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Textiles in dermatology: our experience and literature review.
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PMID:  25366891     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Skin protects its host from its environment and allows their interactions by providing a physical permeability barrier, protection from infectious agents, thermoregulation, and ultraviolet protection. Textiles, in particular clothing, interact with skin functions in a dynamic pattern. For years cotton has been considered as the only comfortable tissue suitable for patients with dermatologic disorders. Nowadays new synthetic fibers with important functions, for example breathability and waterproofing have leaned out and new tissues can be used as a complementary tool in dermatologic treatments. Our purpose is to report the main fibers used for dermatological problems and to review the literature on their use in dermatological field; finally, we also report our personal experience on this topic.
Authors:
L Brambilla; M Brena; A Tourlaki
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-11-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Giornale italiano di dermatologia e venereologia : organo ufficiale, Societa italiana di dermatologia e sifilografia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0392-0488     ISO Abbreviation:  G Ital Dermatol Venereol     Publication Date:  2014 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-11-5    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8102852     Medline TA:  G Ital Dermatol Venereol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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