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OBJECTIVE The objective of this paper is to identify the risk factors for development of symptomatic osteonecrosis (ON) and predictors of total hip replacement (THR) among systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients in Korea. METHODS The medical records of 1051 patients with SLE were reviewed, and 73 patients with symptomatic ON were identified. Among(More)
A well-recognized but rare presentation of scalp metastasis is alopecia neoplastica, which occurs as a single or multiple areas of cicatricial alopecia. Alopecia neoplastica is usually a presentation of metastasis from breast cancer, and other primary sites are extremely rare. We report a 36-year-old woman with alopecia neoplastica due to metastasis from(More)
Keratin intermediate filaments are expressed in specific type I/type II pairs in the stage of differentiation of keratinocytes. The mutations in the keratin genes expressed in the epidermis are etiologically responsible for several epidermal genetic skin diseases, such as epidermolysis bullosa simplex, epidermolytic hyperkeratosis (EHK), ichthyosis bullosa(More)
Bowen's disease is a well-known precancerous lesion, in which invasive squamous carcinoma may develop. However, it is rare that Bowen's disease, basal cell carcinoma, and internal malignancy develop in a single patient. We report a case of a 54-year-old male patient with Bowen's disease, basal cell carcinoma of the skin, and squamous cell carcinoma of the(More)
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