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Identification of cross‐reaction patterns in allergic contact dermatitis from topical corticosteroids
Contact allergy to topical corticosteroids occurs more frequently than previously supposed. Cross‐allergic phenomena are common. On the basis of a review of the literature and our own patch test dataExpand
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Analysis of N- and K-ras mutations in the distinctive tumor progression phases of melanoma.
Mutations in the ras genes are key events in the process of carcinogenesis; in particular, point mutations in codon 61 of exon 2 of the N-ras gene occur frequently in cutaneous melanoma. ToExpand
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Protein contact dermatitis: myth or reality?
Protein contact dermatitis is a dermatosis which usually presents as a chronic eczema with episodic acute exacerbations a few minutes after contact with the offending allergen. Patch tests with theExpand
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European recommendations on the use of oral antibiotics for acne.
Non-rational prescribing of oral antibiotics in acne is common, and there is currently an unmet need for up-to-date guidelines that specifically address these issues. Presented here is a set ofExpand
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1,25‐dihydroxyvitamin D3 inhibits ultraviolet B‐induced apoptosis, Jun kinase activation, and interleukin‐6 production in primary human keratinocytes
We investigated the capacity of 1,25‐dihydroxyvitamin D3 [1,25(OH)2D3] to protect human keratinocytes against the hazardous effects of ultraviolet B (UVB)‐irradiation, recognized as the mostExpand
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A case of human Orf in an immunocompromised patient treated successfully with cidofovir cream
Immunocompromised patients may have severe forms of infections. Since there is an increasing number of patients maintained under immunosuppressive therapy, we will be confronted with increasingExpand
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Phase II double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the safety and efficacy of cidofovir topical gel for the treatment of patients with human papillomavirus infection.
Genital condylomata acuminata are nonmalignant human papillomavirus (HPV)-induced tumors in which HPV types 6 and 11 are most commonly found. Usual treatments for condylomata acuminata areExpand
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Retinoic acid modulates the anti-proliferative effect of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 in cultured human epidermal keratinocytes.
Both 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (VD) and retinoids have potent effects on keratinocyte proliferation. Parallelism in their action as steroid hormones, which involves interaction of their receptors, andExpand
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From Axioms to New Insights into Dandruff
This review addresses the current concepts about dandruff. The nature, origin and treatments of such skin conditions are scrutinized. The role of Malassezia spp. and other triggering factors isExpand
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A clinical and sero-epidemiological study of 190 Belgian patients suffering from Lyme borreliosis.
We present a sero-epidemiological study of 190 Belgian cases of Lyme borreliosis, a multisystemic disease caused by the spirochaete Borrelia burgdorferi and transmitted by a tick bite. The wholeExpand
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