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Prevalence and factors associated with hidradenitis suppurativa: results from two case-control studies.
BACKGROUND Conflicting opinions have been reported regarding the epidemiology of hidradenitis suppurativa. OBJECTIVE We sought to evaluate the prevalence of hidradenitis suppurativa and to identifyExpand
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Severity Scoring of Atopic Dermatitis: The SCORAD Index
Background . Assessment methods for atopic dermatitis (AD) are not standardized, and therapeutic studies are difficult to interpret. Aims . To obtain a consensus on
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Genetic susceptibility to toxic epidermal necrolysis.
The pathophysiologic events leading to toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) remain unknown. With the idea of an immunologically mediated reaction occurring in predisposed subjects we performed HLA-A, -BExpand
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Toxic epidermal necrolysis. Clinical findings and prognosis factors in 87 patients.
Eighty-seven patients with toxic epidermal necrolysis were observed at Hôpital Henri Mondor in Créteil, France, over the last 12 years. The mean percentage of body surface area involved was 39%.Expand
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Intravenous immunoglobulin treatment for Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis: a prospective noncomparative study showing no benefit on mortality or progression.
BACKGROUND It has been proposed that Fas-Fas ligand interaction was responsible for the apoptosis of epidermal cells in Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) and thatExpand
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Identification of three hidradenitis suppurativa phenotypes: latent class analysis of a cross-sectional study.
To identify the underlying subtypes of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), we performed latent class analysis on prospective clinical data of 618 consecutive patients seen between 2002 and 2010. TheExpand
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Haemolytic streptococcal gangrene and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
The records of all 31 patients seen at this hospital during 1972-82 with a discharge diagnosis of necrotising fasciitis were reviewed. We considered for analysis only those who fulfilled strictExpand
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Erythema multiforme with mucous membrane involvement and Stevens-Johnson syndrome are clinically different disorders with distinct causes.
BACKGROUND AND DESIGN It was recently suggested that erythema multiforme (EM) majus and Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) could be separated as two distinct clinical disorders with similar mucosalExpand
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Performance of the SCORTEN during the first five days of hospitalization to predict the prognosis of epidermal necrolysis.
The SCORTEN, calculated within 24 hours of admission, is a severity-of-illness score validated for toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Our purpose was to assess the performanceExpand
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Incidence and risk factors for thalidomide neuropathy: a prospective study of 135 dermatologic patients.
Thalidomide is effective in several cutaneous diseases. Peripheral neuropathy is the most important adverse event limiting its use. Its incidence rate and its relation to thalidomide doses remainExpand
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