Associate Professor Gayle Fischer

Associate Professor
Dermatology, Northern Clinical School

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Biographical details

Associate Professor Gayle Fischer is a clinical and academic dermatologist with an interest in paediatric and gynaecological dermatology.

She is currently Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Northern Clinical School of The University of Sydney. Currently she is the immediate past President of the Australia and New Zealand Vulvovaginal Society, a member of the International Society for Vulvar Disease and a member of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology. She is on the Editorial Boards of Pediatric Dermatology. She is Chief Censor of the Australasian College of Dermatologists.

Research interests

Epidemiology, Social Impact, Definition, Treatment and Pathogenesis of Chronic Vulvovaginal Candidiasis

Long term management of Vulval Lichen Sclerosus in Adults and Children Neuropathic Vulval Pain Compliance in Atopic Dermatitis Paediatric Psoriasis

Current research students

Project title Research student
Innovation in undergraduate dermatology education using online technology. Philippa DICKISON

International links

United States

(International Society for the Study of Vulvar Disease) Member

United States

(Society for Pediatric Dermatology) Member

Selected publications

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Books

  • Fischer, G., Bradford, J. (2010). The Vulva, A Clinician's Practical Handbook. Sydney: Family Planning NSW.

Book Chapters

  • Fischer, G. (2011). Genital Disease in Children. In A. Irvine, P. Hoeger and A. Yan (Eds.), Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, 3ed. Blackwell Publishers.
  • Cohen, B., Todd, G., Fischer, G. (2011). Sexually transmitted diseases. In L A Schachner, R C Hansen (Eds.), Pediatric Dermatology, 4th ed. Netherlands: Elsevier.
  • Fischer, G., Rogers, M. (2006). Genital Disease in Children. In John Harper, Arnold Oranje, Neil S. Prose (Eds.), Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, 2ed, (pp. 1801-1818). Malden, Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Darmstadt, G., Galen, W., Fischer, G. (2003). Bacterial Infections. In Lawrence A. Schachner and Ronald C. Hansen (Eds.), Pediatric Dermatology, (pp. 989-1058). London: Mosby.

Journals

  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). A baby with a yellow-red lesion on the back. Medicine Today, 17(4), 49-50.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). A nonhealing lesion on the lower leg. Medicine Today, 7(5), 66-67.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). A red bleeding nodule of sudden onset. Medicine Today, 17(7), 72-73.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). A scaly brown rash on the lower legs. Medicine Today, 17(1-2), 70-71.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). A severe blistering eruption in an elderly patient. Medicine Today, 17(9), 64-65.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). A toddler with recurrent itchy nodules on the legs. Medicine Today, 17(10), 69-70.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). A young boy with a painful oral ulcer. Medicine Today, 7(6), 59-60.
  • Kilne, A., Fischer, G. (2016). Acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis and other severe drug eruptions from over the counter medications: A case report and review of the literature. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 57(2), 92-96. [More Information]
  • Farrugia, L., Lee, A., Fischer, G., Blaszczynski, A., Carter, S., Smith, S. (2016). Evaluation of the influence of pharmacists and GPs on patient perceptions of long-term topical corticosteroid use. Journal of Dermatological Treatment, in press. [More Information]
  • Lee, A., Lim, A., Fischer, G. (2016). Fractional carbon dioxide laser in recalcitrant vulval lichen sclerosus. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 57(1), 39-43. [More Information]
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). Painful eroded blisters on the hands. Medicine Today, 17(3), 72-74.
  • Smith, S., Lee, A., Blaszczynski, A., Fischer, G. (2016). Pharmacists' knowledge about use of topical corticosteroids in atopic dermatitis: Pre and post continuing professional development education. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 57(3), 199-204. [More Information]
  • Broeders, J., Ahmed Ali, U., Fischer, G. (2016). Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) comparing topical calcineurin inhibitors with topical corticosteroids for atopic dermatitis: A 15-year experience. Journal Of The American Academy Of Dermatology, 75(2), 410-419. [More Information]
  • Scurry, J., Manning, J., Fischer, G. (2016). Toker cells in an erythematous vulva from the case consultation committee of the international society for the study of vulvovaginal disease. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 20(2), e18-e19. [More Information]
  • Baker, C., Mack, A., Cooper, A., Fischer, G., Shumack, S., Sidhu, S., Soyer, H., Wu, J., Chan, J., Nash, P., et al (2016). Treatment goals for moderate to severe psoriasis: An Australian consensus. Medicine Today, 17(1-2), 46-54.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). White atrophic skin on the lower legs. Medicine Today, 7(5), 65-65.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A baby with a raised brown lesion on the leg. Medicine Today, 16(2), 54-55.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A boy with a purpuric rash of sudden onset. Medicine Today, 16(3), 76-77.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A case series of 20 women with hidradenitis suppurativa treated with spironolactone. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 56(3), 192-196. [More Information]
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A child with a palpable and purpuric eruption. Medicine Today, 16(8), 52-53.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A longstanding palmar lesion and nail dystrophy. Medicine Today, 16(4), 55-56.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A macular, speckled and melanocytic lesion. Medicine Today, 16(11), 56-66.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A persistent submammary rash. Medicine Today, 16(6), 58-59.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A scalp lesion on a newborn baby. Medicine Today, 16(9), 63-64.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A teenage girl with hyperpigmented axillary skin. Medicine Today, 16(10), 56-57.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A teenager with a blistering skin eruption. Medicine Today, 16(1), 59-60.
  • Fischer, G. (2015). A woman with orange-coloured palms. Medicine Today, 15(11), 59-59.
  • Mooney, E., Rademaker, M., Dailey, R., Daniel, B., Drummond, C., Fischer, G., Foster, R., Grills, C., Halbert, A., Hill, S., Smith, S., et al (2015). Adverse effects of topical corticosteroids in paediatric eczema: Australasian consensus statement. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 56(4), 241-251. [More Information]
  • Lee, A., Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2015). Long-term management of adult vulvar lichen sclerosus: A prospective cohort study of 507 women. JAMA Dermatology, 151(10), 1061-1067. [More Information]
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). Loss of skin colour on a young girl's hands. Medicine Today, 16(5), 67-68.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). Multiple crusted lesions on the scalp. Medicine Today, 16(7), 49-50.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). Paediatric psoriasis: A common skin disorder with potential multisystem implications. Medicine Today, 16(9), 45-50.
  • Ellis, E., Fischer, G. (2015). Prepubertal-Onset Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus: The¬†Importance of Maintenance Therapy in Long-Term Outcomes. Pediatric Dermatology, 32(4), 461-467. [More Information]
  • Hong, E., Dixit, S., Bradford, J., Fidel, P., Fischer, G. (2015). Reply to Dr. Reichman's Comments on Vulvovaginal Candidiasis as a Chronic Disease: Diagnostic Criteria and Definition. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 19(1), e24-e26. [More Information]
  • Selva-Nayagam, P., Fischer, G., Hamann, I., Sobel, J., James, C. (2015). Rituximab causing deep ulcerative suppurative vaginitis/pyoderma gangrenosum. Current Infectious Disease Reports, 17(5), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Bunce, P., Dixit, S., Fischer, G. (2015). Vulval papules: A case for diagnosis. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 56(1), 44-46. [More Information]
  • Dixit, S., Selva-Nayagam, P., Hamann, I., Fischer, G. (2015). Vulvovaginal Pyoderma Gangrenosum Secondary to Rituximab Therapy. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 19(1), e6-e9. [More Information]
  • Dixit, S., Olsson, A., Fischer, G. (2014). A case series of 11 patients with hormone-responsive sebaceous adenitis of the labia minora. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 55(1), 80-83. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2014). A linear lesion on a girl's leg. Medicine Today, 15(6), 73-73.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). A painful violaceous lesion on the thigh. Medicine Today, 15(1), 43-43.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). A persistent ulcer on the leg. Medicine Today, 15(7), 50-51.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). A red nodule on the finger. Medicine Today, 15(5), 75-76.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). A reticulate eruption on a woman's back. Medicine Today, 15(9), 53-53.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). A woman with orange-coloured palms. Medicine Today, 15(11), 59-59.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). A young boy with dysuria and penile pain. Medicine Today, 15(9), 52-52.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). Alopecia in a 12-year-old girl. Medicine Today, 15(3), 66-67.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). An annular eruption on the trunk. Medicine Today, 15(12), 55-56.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). Coping with chronic vulvovaginal candidiasis. Medicine Today, 15(2), 33-40.
  • Dixit, S., Venugopal, S., Fischer, G., Cooper, A. (2014). Dermatological emergencies: How to recognise them and what to do. Medicine Today, 15(9), 30-34.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). Hyperpigmented and superficially eroded rash. Medicine Today, 15(4), 63-63.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). Linear lesions on a teenager's back. Medicine Today, 15(10), 71-71.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). Linear lesions on a teenager's back. Medicine Today, 15(10), 71-71.
  • Hong, E., Dixit, S., Fidel, P., Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2014). Vulvovaginal Candidiasis as a Chronic Disease: Diagnostic Criteria and Definition. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 18(1), 31-38. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G., Bradford, J., Cragg, T. (2014). Vulvovaginal pain and dyspareunia - Part 1: An often challenging presentation. Medicine Today, 15(7), 41-46.
  • Fischer, G., Bradford, J., Cragg, T. (2014). Vulvovaginal pain and dyspareunia - Part 2: Multidisciplinary management. Medicine Today, 15(8), 43-50.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). Widespread rash in a 6-year-old boy. Medicine Today, 15(8), 64-65.
  • Fischer, G. (2013). A tender rash on the legs. Medicine Today, 14(10), 73-73.
  • Dixit, S., Scurry, J., Fischer, G. (2013). A vesicular variant of pseudoverrucous papules and nodules in the genital area of an incontinent 4-year-old. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 54(4), e92-e94. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2013). An enlarging lesion on the neck. Medicine Today, 14(8), 58-59.
  • Fischer, G. (2013). Asymptomatic annular lesions on the hand. Medicine Today, 14(5), 60-61.
  • Smith, S., Dixit, S., Fischer, G. (2013). Childhood atopic dermatitis: Overcoming parental topical corticosteroid phobia. Medicine Today, 14(6), 47-52.
  • Dixit, S., Fischer, G., Lim, A. (2013). Haemorrhagic purpura in an elderly man. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 54(3), 228-229. [More Information]
  • Dixit, S., Lowe, P., Fischer, G., Lim, A. (2013). Ice anaesthesia in procedural dermatology. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 54(4), 273-276. [More Information]
  • Dixit, S., Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2013). Management of nonsexually acquired genital ulceration using oral and topical corticosteroids followed by doxycycline prophylaxis. Journal Of The American Academy Of Dermatology, 68(5), 797-802. [More Information]
  • Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2013). Management of Vulvovaginal Lichen Planus: A New Approach. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 17(1), 28-32. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2013). Recurrent itchy papules in a 12-year-old boy. Medicine Today, 14(7), 74-75.
  • Dixit, S., Fischer, G., Wittekind, C. (2013). Recurrent menstrual toxic shock syndrome despite discontinuation of tampon use: Is menstrual toxic shock syndrome really caused by tampons? Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 54(4), 283-286. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2013). Sudden onset of blistering lesions in a young boy. Medicine Today, 14(6), 60-61.
  • Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2013). Surgical Division of Labial Adhesions in Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus and Lichen Planus. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 17(1), 48-50. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Stephens, A., Werren, J., Fischer, G. (2013). Treatment failure in atopic dermatitis as a result of parental health belief. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(7), 467-469. [More Information]
  • Baker, C., Mack, A., Cooper, A., Fischer, G., Shumack, S., Sidhu, S., Soyer, P., Wu, J., Chan, J., Nash, P., et al (2013). Treatment goals for moderate to severe psoriasis: an Australian consensus. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 54(2), 148-154. [More Information]
  • Dixit, S., Shumack, S., Fischer, G. (2013). Ustekinumab in the Treatment of Severe Paediatric Psoriasis. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 54(2), 147-147. [More Information]
  • Lamrock, E., Wills, E., Fischer, G. (2012). A case of mosaic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 53(4), 278-280. [More Information]
  • Kapila, S., Hong, E., Fischer, G. (2012). A comparative study of childhood psoriasis and atopic dermatitis and greater understanding of the overlapping condition, psoriasis-dermatitis. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 53(2), 98-105. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2012). Chronic vulvovaginal candidiasis: What we know and what we have yet to learn. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 53(4), 247-254. [More Information]
  • Hong, E., Fischer, G. (2012). Propranolol for Recalcitrant Ulcerated Hemangioma of Infancy. Pediatric Dermatology, 29(1), 64-67. [More Information]
  • Kapila, S., Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2012). Vulvar Psoriasis in Adults and Children: A Clinical Audit of 194 Cases and Review of the Literature. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 16(4), 364-371. [More Information]
  • Hong, E., Smith, S., Fischer, G. (2011). Evaluation of the Atrophogenic Potential of Topical Corticosteroids in Pediatric Dermatology Patients. Pediatric Dermatology, 28(4), 393-396. [More Information]
  • Zvulunov, A., McCuaig, C., Frieden, I., Mancini, A., Puttgen, K., Dohil, M., Fischer, G., Powell, J., Cohen, B., Amitai, D. (2011). Oral Propranolol Therapy for Infantile Hemangiomas Beyond the Proliferation Phase: A Multicenter Retrospective Study. Pediatric Dermatology, 28(2), 94-98. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G., Bradford, J. (2011). Persistent vaginitis. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 343(7834), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G., Bradford, J. (2011). Vulvovaginal candidiasis in postmenopausal women: the role of hormone replacement therapy. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 15(4), 263-267. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2010). Chronic vulvitis in pre-pubertal girls. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 51(2), 118-123. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Hong, E., Fearns, S., Blaszczynski, A., Fischer, G. (2010). Corticosteroid phobia and other confounders in the treatment of childhood atopic dermatitis explored using parent focus groups. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 51(3), 168-174. [More Information]
  • Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2010). Desquamative inflammatory vaginitis: differential diagnosis and alternate diagnostic criteria. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 14(4), 306-310. [More Information]
  • Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2010). Long-term management of vulval lichen sclerosus in adult women. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 50(2), 148-152. [More Information]
  • Hong, E., Fischer, G. (2009). Childhood ocular rosacea: considerations for diagnosis and treatment. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 50(4), 272-275. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Fischer, G. (2009). Childhood onset vulvar lichen sclerosus does not resolve at puberty: a prospective case series. Pediatric Dermatology, 26(6), 725-729. [More Information]
  • Ming, A., Happle, R., Grzeschik, K., Fischer, G. (2009). Ichthyosis Follicularis with Alopecia and Photophobia(IFAP) Syndrome due to a mutation of the Gene MBTPS2 in a large Australian Kindred. Pediatric Dermatology, 26(4), 427-431. [More Information]
  • Oeffner, F., Fischer, G., Happle, R., Konig, A., Betz, R., Bornholdt, D., Neidel, U., Boente, M., Redler, S., Romero-Gomez, J., et al (2009). IFAP Syndrome Is Caused by Deficiency in MBTPS2, an Intramembrane Zinc Metalloprotease Essential for Cholesterol Homeostasis and ER Stress Response. American Journal of Human Genetics, 84(4), 459-467. [More Information]
  • Tritton, S., Whyte, L., Fischer, G. (2009). Metastatic vulval Crohn's disease and infliximab. A case report. Journal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist, 54(1), 41-44. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Fischer, G. (2009). Paediatric vulval lichen sclerosus. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 50, 243-248. [More Information]
  • Tritton, S., Smith, S., Wong, L., Zagarella, S., Fischer, G. (2009). Pyogenic Granuloma in Ten Children Treated with Topical Imiquimod. Pediatric Dermatology, 26(3), 269-272. [More Information]
  • Le, K., Wong, L., Fischer, G. (2009). Vulval and perianal inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal naevus. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 50(2), 115-117. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G., Drummond, C. (2009). Vulval fixed drug eruption due to paracetamol. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 50(2), 118-120. [More Information]
  • Tritton, S., Shumack, S., Fischer, G. (2008). Fatal delayed presentation of primary melanoma of the penis. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 49(4 August 2006), 239-241. [More Information]
  • Revencu, N., Boon, L., Mulliken, J., Enjolras, O., Cordisco, M., Burrows,, P., Clapuyt, P., Fischer, G., Hammer, F., Vikkula, M., et al (2008). Parkes Weber syndrome, vein of Galen aneurysmal malformation, and other fast-flow vascular anomalies are caused by RASA1 mutations. Human Mutation, 29(7), 959-965. [More Information]
  • Jang, N., Fischer, G. (2008). Treatment of erosive vulvovaginal lichen planus with methotrexate. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 49(4), 216-219. [More Information]
  • Fallah, H., Fischer, G., Zagarella, S. (2007). Pyogenic granuloma in children: Treatment with topical imiquimod. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 48(4), 217-220. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G., Bradford, J. (2007). Topical immunosuppressants, genital lichen sclerosus and the risk of squamous cell carcinoma: a case report. Journal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist, 52(4), 329-331. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2007). Vulvar fixed drug eruption. A report of 13 cases. Journal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist, 52(2), 81-86. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2006). Anogenital Warts in Children. Pediatric Dermatology, 23(3), 291-293. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2006). Psoriasis in Children. Medicine Today, 7(9), 46-53.
  • Fischer, G. (2006). Vulval Disease in Childhood. Australian Prescriber, 28(4), 88-90.
  • Fischer, G. (2005). Common Paediatric Skin Problems. Medicine Today, March, April, May.
  • Lee, M., Wong, L., Fischer, G. (2005). Papillon-Lefevre syndrome treated with acitretin. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 46(3), 199-201.
  • Lee, M., Wong, L., Fischer, G. (2005). Papillon-Lefvre syndrome treated with acitretin. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 46(3), 199-201. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2004). Management of vulvar pain. Dermatologic therapy, 17(1), 134-149.
  • Fischer, G. (2003). Genital Skin Diseases. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (2003). Infectious Diseases. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (2003). Infestations and Bites. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (2003). Paediatric Dermatology. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (2003). Pregnancy Rashes. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (1999). Genital Skin Diseases. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (1999). Infectious Diseases. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (1999). Infestations and Bites. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (1999). Paediatric Dermatology. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (1999). Pregnancy Rashes. Therapeutic Guidelines.

2016

  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). A baby with a yellow-red lesion on the back. Medicine Today, 17(4), 49-50.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). A nonhealing lesion on the lower leg. Medicine Today, 7(5), 66-67.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). A red bleeding nodule of sudden onset. Medicine Today, 17(7), 72-73.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). A scaly brown rash on the lower legs. Medicine Today, 17(1-2), 70-71.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). A severe blistering eruption in an elderly patient. Medicine Today, 17(9), 64-65.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). A toddler with recurrent itchy nodules on the legs. Medicine Today, 17(10), 69-70.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). A young boy with a painful oral ulcer. Medicine Today, 7(6), 59-60.
  • Kilne, A., Fischer, G. (2016). Acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis and other severe drug eruptions from over the counter medications: A case report and review of the literature. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 57(2), 92-96. [More Information]
  • Farrugia, L., Lee, A., Fischer, G., Blaszczynski, A., Carter, S., Smith, S. (2016). Evaluation of the influence of pharmacists and GPs on patient perceptions of long-term topical corticosteroid use. Journal of Dermatological Treatment, in press. [More Information]
  • Lee, A., Lim, A., Fischer, G. (2016). Fractional carbon dioxide laser in recalcitrant vulval lichen sclerosus. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 57(1), 39-43. [More Information]
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). Painful eroded blisters on the hands. Medicine Today, 17(3), 72-74.
  • Smith, S., Lee, A., Blaszczynski, A., Fischer, G. (2016). Pharmacists' knowledge about use of topical corticosteroids in atopic dermatitis: Pre and post continuing professional development education. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 57(3), 199-204. [More Information]
  • Broeders, J., Ahmed Ali, U., Fischer, G. (2016). Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) comparing topical calcineurin inhibitors with topical corticosteroids for atopic dermatitis: A 15-year experience. Journal Of The American Academy Of Dermatology, 75(2), 410-419. [More Information]
  • Scurry, J., Manning, J., Fischer, G. (2016). Toker cells in an erythematous vulva from the case consultation committee of the international society for the study of vulvovaginal disease. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 20(2), e18-e19. [More Information]
  • Baker, C., Mack, A., Cooper, A., Fischer, G., Shumack, S., Sidhu, S., Soyer, H., Wu, J., Chan, J., Nash, P., et al (2016). Treatment goals for moderate to severe psoriasis: An Australian consensus. Medicine Today, 17(1-2), 46-54.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2016). White atrophic skin on the lower legs. Medicine Today, 7(5), 65-65.

2015

  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A baby with a raised brown lesion on the leg. Medicine Today, 16(2), 54-55.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A boy with a purpuric rash of sudden onset. Medicine Today, 16(3), 76-77.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A case series of 20 women with hidradenitis suppurativa treated with spironolactone. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 56(3), 192-196. [More Information]
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A child with a palpable and purpuric eruption. Medicine Today, 16(8), 52-53.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A longstanding palmar lesion and nail dystrophy. Medicine Today, 16(4), 55-56.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A macular, speckled and melanocytic lesion. Medicine Today, 16(11), 56-66.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A persistent submammary rash. Medicine Today, 16(6), 58-59.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A scalp lesion on a newborn baby. Medicine Today, 16(9), 63-64.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A teenage girl with hyperpigmented axillary skin. Medicine Today, 16(10), 56-57.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). A teenager with a blistering skin eruption. Medicine Today, 16(1), 59-60.
  • Fischer, G. (2015). A woman with orange-coloured palms. Medicine Today, 15(11), 59-59.
  • Mooney, E., Rademaker, M., Dailey, R., Daniel, B., Drummond, C., Fischer, G., Foster, R., Grills, C., Halbert, A., Hill, S., Smith, S., et al (2015). Adverse effects of topical corticosteroids in paediatric eczema: Australasian consensus statement. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 56(4), 241-251. [More Information]
  • Lee, A., Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2015). Long-term management of adult vulvar lichen sclerosus: A prospective cohort study of 507 women. JAMA Dermatology, 151(10), 1061-1067. [More Information]
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). Loss of skin colour on a young girl's hands. Medicine Today, 16(5), 67-68.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). Multiple crusted lesions on the scalp. Medicine Today, 16(7), 49-50.
  • Lee, A., Fischer, G. (2015). Paediatric psoriasis: A common skin disorder with potential multisystem implications. Medicine Today, 16(9), 45-50.
  • Ellis, E., Fischer, G. (2015). Prepubertal-Onset Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus: The¬†Importance of Maintenance Therapy in Long-Term Outcomes. Pediatric Dermatology, 32(4), 461-467. [More Information]
  • Hong, E., Dixit, S., Bradford, J., Fidel, P., Fischer, G. (2015). Reply to Dr. Reichman's Comments on Vulvovaginal Candidiasis as a Chronic Disease: Diagnostic Criteria and Definition. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 19(1), e24-e26. [More Information]
  • Selva-Nayagam, P., Fischer, G., Hamann, I., Sobel, J., James, C. (2015). Rituximab causing deep ulcerative suppurative vaginitis/pyoderma gangrenosum. Current Infectious Disease Reports, 17(5), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Bunce, P., Dixit, S., Fischer, G. (2015). Vulval papules: A case for diagnosis. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 56(1), 44-46. [More Information]
  • Dixit, S., Selva-Nayagam, P., Hamann, I., Fischer, G. (2015). Vulvovaginal Pyoderma Gangrenosum Secondary to Rituximab Therapy. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 19(1), e6-e9. [More Information]

2014

  • Dixit, S., Olsson, A., Fischer, G. (2014). A case series of 11 patients with hormone-responsive sebaceous adenitis of the labia minora. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 55(1), 80-83. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2014). A linear lesion on a girl's leg. Medicine Today, 15(6), 73-73.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). A painful violaceous lesion on the thigh. Medicine Today, 15(1), 43-43.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). A persistent ulcer on the leg. Medicine Today, 15(7), 50-51.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). A red nodule on the finger. Medicine Today, 15(5), 75-76.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). A reticulate eruption on a woman's back. Medicine Today, 15(9), 53-53.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). A woman with orange-coloured palms. Medicine Today, 15(11), 59-59.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). A young boy with dysuria and penile pain. Medicine Today, 15(9), 52-52.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). Alopecia in a 12-year-old girl. Medicine Today, 15(3), 66-67.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). An annular eruption on the trunk. Medicine Today, 15(12), 55-56.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). Coping with chronic vulvovaginal candidiasis. Medicine Today, 15(2), 33-40.
  • Dixit, S., Venugopal, S., Fischer, G., Cooper, A. (2014). Dermatological emergencies: How to recognise them and what to do. Medicine Today, 15(9), 30-34.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). Hyperpigmented and superficially eroded rash. Medicine Today, 15(4), 63-63.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). Linear lesions on a teenager's back. Medicine Today, 15(10), 71-71.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). Linear lesions on a teenager's back. Medicine Today, 15(10), 71-71.
  • Hong, E., Dixit, S., Fidel, P., Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2014). Vulvovaginal Candidiasis as a Chronic Disease: Diagnostic Criteria and Definition. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 18(1), 31-38. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G., Bradford, J., Cragg, T. (2014). Vulvovaginal pain and dyspareunia - Part 1: An often challenging presentation. Medicine Today, 15(7), 41-46.
  • Fischer, G., Bradford, J., Cragg, T. (2014). Vulvovaginal pain and dyspareunia - Part 2: Multidisciplinary management. Medicine Today, 15(8), 43-50.
  • Fischer, G. (2014). Widespread rash in a 6-year-old boy. Medicine Today, 15(8), 64-65.

2013

  • Fischer, G. (2013). A tender rash on the legs. Medicine Today, 14(10), 73-73.
  • Dixit, S., Scurry, J., Fischer, G. (2013). A vesicular variant of pseudoverrucous papules and nodules in the genital area of an incontinent 4-year-old. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 54(4), e92-e94. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2013). An enlarging lesion on the neck. Medicine Today, 14(8), 58-59.
  • Fischer, G. (2013). Asymptomatic annular lesions on the hand. Medicine Today, 14(5), 60-61.
  • Smith, S., Dixit, S., Fischer, G. (2013). Childhood atopic dermatitis: Overcoming parental topical corticosteroid phobia. Medicine Today, 14(6), 47-52.
  • Dixit, S., Fischer, G., Lim, A. (2013). Haemorrhagic purpura in an elderly man. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 54(3), 228-229. [More Information]
  • Dixit, S., Lowe, P., Fischer, G., Lim, A. (2013). Ice anaesthesia in procedural dermatology. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 54(4), 273-276. [More Information]
  • Dixit, S., Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2013). Management of nonsexually acquired genital ulceration using oral and topical corticosteroids followed by doxycycline prophylaxis. Journal Of The American Academy Of Dermatology, 68(5), 797-802. [More Information]
  • Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2013). Management of Vulvovaginal Lichen Planus: A New Approach. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 17(1), 28-32. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2013). Recurrent itchy papules in a 12-year-old boy. Medicine Today, 14(7), 74-75.
  • Dixit, S., Fischer, G., Wittekind, C. (2013). Recurrent menstrual toxic shock syndrome despite discontinuation of tampon use: Is menstrual toxic shock syndrome really caused by tampons? Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 54(4), 283-286. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2013). Sudden onset of blistering lesions in a young boy. Medicine Today, 14(6), 60-61.
  • Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2013). Surgical Division of Labial Adhesions in Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus and Lichen Planus. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 17(1), 48-50. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Stephens, A., Werren, J., Fischer, G. (2013). Treatment failure in atopic dermatitis as a result of parental health belief. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(7), 467-469. [More Information]
  • Baker, C., Mack, A., Cooper, A., Fischer, G., Shumack, S., Sidhu, S., Soyer, P., Wu, J., Chan, J., Nash, P., et al (2013). Treatment goals for moderate to severe psoriasis: an Australian consensus. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 54(2), 148-154. [More Information]
  • Dixit, S., Shumack, S., Fischer, G. (2013). Ustekinumab in the Treatment of Severe Paediatric Psoriasis. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 54(2), 147-147. [More Information]

2012

  • Lamrock, E., Wills, E., Fischer, G. (2012). A case of mosaic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 53(4), 278-280. [More Information]
  • Kapila, S., Hong, E., Fischer, G. (2012). A comparative study of childhood psoriasis and atopic dermatitis and greater understanding of the overlapping condition, psoriasis-dermatitis. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 53(2), 98-105. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2012). Chronic vulvovaginal candidiasis: What we know and what we have yet to learn. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 53(4), 247-254. [More Information]
  • Hong, E., Fischer, G. (2012). Propranolol for Recalcitrant Ulcerated Hemangioma of Infancy. Pediatric Dermatology, 29(1), 64-67. [More Information]
  • Kapila, S., Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2012). Vulvar Psoriasis in Adults and Children: A Clinical Audit of 194 Cases and Review of the Literature. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 16(4), 364-371. [More Information]

2011

  • Hong, E., Smith, S., Fischer, G. (2011). Evaluation of the Atrophogenic Potential of Topical Corticosteroids in Pediatric Dermatology Patients. Pediatric Dermatology, 28(4), 393-396. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2011). Genital Disease in Children. In A. Irvine, P. Hoeger and A. Yan (Eds.), Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, 3ed. Blackwell Publishers.
  • Zvulunov, A., McCuaig, C., Frieden, I., Mancini, A., Puttgen, K., Dohil, M., Fischer, G., Powell, J., Cohen, B., Amitai, D. (2011). Oral Propranolol Therapy for Infantile Hemangiomas Beyond the Proliferation Phase: A Multicenter Retrospective Study. Pediatric Dermatology, 28(2), 94-98. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G., Bradford, J. (2011). Persistent vaginitis. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 343(7834), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Cohen, B., Todd, G., Fischer, G. (2011). Sexually transmitted diseases. In L A Schachner, R C Hansen (Eds.), Pediatric Dermatology, 4th ed. Netherlands: Elsevier.
  • Fischer, G., Bradford, J. (2011). Vulvovaginal candidiasis in postmenopausal women: the role of hormone replacement therapy. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 15(4), 263-267. [More Information]

2010

  • Fischer, G. (2010). Chronic vulvitis in pre-pubertal girls. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 51(2), 118-123. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Hong, E., Fearns, S., Blaszczynski, A., Fischer, G. (2010). Corticosteroid phobia and other confounders in the treatment of childhood atopic dermatitis explored using parent focus groups. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 51(3), 168-174. [More Information]
  • Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2010). Desquamative inflammatory vaginitis: differential diagnosis and alternate diagnostic criteria. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 14(4), 306-310. [More Information]
  • Bradford, J., Fischer, G. (2010). Long-term management of vulval lichen sclerosus in adult women. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 50(2), 148-152. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G., Bradford, J. (2010). The Vulva, A Clinician's Practical Handbook. Sydney: Family Planning NSW.

2009

  • Hong, E., Fischer, G. (2009). Childhood ocular rosacea: considerations for diagnosis and treatment. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 50(4), 272-275. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Fischer, G. (2009). Childhood onset vulvar lichen sclerosus does not resolve at puberty: a prospective case series. Pediatric Dermatology, 26(6), 725-729. [More Information]
  • Ming, A., Happle, R., Grzeschik, K., Fischer, G. (2009). Ichthyosis Follicularis with Alopecia and Photophobia(IFAP) Syndrome due to a mutation of the Gene MBTPS2 in a large Australian Kindred. Pediatric Dermatology, 26(4), 427-431. [More Information]
  • Oeffner, F., Fischer, G., Happle, R., Konig, A., Betz, R., Bornholdt, D., Neidel, U., Boente, M., Redler, S., Romero-Gomez, J., et al (2009). IFAP Syndrome Is Caused by Deficiency in MBTPS2, an Intramembrane Zinc Metalloprotease Essential for Cholesterol Homeostasis and ER Stress Response. American Journal of Human Genetics, 84(4), 459-467. [More Information]
  • Tritton, S., Whyte, L., Fischer, G. (2009). Metastatic vulval Crohn's disease and infliximab. A case report. Journal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist, 54(1), 41-44. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Fischer, G. (2009). Paediatric vulval lichen sclerosus. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 50, 243-248. [More Information]
  • Tritton, S., Smith, S., Wong, L., Zagarella, S., Fischer, G. (2009). Pyogenic Granuloma in Ten Children Treated with Topical Imiquimod. Pediatric Dermatology, 26(3), 269-272. [More Information]
  • Le, K., Wong, L., Fischer, G. (2009). Vulval and perianal inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal naevus. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 50(2), 115-117. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G., Drummond, C. (2009). Vulval fixed drug eruption due to paracetamol. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 50(2), 118-120. [More Information]

2008

  • Tritton, S., Shumack, S., Fischer, G. (2008). Fatal delayed presentation of primary melanoma of the penis. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 49(4 August 2006), 239-241. [More Information]
  • Revencu, N., Boon, L., Mulliken, J., Enjolras, O., Cordisco, M., Burrows,, P., Clapuyt, P., Fischer, G., Hammer, F., Vikkula, M., et al (2008). Parkes Weber syndrome, vein of Galen aneurysmal malformation, and other fast-flow vascular anomalies are caused by RASA1 mutations. Human Mutation, 29(7), 959-965. [More Information]
  • Jang, N., Fischer, G. (2008). Treatment of erosive vulvovaginal lichen planus with methotrexate. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 49(4), 216-219. [More Information]

2007

  • Fallah, H., Fischer, G., Zagarella, S. (2007). Pyogenic granuloma in children: Treatment with topical imiquimod. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 48(4), 217-220. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G., Bradford, J. (2007). Topical immunosuppressants, genital lichen sclerosus and the risk of squamous cell carcinoma: a case report. Journal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist, 52(4), 329-331. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G. (2007). Vulvar fixed drug eruption. A report of 13 cases. Journal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist, 52(2), 81-86. [More Information]

2006

  • Fischer, G. (2006). Anogenital Warts in Children. Pediatric Dermatology, 23(3), 291-293. [More Information]
  • Fischer, G., Rogers, M. (2006). Genital Disease in Children. In John Harper, Arnold Oranje, Neil S. Prose (Eds.), Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, 2ed, (pp. 1801-1818). Malden, Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Fischer, G. (2006). Psoriasis in Children. Medicine Today, 7(9), 46-53.
  • Fischer, G. (2006). Vulval Disease in Childhood. Australian Prescriber, 28(4), 88-90.

2005

  • Fischer, G. (2005). Common Paediatric Skin Problems. Medicine Today, March, April, May.
  • Lee, M., Wong, L., Fischer, G. (2005). Papillon-Lefevre syndrome treated with acitretin. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 46(3), 199-201.
  • Lee, M., Wong, L., Fischer, G. (2005). Papillon-Lefvre syndrome treated with acitretin. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 46(3), 199-201. [More Information]

2004

  • Fischer, G. (2004). Management of vulvar pain. Dermatologic therapy, 17(1), 134-149.

2003

  • Darmstadt, G., Galen, W., Fischer, G. (2003). Bacterial Infections. In Lawrence A. Schachner and Ronald C. Hansen (Eds.), Pediatric Dermatology, (pp. 989-1058). London: Mosby.
  • Fischer, G. (2003). Genital Skin Diseases. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (2003). Infectious Diseases. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (2003). Infestations and Bites. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (2003). Paediatric Dermatology. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (2003). Pregnancy Rashes. Therapeutic Guidelines.

1999

  • Fischer, G. (1999). Genital Skin Diseases. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (1999). Infectious Diseases. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (1999). Infestations and Bites. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (1999). Paediatric Dermatology. Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Fischer, G. (1999). Pregnancy Rashes. Therapeutic Guidelines.

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