Pityriasis versicolor in infants under one year of age. A report of 92 cases Background: Pityriasis versicolor is a common world wide mycosis caused by Malassezia spp. and by Malassezia furfur sensu lato. It is uncommon in children and almost always with atypical clinical manifestations. It has been reported as exceptional in children under one year of age.… (More)
This paper investigates the impact of BMI on the occurrence of diseases and mortality among the Union Army Veterans, with a first examination between 1891 and 1905. The findings suggest that BMI has a significant effect on both morbidity and mortality. In general, we found that higher BMI is protective, as indicated by less number of diseases and less… (More)
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