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Genetic polymorphisms of killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptors are associated with susceptibility to psoriasis vulgaris.
To elucidate the association between killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIRs) and psoriasis vulgaris (PV), we typed 14 KIR genes in 96 Japanese cases and 50 healthy controls using PCR withExpand
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Lack of association between promoter polymorphism of the tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene and psoriatic arthritis in Japanese patients.
The analysis of population-speci®c human leukocyte antigen (HLA) has provided evidence that susceptibility to psoriasis is linked to HLA with racial differences (Henseler, 1997). Tumor necrosisExpand
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Successful Treatment of Pyogenic Granuloma with Injection of Absolute Ethanol
Pyogenic granuloma (PG) is a small, almost always solitary, sessile or pedunculated, raspberry‐like vegetation of exuberant granulation tissue. Conservative treatment by techniques such asExpand
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Association of apolipoprotein allele epsilon 2 with psoriasis vulgaris in Japanese population.
We studied phenotypic variations of apolipoprotein E (apoE) and the corresponding allele frequencies in 100 Japanese patients with psoriasis vulgaris (PV). The phenotypes of apoE were examined usingExpand
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The histopathology of envenomation by Japanese viper bite
geography and sex determination of HLA associated risk factors in classic Kaposi sarcoma. J Invest Dermatol 2000; 115: 284. 6 Bignon JD, Fernandez Vina MA. Protocols of the 12th InternationalExpand
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A Case of Suture Granuloma Occurring 25 Years after an Appendectomy
To the Editor: We present an unusual case of suture granuloma which developed 25 years after an appendectomy for appendicitis. Initially, we did not consider the possibility of suture granuloma,Expand
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A case of carotenemia associated with ingestion of nutrient supplements
Carotenemia is characterized by an abnormal yellowish orange pigmentation of the skin, most prominently seen on the palms and soles. Although it is associated with several disease such as diabetes,Expand
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A case of multiple keratoacanthoma centrifugum marginatum: response to oral etretinate.
The patient was a 48-year-old man who had a history of colonic polyps. About 18 months before, a dark reddish nodule had appeared on his right forearm. By peripheral growth, this lesion had formed aExpand
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Association of apolipoprotein allele ε2 with psoriasis vulgaris in Japanese population
Abstract We studied phenotypic variations of apolipoprotein E (apoE) and the corresponding allele frequencies in 100 Japanese patients with psoriasis vulgaris (PV). The phenotypes of apoE wereExpand
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A Case of Baboon Syndrome Associated with Group A Streptococcal Infection
We described a 21‐year‐old Japanese patient with sore throat, fever, and diffuse erythema on the neck, trunk, and limbs. Erythema markedly appeared on the neck, axillary, antecubital, and poplitealExpand
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