Andrzej Bieniek

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Axillary hyperhidrosis poses a serious problem to the affected patients. So far, the conservative measures employed seem to be disappointing, operations with axillary skin excision, undermining and/or skin reconstruction may cause secondary functional and cosmetic problems, whereas botulinum A toxin injections need to be repeated frequently. The aim of this(More)
SHORT COMMUNICATION Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a recurrent, debilitating, suppurative skin disease of intertriginous regions with an estimated prevalence of 1% and female predominance (1). According to Jemec (2), HS quantification is still clinical. There are some scoring systems for assessment of disease severity (e.g. Hurley staging, Physician's(More)
Tumescent local anesthesia is based upon the infusion of large volumes of neutralized anesthetic solutions, mainly lidocaine, at very low concentrations. This results in the paralysis of sensory nerve endings and minute nerve twigs, leading to a reduction in pain. The aim of this study was to assess the safety of lidocaine application in tumescent local(More)
Metallothionein-3 (MT-3) has been shown to be expressed in several malignancies and to have an impact on patients’ survival in breast and urinary bladder cancer cases. However, its expression has not been determined in normal skin or in its malignant lesions. MT-3 expression was studied using immunohistochemistry in 17 cases of normal skin, 18 of actinic(More)
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