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Fiedler V C - - 1990
Combination therapy with 5% minoxidil plus 0.5% anthralin was used to treat 51 patients with severe treatment-resistant alopecia areata. History of a cosmetically inadequate response to one or both drugs used as a single agent was present in 50 of the 51 patients. Therapy was relatively well tolerated except by ...
Klein H H - - 1990
Thirty patients with VVI pacemakers (Quantum 253-09, 253-19, Intermedics Inc., Freeport, TX) were observed for a mean of 65 months. Within 12 months after implantation, optimized output programming was performed in 29 patients. This included a decrease in pulse amplitude (22 patients), pulse width (4 patients), and/or pacing rate (11 ...
Gonzalez-Abreu E - - 1990
Serum samples from 3336 contacts of leprosy patients were tested for antiphenolic glycolipid I antibodies by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay with the albumin coupled synthetic disaccharide antigen. The overall positivity rate was 9.3%. No significant differences were seen between a group of household contacts of lepromatous patients and those of the ...
Onur Erol O - - 1990
Scar tissue and leukoderma-type discoloration of the skin due to deep burns are treated by dermabrasion and thin split-thickness skin-graft application. This method was applied to 18 patients on whom the treated lesion sites were located as follows: 8 in the facial area, 9 on the extremities, and 1 on ...
Caputo R - - 1990
An open clinical study was undertaken to evaluate the anti-photoageing efficacy of topical tretinoin. A length of cream of approximately 1 cm was applied to the face daily in the evening for 6 months: during month 1 of therapy 0.01% tretinoin cream was administered; 0.025% was given during month 2; ...
Lim H W - - 1990
Twelve patients with photodermatitis for longer than 3 months' duration were identified: 1 patient with chronic photocontact dermatitis, 1 with persistent photosensitivity following exposure to a systemic medication, 6 with persistent light reactivity, and 4 with actinic reticuloid. There were 10 men and 2 women, ranging in age from 27 ...
Pasricha J
A 22 year old female had for the last 8 years,, progressive tightness of the skin along with hyperpigmentation, Raynaud&#x2032;s phenomenon, calcinosis cutis over bony prominences, dysphagia and pulmonary involvement. Treatment with 100 mg dexamethasone given intravenously in 5&#x0025; dextrose on 3 consecutive days every month led to a significant ...
Sharma P
Thirty two patients having alopecia areata of less than two months duration were inducted into the study. This included 20 males and 12 females. Of the 28 cases who completed the study, 20 (71.42&#x0025;) showed complete hair regrowth in 14 weeks, out of which 16 (57.14&#x0025;) had it in 10 ...
Pavithran K
Three patients developed creeping eruption at different sites - waist, palm and back of trunk. Oral diethyicarbamazine gave excellent therapeutic response. The tracks in the skin ceased to advIance further, 48 to 72 hours after initiation of treatment, and they subsided completely in 8 to 10 days time. Diethylcarbamazine appears ...
Kikindjanin V - - 1990
17 children suffering from neurodermatitis, aged 2 to 14 years, were treated with ketotifen at a dosage of 1 mg twice daily. In 7 children polyvalent therapy was given. Ketotifen therapy produced a pronounced alleviation of the itching within only two weeks and the patients became entirely itching free after ...
Marzouk E - - 1990
Embedding of beads into the penile skin was observed among 60 foreign workers in the employ of certain Saudi Arabian companies. The procedure had been performed by an unqualified person. They had undergone this procedure in order to increase sexual stimulation of the mate. Infection secondary to implantation procedure had ...
Monti M - - 1990
A total of 89 patients (mean age 42 years) with clinical signs of photo-ageing were evaluated in an open study to determine the clinical efficacy and tolerance of topical tretinoin therapy. Each evening for 6 months about 1 cm of cream containing tretinoin was applied to the face. Patient compliance ...
Connors T J - - 1990
One hundred and sixty nine men with early male pattern baldness (androgenic alopecia) were treated in a random, double-blind fashion with either 2% minoxidil solution or placebo vehicle for 24 weeks, one ml applied twice daily. After 24 weeks all patients received the active solution until week 48. After 24 ...
Mullooly V M - - 1990
Twenty-six patients with recurrent laryngeal papillomatosis received 2.5 mg/kg of Dihematoporphyrin Ether (DHE) intravenously prior to photodynamic therapy. All patients experienced some degree of photosensitivity, the only known side effect of DHE. Reported reactions included mild erythema and inflammation (88%), swelling (58%), blistering (23%), ocular discomfort (61.5%), pruritus (38%), and ...
Olsen E A - - 1990
Twenty-two men with patterns III-Va androgenetic alopecia were entered into a 10-month study aimed at establishing information on the natural progression of hair loss over a period of time typical of studies of hair growth promoters. The methodology employed was the same as that in published clinical trials of topical ...
Matti B A - - 1990
The authors present their experience with the use of Zyplast (glutaraldehyde crosslinked collagen) for the treatment of skin creases in the aging face, lip augmentation, scars, and facial atrophy. One hundred female patients were studied over a nine-month period. The results were found to be superior in some aspects compared ...
Chen K R - - 1989
Twenty cases diagnosed as cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa (CPN) and confirmed by skin biopsy over the last 17 years were reviewed in our department. Based upon their clinical features, laboratory findings, and long-term observation of the disease course, they were divided into three groups. 1) Group 1 comprised 16 cases which ...
Sakurai M - - 1989
Eighty-six cases of erythema multiforme (EM) were studied based on the distribution of skin lesions. Twenty-nine patients had distinct facial skin lesions as well as lesions on the extremities (Group A) and 57 patients had skin lesions only on the extremities (Group B). Patients in Group A were younger than ...
Man D - - 1989
Intraoperative expansion of the skin of the face supplies additional tissue that permits closure of the face lift incision with minimal tension. This paper presents the findings in rhytidectomy patients over the last 3 years using both intraoperative stretching and intraoperative stretching combined with tissue expansion utilizing the Man face ...
Van Heerden J - - 1989
Narcolepsy was diagnosed in a three-month old, longhaired Dachshund presented with a history of sudden onset of episodes of complete collapse. Littermates or immediate ancestors were not affected. Numerous daily cataplectic attacks as well as excessive sleepiness were the main clinical features. The dog did not respond to treatment with ...
Bork K - - 1989
Staphylococci and beta-haemolytic streptococci are usually responsible for causing common primary and secondary skin infections. Mupirocin (Bactroban, Eismycin; trademarks of Beecham Group plc), a new antibiotic unrelated to any other antibacterial agent and developed for topical use only, shows a high level of activity against these bacteria. In an open ...
Rappersberger K - - 1989
Amiodarone (AD) induces photosensitivity in 75% of the patients treated with this drug. Phototoxic reactions can be experimentally elicited with UVA but not with UVB. The UVA-MED is significantly reduced after 12 months of treatment. The development of photosensitivity depends on the total dose of AD; 40 g is the ...
Winton F - - 1989
Ten patients with seasonal affective disorder received the following treatments for 5 days each: (a) artificial daylight (2500 lux) from 20.00 to 23.00 and from 07.00 to 10.00 hours; (b) red light (300 lux) from 20.00 to 23.00 and from 07.00 to 10.00 hours; (c) artificial daylight (2500 lux) from ...
Katoch K - - 1989
A regimen consisting of 600 mg of rifampin once a month, 100 mg of clofazimine on alternate days, and 100 mg of dapsone daily was used in 56 untreated, highly bacillated borderline lepromatous/lepromatous (BL/LL) patients with an average bacterial index (BI) of 4.45. Treatment was continued until skin-smear negativity. After ...
Ranchoff R E - - 1989
A 3% topical minoxidil solution was used to treat 31 normotensive persons (13 male, 18 female) with extensive alopecia areata. After 15 months, three patients (14%) had 75%-100% regrowth, 13 (59%) had some form of regrowth, and nine (41%) had no regrowth. In the initial three-month double-blind portion of the ...
De Sole G - - 1989
Eight community trials were carried out by the Onchocerciasis Control Programme in West Africa to determine the safety of the new microfilaricide ivermectin during large-scale treatment of onchocerciasis. The trial areas were located in eight different countries and varied greatly in endemicity level; a total of 50,929 persons were treated ...
Moreira M A - - 1989
The authors made a study of the small intestine by immunofluorescence in 5% phosphate-buffered formaldehyde fixed tissues, using the Nairn (1976) technique associated with Evans blue (Fry and Wilkinson 1963). The ability of the sections to fluoresce has been maintained after a storage time of more than 4 years. Similar ...
Holt P J - - 1988
Three hundred and ninety five selected non-melanoma skin cancers were treated and followed up during the period 1981-1986, using a standardized cryosurgical technique. There was an overall cure rate of 97%. Recurrences were seen in 6 out of 225 (2.7%) treated basal cell carcinomas at a median time of 18 ...
Fransway A F - - 1988
The efficacy of a 3 percent topical minoxidil solution (2,4-diamino-6-piperidinopyrimidine-3-oxide) in a propylene glycol-water-ethanol base applied twice daily for one year to half the scalp was evaluated in patients with severe chronic alopecia areata. A randomized, double-blind, bilateral comparison-controlled study design was used. Of the twenty-one patients, thirteen were women ...
Courtiss E H - - 1988
Using a reproducible pain stimulus, skin sensation was evaluated in a prospective study of 50 consecutive patients who underwent suction lipectomy. A total of 294 anatomic areas were evaluated and treated. Before operation, many patients were found to have patchy areas of decreased sensation, a condition that was unknown to ...
Buhrer D P - - 1988
During the past 18 months, 60 tissue expanders were utilized in the reconstruction of 42 children with burn alopecia of the scalp not amenable to a single excision and primary closure at the Shriners Burns Institute in Galveston, Texas. The children were grouped according to the degree of alopecia. All ...
Lorenz R P - - 1988
Preoperative skin preparation before cesarean section using a one-minute alcohol wash followed by application of an iodophor-impregnated adhesive film was evaluated in a prospective, randomized, controlled study of 79 patients. The iodophor film was as effective as the five-minute iodophor scrub followed by an iodophor wash, as determined by a ...
Kamel H M - - 1988
Damage to mouse small intestine has been assessed in the period up to twenty-four hours after heating a portion of the gut for 20 min at 43 degrees C and also in the period up to nine days after 10 Gy/whole body X-irradiation. The surface changes and the light microscopic ...
Shenaq S M - - 1987
Axillary hyperhidrosis, although not life-threatening, is a troublesome condition which produces a personal and social handicap of great significance to patients for many years before they seek a cure. Treatment has consisted of application of topical antiperspirants, systemic anticholinergic medications, excision and primary closure of the involved axillary skin, subdermal ...
Ginsburg C M - - 1987
We studied 30 children with tinea capitis and kerion to define the epidemiology of the disease and to compare the efficacy of intralesional steroid injection and griseofulvin to griseofulvin alone for treatment of this disorder. Patients ranged in age from 1 year to 12 years, 1 month (mean, 5 years, ...
Koperski J A - - 1987
Seventy-two adult male patients were entered into a double-blind, placebo-controlled investigation using 2% to 3% topical minoxidil solution for androgenetic alopecia. Fifty-nine patients completed the initial 12 months, and continued to use 3% topical minoxidil solution in an open study design. Hair regrowth (as measured by hair counts and bald-area ...
Lee K S - - 1987
We performed clinical trials to evaluate the therapeutic effects of Foltene in patients of the several types of hair fallings. Thirty patients with male pattern baldness, alopecia areata and seborrheic alopecia were included in this study. Foltene was applied every other day for 40 days, and followed by maintenance therapy ...
Caserio R J - - 1987
Fourteen of 18 patients with extensive alopecia areata completed a course of weekly treatments with the topical allergen squaric acid dibutylester in acetone. The concentration of squaric acid was varied as needed to maintain a moderate dermatitis. Only one area of alopecia was treated in each patient until marked hair ...
Hsieh S D - - 1987
A 67-year-old male patient presented with rapid progression of whitening and loss of hair in past 2 months was consulted due to the suspicion of hypothyroidism. He had been told to have cardiomegaly for 3 years. Thyroid function was within normal limit. Prostate biopsy was performed because of prostatic hypertrophy ...
Carter D M - - 1987
We have successfully treated chronic facial erosions in three boys with junctional epidermolysis bullosa. In each patient, keratinocytes were harvested from the roof of suction blisters created on clinically uninvolved skin. They were grown in tissue culture on collagen sponges and grafted onto facial erosions that were previously treated with ...
Moss A L - - 1987
A new approach to the treatment of congenital "giant" naevi is described, using a curette in the first few weeks of life. This attempts to minimise the disadvantages of established methods of treatment. The technique is relatively atraumatic as there appears to be a natural cleavage plane within the dermis ...
Habal M B - - 1987
A patient initially seen more than a decade ago with deep second-degree burns on both hands returns for long-term follow-up to determine the extent of damage present after regeneration of the dermal-epidermal elements. At the time of his burns, the patient had undergone a nonsurgical treatment program designed to prevent ...
Goldman M P - - 1987
Linear or macular pigmentation occurs in 10-30% of patients following sclerotherapy of vessels between 0.1 and 5 mm in diameter. Its occurrence is related to solution strength, vessel fragility, injection pressure, and the type of solution used. This adverse sequela of treatment has been assumed, by some, to represent post-inflammatory ...
Shibata S - - 1987
During the period from January 1981 to December 1983, two groups of a total of 51 patients (31 malignant astrocytomas, 17 glioblastomas, and 3 others) were treated with radioimmunochemotherapy using nimustine hydrochloride (ACNU) plus Picibanil (OK-432) (group A) and radiochemotherapy with ACNU only (group B) in a randomized controlled study. ...
Kreindler T G - - 1987
A randomized, double-blind trial was conducted to determine the relative efficacy and safety of topical minoxidil solution for progressive male pattern baldness. One hundred fifty men with a discernible vertex balding spot were randomly assigned to treatment with either 2% topical minoxidil, 3% topical minoxidil, or placebo. After 4 months, ...
Katz H I - - 1987
A 24-month clinical trial, begun on a double-blind basis, was conducted in 153 men with discernible male pattern baldness of the crown with the use of either topically applied placebo, 2% minoxidil, or 3% minoxidil solution. After 4 months the patients using placebo were switched to 3% minoxidil solution. At ...
Penoff J H - - 1987
A simplified method for the treatment of tattoos is described. The method is based on an older method called the "French method" known to tattoo artists. The treatment consists of superficial dermabrasion of the skin followed by application of a tannic acid solution which is then "rubbed" into the skin ...
Robinson B H - - 1987
Measurement of pyruvate and lactate produced from glucose by confluent skin fibroblast cultures from 95 patients with lactic acidemia revealed 10 in whom the lactate/pyruvate ratio (L/P) was increased (L/P = 57 to 232) compared with that observed in control cell lines (L/P = 18 to 35). Mitochondria prepared from ...
Anttila L - - 1987
Clinical and laboratory studies were performed in 18 hirsute women for evaluation of the efficacy of spironolactone (S) therapy. Each patient received S 100 mg daily. The grade of hirsutism was assessed using a semiquantitative scale of Ferriman and Gallwey. Total testosterone, androstendione, dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate and sexhormone binding globulin were ...
Hölzle E - - 1987
Treatment of palmoplantar hyperhidrosis was carried out with a conventional galvanic generator in 40 patients and with a newly developed iontophoresis apparatus, which is suited for home treatment, in 31 patients. The new apparatus is operated by a rechargeable energy source or by batteries and is disconnected from the electrical ...
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