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56 Possible Causes for Anogenital Pruritus

  • Contact Dermatitis

    BACKGROUND: In our country, the Brazilian Standard Series is the most used for the etiological diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis to shoes. However, there is no assessment of the usefulness of specific allergens for shoes. OBJECTIVES: To measure the improvement in diagnostic accuracy of allergic contact[…][]

  • Cutaneous Candidiasis

    When an infant presents in the delivery room with macular and papular skin lesions covering the trunk, extremities, and/or skin folds, the neonatal nurse practitioner covering deliveries must be aware of possible skin lesion differential diagnoses. Among these is congenital cutaneous candidiasis, a rare, usually benign[…][]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Intensive diabetes therapy aimed at achieving near normoglycemia reduces the risk of microvascular and neurologic complications of type 1 diabetes. We studied whether the use of intensive therapy as compared with conventional therapy during the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) affected the long-term[…][]

  • Diarrhea

    This is the case of a previously healthy, 11-year-old male of Indian descent who presented to the emergency department with a 2-month history of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, cough, and 7-lb weight loss. Acutely, he developed 5 days of fever as high as 39.4 C. He had a remote travel history to the Middle[…][]

  • Dermatitis Medicamentosa

    EUdict (European dictionary) is a collection of online dictionaries for the languages spoken mostly in Europe. These dictionaries are the result of the work of many authors who worked very hard and finally offered their product free of charge on the internet thus making it easier to all of us to communicate with[…][]

  • Leukorrhea

    Abstract Among women in South Asia, the complaint of vaginal discharge (often called leukorrhea) is extraordinarily common. From a biomedical perspective, this symptom suggests that reproductive tract infection (RTI) is prevalent in the subcontinent; however, several recent studies provide evidence that the[…][]

  • Tinea Corporis

    BACKGROUND: Tinea corporis gladiatorum has been an infrequently reported condition in the dermatological literature. Two previous reports have investigated wrestlers during recognized epidemics of tinea corporis gladiatorum, but no study has examined wrestlers to determine the point prevalence of tinea corporis[…][]

  • Tinea Cruris

    Granuloma annulare (GA) is a benign, self-limited skin disease of unknown etiology characterized by annular, flesh-colored to erythematous grouped papules or plaques. Lesions of GA are typically located on the lateral or dorsal surfaces of the hands and feet, arms, thighs, and trunk. We present the case of a[…][]

  • Trichomonas Infection

    Infection with Trichomonas vaginalis during pregnancy has been associated with preterm delivery. It is uncertain whether treatment of asymptomatic trichomoniasis in pregnant women reduces the occurrence of preterm delivery. We screened pregnant women for trichomoniasis by culture of vaginal secretions. We[…][]

  • Erythrasma

    Although erythrasma is a superficial skin infection, there is no consensus on the treatment model of erythrasma. OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy of erythromycin, single-dose clarithromycin and topical fusidic acid in the treatment of erythrasma in a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial. METHODS:[…][]

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