Kuo-Chia Yang

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BACKGROUND The effectiveness of partial nail avulsion followed by matricectomy with carbon dioxide (CO2) laser for the treatment of ingrown great toenails remains unclear. OBJECTIVE This study sought to determine the effectiveness of partial nail avulsion followed by matricectomy with sharpulse CO2 laser in the treatment of recurrent ingrown great(More)
BACKGROUND Management of a first attack of acute urticaria in children is dependent on the etiology of the disease. Knowledge of the various etiologies of urticaria will help primary physicians to perform appropriate clinical assessments. In this study, we analyzed the etiologies and their prevalence in first-attack acute urticaria in infants, children and(More)
The aim of this study was to determine the predictive factors of severity and duration of an initial episode of acute urticaria in children. This was a retrospective study of 1120 children of <18 yr who presented to the emergency department (ED) with an initial episode of acute urticaria during the period January 1, 2001, to December 31, 2007. These(More)
BACKGROUND The association of a seborrheic keratosis with other common cutaneous neoplasms such as basal cell carcinoma and Bowen disease has been reported, but the association between a seborrheic keratotis and a malignant neoplasm with sebaceous differentiation is very unusual. OBJECTIVE We present a case of two contiguous neoplasms, a seborrheic(More)
BACKGROUND To assess the severity and duration of herpes zoster (HZ)-associated pain (ZAP) and its impact on quality of life (QoL) and healthcare utilization (HCRU) from a patient perspective in routine care in Taiwan. METHODS A prospective, observational, single-cohort study was conducted in five centers across Taiwan. Patients were recruited at(More)
CASE REPORT A 67-year-old woman presented with abdominal fullness and cramping pain, poor appetite and hiccup for more than 10 days. Several reddish, fi rm, asymptomatic nodules on the peri-umbilical area (Fig. 1) were also noted. Biopsy of the umbilical nodule showed that the dermis was diffusely infi ltrated by ductal and tubular structures. A grenz zone(More)
From the Department of Dermatology, Changhua Christian Hospital Accepted for publication: January 03, 2007 Reprint requests: Kuo-Chia Yang, M.D., Department of Dermatology, Changhua Christian Hospital, 50006 Nanhsiao street, No. 135, Taiwan, R.O.C. TEL: 886-4-7238595 ext. 7237 FAX: 886-4-7228289 Comparison of Intradermal and Intramuscular Injection(More)
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