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The authors conducted a study of nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT) in 35 diabetic men, aged 33 to 70, who complained of impotence and in 35 age-matched control subjects. EEGs and other measurements showed that the diabetic men as a group exhibited significant reductions in the total amount of NPT and in the amount and frequency of full erection, thus(More)
BACKGROUND Demodex folliculorum (DF), which is a resident in human pilosebaceous follicles, has been implicated in rosacea, blepharitis, pityriasis folliculorum, pustular folliculitis, and skin lesions of immunosuppressed patients on chemotherapy or with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). OBJECTIVE We aimed to determine the influence of pregnancy(More)
Evaluations of nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT) and penile blood pressure were performed on (1) a group of nondiabetics with normal NPT, (2) a group of nondiabetics with abnormally diminished NPT, and (3) a group of diabetics with abnormally diminished NPT. The 12 subjects in each group complained of impotence. Analysis of blood pressure data taken before(More)
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