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Primary cutaneous diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, leg type: clinicopathologic features and prognostic analysis in 60 cases.
OBJECTIVES To describe clinicopathologic features and to identify prognostic factors in a large series of primary cutaneous diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, leg type (PCLBCL LT), as defined in theExpand
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A comparison of oral and topical corticosteroids in patients with bullous pemphigoid.
BACKGROUND Bullous pemphigoid is the most common autoimmune blistering skin disease of the elderly. Because elderly people have low tolerance for standard regimens of oral corticosteroids, we studiedExpand
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High-affinity IgE receptor on eosinophils is involved in defence against parasites
PARASITIC infections are often associated with eosinophilia and high levels of immunoglobulin E (IgE). This observation has led to speculation that eosinophils and IgE may act together in the immuneExpand
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Severe skin lesions cause patients with inflammatory bowel disease to discontinue anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Psoriasiform and eczematiform lesions are associated with anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α therapies. We assessed clinical characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes of skinExpand
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Clinicopathological Study of 13 Cases of Squamous Cell Carcinoma Complicating Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Background: To the best of our knowledge, only 52 cases of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) complicating hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) have been reported since 1958. We describe 13 new cases. Methods:Expand
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Prognostic factors of paraneoplastic pemphigus.
OBJECTIVE To identify the prognostic factors of overall survival in a series of patients with paraneoplastic pemphigus (PNP). DESIGN Multicenter retrospective cohort study. SETTING Twenty-sevenExpand
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A single cycle of rituximab for the treatment of severe pemphigus.
BACKGROUND The combination of multiple cycles of rituximab and intravenous immune globulins has been reported to be effective in patients with severe pemphigus. The aim of this study was to assessExpand
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IgE autoantibodies directed against the major bullous pemphigoid antigen in patients with a severe form of pemphigoid.
Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is an autoimmune subepidermal blistering disease characterized in part by circulating and tissue-bound IgG autoantibodies directed against the basement membrane zone. InExpand
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Synthesis of Type 1 (IFNyγ) and Type 2 (IL‐4, IL‐5, and IL‐10) Cytokines by Human Eosinophils
Eosinophils are not only the source of cytotoxic and proinflammatory mediators but they can also generate cytokines and growth factors, including their own factors of differentiation, namely IL-3,Expand
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Risk factors for bullous pemphigoid in the elderly: a prospective case-control study.
A rise in the incidence of bullous pemphigoid (BP) was documented recently in Europe, and the main risk factors for BP remain unknown. We conducted a multicenter case-control study to evaluate riskExpand
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