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Nail psoriasis is common in adult psoriatic patients. Although several new drugs have recently been introduced for the treatment of skin psoriasis, treatment of nail psoriasis still remains a challenge. Topical treatments (e.g., corticosteroids, tazarotene, 5-fluorouracil, calcipotriol) are the first line in the management of skin psoriasis. The efficacy of(More)
Cyantraniliprole is a novel insecticide for control of multiple chewing and sucking insect pest species including the sweetpotato whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius), which is one of the most important polyphagous pests in tropical, subtropical, and Mediterranean regions. This study aims to evaluate the effects of cyantraniliprole on the probing behavior of(More)
may also result in extensive scarring and significant delays in diagnosis, biopsy, and treatment of melanoma, which increases the risk of malignancy recurrences from residual cancer cells. Because of the widespread availability of black salve products, physicians need to be familiar with these types of compounds and their potential dangers to educate their(More)
Mauritius, a Small Island Developing State and one of the most successful economies in Africa, has experienced sustained economic growth during the past three decades. Mauritius' power sector has evolved considerably during this period to cater for increases in electricity demand following such growth. The island has continuously invested in additional(More)
The CO(2) laser has been used extensively in dermatological surgery over the past 30 years and is now recognised as the gold standard for soft tissue vaporization. Considering that the continuous wave CO(2) laser delivery system and the newer "superpulsed" and scanned CO(2) systems have progressively changed our practice and patient satisfaction, a long(More)
BACKGROUND Rhinophyma is a benign, disfiguring disorder, commonly referred to as the end-stage of severe rosacea and characterized by a progressive thickening and hypertrophy of the nasal skin and soft tissues. The aim of this paper was to evaluate the efficacy of CO2 laser compared to other laser techniques and surgical methods in the treatment of(More)
© 2013 The Authors. doi: 10.2340/00015555-1510 Journal Compilation © 2013 Acta Dermato-Venereologica. ISSN 0001-5555 Granuloma annulare (GA) is a common, inflammatory disorder, which is usually considered to have a benign progression. The generalized variant of GA is relatively rare and has been reported in association with diabetes, HIV and some malignant(More)
INTRODUCTION Indications for repair of abdominal hernia are well established and widely diffused. Controversies still exist about the indication in using the different prosthetic materials and principally about the biological ones. MATERIAL AND METHODS In February 2012, the Italian Biological Prosthesis Work-Group (IBPWG), counting a background of 264(More)