57 results match your criteria Asteatotic Eczema


Cannabinoids in dermatology: a scoping review.

Dermatol Online J 2018 Jun 15;24(6). Epub 2018 Jun 15.

University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Aurora, Colorado Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), Department of Dermatology, Denver, Colorado.

The therapeutic applications of cannabis and cannabinoids are an increasingly conspicuous topic as de-criminalization and legalization of these products continues to expand. A limited number of cannabinoid compounds have been approved for a specific set of conditions. However, the current role of cannabinoids for the treatment of dermatologic conditions remains to be defined. Read More

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June 2018
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Itching and its related factors in subtypes of eczema: a cross-sectional multicenter study in tertiary hospitals of China.

Sci Rep 2018 Jul 17;8(1):10754. Epub 2018 Jul 17.

Department of Dermatology, Beijing Shijitan Hospital, Capital Medical University, 10 Tie Yi Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100038, China.

Itching is a leading symptom of eczema or dermatitis and has a great impact on patients' lives. Previous studies on itching have focused mostly on atopic dermatitis (AD). A cross-sectional multicenter study was conducted among outpatients with eczema from 39 tertiary hospitals in mainland China from July 1 to September 30, 2014. Read More

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July 2018
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The Endocannabinoid System and Its Role in Eczematous Dermatoses.

Dermatitis 2017 Jan/Feb;28(1):22-32

From the *Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; †School of Medicine, ‡Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis; and §Dermatology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson.

The skin serves as the foremost barrier between the internal body and the external world, providing crucial protection against pathogens and chemical, mechanical, and ultraviolet damages. The skin is a central player in the intricate network of immune, neurologic, and endocrine systems. The endocannabinoid system (ECS) includes an extensive network of bioactive lipid mediators and their receptors, functions to modulate appetite, pain, mood, and memory, and has recently been implicated in skin homeostasis. Read More

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July 2018
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Generalized eczema craquelé (asteatotic dermatitis) associated with pemetrexed treatment.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2016 Oct 28;30(10):e81-e83. Epub 2015 Sep 28.

Department of Dermatology, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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October 2016
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[Asteatotic eczema as paraneoplastic syndrome].

Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 2016;160:D391

Franciscus Gasthuis & Vlietland, locatie Gasthuis, Rotterdam.

Background: Asteatotic eczema is rarely associated with an underlying malignancy. The condition as paraneoplastic syndrome is characterised by glucocorticoid resistance.

Case Description: A 66-year old woman came to the emergency room with symptoms of dehydration resulting from diarrhoea due to cyclosporine therapy for treatment-resistant eczema. Read More

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February 2018
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Eczema craquelé associated with nephrotic syndrome.

JAAD Case Rep 2016 May 24;2(3):241-3. Epub 2016 Jun 24.

Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

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May 2016
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Dermatological Complaints of the Elderly Attending a Dermatology Outpatient Clinic in Turkey: A Prospective Study over a One-year Period.

Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 2015 ;23(4):277-81

Assoc. Prof. Muhterem Polat, MD, Gazi University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Ankara, Turkey;

The geriatric population is continuously growing, which leads to more aged patients being admitted to dermatology clinics. The aim of this study is to determine the dermatological complaints of the elderly attending a dermatology outpatient clinic. All of the patients aged 65 years and older admitted to our dermatology outpatient clinic over a 1-year period were included. Read More

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February 2017
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[Asteatotic dermatitis: etiology and pathogenesis].

Zhejiang Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban 2015 Jul;44(4):465-70

Department of Dermatology, the Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou 310009, China.

Asteatotic dermatitis (AsD) is a common skin disease characterized by dry skin, itching, erythema, peeling and other skin lesions. It results from the damage in cutaneous barrier related to age, seasonal climate and bathing habits, and presents dysfunction of sebaceous, sweat glands and the increase of transepidermal water loss. The pathogenesis of AsD is not clear. Read More

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[Adult kwashiorkor: a rare complication of bariatric surgery].

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2015 Feb 30;142(2):99-103. Epub 2014 Dec 30.

Service de dermatologie, CHU de Poitiers, 2, rue de la Milétrie 86021 Poitiers cedex, France.

Introduction: Kwashiorkor is a clinical manifestation of global protein-calorie malnutrition that is described mainly in children in developing countries initially presenting eczema-like skin disease associated with hydrops.

Observation: We report the case of a 44-year-old woman with dark skin who had undergone bariatric surgery for treatment of stage-III obesity without regular monitoring and who was hospitalized in our dermatology department four years later. She had diffuse oedema and asteatotic eczema-like cutaneous lesions on pigmented skin that had developed for two months despite daily application of topical corticosteroids. Read More

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February 2015
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[The Dutch College of General Practitioners practice guideline 'Eczema'].

Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 2014 ;158:A8009

*Namens de werkgroep NHG-standaard 'Eczeem', waarvan de leden aan het eind van dit artikel staan vermeld.

The Dutch College of General Practitioners practice guideline 'Eczema' provides recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of common types of eczema: atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, acro-vesicular eczema, nummular eczema, hypostatic eczema, and asteatotic eczema. Age is an important factor when determining the type of eczema. According to the guideline, patient history and physical examination are sufficient in the diagnosis of eczema; additional investigations are rarely indicated. Read More

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April 2015
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N-palmitoylethanolamine and N-acetylethanolamine are effective in asteatotic eczema: results of a randomized, double-blind, controlled study in 60 patients.

Clin Interv Aging 2014 17;9:1163-9. Epub 2014 Jul 17.

Research and Studies Center on the Integument, Department of Dermatology, Besançon University Hospital, University of Franche-Comté, Franche-Comté, France.

Background: Asteatotic eczema (AE) is characterized by itchy, dry, rough, and scaling skin. The treatments for AE are mainly emollients, usually containing urea, lactic acid, or a lactate salt. N-palmitoylethanolamine (PEA) and N-acetylethanolamine (AEA) are both endogenous lipids used as novel therapeutic tools in the treatment of many skin diseases. Read More

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March 2015
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Asteatotic eczema in hypoesthetic skin: a case series.

JAMA Dermatol 2014 Oct;150(10):1088-90

Department of Dermatology, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland.

Importance: Asteatotic eczema (eczema craquelé, xerotic eczema) occurs most frequently in areas of dehydrated skin, most often during the winter months when decreased humidity results in increased water loss from the stratum corneum. We present 5 cases in which asteatotic eczema was found outside of its normal distribution, within desensitized skin and scars.

Observations: Five patients with a history of trauma and scar formation presented with erythematous, dry plaques with fine crackling involving hypoesthetic skin. Read More

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October 2014
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Gefitinib-associated vitiligo: report in a man with parotid squamous cell carcinoma and review of drug-induced hypopigmentation.

Dermatol Online J 2013 Oct 16;19(10):20020. Epub 2013 Oct 16.

University of Texas Medical Branch.

Gefitinib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor that targets and inhibits epidermal growth factor receptors. It was initially used to treat non-small cell lung cancer but has increasingly been used for other solid tumors such as those in the breast, colorectal sites, and head and neck, as in our patient. Vitiligo is an autoimmune disorder that results in the destruction of melanocytes and subsequent skin depigmentation and hypopigmentation. Read More

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October 2013

Prevalence of asteatosis and asteatotic eczema among elderly residents in facilities covered by long-term care insurance.

J Dermatol 2013 Sep 16;40(9):770-1. Epub 2013 Jul 16.

Department of Gerontological Nursing/Wound Care Management, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

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September 2013
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Pruritus of unknown origin and elevated total serum bile acid levels in patients without clinically apparent liver disease.

J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2011 Apr;26(4):716-21

Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

Background And Aim: Generalized pruritus of unknown origin (PUO) is a highly distressing condition that is unrelated to any underlying dermatologic or systemic disorder (e.g. cholestasis). Read More

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April 2011
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Dry skin, barrier function, and irritant contact dermatitis in the elderly.

Clin Dermatol 2011 Jan-Feb;29(1):31-6

Department of Dermatology and Dermatological Allergology, Universitätsklinikum Jena, Erfurter Strasse 35,07743 Jena, Germany.

Dry skin is characterized by a decreased lipid content and a delayed reconstitution of the epidermal barrier after skin irritation. These are problems of high relevance in the aged population, especially in the development of irritant contact dermatitis. Asteatotic and perineal irritant dermatitis are the most important subtypes of irritant contact dermatitis in the elderly. Read More

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April 2011
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Primary cutaneous nodular amyloidosis initially presenting with eczema.

Authors:
E Y Gan H L Tey

Singapore Med J 2010 Sep;51(9):e158-60

National Skin Centre, 1 Mandalay Road, Singapore 308205.

We report an unusual case of a 76-year-old woman with primary cutaneous amyloidosis who initially presented with features of asteatotic eczema that was unresponsive to topical corticosteroid treatment. Histological examination revealed amyloid deposits involving the superficial and deep dermis. These lesions later gradually evolved into erythematous nodules, and a second biopsy performed 29 months after the initial presentation again revealed diffuse collections of amyloid throughout the dermis. Read More

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September 2010
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Overcoming the Barrier Treatment of Ichthyosis: A Combination-therapy Approach.

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2010 Jul;3(7):49-53

Valley Hospital Medical Center, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Ichthyosis vulgaris is an inherited disorder of keratinization that results in asteatotic scales on extensor surfaces of the arm, legs, and trunk. A combination-therapy approach with a physiological lipid-based barrier repair topical emulsion and ammonium lactate 12% lotion applied topically was shown to be effective at four-week follow up without any untoward side effects. This combination therapy addresses the importance of caring for both the corneocytes ("bricks") and the intercellular lipid bilayer ("mortar") for optimal benefit. Read More

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July 2010
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Skin barrier breakdown: a renaissance in emollient therapy.

Br J Nurs 2009 Jul 23-Aug 12;18(14):872, 874, 876-7

Sheffield Children's Hospital and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, and School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield.

Breakdown of the skin barrier is the first event in the development of atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis). Research over the past five years has indicated that this arises as a result of the interaction of environmental agents such as soap and other detergents with the products of changes in several genes. These genetic changes predispose to the breakdown of the skin barrier, which allows the penetration of allergens, triggering a flare of atopic eczema. Read More

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September 2009
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Patterns of lower leg and foot eczema in South India.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2008 Sep-Oct;74(5):458-61

Department of Dermatology and STD, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India.

Background: The pattern of eczema is altered by geography, habits of people and environmental factors and regional variation in skin structure and function.

Aims: Our study was done to estimate frequency and patterns of lower leg and foot eczemas.

Methods: A total of 200 patients with various types of lower leg and foot eczemas were recruited over a period of 2 years. Read More

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August 2009
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Halo asteatotic eczema localized around a dermatofibroma in acute-onset leg oedema.

Authors:
N H Cox

Br J Dermatol 2008 Aug 28;159(2):496. Epub 2008 Jun 28.

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August 2008
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Bathing and generalized asteatotic eczema: a case-control study.

Authors:
L-F Li Y-Z Lan

Br J Dermatol 2008 Jul 1;159(1):243-5. Epub 2008 Jul 1.

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July 2008
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Use of pimecrolimus cream in disorders other than atopic dermatitis.

J Cutan Med Surg 2008 Jan-Feb;12(1):17-26

Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

Background: Pimecrolimus is indicated for treatment of atopic dermatitis and has been evaluated in many other disorders.

Objective: To review the efficacy of pimecrolimus in treatment of disorders other than atopic dermatitis.

Methods: We performed a PubMed search of the English-language literature using the key word "pimecrolimus. Read More

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May 2008
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Implant infection caused by dermatitis: a report of two cases.

J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 2007 Dec;15(3):365-7

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore.

We report 2 cases of implant infection with Staphylococcus aureus associated with dermatitis. In both cases, the skin at the surgical site was normal and full antiseptic measures were taken. One patient had a history of chronic asteatotic eczema complicated by cellulitis; the other had generalised exfoliative dermatitis with an atopic aetiology. Read More

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December 2007
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R156C mutation of keratin 10 causes mild form of epidermolytic hyperkeratosis.

J Dermatol 2007 Aug;34(8):545-8

Department of Dermatology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

A 37-year-old Japanese male presented to us with persistent asteatotic skin with mild erythema on the trunk and extremities. Skin biopsy from the left knee showed marked epidermal acanthosis and hyperkeratosis, and milder granular degeneration. Ultrastructural analysis revealed clumping of the keratin filaments within suprabasal keratinocytes of the epidermis. Read More

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August 2007
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The role of topical calcineurin inhibitors for skin diseases other than atopic dermatitis.

Authors:
Uwe Wollina

Am J Clin Dermatol 2007 ;8(3):157-73

Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden-Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany.

The topical calcineurin inhibitors (TCIs) pimecrolimus and tacrolimus are approved for atopic dermatitis but have additional potential in other inflammatory skin diseases. This article reviews their clinical use in non-atopic dermatitis diseases. In seborrheic dermatitis, asteatotic eczema, and contact dermatitis, TCIs are of great benefit and can compete with topical corticosteroids. Read More

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August 2007
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Pimecrolimus cream 1% is effective in asteatotic eczema: results of a randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled study in 40 patients.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2007 Jan;21(1):90-4

Department of Dermatology, University Clinics Münster, Münster, Germany.

Background And Objective: Pimecrolimus cream 1% is an effective treatment for atopic eczema. The aim was to investigate its efficacy in asteatotic eczema, a skin disease similar to atopic eczema and its associated dry skin and itching.

Methods: Single-centre, randomized, double-blind, vehicle controlled study in 40 patients with asteatotic eczema. Read More

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January 2007
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[Clinical effects of olopatadine hydrochloride on pruritus in skin diseases].

Arerugi 2006 Oct;55(10):1327-36

Department of Dermatology, Tokyo Medical University.

Objective: The clinical effects of second generation antihistamines on pruritus caused by various skin diseases were examined by keeping a daily record of their effects.

Methods: Five mg of olopatadine hydrochloride (Allerock) was administered to the subjects twice daily. The severity of the pruritus and the scratch scars were scored before, and then 2 weeks and 4 weeks after, commencement of treatment. Read More

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October 2006

[A case of drug eruption induced by hydroxyzine pamoate].

Arerugi 2006 Jan;55(1):34-7

Department of Dermatology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine Graduate School of Medical Science.

A 62-year-old woman with rheumatoid arthritis, Basedow's disease and arrhythmia has been treated with antirheumatic, antiarrhythmic drugs and so on. She developed pruritic diffuse erythema with papules on the trunk and extremities 2 days after taking hydroxyzine pamoate for asteatotic eczema. Laboratory data showed increased levels of eosinophils. Read More

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January 2006
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[Therapy of pruritus associated with skin diseases with the serotonin receptor antagonist ondansetron].

J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2003 Sep;1(9):705-10

Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.

Background: Pruritus is often a stressing symptom and a therapeutic challenge. We report our experience with the serotonin receptor antagonist ondansetron in the symptomatic treatment of pruritus accompanying various skin diseases.

Patients And Methods: The influence of ondansetron (8-12 mg orally per day) on pruritus was assessed in twelve patients with various skin disorders. Read More

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September 2003
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[Grover's disease following hemodialysis in a patient with renal failure].

J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2004 Mar;2(3):203-5

Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie der Universität München.

A 54-year-old woman with polycystic renal disease and renal failure developed Grover's disease while undergoing renal dialysis. Grover's disease or transitory acantholytic dermatosis is characterized by intensely pruritic, hyperkeratotic, succulent papules and plaques located on the trunk. The pathogenesis is unknown; genetic factors and actinic damage have been implicated. Read More

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Eczema and dry skin in older people: identification and management.

Authors:
Sue Ward

Br J Community Nurs 2005 Oct;10(10):453-6

National Eczema Society.

Skin conditions affect up to 70% of older people. Among the commonest are those which are caused by or present as dry, itchy skin. This article discusses the three most common of these--asteatotic, gravitational and discoid eczemas--and offers straightforward advice that nurses can pass on to their patients for how to mitigate and manage these conditions. Read More

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October 2005
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Generalized eczema craquele as a presenting feature of systemic lymphoma: report of seven cases.

Acta Derm Venereol 2005 ;85(4):333-6

Department of Dermatology, Dupuytren University Hospital, Limoges, France.

Eczema craquele, or asteatotic eczema, has been associated with malignant lymphoma although this is rare. Since 1986, we have observed seven patients, six men and one woman, mean age 71.5 years (range 43-86 years), with systemic lymphoma and concurrent eczema craquele. Read More

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October 2005
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Clinical and immunohistochemical study of the effect of a cosmetic product in patients with asteatotic eczema.

Int J Tissue React 2005 ;27(1):23-9

Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Italy.

Cutaneous xerosis is a common clinical condition associated with an altered barrier function of the stratum corneum. Xerotic skin appears dry, rough and slightly scaling. Patients complain of pruritus and stinging. Read More

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September 2005
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Topical alpha-tocopherol acetate in the bulk phase: eight years of experience in skin treatment.

Ann N Y Acad Sci 2004 Dec;1031:443-7

Hulka s.r.l., Rovigo, Italy.

Clinical practice in dermatology indicates that alpha-tocopherol acetate is beneficial in xerosis, hyperkeratosis, asteatotic eczema, atopic dermatitis, superficial burns, cutaneous ulcers, onychoschizia and, in general, skin diseases in which an inflammatory process is activated. The positive effect results from the combination of biological activity, the absence of adverse reactions, and the physical effect of the alpha-tocopherol acetate oil. The viscosity of this oil in bulk phase accounts for a remarkable moisturizing effect and minimization of transepidermal water loss. Read More

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December 2004
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[Antipruritic therapy with the oral opioid receptor antagonist naltrexone. Open, non-placebo controlled administration in 133 patients].

Hautarzt 2004 Dec;55(12):1130-6

Klinik und Poliklinik für Hautkrankheiten, Universitätsklinikum Münster.

Background And Objectives: The perception of pruritus is modified by endogenous and exogenous opioids via central opiate receptors and can be suppressed with opioid receptor antagonists. The aim of this investigation was to describe the efficacy and safety of naltrexone, an orally active opiate antagonist, in the treatment of severe, otherwise intractable pruritus of varying origins.

Patients: A total of 133 patients with pruritus caused by inflammatory skin diseases (asteatotic dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, prurigo, and psoriasis vulgaris), liver- and renal diseases, cutaneous lymphoma, as well as with pruritus of unknown origin were treated with naltrexone (Nemexin) 50 to 150 mg daily. Read More

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December 2004

Environmental contact factors in eczema and the results of patch testing Chinese patients with a modified European standard series of allergens.

Contact Dermatitis 2004 Jul;51(1):22-5

Department of Dermatology, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing 100083, China.

Environmental contact factors in eczema were investigated in China by clinical questionnaire and patch testing patients with a modified European standard series of allergens. 217 consecutive eczema patients were studied. Contact dermatitis (CD) was clinically diagnosed in 30% of the patients. Read More

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July 2004
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Xerosis and pruritus in the elderly: recognition and management.

Authors:
Robert A Norman

Dermatol Ther 2003 ;16(3):254-9

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Nova Southeastern Medical Center, Tampa, Florida, USA.

Xerosis (dry skin) is characterized by pruritic, dry, cracked and fissured skin. Dry skin may be diagnosed as xerosis, eczema craquelé, dyshidrotic eczema, or asteatotic eczema. Two of the most common dermatologic problems found in nursing home residents are xerosis and pruitus. Read More

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February 2004
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Meteorological parameters and the pattern of dermatology clinic attendance through a calendar year: a Sri Lankan experience.

Authors:
S P Kumarasinghe

Int J Dermatol 2000 Jul;39(7):497-500

General Hospital, Kalutara, Sri Lanka.

Background: Dermatology clinic attendance at a major hospital depends on many factors. We planned to determine the monthly variations of skin disease presentation and whether there was a correlation between the clinic attendance pattern of skin diseases and meteorological parameters.

Methods: The dermatology clinic attendance pattern was studied prospectively throughout a calendar year on a monthly basis at the dermatology clinic of the General Hospital, Matara, Sri Lanka. Read More

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Cutaneous side effects induced by indinavir.

Eur J Dermatol 2000 Jun;10(4):292-6

Dermatology Unit "M. Bufalini" Hospital, 47023 Cesena, Italy.

HIV-protease inhibitors demonstrated such high efficacy in short-term studies that they have been approved by the FDA, even though possible toxicity still needs further investigation. In the period between January 1997 and August 1998, 101 patients, staying at San Patrignano Medical Centre (Italy), received an HIV protease inhibitor (indinavir) plus two nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTI's) selected from the following: AZT, didanosine, zalcitabine, lamivudine or stavudine. Seventy-three patients were male, 28 female and their ages ranged from 25 to 60 years, with an average of 34. Read More

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The frequency of common nonmalignant skin conditions in adults in central Victoria, Australia.

Int J Dermatol 1999 Dec;38(12):901-8

University of Melbourne, Department of Medicine, St Vincent's Hospital,Victoria, Australia.

Background: Nonmalignant skin conditions are believed to be common in adults, although there are very few community-based studies to determine their exact frequency.

Objective: To record the prevalence of common, nonmalignant skin conditions in adults in central Victoria, Australia.

Methods: A total of 1457 respondents from a random selection of adults aged 20 years and over from Maryborough, central Victoria, were given a total body examination by a dermatologist or dermatology trainee. Read More

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December 1999
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A case of pre-Sézary syndrome preceded by hand lesions.

J Dermatol 1999 Jul;26(7):465-8

Department of Dermatology, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea.

Pre-Sézary syndrome is an erythroderma with a chronic course, clinical findings of Sézary syndrome, lymphocytic subepidermal band infiltration at times, and repeated cycles of circulating Sézary cells of less than 1,000 cells/mm3. Duration of the pre-existing skin diseases preceding pre-Sézary erythroderma varies from a few weeks to 20 years. Before the erythroderma develops, these patients are diagnosed with contact dermatitis, neurodermatitis, chronic dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, or asteatotic eczema. Read More

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July 1999
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Skin manifestations associated with rheumatoid arthritis.

J Dermatol 1995 May;22(5):324-9

Department of Dermatology, Metropolitan Bokuto Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

We examined cutaneous manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) of 142 Japanese patients who visited both the Departments of Dermatology and Rheumatology of our hospital. We classified cutaneous lesions into specific and/or characteristic or nonspecific ones. Nonspecific lesions predominated in our series. Read More

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May 1995
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Cutaneous findings in HIV-1-positive patients: a 42-month prospective study. Military Medical Consortium for the Advancement of Retroviral Research (MMCARR).

J Am Acad Dermatol 1994 Nov;31(5 Pt 1):746-54

Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Bethesda, Maryland.

Background: Cutaneous disease is common in patients infected with HIV-1.

Objective: The aim of our study was to identify cutaneous markers associated with HIV-1 infection and disease progression as measured by Walter Reed (WR) stage.

Methods: For 42 months we have observed 912 HIV-1-positive patients in all WR stages. Read More

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November 1994
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Epidemiology of skin disease among children in a referral skin clinic in Singapore.

Pediatr Dermatol 1994 Jun;11(2):125-8

National Skin Centre, Singapore.

This retrospective epidemiologic study compared data of skin disease in children less than 16 years old with those of adults attending the same tertiary referral outpatient clinic. Of the 74,589 patients seen in this clinic, 9273 (12.4%) were children. Read More

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June 1994
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Senile dry skin type Sjögren's syndrome.

Authors:
K Aso

Int J Dermatol 1994 May;33(5):351-5

Department of Dermatology, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan.

Background: Elderly patients may show asteatotic dermatitis complicating Sjögren's syndrome (sjs) that we have named "senile dry skin type sjs." To define the condition further, we have examined a group of patients with sjs and have recorded clinical and laboratory findings in these patients.

Patients And Materials: Of the 36 patients, 11 were men and 25 were women, with a mean age of 72 years. Read More

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Pattern of skin diseases in the elderly seen at the National Skin Centre (Singapore) 1990.

Singapore Med J 1994 Apr;35(2):147-50

Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore.

A retrospective study was conducted at the National Skin Centre (Singapore) for the period 1st January 1990 to 31st December 1990 to determine the pattern of skin disorders in the elderly. A total of 2,571 patients aged 65 years and above were studied. This constituted 6. Read More

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April 1994
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Quantitative analysis of stratum corneum lipids in xerosis and asteatotic eczema.

J Dermatol 1993 Jan;20(1):1-6

Department of Dermatology, Tokyo Women's Medical College, Japan.

Sphingolipids, a major constituent of intercellular lipids, are an important determinant for both water-holding and permeability barrier function in the stratum corneum. To assess the pathogenic role of sphingolipids in the stratum corneum of dry skin disorders such as xerosis and asteatotic eczema in leg skin, ceramides were quantified by thin layer chromatography after n-hexane/ethanol extraction of resin-stripped stratum corneum and evaluated as micrograms/mg stratum corneum. In healthy leg skin (n = 49), there was age-related decline in the total ceramide, whereas xerosis (n = 25) and asteatotic eczema (n = 16) suffering significantly reduced water-holding properties, exhibited no definite decrease, rather slight increase in ceramide quantity with the same composition of each individual ceramide as compared to healthy age-matched controls. Read More

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January 1993
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[Asteatotic eczema].

Nihon Hifuka Gakkai Zasshi 1990 Nov;100(13):1350-1

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November 1990
4 Reads