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The pyloric atresia-junctional epidermolysis bullosa syndrome. Report of a case and review of the literature.
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The GB3 monoclonal antibody was found normally expressed in three of three cases, excluding the Gravis-Herlitz variant, in spite of an unmatching EB phenotype in one case. Expand
Allergic contact dermatitis in the United Arab Emirates
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Allergic contact dermatitis in the United Arab Emirates is known to be a major public health concern and the use of corticosteroids and steroids to treat the condition is recommended. Expand
Deep Dermatophytosis to Trichophyton rubrum and T. verrucosum in an Immunosuppressed Patient
ABSTRACT: A patient treated with immunosuppressant drug therapy for a non‐Hodgkin's lymphoma and who presented with a tinea corporis developed a sudden outbreak of numerous subcutaneous nodules.Expand
Deletion polymorphism in the angiotensin‐converting enzyme gene is not associated with hypertension in a Gulf Arab population
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Findings show lack of association between the I/D allele marker system and clinical diagnosis of essential hypertension, suggesting that variations of the angiotensin‐converting enzyme gene do not play a major role in the determination of elevated blood pressure in this Arab population. Expand
Tinea Capitis in the United Arab Emirates
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The addition of isotretinoin appeared promising in the chronic inflammatory forms of tinea capitis, and oral griseofulvin remained the treatment of choice. Expand
Homozygosity for a new mutation (Ile119-->Met) in the insulin receptor gene in five sibs with familial insulin resistance.
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In spite of a homozygous abnormality of the insulin receptor gene and many of the clinical features of severe insulin resistance, the proband's clinical syndrome was noticeably different from previously described patients with leprechaunism who usually die within the first six months of life. Expand
Congenital ichthyosis, follicular atrophoderma, hypotrichosis, and hypohidrosis: a new genodermatosis?
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This syndrome of congenital ichthyosis with follicular atrophoderma represents a new autosomal recessive genodermatosis, similar to Bazex syndrome, which is reported on five Emirati sibs with normal stature and marked hypohidrosis. Expand
Variations in lipid and lipoprotein levels during isotretinoin treatment for acne vulgaris with special emphasis on HDL‐cholesterol
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104 United Arab Emirates nationals who underwent isotretinoin therapy for acne at doses ranging from 0.2 to 1.6 mg/kg determined the lipid and lipoprotein levels before and after an 8–week period of treatment, and the risk for cardiovascular disease was evaluated as the ratio of cholesferol/HDL‐cholesterol. Expand
Aetiology of onychomycosis in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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Fungi were isolated in 78 (52%) of all cases and the fingernails were more commonly positive than toenails, while 87% of all the dermatophytes were from toenail. Expand
A clinical study of airborne allergens in the United Arab Emirates.
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Pollen was the prominent allergen in an UAE population and there is room for further epidemiological studies possibly with new extracts and RAST specifically designed after the species of the Gulf region. Expand
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