin Exp Dermatol 2006; 31(2):284-6.
  • W Hussain, A Layton. ‘Blue Sheet Syndrome’. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venerol 2006 20(6):763.
  • W Hussain, N Craven, I Swann. An unwell child with a florid rash. Arch Disease Child 2005;   90(12):128.
  • W Hussain, C Owen, I Coulson. Beau’s lines: a tell-tale sign of your recent past. Br Med J 2005; 331:118.
  • W Hussain, E Gilmour. Cutaneous depigmentation: keep an eye out for its signs. Br Med J 2005; 330:1034.
  • W Hussain, I Coulson, M Littley. An unusual complication of hyponatraemia. Br Med J 2005; 1:1092.

Medical Education

  • W Hussain, J Hafiji, A Stanley, K Khan. Dermatology and junior doctors – an evaluation of education, perceptions and self-assessed competencies. Br J Dermatol 2008; 159(2):505-6.
  • A Stanley, K Khan, W Hussain, M Tweed. Disorganised junior doctors fail the MRCP (UK). Med Teach 2006; 28(1):e40-2.

Obstetric Anaesthesia/General Medicine

Book Chapters

  • W Hussain, R Motley, T Wang. Dermatological Surgery. In Rook’s Textbook of Dermatology 8th Edition 2015
  • W Hussain, I Coulson. Chapter – Acute Generalised Exanthematous Pustulosis: In Treatment of Skin Disease. 2nd & 3rd Editions – Elsevier.
  • W Hussain, C Mendonca. PDA Edited Version: Treatment of Skin Disease. 2nd

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