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Tumescent liposuction in lipoedema yields good long‐term results
Background  Lipoedema is a painful disease in women with circumscribed increased subcutaneous fatty tissue, oedema, pain and bruising. Whereas conservative methods with combined decongestive therapyExpand
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S1 guidelines: Lipedema
The present, revised guidelines on lipedema were developed under the auspices of and funded by the German Society of Phlebology (DGP). The recommendations are based on a systematic literature searchExpand
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Skin diseases in children in rural Kenya: long‐term results of a dermatology project within the primary health care system
Background  Following an epidemiological study on skin diseases in 5780 pupils from 13 schools in rural western Kenya in 1993, a dermatology project within the primary health care system wasExpand
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[Lipoedema--current status, new perspectives].
Because of the lifelong and often progressive course and the mental trauma to the patients, lipoedema is an important dermatologic disorder. Complex physical therapy programs were introduced as aExpand
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Community health workers reduce skin diseases in East African children.
  • W. Schmeller
  • Medicine
  • International journal of dermatology
  • 1 May 1998
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic data concerning skin diseases in many rural areas in sub-Saharan Africa are not available. Little is known about the effect of regular treatment schedules by paramedicalExpand
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Long‐term benefit of liposuction in patients with lipoedema: a follow‐up study after an average of 4 and 8 years
Long‐term results following liposuction in patients with lipoedema are available only for an average period of 4 years.
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Overhydroxylation of lysyl residues is the initial step for altered collagen cross-links and fibril architecture in fibrotic skin.
In fibrotic skin of lipodermatosclerosis a substantial increase of the cross-link hydroxylysylpyridinoline is observed. Hydroxylysylpyridinoline is a typical cross-link of skeletal tissue and isExpand
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Resistance to activated protein C due to factor V Leiden mutation: high prevalence in patients with post‐thrombotic leg ulcers
Background  Activated protein C (APC) resistance is the most frequently diagnosed heritable thrombophilic defect predisposing to thrombosis.
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Dermatophytomycoses in children in rural Kenya: the impact of primary health care
Summary. In a survey of 5780 children from 13 schools in rural Kisumu District (western Kenya) in 1993, a prevalence rate of dermatophyto‐mycoses of 10.1% was found. Three‐quarters of the affectedExpand
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Differences between intracutaneous and transcutaneous skin oxygen tension in chronic venous insufficiency.
Data obtained from transcutaneously measured PO2 (tcPO2) were taken as an indication for a decreased oxygen supply to the skin in patients with chronic venous insufficiency III. Direct (invasive)Expand
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