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Skin changes and diseases associated with pregnancy.
During the gestational period, the skin is among the many organs undergoing changes. Various endocrine changes occurring in pregnancy are thought to give rise to certain skin changes such asExpand
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A Mechanism of Susceptibility to Mucormycosis in Diabetic Ketoacidosis Transferrin and Iron Availability
The defect in host defense that makes the diabetic ketoacidotic (DKA) patient susceptible to mucormycosis has not been identified. Sera from 10 DKA patients and three normal volunteers were testedExpand
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Immune response and host resistance of humans to dermatophyte infection.
  • H. Jones
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • 1 May 1993
Clearing of dermatophyte infection depends on a cell-mediated immune response. Antibodies to fungi, although present in infected persons, are ineffective at ridding the skin of fungi. Experiments inExpand
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Immunologic susceptibility to chronic dermatophytosis.
Subjects extensively and chronically infected with dermatophytes were shown to be atopic by demonstration of multiple immediate skin test sensitivities and elevated levels of serum IgE. Three atopicExpand
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Atopic disease and serum immunoglobulin‐E
Fifty‐seven subjects, forty‐three with various combinations of atopic disease and fourteen non‐atopic controls, were studied using a battery of immediate skin test allergens and a radio‐immunoassayExpand
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Transferrin, iron, and dermatophytes. I. Serum dematophyte inhibitory component definitively identified as unsaturated transferrin.
The factor present in normal human serum which inhibits growth of dematophytic fungi is characterized and identified. Serum inhibitory factor (SIF) is nondialyzable, heat stable at 56 degrees C. forExpand
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Griseofulvin-resistant dermatophytosis correlates with in vitro resistance.
The unsuccessful treatment of dermatophytosis with griseofulvin is common. The mechanism is not known but may involve infection with a griseofulvin-resistant dermatophyte. The mean minimal inhibitoryExpand
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Oral terbinafine in the treatment of toenail onychomycosis: North American multicenter trial.
BACKGROUND Onychomycosis is an increasing problem with limited therapeutic options. OBJECTIVE We evaluated the safety and efficacy, of oral terbinafine, a new fungicidal antimycotic, in patientsExpand
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An animal model for altering the irritability threshold of normal skin *
Theory behind conditioned hyperirritability (autoeczematization) predicts the lowering of the irritation threshold in the presence of a pre‐existing dermatitis. We have attempted to develop an animalExpand
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A new look at conditioned hyperirritability.
  • S. Roper, H. Jones
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • 1 November 1982
"Conditioned hyperirritability" is a term used to describe the phenomenon wherein a dermatitis on one area of the body results in a heightened irritability of the whole skin, even in areas distantExpand
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