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Biochemical and immunological studies on erythrocytes superoxide dismutase modified by nitric oxide in patients with alopecia areata: Implications in alopecia patchy persistent and alopecia
Alopecia areata (AA) is a non-scarring hair loss disorder that ranges in severity from patchy loss of scalp hair (AA patchy persistent; AAP) to loss of all scalp and body hair (alopecia universalis;Expand
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Severe subtype of alopecia areata is highly associated with thyroid autoimmunity
Objectives: To assess the significance of thyroid autoimmune screening in alopecia areata (AA) patients in Saudi population, and to determine whether there is a difference in thyroid autoimmuneExpand
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Markers of atopic dermatitis, allergic rhinitis and bronchial asthma in pediatric patients: correlation with filaggrin, eosinophil major basic protein and immunoglobulin E
BackgroundAllergic reactions have been implicated as contributions in a number of atopic disorders, including atopic dermatitis (AD), allergic rhinitis (AR) and bronchial asthma (BA). However, theExpand
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Oral mega pulse methylprednisolone in alopecia universalis.
ABSTRACT Intravenous pulse corticosteroids is an alternative method of corticosteroids delivery, which proved to be safe with rapid and potent efficacy. It is an effective treatment of alopeciaExpand
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Association of psychological stress with skin symptoms among medical students
Objectives: To evaluate the association between psychological stress and skin symptoms among medical students. Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out between January and June 2015.Expand
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Altered expression of intracellular Toll-like receptors in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from patients with alopecia areata
Background Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are pattern-recognition-receptors that sense a variety of pathogens and initiation of innate and adaptive immune responses. This study was undertaken toExpand
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Interleukin-4 and interferon-γ are possible allergic markers in pediatric patients with β-lactam hypersensitivity
Background:& #946;-lactam agents are known to elicit T-cell-mediated immune responses that play a central role in the onset of allergic reactions, but the involvement of specific type of cytokines inExpand
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Candida albicans and napkin dermatitis: relationship and lesion severity correlation
Introduction: Napkin Dermatitis (ND) is a common problem in infancy that affects almost every child during the early months and years of their lifetime. It is a skin disease that becomes a challengeExpand