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The Protective Role of HLA-DRB1∗13 in Autoimmune Diseases
- A. Bettencourt, C. Carvalho, +14 authors B. M. da Silva
- MedicineJournal of immunology research
- 29 October 2015
Although different alleles were associated with particular AIDs, the same allele, HLA-DRB1∗13, was underrepresented in all of the six diseases analysed, suggesting that this allele may confer protection for AID, particularly for systemic and rheumatic disease.
Superficial cutaneous leiomyosarcoma of the face: Report of three cases
Three cases of superficial cutaneous leiomyosarcoma on the head are reported, one localized on the face and two on the forehead.
Cutaneous manifestations of antiphospholipid syndrome: a review of the clinical features, diagnosis and management.
Clinicians should know when to look for antiphospholipid antibodies since an early diagnosis is important to prevent further and serious complications and on the complex management of such patients.
Levels of Physical Activity in Patients with Severe Psoriasis: A Cross-Sectional Questionnaire Study
- T. Torres, José Alexandre, D. Mendonça, C. Vasconcelos, B. Silva, M. Selores
- MedicineAmerican Journal of Clinical Dermatology
- 24 January 2014
The lack of physical activity may contribute to the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in Psoriasis patients, in addition to the intrinsic risks related to systemic inflammation and psoriasis-linked comorbidities.
Dermatology inpatient consultation in a Portuguese university hospital.
Dermatoses are frequently misdiagnosed by non-dermatologists and in some cases the dermatology consultation changed the primary main diagnosis and had an important impact on the clinical course.
Aprepitant: Evidence of its effectiveness in patients with refractory pruritus continues.
Plexiform schwannoma of the lip mucosa
- I. Lobo, T. Torres, +4 authors M. Selores
- MedicineJournal of the European Academy of Dermatology…
- 1 May 2009
Physicians and dentists who treat problems of the oral cavity should be aware of the need for early diagnosis of oral melanomas and the performance of biopsies of suspicious pigmented lesions.
CONGENITAL VOLKMANN ISCHEMIC CONTRACTURE – A CASE REPORT
A case of a 2-days-old newborn with a congenital Volkmann ischemic contracture of the left arm, induced by the presence of oligohydramnios is reported.
Complete resolution of Zoon balanitis with photodynamic therapy--a new therapeutic option?
- Teresa Pinto-Almeida, S. Vilaça, I. Amorim, V. Costa, R. Alves, M. Selores
- MedicineEuropean journal of dermatology : EJD
- 1 July 2012
Photodynamic therapy is approved for the treatment of actinic keratosis, Bowen's disease and basal cell carcinoma and recent advances in understanding photodynamic reactions have expanded its spectrum of action to many other diseases.
[Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS syndrome)].
- I. Lobo, Márcia Ferreira, G. Velho, M. Sanches, M. Selores
- MedicineActa medica portuguesa
- 1 July 2008
The interval between the starting of drug therapy and the onset of cutaneous reactions may be at least one month, and therefore the implication of the drug in the aetiology may be subdiagnosed.