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BACKGROUND Because the Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) does not consider the severity of nail disease, a scale that assesses the extent of involvement of psoriatic nails is needed. A new grading system, the Nail Psoriasis Severity Index (NAPSI) has been proposed. AIMS The purpose of this study was to assess the interobserver reliability of NAPSI.(More)
Although papulopustular lesions are common in patients with Behçet's disease (BD), clinically they may not be differentiated from other diseases with papulopustular presentation such as acne vulgaris or folliculitis. Therefore, there is disagreement as to whether they should be used as a diagnostic criterion in BD. The aim of this study was to determine(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to determine whether psychological variables such as preoperative anxiety could serve as predictors of the postoperative pain response. METHODS Sixty consecutive patients with deviated nasal septum were evaluated in the pre- and postoperative periods. A questionnaire that included sociodemographic features was(More)
Although basal cell carcinoma is extremely common, it only rarely occurs on the nipple. Men are affected more often than women. Basal cell carcinoma of the nipple-areola complex may be more aggressive as metastases to regional lymph nodes have been reported. We report a basal cell carcinoma of the nipple with features of a fibroepithelioma of Pinkus in a(More)
A patient with B-cell prolymphocytic leukemia (PLL) who has had a prolonged survival is presented. The patient was diagnosed incidentally while asymptomatic, but later developed progressive disease. He was refractory to alkylating agents and fludarabine, but responded to treatment with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone. This(More)
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