Neide Ferraz

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BACKGROUND Infective dermatitis associated with human T cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) infection is a chronic, relapsing eczema of childhood. METHODS Children, their mothers, and their siblings underwent serological testing for HTLV-I. Epidemiological data were collected from all seropositive children and their family members, and clinical and(More)
The treatment effect against psoriasis of an antigen (delipidated, deglycolipidated form of M. vaccae-PVAC) was investigated. One hundred and sixty-five patients were enrolled in three arms (50 or 15 microg or placebo), each receiving a total of two intradermal injections (days 0 and 21). At week 12, a 75% decrease in psoriasis area and severity index was(More)
Infective dermatitis associated with HTLV-I (IDH) is a chronic, infected childhood eczema. Two adult-onset cases of IDH were studied, one of which was associated with HAM/TSP. The patients were submitted to dermatological, neurological and pathological examination. Immunohistochemical studies were made using CD3, CD4, CD8, CD20, CD79a, and CD57 antibodies.(More)
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