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Severity Scoring of Atopic Dermatitis: The SCORAD Index
Background . Assessment methods for atopic dermatitis (AD) are not standardized, and therapeutic studies are difficult to interpret. Aims . To obtain a consensus on
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Histographic surgery: accuracy of visual assessment of the margins of basal-cell epithelioma.
In 72 basal-cell epitheliomas, the clinical extension and the actual extension of the defect measured by complete tumor removal by Mohs' chemosurgery were compared. Subclinical extension depends onExpand
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Calciphylaxis: a syndrome of skin necrosis and acral gangrene in chronic renal failure.
BACKGROUND Calciphylaxis is a rare condition of rapidly extending ischemic skin necrosis or acral gangrene of fingers, toes or penis in patients with chronic renal failure. It may be accompanied byExpand
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Drug-induced lichen planus.
T he first drugs reported to cause lichenoid skin reactions were arsenicals. In 1929, Lortab-Jacob proposed, in a discussion of a patient presented by Gougerot, that the lichenoid eruption wasExpand
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Skin irritant reactivity following experimental cumulative irritant contact dermatitis
Despite the frequency of irritant contact dermatitis, very little is known about the duration of barrier function impairment following cumulative irritant contact dermatitis. We studiedExpand
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Necrotizing granulomatosis of the breast
Summary We describe a case of necrotizing granulomatosis of Wegener's type involving the breasts of a 40‐year‐old man. There were no signs of generalized disease. Involvement of the breast is rare inExpand
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Generalized eczematous skin rash possibly due to HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors.
We report on 3 patients who developed a generalized eczematous skin rash under treatment with simvastatin and pravastatin for hypercholesterolemia. These drugs are 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzymeExpand
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[Allergic contact dermatitis to cosmetics containing Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree oil)].
INTRODUCTION Melaleuca alternifolia is a coniferous tree found in tropical regions, the needles contain an essential oil that is used in medical and cosmetic products. The essential oil containsExpand
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[Epicutaneous testing with a standard series. Results in 12,026 patients].
From 1977 to 1983, 12,026 patients were given patch tests with a standard series of substances. A total of 4,494 (37.4%) had positive patch-test reactions to one or more allergens; the average numberExpand
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Management of venous leg ulcers.
In the management of leg ulcers two aspects should be considered, i.e. the exact underlying condition (main cause and contributing factors) and local conditions. Concomitant peripheral arterialExpand
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