Mohamed Ait Ourhroui

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BACKGROUND Various modalities have been used in the treatment of alopecia areata (AA), including pulsed oral corticosteroids. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of pulsed oral prednisone in the management of AA. METHODS This was a prospective study in patients with progressive AA affecting more than 40% of the scalp. All(More)
INTRODUCTION Henna, or Lawsonia inermis, has been used since antiquity by women in the Orient for dyeing the hair, hands, and feet. Contact dermatitis to pure henna is very rare, most often caused by additives such as perfume oils or paraphenylenediamine (PPD). We report the case of a girl who presented contact dermatitis to henna associated with eczema to(More)
Introduction: Le service de Dermatologie de l’Hôpital Ibn Sina a pour mission de donner les soins en matière de dermatologie et concourt au service public de la santé au Maroc. Le but de ce travail est d’établir le profil épidémiologique et diagnostique des dermatoses en milieu hospitalier à travers cinq ans d’activité d’hospitalisation. Méthodes: Etude(More)
BACKGROUND Kaposi's disease (KD) is a multifocal disease affecting the skin and viscera. KD can occur in an endemic setting: it may be associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or it may occur as a complication of immunosuppression, particularly of iatrogenic origin in transplant patients. The purpose of this study is to describe the(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of the present study was to identify factors influencing diabetic patients' awareness of the risk of foot problems. METHODS We performed a prospective study of diabetic patients hospitalized or seen in consultation. Various factors were analyzed in order to identify those related to the patients' level of awareness of risk factors in(More)
INTRODUCTION To prevent the occurrence of corticosteroid's side effects, adjuvant measures are prescribed in a very different way depending on the practitioner's experience. The aim of this study was to assess the physicians' practices regarding the prescription of long-term corticosteroid therapy. METHODS In May 2010, we realized a cross-sectional study(More)
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