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The exocrine and endocrine functions of the testis were assessed in 67 patients a median of 4.0 years after unilateral torsion (range 3 months-12 years). Of 54 patients who underwent orchidopexy, some atrophy of the affected testis developed in 46; the degree of atrophy was significantly correlated with the duration of torsion (r = -0.56, p less than(More)
The development of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma is unusual in individuals with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection. We present four patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection. Immunophenotyping of lymph node tissue in three of these patients revealed a predominance of T-suppressor cells. Possible causes(More)
In summary, the AIDS epidemic has created many new questions for the dermatologist, with no clear answers. As dermatologic surgery is increasing in most dermatology practices, the dermatologic surgeon must take a careful look at his office techniques and educate his personnel on the proper handling of blood and body fluids. The medical and ethical issues(More)
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