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Long-Term Outcomes of Near-Zero Radiation Ablation of Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia: A Comparison With Fluoroscopy-Guided Approach.

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2021 Apr 21. Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Cardiology and Arrhythmology Clinic, University Hospital "Umberto I-Lancisi-Salesi," Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy; Department of Clinical, Special and Dental Sciences, University Hospital "Umberto I-Lancisi-Salesi," Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy.

Objectives: This study aimed to assess the long-term outcomes of minimally fluoroscopic approach (MFA) compared with conventional fluoroscopic ablation (ConvA) in terms of recurrences of arrhythmia and long-term complications.

Background: Catheter ablation (CA) of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) with an MFA, under the guidance of electroanatomic mapping (EAM) systems, results in a significant reduction in exposure to ionizing radiations without impairing acute procedural success and complication rate. However, data regarding long-term outcomes of MFA compared with ConvA are lacking. Read More

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Purpura annularis telangiectodes of Majocchi.

An Bras Dermatol 2020 Sep - Oct;95(5):664-666. Epub 2020 Jul 4.

Dermatology Service, Escola Bahiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública, Salvador, BA, Brazil.

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November 2020

[Pigmented purpuric dermatoses].

Ugeskr Laeger 2020 05;182(21)

In this review, we discuss pigmented purpuric dermatoses (PPD), which are a group of benign, chronic diseases characterised by purpuric eruption. PPD comprise mb. Schamberg, mb. Read More

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Vulvar Majocchi granuloma and kerion formation in an immunocompetent female.

Dermatol Online J 2019 Sep 15;25(9). Epub 2019 Sep 15.

Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL.

We report a rare case of vulvar Majocchi granuloma and kerion formation secondary to Trichophyton in an immunocompetent woman. The patient responded well to oral terbinafine and a short course of oral corticosteroids with a slow taper. Resolution of deep dermatophytosis requires prompt pathogen identification and treatment to avoid scarring and hair loss. Read More

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September 2019

Possible rabbit breeders' infection characterized by Majocchi's granuloma in immunocompetent host: Case report.

Med Mycol Case Rep 2019 Dec 21;26:19-22. Epub 2019 Sep 21.

Department of Dermatology, The Affiliated Hospital, Guizhou Medical University, Guiyang, China.

We report on a family of three in a rabbit farm, especially children with Majocchi granuloma as the main clinical feature of cross-infection of , provides experience in reducing the rate of clinical misdiagnosis. Based on the pathological features of Majocchi's granuloma, taking into account that severe inflammatory reactions are also responsible for the damage of the body. In Majocchi's granuloma treatment strategy, we recommend the use of anti-inflammatory Chinese medicines that have a hormonal effect and have no side effects. Read More

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December 2019

Purpura annularis telangiectodes of Majocchi: an atypical presentation.

Eur J Dermatol 2019 Oct;29(5):546-547

Pathology Clinic, Baskent University Istanbul Hospital, Altunizade, Kısıklı Cd. Oymacı Sk. No:7 Üsküdar, 34662 Istanbul, Turkey.

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October 2019

Two Rare Cases of Tinea Corporis Caused by Trichophyton verrucosum and Trichophyton interdigitale in a Teenage Girl.

Cureus 2019 Aug 5;11(8):e5325. Epub 2019 Aug 5.

Dermatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA.

We present two cases of tinea corporis caused by  and  in a teenage girl who works with farm animals. We describe the differences in presentation between zoophilic dermatophytes and anthropophilic dermatophytes. Also, we report some of the typical features of the two rare species,  and . Read More

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Sclerotherapy-induced purpura annularis telangiectodes of Majocchi-like eruption.

JAAD Case Rep 2019 Aug 5;5(8):704-705. Epub 2019 Aug 5.

Division of Dermatology and Pathology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky.

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Treatment of Majocchi granuloma. A retrospective study of 36 cases.

J Dermatolog Treat 2021 Mar 12;32(2):264-265. Epub 2019 Aug 12.

Dermatology Service, Mycology Department, Hospital General de México, "Dr. Eduardo Liceaga", Mexico, Mexico.

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Changing Concepts and Current Definition of Majocchi's Granuloma.

Mycopathologia 2020 Feb 11;185(1):187-192. Epub 2019 Jul 11.

Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Dermatophytic granuloma characterized by perifollicular granulomatous inflammation was first described by Domenico Majocchi and was later named after him, Majocchi's granuloma (MG). Although the initial description was related to a dermatophyte Trichophyton tonsurans, later reports linked MG to non-dermatophytes (Phoma, Aspergillus, Malbranchea), which led to a confusion of disease patterns caused by cutaneous pathogens and general opportunistic microorganisms. Furthermore, several causative agents of MG described in the literature were not confirmed as such. Read More

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February 2020

Acute outcome after a single cryoballoon ablation: Comparison between Arctic Front Advance and Arctic Front Advance PRO.

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2019 07 15;42(7):890-896. Epub 2019 May 15.

Heart Rhythm Center, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milano, Italy.

Background: The novel fourth-generation cryoballoon (CB4) potentially allows for enhanced catheter maneuverability and more frequent capture of pulmonary vein (PV) potentials which can be used to monitor real-time PV isolation (PVI). The aim of our study is to compare the acute procedural endpoints between the CB4 and second-generation cryoballoon (CB2).

Methods: A single-center retrospective chart review was used to examine 50 consecutive patients with drug-refractory atrial fibrillation undergoing CB4-based PVI. Read More

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Cryoballoon pulmonary vein ablation and left atrial appendage closure combined procedure: A long-term follow-up analysis.

Heart Rhythm 2019 09 27;16(9):1320-1326. Epub 2019 Mar 27.

Heart Rhythm Center, Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Milan, Italy; Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.

Background: The combined left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) and cryoenergy pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) procedure has been proven safe and effective in managing stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF), although most data refer to procedures performed using radiofrequency as the main energy source.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate long-term follow-up of patients with AF undergoing concomitant LAAC and cryoenergy PVI.

Methods: Patients undergoing LAAC and cryoballoon PVI at our institution were enrolled. Read More

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September 2019

Contact sensitivity to textile dyes in patients with pigmented purpuric dermatosis.

Cutan Ocul Toxicol 2019 Sep 25;38(3):258-260. Epub 2019 Mar 25.

a Department of Dermatology, Kocaeli University School of Medicine , Kocaeli , Turkey.

The aetiology of pigmented purpuric dermatoses is unclear. Recent studies speculate about contact sensitivity to play a role in the aetiology of the disease. In most patients, the lesions begin and stay limited on the lower extremities as textile products are in tight contact with the skin. Read More

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September 2019

Majocchi granuloma on a child's face.

Dermatol Online J 2018 Dec 15;24(12). Epub 2018 Dec 15.

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Federal University of Paraná Hospital de Clínicas da UFPR, Curitiba, Paraná.

Majocchi granuloma (MG) is a rare dermal and subcutaneous fungal infection. We report a rare case of MG on the face of a six-year-old child caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes after long term use of topical corticosteroids and other inadequate topical medications. He was treated with griseofulvin 25 mg/kg/day for 35 days unsuccessfully and successful treatment was obtained with terbinafine. Read More

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December 2018

Ablation Index as a predictor of long-term efficacy in premature ventricular complex ablation: A regional target value analysis.

Heart Rhythm 2019 06 4;16(6):888-895. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Heart Rhythm Center, Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Milan, Italy; Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.

Background: The effectiveness of radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA) in atrial tachyarrhythmias correlates with lesion transmurality. Ablation Index (AI) is an index that incorporates contact force, time, and radiofrequency power simultaneously and is able to predict lesion size and outcomes in RFCA of atrial fibrillation.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess whether AI could be an acute and long-term success predictor in RFCA of premature ventricular complexes (PVCs). Read More

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Lesion index: a novel guide in the path of successful pulmonary vein isolation.

J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2019 Jun 4;55(1):27-34. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Heart Rhythm Center, Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Via Carlo Parea 4, 20138, Milan, MI, Italy.

Purpose: Previous studies indicate force time integral (FTI) as a radiofrequency (RF) lesion quality marker, while not considering power supply. Tacticath™ Quartz catheter provides Lesion index (LSI), a lesion quality marker derived by contact force (CF), power supply, and RF time combined. Our aim is to assess LSI and FTI correlation and a LSI-related cutoff of atrial fibrillation (AF) recurrences 12 months after pulmonary vein isolation (PVI). Read More

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[Majocchi granuloma].

An Pediatr (Barc) 2019 Oct 13;91(4):274-275. Epub 2018 Sep 13.

Servicio de Pediatría, Hospital Universitario Francesc de Borja, Gandía, Valencia, España. Electronic address:

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October 2019

[Mexican case of tinea incognito and granuloma de Majocchi acquired from a hedgehog].

Rev Chilena Infectol 2018 04;35(2):204-206

Sección de Micología, Hospital General Dr. Manuel Gea. González, Ciudad de México, México.

Exotic pets, such as the ground hedgehog, are capable of transmitting to the human being different zoonoses, such as salmonellosis, mycobacteria, protozoa such as Cryptosporidium parvum, and dermatophytosis. We present the case report of a male adult patient, who had recently acquired a ground hedgehog, who presented in his hand a ringworm lesion incognito and a Majocchi granuloma. The etiological agent was identified as Trichophyton erinacei by mycological culture and molecular biology. Read More

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Majocchi's granuloma (granuloma trichophyticum) in a guinea pig owner: A case report and literature review.

J Mycol Med 2018 Sep 1;28(3):523-526. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

Department and Clinic of Dermatology, Karol Marcinkowski University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland; Department of Medical Mycology and Dermatology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland.

Majocchi's granuloma is a folliculitis caused by dermatophytes, which is most commonly located on the skin of the lower limbs in women. A favorable factor for the infection is an injury caused by epilation, which, together with an existing fungal infection, can lead to the spread of folliculitis to other parts of the body. The disease is extremely rare (Burgdorf et al. Read More

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September 2018

X-Ray Exposure in Cardiac Electrophysiology: A Retrospective Analysis in 8150 Patients Over 7 Years of Activity in a Modern, Large-Volume Laboratory.

J Am Heart Assoc 2018 05 22;7(11). Epub 2018 May 22.

Heart Rhythm Center, Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Milan, Italy.

Background: Only a few studies have systematically evaluated fluoroscopy data of electrophysiological and device implantation procedures. Aims of this study were to quantify ionizing radiation exposure for electrophysiological/device implantation procedures in a large series of patients and to analyze the x-ray exposure trend over years and radiation exposure in patients undergoing atrial fibrillation ablation considering different technical aspects.

Methods And Results: We performed a retrospective analysis of all electrophysiological/device implantation procedures performed during the past 7 years in a modern, large-volume laboratory. Read More

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Majocchi granuloma presenting as a verrucous nodule of the lip.

Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 2018 Jan 10;31(1):115-116. Epub 2018 Jan 10.

Center for Clinical Studies, Houston, Texas.

We present a case of Majocchi granuloma, a deep folliculitis, on the lip of a healthy 41-year-old man. The patient was successfully treated with systemic and topical antifungal medications. Correct diagnosis of this rare condition is needed, since misdiagnosis as an inflammatory dermatitis and treatment using topical corticosteroids can lead to dissemination of the infection. Read More

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January 2018

A 61-year-old man with erythematous forearm papules three months after liver transplantation.

Transpl Infect Dis 2018 Jun 25;20(3):e12869. Epub 2018 Mar 25.

Division of Infectious Diseases, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.

A 61-year-old Caucasian man presented with papules on his left forearm and hand three months after liver transplantation: images from physical exam, pathology, and microbiology are presented. Skin biopsy confirmed the presence of fungal elements within the hair shaft, which is consistent with Majocchi granuloma, also known as nodular granulomatous perifolliculitis. A combination of fungal culture, microscopic morphology, and gene sequencing was used to identify the causative organism. Read More

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Tumor-Directed Blockade of CD47 with Bispecific Antibodies Induces Adaptive Antitumor Immunity.

Antibodies (Basel) 2018 Jan 3;7(1). Epub 2018 Jan 3.

Novimmune S.A., 14 chemin des Aulx, CH-1228 Geneva, Switzerland.

CD47 serves as an anti-phagocytic receptor that is upregulated by cancer to promote immune escape. As such, CD47 is the focus of intense immuno-oncology drug development efforts. However, as CD47 is expressed ubiquitously, clinical development of conventional drugs, e. Read More

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January 2018

Majocchi granuloma in a 58-year-old man with treatment-resistant annular scaling plaque.

CMAJ 2017 Dec;189(48):E1493

Departments of Pathology (Roy) and Dermatology (Davar), Centre Hospitalier de L'Université de Montréal, Montréal, Que.

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December 2017

Levofloxacin-induced purpura annularis telangiectodes of Majocchi.

Cutis 2017 10;100(4):E10-E12

Division of Dermatology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, and Southern California Permanente Medical Group of South Bay, Gardena, USA.

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October 2017

Severe dermatophytosis in solid organ transplant recipients: A French retrospective series and literature review.

Transpl Infect Dis 2018 Feb 25;20(1). Epub 2018 Jan 25.

Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Department, Necker-Pasteur Infectious Diseases Center, Necker-Enfants malades Hospital, AP-HP, IHU Imagine, Paris Descartes University, Paris, France.

Objective: Severe dermatophytosis is described in immunocompromised patients with defective cellular immunity. We report here a large series and a literature review of severe dermatophytosis in solid-organ transplant (SOT) recipients.

Method: The data main source was a national French retrospective study of severe dermatophytosis in SOT recipients between 2010 and 2016. Read More

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February 2018

The influence of immune status, age, and sex on Majocchi granuloma: a review of 52 cases from a tertiary level hospital and published Korean cases in literature.

Int J Dermatol 2017 Nov 20;56(11):1139-1145. Epub 2017 Sep 20.

Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Background: Majocchi granuloma (MG) is a rare dermal and subcutaneous granulomatous inflammation caused by dermatophytes. The detailed characteristics of MG are not fully elucidated. This study investigated the influence of systemic immune status, age, and sex on the clinical, demographic, mycological, and therapeutic characteristics of MG in Korea. Read More

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November 2017