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A new scalp formulation of calcipotriene plus betamethasone compared with its active ingredients and the vehicle in the treatment of scalp psoriasis: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial.
Calcipotriene plus betamethasone dipropionate scalp formulation was more effective than either of the individual components or the vehicle alone. Expand
Psoriasis: severity assessment in clinical practice. Conclusions from workshop discussions and a prospective multicentre survey of psoriasis severity.
A standardized protocol for the evaluation of psoriasis severity based on established severity scores (PASI, %BSA) appears to be unrealistic in day-to-day clinical practice. Expand
Sunscreen use: controversies, challenges and regulatory aspects
Future debates on sunscreens are likely to focus on nanoparticles and environmental issues, along with motivation campaigns to persuade consumers to protect their skin. Expand
Clobetasol propionate followed by calcipotriol is superior to calcipotriol alone in topical treatment of psoriasis
Calcipotriol is safe for long‐term treatment, but its initial efficacy is lower than with topical corticosteroid, so its long term use is limited. Expand
Short-wave ultraviolet light (UVB) treatment of allergic contact dermatitis of the hands.
7 out of 10 patients with long-standing allergic contact dermatitis of their hands were successfully treated with short-wave ultraviolet light (UVB) and the contact dermatritis healed completely and the last 3 patients also showed improvement. Expand
Phototoxic dermatitis caused by celery infected by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
11 men developed a severe phototoxic dermatitis of the hands and forearms after harvesting celery infected with Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and the Canadida albicans test demonstrated xanthotoxin and bergapten as thePhototoxic compounds. Expand
Multicentre randomized double-blind study of Locoid Lipocream fatty cream twice daily versus Locoid Lipocream once daily and Locobase once daily
Both treatments significantly reduced all clinical features equally, but the clearance rate was significantly higher with the twice daily regimen, and both investigators and patients preferred the once daily regimen. Expand
Contact dermatitis from witisol, a sunscreen agent
I. Korossy S, N ebenfiihrer L, Vincze E. Hiiufigkeit. Relevanz und Latenz der chemischen Allergie bei Krankenhauspatienten in Budapest. Dermatosen 1983: 31: 39-44. 2. Cronin E. Contact dermatitis.Expand
Effect of UVB on Alloactivating and Antigen Presenting Capacity of Human Epidermal Langerhans Cells
A statistically significant and UV‐dose‐dependent reduction of the alloactivating ability of EC was found both when allogeneic T cells were added immediately and when they were added 24 h after radiation, indicating that the DR‐positive Langerhans cells are mainly responsible for these functions. Expand
Bamboo spine mimicking Bekhterev's disease caused by long-term acitretin treatment.
CASe repOrtS patient 1 is a 60-year-old woman with lamellar ichthyo - sis. She was given etretinate 0.75 mg/kg/day from 1979 and later switched to acitretin 0.5 mg/kg/day continuously, and she isExpand