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Rebound phenomenon to systemic corticosteroid in atopic dermatitis.
Three patients with atopic dermatitis, one boy and two girls, aged between 6 and 17 years, presented eczematous skin, pruritus, scarifications, lichenification and a family history of atopy. DuringExpand
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Comparative Efficiency and Impact on the Activity of Blood Neutrophils Isolated by Percoll, Ficoll and Spontaneous Sedimentation Methods
ABSTRACT Studies on the role of cells in physiological and pathological processes generally require isolation of some populations, such as neutrophils. In the literature, several methods used forExpand
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Evaluation of phagocytes in atopic dermatitis.
BACKGROUND Patients with atopic dermatitis frequently present recurrent infections by pyogenic bacteria or by intracellular microorganisms, suggesting an immune disorder. OBJECTIVE LaboratorialExpand
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[Growth hormone therapy and hypersensitivity type III reaction: a contraindication for desensitization].
Allergic reactions against GH are rare, and usually represented by the hypersensitivity type I (IgE-mediated). This type of reaction can be treated by desensitization. In this case report, we presentExpand
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Interleukin-10 may protect against progressing injury during the acute phase of ischemic stroke.
UNLABELLED Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory disease, and ischemic stroke is one of its most common and devastating manifestations. Proinflammatory cytokines play a key role in the progression ofExpand
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Chemotactic and Phagocytic Activity of Blood Neutrophils in Allergic Asthma
Allergic asthma is a chronic inflammatory airway disease, and has been considered a T helper-2-biased response. Studies suggest that neutrophils may be associated with exacerbation and asthmaExpand
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Effect of esophagogastric devascularization with splenectomy on schistossomal portal hypertension patients' immunity.
BACKGROUND Surgical treatment of hemorrhagic complication in schistosomal portal hypertension in our hospital is an esophagogastric devascularization procedure with splenectomy. Infectious risks andExpand
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Cryoglobulinemia in kidney transplant recipients.
The aim of this study was to assess the presence of cryoglobulins, the constitution of the cryoprecipitate, as well as the possible etiology and clinical features in kidney transplant recipients. WeExpand
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Serum IgE level in malnutrition.
UNLABELLED Infections and malnutrition remain the main causes of infant mortality in developing countries. In protein-calorie malnutrition, immunologic responses are affected, which often facilitatesExpand
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Manifestaciones clínicas de la deficiencia de IgA
Background: IgA deficiency is the most common primary immunodeficiency. Early diagnosis and clinical follow-up may improve the quality of life of patients with IgA deficiency. To this end, IgAExpand
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