Maysa Abbas Amer

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A 1 U/ml solution of bleomycin sulfate in physiologic saline solution was injected intralesionally in 38 patients, and was compared with physiologic saline solution injection into paired warts in the same patient. No patient received more than 2 ml of bleomycin. Ninety-seven of 143 warts (67.8%) showed complete resolution after one or two bleomycin(More)
Despite regular blood transfusion and desferrioxamine treatment, growth impairment and pubertal delay are commonly seen in children and adolescents with transfusion-dependent thalassaemia and sickle cell disease (SCD). We evaluated growth parameters and sexual maturation in a large cohort of children and adolescents with SCD (n = 110) and thalassaemia (n =(More)
To assess the role of levamisole in treatment of different types of warts, a double-blind study was conducted on 40 patients with different types of warts. Patients were divided into two equal groups, A and B. Group A received levamisole 5 mg/kg body weight on 3 consecutive days every 2 weeks for a period up to 5 months, while patients of group B received(More)
The association between P.E.M. and frequent and severe life threatening infections including lower respiratory tract infections have been always reported. Lack of the usual general and local signs of infection in P.E.M. makes the diagnosis difficult and sometimes only postmortem. This study evaluated the frequency of chest infections as well as the(More)
Serum zinc levels in acne patients and in matched healthy controls of both sexes and within the same age group (16-20 years age) were estimated. Women, whether diseased or healthy, have shown a significantly lower mean serum zinc level than the corresponding men. In advanced grades of acne, both men and women have a significantly lower level than the(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to recognize the role of mast cells in the pathogenesis of scabies. METHODS One hundred and fifty patients and 10 controls were included in the study. Group 1 included 20 patients without previous treatment. In group 2, 80 patients were treated with antiscabietic drugs. Group 3 had 50 patients who received an(More)
BACKGROUND Trichophyton violaceum is the most common etiologic agent causing dermatophytosis in Egypt. This report deals with attempts to produce the perfect state of T. violaceum that may play a role in the epidemiology of T. violaceum. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ten strains of T. violaceum were inoculated on hair soil culture and on rice agar media. (More)
Of 26 patients infested with Strongyloides stercoralis 10 (38.5%) were asymptomatic without systemic or cutaneous signs. Nine patients (34.6%) presented with systemic complaints only and seven patients (26.9%) had systemic and cutaneous manifestations. Further observations of the skin lesions on four of those with systemic and cutaneous manifestations(More)