Patient stories about dermatology

August 13, 2015

Two Decade Search Ends with Answers at UAMS


As any new mom would, Maria Borja worried when her 3-month-old son, Brian, developed chills, a rash and a high fever. She took him to a series of doctors in nearby Texarkana and Little Rock, but all were unable to determine the cause. “I was always told that he was a very special boy and…

July 11, 2012

UAMS’ Cutting-Edge Skin Cancer Treatment Reverses Sun Damage


Coleen Hyde has fond memories of idyllic days in the sun during her youth. Living in California near the coast, deep tans were in vogue, sunscreen was not widely available at the drug stores and she wasn’t aware of damage from the sun’s rays. After she moved to Arkansas 22 years ago, Coleen began using…