Lilach Zoller

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BACKGROUND Atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema is an itchy inflammatory skin condition with a predilection of the skin flexures. Most cases start in children although some have been reported in adults. Patients with moderate to severe disease refractory to topical corticosteroid or calcineurin inhibitors may require second-line treatment such as phototherapy(More)
Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is a severe autoimmune blistering disease caused by anti-epithelial antibodies, leading to disruption of cell-cell adhesion. Although the disease is exceedingly rare worldwide, it is known to be relatively prevalent in Jewish populations. The low prevalence of the disease represents a significant obstacle to a genome-wide approach to(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the incidence of regression in first and second primary melanomas as a possible indication of an 'immunization effect'. METHODS The first and second primary melanomas of 18 patients were studied histopathologically for signs of regression. At least 1 month elapsed between the removal of the two primary lesions. RESULTS(More)
This study presents a 10-year survey of 2285 patients tested to common preservatives in northern Israel. The demographic and clinical data were analysed using a revised MOAHLFA index. Patch testing was based on the International Contact Dermatitis Research Group (ICDRG) guidelines. 411 (18%) patients were found to have positive reactions to 1 or more(More)
The Discussion and Diagnosis can be found on page 1855. CASE A previously healthy 8-year-old girl presented to the Emergency Department with an abrupt onset of vesicles on her shoulders, arms and sun exposed chest and neck area. The vesicles were limited to the areas where she had developed second degree sunburn a few days earlier. The patient denied(More)
The precise correction of refractive error is especially important in young adults. It is unclear whether cycloplegic refraction is necessary in this age group. The purpose of this study was to compare the non-cycloplegic and cycloplegic spherical equivalent (SE) refractive error measured in young adults. This was a prospective study of 1400 eyes (n = 700)(More)
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