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Erythrokeratolysis hiemalis is described as a rare autosomal dominant genodermatosis as first reported from the Oudtshoorn district of Cape Provence in South Africa, among European immigrant families. Sporadic cases have since been identified in other countries, often with a familial link to the Oudtshoorn cluster. We describe the first case observed in… (More)
Participation in leisure activities is an important arena for the positive psychological development of adolescents. The present study set out to examine the relationship between adolescents' satisfaction of the psychological needs for competence, relatedness, and autonomy in their participation in leisure activities and their perceived life satisfaction.… (More)
We report on five cases of severe skin rash in patients treated with oral terbinafine. Four patients were treated without mycological testing. Two patients were diagnosed with candidiasis on the skin or in the fingernails and were incorrectly treated with terbinafine.
Neurosyphilis is now a rare disease in the developed countries. In Denmark 92 cases of neurosyphilis were identified in the period 1980-1997. We obtained the hospital records for 77 of these patients and studied the clinical presentation, treatment and result of the treatment. Most patients were treated with penicillin by the intramuscular or intravenous… (More)
The aim of this study was to examine how perceived support provided by teachers and classmates in the school class environment related to students' academic initiative. Data were from a stratified sample of 13-year-old students (n=1591) from the Norwegian part of the World Health Organization's survey of Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC).… (More)
We report three cases of lymphadenosis benigna cutis in children. The lesions were situated on the earlobe and the nipple. The diagnosis was verified by determination of Borrelia antibodies in serum and a positive response to oral penicillin treatment.