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BACKGROUND Tinea capitis is a fungal infection in which topical therapy is often unsuccessful. Griseofulvin has been considered to be a first-line therapy. Other antifungal agents are the azole derivatives. Among these, itraconazole was compared with griseofulvin in children in a double-blind study. PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirty-four children and one adult… (More)
The clinical outcome and the effects on morphogenesis and cell ultrastructure induced by a 1% ciclopiroxolamine solution in six patients with proven pityriasis versicolor were studied. Treatment regimens consisting of a once-daily application for 1 day, 2 days (Days 1 and 4) or 3 days (Days 1, 4 and 8). Clinical evaluation, scanning (SEM) and transmission… (More)
Scytalidium hyalinum infection of the soles and toe webs was diagnosed in a 40-year-old male immigrant to Spain from Equatorial Guinea. Short courses of therapy with oral ketoconazole (Nizoral) 400 mg day-1 and topical clotrimazole (Canesten) failed to improve the condition.
INTRODUCTION Diffuse dermal angiomatosis is an entity in the spectrum of reactive angiomatoses characterized by erythematous plaques that mainly affect the lower extremities of patients with a personal history of peripheral vascular disease. Involvement of the breast is a rare event that has only been described as single cases in women with large breasts.… (More)
To the Editor: Myointimoma is a benign tumor that was first described by Fetsch et al1 in the year 2000. It is considered to be a rare tumor arising from the intima of the vessels of the corpora cavernosa of the penis, and has been included as a specific entity among the genitourinary tumors in the latest review by the World Health Organization in 2006. In… (More)
Diffuse cutaneous angiomatosis is one of the reactive angiomatoses. Historically, it is associated with lesions located in the lower extremities. Breast localization is uncommon, but may be under-reported. We report a non-smoking woman who exhibited this vascular condition of both breasts.
Hypertrichosis is a common feature in cutaneous porphyrias, characterized by high accumulation of photoreactive porphyrins. Photothermolysis induced by noncoherent light (755–1200 nm) and energy fluence of 42 J/cm2 was applied to a patient with hepatoerythropoietic porphyria. Hypertrichosis was almost completely removed after seven sessions without… (More)
Actas Dermosifiliogr. 2009;100:329-43 333 To the Editor: There are several types of dermatosis that may occur around the melanocytic nevi, although there are few reported cases of each of these. The most representative of these dermatoses is halo nevus1 (Sutton nevus, leucoderma acquisitum centrifugum), but there are other named examples including Meyerson… (More)