William Yuk Ming Tang

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Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a small-vessel vasculitis characterized by purpura, arthritis, abdominal pain, and hematuria. It is the most common form of vasculitis affecting children. The skin manifestations typically present as palpable purpura over the buttock and the lower extremities, but bullous lesions are particularly rare in children. We report(More)
BACKGROUND Surgery on digit and nail requires a clear bloodless field that is often achieved by a tourniquet. OBJECTIVE The objective is to present a simple, effective, and safe tourniquet for digital surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS A latex glove and a nylon zip-tie were used. A long strip is cut from the little finger tube of a latex glove. This is used(More)
Erythema elevatum diutinum (EED) is a rare chronic form of leukocytoclastic vasculitis with unknown etiology. EED has been described in association with hematological malignancies, infections and a number of rheumatological diseases. We report a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who presented with intermittent attacks of tender nodules and(More)
OBJECTIVES Pepper (oleoresin capsicum) spray is one of the most common riot-control measures used today. Although not lethal, exposure of pepper spray can cause injury to different organ systems. This review aimed to summarise the major clinicopathological effects of pepper spray in humans. DATA SOURCES MEDLINE, EMBASE database, and Cochrane Database of(More)
The therapeutic efficacy of antifungal agents depends on the spectrum of activity, bioavailability of drug and its availability at the site of infection. Different antifungals have their own mechanism of actions. Allylamines inhibit the conversion of squalene to squalene epoxide. After two weeks of allylamine, the drug can remain in the stratum corneum for(More)
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