Toshiyuki Aoki

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Severe hypersensitivity to mosquito bites (HMB) is characterized by intense local skin reactions and systemic symptoms such as high fever, lymphadenopathy, and hepatosplenomegaly. Patients with HMB often have natural killer (NK) cell lymphocytosis associated with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection. Here we investigated whether mosquito bites have any(More)
BACKGROUND We report a case of an urticarial reaction after drinking alcohol beverages. The patient was a 47-year-old man suffering urticarial and anaphylactoid reaction to alcohol for two years. These reactions were observed at every alcohol beverages intake. CASE SUMMARY We performed a prick test with diluted ethanol, alcohol beverages and their(More)
BACKGROUND The comparative studies of the prevalence of atopic dermatitis and skin barrier functions in Japanese and Chinese were performed. METHODS Clinical investigations were performed in 68 elementary school students in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region and 67 students in Yixing, Jiangsu Province in China, and 99 students in Nishinomiya, Hyogo in Japan.(More)
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  • The British journal of dermatology
  • 2005
BACKGROUND While elevation of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) (arginine vasopressin) levels in the serum has been reported in severe atopic dermatitis (AD), the cause is as yet unexplained. On the other hand, transepidermal water loss (TEWL) is known to increase in the damaged skin due to AD. OBJECTIVES As ADH increases as a result of dehydration of the body,(More)
Questionnaires were sent to boarding members of Japanese Society for Allergology (response rate 65.2%; 49 dermatologists [Derma] and 101 pediatricians [Pedia] ) to ask the order of choice in therapy attitudes, in the oral in comparison to the local therapy and in the oral therapy only. As for therapy attitudes, "suppress inflammation" (Infla), "reduce(More)
Analysis of the rash in a normal population of infants may give new information that is different from clinical observation of atopic dermatitis (AD). For this purpose, a cohort study was undertaken on infants at 4 months, 10 months and 3.5 years. Infants who attended the local health center for health check were the subjects. Rash related to AD, dryness,(More)
BACKGROUND This is probably the first report of a population study on infantile eczema performed for 12 months at two ages of 4 months and 10 months on the same infant group. METHODS The Fujiidera Health Center services the health needs of 181,994 inhabitants of Habikino and Fujiidera cities. Between September 1990 and August 1991,1775 newborns were(More)
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