Sven Kröger

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The aetiology of seborrhoeic dermatitis (SD) is still unknown. An increased number of Pityrosposurm ovale in lesional skin of patients with SD has been suggested to play a crucial role in the pathogenesis of the disease since double-blind trials with antifungal drugs (e.g. ketoconazole) have shown that these agents result in a significantly reduced disease(More)
Evidence for a possible role of the lipophilic yeast Pityrosporum ovale in the pathophysiology of atopic eczema has been found both in laboratory and therapeutical studies. Positive type I prick test reactions to P. ovale correlate with the intensity of eczematous skin lesions in the head and neck regions of patients with atopic eczema. Furthermore,(More)
The aetiology of seborrhoeic dermatitis (SD) is still unknown. An increased number of Pityrosposurm ovale in lesional skin of patients with SD has been suggested to play a crucial role in the pathogenesis of the disease since double-blind trials with antifungal drugs (e.g. ketoconazole) have shown that these agents result in a significantly reduced disease(More)
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