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Contact dermatitis: allergic and irritant.
Facial contact dermatitis is frequently encountered in medical practice in both male and female patients. Identifying the underlying cause can be challenging, and the causative agent may beExpand
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Common skin infections in children
Most children will have a skin infection at some time. Skin infections are a common reason for consultation in primary care and in dermatology practice.1–3 We review four common skin infections inExpand
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Primary invasive carcinoma of the vagina.
Carcinoma of the vagina remains a problem for the clinician. The experience of The Ohio State University Gynecologic Oncology section confirms that careful consideration of urinary complaints isExpand
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Comparison of the two most commonly used treatments for pyoderma gangrenosum: results of the STOP GAP randomised controlled trial
Objective To determine whether ciclosporin is superior to prednisolone for the treatment of pyoderma gangrenosum, a painful, ulcerating skin disease with a poor evidence base for management. DesignExpand
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Treatment of bullous impetigo and the staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome in infants
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  • Expert review of anti-infective therapy
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Impetigo is a common, superficial, bacterial infection of the skin characterized by an inflamed and infected epidermis. The rarer variant, bullous impetigo, is characterized by fragile fluid-filledExpand
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Insulin allergy.
Insulin reactions occur rarely but are of tremendous clinical importance. The first was reported in 1922 as a callus reaction at the injection site of insufficiently purified bovine insulin. PorcineExpand
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Severe intravascular hemolysis associated with brown recluse spider envenomation. A report of two cases and review of the literature.
Envenomation by the brown recluse spider (loxoscelism) is classically associated with a necrotic ulcer. Systemic manifestations occur in a minority of cases, but are generally mild and self-limited.Expand
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Chalk eating in middle Georgia: a culture-bound syndrome of pica?
BACKGROUND Although geophagia (earth eating) has been observed and documented in many areas of the world, the specific preference for consuming kaolin is less well known. The ingestion of kaolin,Expand
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British Association of Dermatologists’ guidelines for the management of contact dermatitis 2017
British Association of Dermatologists’ guidelines for the management of contact dermatitis 2017 G.A. Johnston, L.S. Exton, M.F. Mohd Mustapa, J.A. Slack, I.H. Coulson, J.S.C. English and J.F. BourkeExpand
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The use of complementary medicine in children with atopic dermatitis in secondary care in Leicester
Background  The use of ‘complementary’ or ‘alternative’ medicine continues to rise in patients with skin disease, especially in those with chronic, inflammatory dermatoses.
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