Rosemarie H Liu

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical efficacy of topical 20% azelaic acid cream and 15% azelaic acid gel compared with their respective vehicles and metronidazole gel in the treatment of papulopustular rosacea. DATA SOURCES Electronic searches of MEDLINE, EMBASE, BIOSIS, and SciSearch through July or August 2004 and the Cochrane Central Register of(More)
Collodion baby is a rare congenital disorder whereby affected infants are born encased in a thick, taut, shiny, translucent membrane. The majority of babies with collodion membrane have associated disorders, most commonly nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma and lamellar ichthyosis. The authors report a case of collodion baby with rare(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine whether patients had received bisphosphonates at the beginning of planned long-term glucocorticoid therapy, which is recommended by the guidelines from the American College of Rheumatology to prevent glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis, prior to referral to a tertiary dermatology clinic. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING(More)
Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis (GIOP) is a serious complication resulting from long-term steroid treatment. In addition to several nonpharmacologic therapies recommended by the American College of Rheumatology, various pharmacologic therapies, such as calcium, vitamin D, hormone-replacement therapy, calcitonin, and bisphosphonates, can be used to(More)
Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis (MRH) is a rare form of non-Langerhans histiocytosis that presents with erosive arthritis and skin nodules. Approximately 25% of patients with MRH have an associated malignancy. Dermatomyositis is an inflammatory autoimmune condition that has also been associated with malignancy. To date, 7 cases of MRH have been reported(More)
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