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BACKGROUND Nevus of Ota is a rare pigmentary disorder characterized by melanocytic hamartoma of the skin along the distribution of trigeminal nerve branches. AIM To study the morphological features of nevus of Ota, and their relation with facial regions and trigeminal branches areas. METHODS Patients with nevus of Ota who attended Kuwait University(More)
Sarcoidosis is a multiorgan granulomatous disease in which the skin is one of the frequently involved target organs. Cutaneous involvement occurs in a third of patients with sarcoidosis and has protean manifestations. More than a century has passed since the initial description of sarcoidosis, but its cause continues to be an enigma. Recent studies have(More)
Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) plays an important role in containing mycobacterial infections. With the rapidly increasing role of TNF inhibitors in dermatology, tuberculosis (TB) is becoming an important and worrisome concern to dermatologists. This paper aims to provide a comprehensive review on the incidence of TB in patients treated with anti-TNF, the(More)
BACKGROUND Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that can markedly reduce life quality. Several systemic therapies exist for moderate to severe psoriasis, including oral fumaric acid esters (FAE). These contain dimethyl fumarate (DMF), the main active ingredient, and monoethyl fumarate. FAE are licensed for psoriasis in Germany but used(More)
IFAP is an acronym for a rare congenital ectodermal disorder characterized by ichthyosis follicularis, alopecia and photophobia. A recessive X-linked mode of inheritance was initially proposed but recent reports in girls suggested genetic heterogeneity of this syndrome. We herein describe a 1-year-old boy with clinical features typical of IFAP syndrome plus(More)
Planners of interventional studies in psoriasis face the dilemma of selecting suitable quality-of-life (QoL) measures. Systematic reviews have the potential of identifying psychometrically sound measures in a given therapeutic area, while guiding the development of practice guidelines. The aim of this systematic review was to generate evidence of the use of(More)
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