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Efficacy and safety of itolizumab, a novel anti-CD6 monoclonal antibody, in patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis: results of a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled,
BACKGROUND Itolizumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody to CD6, is a novel therapeutic agent evaluated in chronic plaque psoriasis. OBJECTIVE We sought to assess the safety and efficacy ofExpand
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Trichoscopy in Alopecias: Diagnosis Simplified
Trichoscopy is the term coined for dermoscopic imaging of the scalp and hair. This novel diagnostic technique, both simple and non-invasive, can be used as a handy bed side tool for diagnosing commonExpand
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Type I lepra reaction presenting as immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome.
Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) is an unusual inflammatory reaction due to infectious and non-infectious causes occurring in human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients.Expand
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Ectodermal dysplasia-skin fragility syndrome.
Ectodermal dysplasia-skin fragility (EDSF) syndrome is a rare and first described inherited disorder of desmosomes. It occurs due to loss-of-function mutations in PKP1 gene resulting in poorly formedExpand
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A Retrospective Analysis of Histopathology of 64 Cases of Lepra Reactions
Background: Lepra reactions are not always diagnosable under the microscope. We analyzed skin histopathology in 64 cases of lepra reaction. Aim: To make detailed observations on histopathologicExpand
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A study of clinicopathologic profile of 15 cases of hypopigmented mycosis fungoides.
BACKGROUND Mycosis fungoides (MF) is cutaneous lymphoma of the T-cell lineage. Hypopigmented MF is a clinical variant of MF, described mainly in Asians. This is a retrospective clinicopathologicExpand
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Monilethrix in Pattern Distribution in Siblings: Diagnosis by Trichoscopy
Monilethrix is a heritable hair shaft defect characterized by localized or diffuse alopecia resulting from hair fragility over friction areas, predominantly the temporal and occipital regions, andExpand
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The utility of dermoscopy in the diagnosis of evolving lesions of vitiligo.
BACKGROUND Early lesions of vitiligo can be confused with various other causes of hypopigmentation and depigmentation. Few workers have utilized dermoscopy for the diagnosis of evolving lesions ofExpand
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Retrospective study of spectrum of cutaneous lymphoma presenting to dermatology.
512 Approximately 40% of women in some geographical areas use hair-coloring agents. The prevalence of PPD sensitivity in various population based epidemiological studies has been estimated to beExpand
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Androgenetic Alopecia: Quality-of-life and Associated Lifestyle Patterns
Background: Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is a condition, which is an important psychosocial problem. The hormonal variations causing AGA are known, but whether behavioral patterns and lifestyleExpand
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