Faten Zéglaoui

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BACKGROUND Xeroderma pigmentosum is a rare genodermatosis, with a defect affecting recovery of ultraviolet-induced damages and characterized by a high rate of malignancies of the exposed skin areas. We studied melanoma features of patients with xeroderma pigmentosum. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective study of xeroderma pigmentosum patients admitted to(More)
BACKGROUND The occurrence in the same patient of three or more autoimmune diseases defines multiple autoimmune syndrome (MAS). Various autoimmune dermatoses, especially pemphigus, have been described in association with systemic autoimmune diseases as component of MAS. AIM The aim of our study is to describe MAS with a new combination in a 55-year-old(More)
BACKGROUND Erythroderma is a severe syndrome and prognostic studies are rare in the literature. OBJECTIVES Through a retrospective study of erythroderma in adults, we have analysed epidemiological and clinical data and precised the relevant aetiologies and survival in our patients. METHODS This study was performed at the Department of Dermatology of(More)
INTRODUCTION With progressive aging of populations, geriatric health care has become a major international issue for health authorities. However, little data is available about geriatric skin diseases. The aim of this study is to determine the pattern of skin disorders among elderly patients seen in private and public skin outpatient clinics in Tunis. (More)
AIM Sarcoidosis is a multisystem disease of unknown etiology characterized by granulomatous infiltration. As clinical features vary among patients from different ethnic groups and geographic areas, local reports are of great interest. The aim of this study was to make an inventory of the clinical presentation of cutaneous sarcoidosis in Tunisia. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Cutaneous adverse drug reactions (CADR) are frequent in children. They have different clinical presentations and may be caused by several drugs. AIM To evaluate the epidemioclinical features of cutaneous adverse drug reactions (CADR) and the different causative drugs in a Tunisian paediatric series. METHODS We have retrospectively included 90(More)
INTRODUCTION Nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis (NLCS) is a rare benign hamartomatous skin tumor characterized by dermal deposition of mature adipose tissue. It's classified in two types: the classical form with multiple soft, pedunculated, cerebriform papules and nodules that coalesce into plaques, and the solitary form that consists of a solitary(More)
BACKGROUND Pemphigus is a severe and life-threatening autoimmune bullous dermatosis. OBJECTIVE We have analysed parameters that may influence prognosis of pemphigus (P). METHODS It was a retrospective study (2002-2010), with pemphigus considered as severe if body surface involvement ≥ 30%. Disease control and relapse-free survival (Kaplan-Meier) were(More)
BACKGROUND Depilatory radiotherapy for ringworm was largely used before antifungals were available. Patients who underwent this treatment are at high risk of developing scalp tumors or other cancers. The aim of this study was to characterize scalp tumors occurring after X-ray therapy for ringworm. METHODS We included cases of postradiotherapy scalp tumors(More)
A case of a tinea capitis caused by Trichophyton schoenleinii is presented. It involves a 6-year old Tunisian boy that had presented with diffuse scaling of the scalp misdiagnosed as psoriasis and was treated unsuccessfully with keratolytic shampoos for two years. Tinea favosa due to Trichophyton schoenleinii was confirmed by mycological examination. He was(More)