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Psoriasis independently associated with hyperleptinemia contributing to metabolic syndrome.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the role of leptin, a 16-kDa adipocyte-derived hormone, in the development of metabolic dysregulation of psoriasis. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING Referral centers.Expand
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A comparison of Q-switched alexandrite laser and intense pulsed light for the treatment of freckles and lentigines in Asian persons: a randomized, physician-blinded, split-face comparative trial.
BACKGROUND Q-switched (QS) pigmented lasers and intense pulsed light (IPL) successfully treat pigment disorders. OBJECTIVE We sought to compare efficacy and side effects of QS alexandrite laserExpand
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Effect of spot size and fluence on Q-switched alexandrite laser treatment for pigmentation in Asians: a randomized, double-blinded, split-face comparative trial
Abstract Background: Q-switched laser treatment for pigment disorders commonly leads to postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) in Asians. Objectives: To evaluate the effect of spot size and fluenceExpand
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New onset somnambulism associated with different dosage of mirtazapine: a case report.
Somnambulism consists of variously complex behaviors that may result in harm to self or to others. Many different medications have been reported to induce somnambulism, and a few of them are newerExpand
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Ziprasidone in the treatment of delayed carbon monoxide encephalopathy
Delayed carbon monoxide (CO) encephalopathy is a serious complication of acute CO poisoning. We present a case of successful treatment of ziprasidone, a newer atypical antipsychotic, in delayed COExpand
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Comparison of Two Q‐Switched Lasers and a Short‐Pulse Erbium‐Doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet Laser for Treatment of Cosmetic Tattoos Containing Titanium and Iron in an Animal Model
BACKGROUND Cosmetic tattoos contain titanium and ferric oxide and darken through reduction after Q‐switched laser irradiation. The optimal treatment for removing these pigments remains unknown.Expand
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Service suspension for mental disorders in armed forces draftees in the Penghu area
BackgroundIt is important to monitor draftees for mental disorders before or at an early stage of military service. The aim of this study was to characterize the draftees who were suspended fromExpand
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Chronic Pisa syndrome associated with switching antipsychotics from olanzapine to ziprasidone
1. IntroductionPisa syndrome (PS), so called pleurothotonus, a rare asymmetricaxial dystonia characterized by tonic lateral flexion of the trunk,Expand
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High-dose duloxetine for treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder: a case report with sustained full remission.
To the Editor: Acute mania constitutes a major psychiatric emergency requiring patients’ rapid management to prevent the further deterioration of their mental state and social functioning. ConsensualExpand
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