Ruth M. MacSween, MB BChir, MRCP(UK), FRCPC

Limestone Dermatology
163 Brock Street
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
K7L 1S2

Specialty: Dermatology


Research Interests: Actinic Keratosis, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Psoriasis, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Melanoma

Dr. Ruth MacSween is a board certified Dermatologist in Kingston, Ontario.

Dr. MacSween is an active member of numerous associations including the Canadian Medical Association, the Royal College of Physicians in the UK and the American Academy of Dermatology.


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Dhitavat J, Macfarlane S, Dode L, Leslie N, Sakuntabhai A, MacSween R, Saihan E, Hovnanian A. Acrokeratosis verruciformis of Hopf is caused by mutation in ATP2A2: evidence that it is allelic to Darier’s disease. J Invest Dermatol 2003 Feb; 120(2): 229-32. PMID: 12542527

MacSween RM, Millard LG. A green man. Arch Dermatol 2000 Jan; 136(1): 115, 118. PMID: 10632216

Weller R, O’Callaghan CJ, MacSween RM, White MI. Scarring in Molluscum contagiosum: comparison physical expression and phenol ablation. BMJ 1999 Dec 11; 319(7224): 1540. PMID: 10591712

MacSween RM, Perkins W, Williams HC. Scabies – the cost of treating outbreaks. J Invest Dermatol 1998; 110: 48.

MacSween RM, Millard LG, Stevens A, Speight EL. Sex lies and dermatopathology. Br J Dermatol 1998; 139(s51): 82-3.

MacSween RM, English JS, Percival R, Kelly A. An outbreak of irritant contact dermatitis from a plasterboard factory. Br J Dermatol 1998; 139(s51): 91.

MacSween RM. Seabather’s eruption and swimmer’s itch: two bothers for bathers. Travel Medicine International 1998; 15: 45-7.

MacSween RM, Stevens A, Millard LG. Stump the experts. Malignant hidroacanthoma in situ. Dermatol Surg 1997 Oct; 23(10): 979-80. PMID: 9357511

Speight EL, MacSween RM, Stevens A. Persistent itching due to etherified starch plasma expander. BMJ 1997 May; 314(7092): 1466-7. PMID: 9167566

MacSween RM, Saihan EM. Nylon cloth macular amyloidosis. Clin Exp Dermatol 1997 Jan; 22(1): 28-9. PMID: 9330050

Thomas MJ, MacSween RM. Non-radioactive anchor PCR for the rapid analysis of T-cell receptor genes in mycosis fungoides. Br J Dermatol 1996; 135 (s47): 33.

MacSween RM, Williams HC, Stevens A. Seabather’s eruption – an example of nematocyst-induced injury. Br J Dermatol 1996; 135 (s47): 62.

MacSween RM, Williams HC. Seabather’s eruption -- a case of Caribbean itch. BMJ 1996 Apr 13; 312(7036): 957-8. PMID: 8616313

Henderson CA, Charles-Holmes S, MacSween RM, Ilchyshyn A. A system for grading rosacea severity. Br J Dermatol 1996; 133 (s45): 34.

Henderson CA, Charles-Holmes S, MacSween RM, Ilchyshyn A.

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