Faika Cherif

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We performed a prospective study to evaluate efficacy of the combination of calcipotriol and psoralen plus ultraviolet A (PUVA) in the treatment of vitiligo. Twenty-three patients with essentially bilateral symmetrical lesions of vitiligo were included. Calcipotriol (0.005 %) ointment was applied twice daily over the right side of the body, and the other(More)
BACKGROUND Junctional epidermolysis bullosa is an uncommon heterogeneous syndrome transmitted by recessive autosomal inheritance. In addition to the classical skin lesions, the syndrome may include mucosal involvement which further complicates treatment. A few cases with urinary tract lesions dominating long-term prognosis have been reported. CASE REPORT(More)
INTRODUCTION Pemphigoid gestationis is a bullous autoimmune sub-epidermal dermatosis, occurring during pregnancy and/or postpartum. The objective of our study was to define the epidemio-clinical profile, the histopathological and immunopathological features, the treatment and the course of pemphigoid gestationis in Tunisian patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS(More)
INTRODUCTION Nasosinusal sarcoidosis is a rare non caseating granulomatous disease. It may be inaugural, isolated or associated with multisystemic sarcoidosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS [corrected] We report two cases of nasosinusal sarcoidosis associated to multisystemic sarcoidosis. Both patients were females aged over 43 years. In one case, the primary(More)
The eccrine poroma is a rare benign sudoral tumour, which creates a fleshy formation. The diagnosis is made according to the anatomopathological study. The usual site is the sol, but in rare cases, other sites have also been reported. The authors report three cases of eccrine poroma localised in the scalp with literature review.
The Malassezia yeasts are among the normal human cutaneous flora in adults. They are also reported as part of the microflora of male genital region, mostly in uncircumcised males. The prevalence of Malassezia yeast colonization on the glans penis of circumcised males is discussed in multiple studies. We report the case of a male patient with extensive(More)
Hereditary epidermolysis bullosa (EB) are a group of genodermatoses whose common primary feature is formation of blisters following minor trauma. The aim of the present study was to assess epidemiological, clinical, genetical and histological particularities of patients with hereditary epidermolysis bullosa.
OBJECTIVE The occurrence of erysipelas after implantation of osteoarticular prosthesis is rarely reported in literature except when it may indicate infection of the implant. PATIENTS AND METHODS We studied retrospectively 77 files of patients that had been hospitalized for erysipelas from January 1999 to December 2003. RESULTS We included 3 patients(More)