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BACKGROUND Although psoriasis occurs worldwide, the prevalence varies considerably between different peoples and regions. In China, a questionnaire-based study was carried out in 1987 and the prevalence of psoriasis was found to be 0.12%. Since then, no large-scale, population-based study has been reported. OBJECTIVES To obtain the accurate figures for(More)
Many biologists, ecologists, and conservationists are interested in the possibilities that remote sensing offers for their daily work and study site analyses as well as for the assessment of biodiversity. However, due to differing technical backgrounds and languages, cross sectorial communication between this group and remote sensing scientists is often(More)
Disseminated infections caused by Trichosporon asahii are difficult to resolve. Combination regimens with synergistic drugs could provide additional options for treating trichosporonosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the antifungal activities of voriconazole (VCZ), caspofungin (CAS) and amphotericin B (AMB) alone or in combination in vitro against(More)
Hereditary hypotrichosis simplex (HHS) is a form of nonsyndromic inherited hair loss disorders without characteristic hair shaft changes, which has marked genetic and clinical heterogeneity. After mapping the locus to 13q12.12-12.3 in a Chinese family with a generalized variant of autosomal dominant HHS (ADHHS), exome sequencing was performed in an affected(More)