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A large-scale North American study of fungal isolates from nails: the frequency of onychomycosis, fungal distribution, and antifungal susceptibility patterns.
BACKGROUND Onychomycosis, a fungal infection of the nail bed, is responsible for up to 50% of nail disorders. Although several surveys have been conducted in different parts of the world, there haveExpand
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Skin diseases associated with Malassezia species.
The yeasts of the genus Malassezia have been associated with a number of diseases affecting the human skin, such as pityriasis versicolor, Malassezia (Pityrosporum) folliculitis, seborrheicExpand
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The treatment of melasma: a review of clinical trials.
Melasma is an irregular brown or grayish-brown facial hypermelanosis, often affecting women, especially those living in areas of intense UV radiation. The precise cause of melasma remains unknown;Expand
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Update in Antifungal Therapy of Dermatophytosis
Treatment of dermatophyte infection involves primarily oral and/or topical formulations of azoles or allylamines, particularly itraconazole and terbinafine. Topical medications applied once or twiceExpand
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Spontaneous isolated superior mesenteric artery dissection: a case report and literature review with management algorithm.
BACKGROUND An isolated spontaneous superior mesenteric artery (SMA) dissection is the most frequent type of digestive artery dissection. Hepatic, splenic, left gastric, and celiac artery dissectionsExpand
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Background. Psoriasis has been associated with depressive disease and case reports of completed suicide.
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The Psoriasis Life Stress Inventory: a preliminary index of psoriasis-related stress.
The psychosocial impact of psoriasis may result in significant daily stress for the patient. We present a questionnaire, the Psoriasis Life Stress Inventory (PLSI), which provides a rating ofExpand
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Prevalence and epidemiology of unsuspected onychomycosis in patients visiting dermatologists' offices in Ontario, Canada ‐ a multicenter survey of 2001 patients
Background Questionnaire studies have been used to determine the prevalence of onychomycosis in the United Kingdom and Europe. One disadvantage of this methodology is that the patient self‐diagnosesExpand
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Epidemiology and prevalence of onychomycosis in HIV‐positive individuals
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Pimecrolimus: A review
  • A. Gupta, M. Chow
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology…
  • 1 September 2003
Pimecrolimus (SDZ ASM 981), an ascomycin derivative, is one of the new classes of immunomodulating macrolactams and was specifically developed for the treatment of inflammatory skin diseases. TheExpand
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