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Demodex-associated dermatologic conditions--A coincidence or an etiological correlate. Review with a report of a rare case of sebaceous adenoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19167837     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Demodex folliculorum is a saprophytic mite of the human pilosebaceous unit with a prelidiction for facial skin and eyelashes. Infestation occurs frequently without symptoms; however, suppurative or granulomatous inflammation may be seen with high mite density. Skin lesions, such as rosacea, pityriasis, and blepharitis, have been attributed to Demodex; however, its role in sebaceous adenoma (SA) has not been reported in extensively searched medical literature. We report this rare case and review the skin lesions associated with Demodex folliculorum.
Kajal Kiran Dhingra; Vijay Saroha; Parul Gupta; Nita Khurana
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-01-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pathology, research and practice     Volume:  205     ISSN:  1618-0631     ISO Abbreviation:  Pathol. Res. Pract.     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-05-04     Completed Date:  2009-08-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806109     Medline TA:  Pathol Res Pract     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  423-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi 110002, India.
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MeSH Terms
Adenoma / microbiology*,  pathology
Insecticides / therapeutic use
Middle Aged
Mite Infestations / complications*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Permethrin / therapeutic use
Sebaceous Gland Neoplasms / microbiology*,  pathology
Skin Diseases / drug therapy,  microbiology*,  pathology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Insecticides; 52645-53-1/Permethrin

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