M Benghazil

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Eighteen patients with a clinical diagnosis of vitiligo, aged between three and 12 years (mean 8.9 years), were enrolled in this study in order to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of topical calcipotriol in the treatment of childhood vitiligo. Six patients (33.3%) were males and 12 were females (66.7%). Fourteen patients (77.8%) had focal vitiligo,(More)
Lipoid proteinosis is an autosomal recessive condition associated with variable scarring and infiltration of skin and mucosae. The disorder has recently been shown to result from loss-of-function mutations in the extracellular matrix protein 1 gene (ECM1) on 1q21. Extracellular matrix protein 1 has important physiological and biological roles in aspects of(More)
Psoriasis is a multifactorial, chronically relapsing, inflammatory skin disease occurring in 1-3% of the world's population. Vitamin D3 analogs have effects on proliferation and differentiation, as well as on the infiltration and activation of neutrophils and immunocytes in psoriatic skin lesions. This study aims to assess the efficacy and safety of topical(More)
We have treated 4 cases of pyoderma gangrenosum in infancy and childhood in past 2 years. The ages at onset were 6 months, 8 months, 6 months and 11.5 years respectively. Initial lesions were papulopustular in 3 and nodular in 1 patients but later on all of them developed ulcerative lesions with erythematous, violaceous, infiltrated or undermined edges. The(More)
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