Imre Schneider

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INTRODUCTION The prevalence of atopic dermatitis (AD) in children has significantly increased worldwide in the past decades. Although it is well known that the number of AD patients has also been growing in Hungary no prevalence studies on a given population have been performed so far. METHODS The present research investigated the prevalence of AD in(More)
The local cell composition of skin infections caused by Trichophyton rubrum (13 cases) and Microsporum canis (2 cases) was examined using monoclonal antibodies and the ABC immunoperoxidase technique. The number of Langerhans cells increased both in the epithelium and in the dermis of the mycotic area. Apart from these, only T cells were found in the dermis,(More)
A 34-year-old women had a hen's egg-sized supernumerary mammary gland with no nipple or areola in the left anterior axillary line for the last 8 years. The main complaint about the axillary "lump" was that it was aesthetically displeasing, and it was excised. The importance of an axillary breast lies in the possibility that pathologic changes could develop(More)
Fumaric acid, fumaric acid dimethylester, and the dithranol derivative C4-lactone were studied in the mouse tail test to evaluate their effects on epidermal cell differentiation compared with other topical antipsoriatic drugs, such as betamethasone, calcipotriol, and dithranol. Mouse tails were treated for 2 weeks and longitudinal histological sections(More)
BACKGROUND The increase in the incidence of atopic dermatitis (AD) in developed countries has been related to familiar and environmental factors. This survey was undertaken to investigate the family background, birthweight and the home environment of children suffering from AD in order to point out the possible factors that provoke the development of the(More)
Sir, Cutaneous drug reactions have a wide variety of clinical features. Lichenoid drug eruptions (LDE) are rare and it may be difficult to differentiate them from idiopathic lichen planus (1, 2). Gold, quinine, quinidine and penicillamine are well-known inducers of such eruptions (1, 2), but there are only a few reports of lichenoid eruption induced by(More)