Puncta pruritica.


:Puncta pruritica is a chronic condition of unknown cause that is characterized by the occurrence of one or more intensely itchy pinpoint spots in clinically normal skin. Four cases are reported here.


Int J Dermatol


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1991-10-01 00:00:00












  • An unusual and serious complication of topical wart treatment with monochloroacetic acid.

    abstract::Numerous chemical agents are used in the topical treatment of warts. Monochloroacetic acid (MCAA) is one of these agents, which is used in low or high concentrations in most European countries. MCAA is a strong organic acid which is irritating and corrosive to the skin and has a high systemic toxicity. In addition to ...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Baser NT,Yalaz B,Yilmaz AC,Tuncali D,Aslan G

    更新日期:2008-12-01 00:00:00

  • Onychomycosis in Hong Kong.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Onychomycosis in temperate countries has been studied extensively, but few data are available on its epidemiology in tropical countries. We performed a survey of patients seen in Hong Kong for the 8-year period from January 1987 to December 1994. METHODS:A retrospective study of the mycology laboratory reco...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kam KM,Au WF,Wong PY,Cheung MM

    更新日期:1997-10-01 00:00:00

  • Artificial reproduction of atypical hydRoa vacciniforme caused by latent EpStein-Barr virus infection.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Cases of hydroa vacciniforme-like eruptions caused by latent Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection have been reported in Asia and Mexico, some of which progressed to lymphoproliferative disorders. The precise clinical features of the disease are not, however, clear. METHODS:We performed an artificial provocati...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Heo EP,Park SH,Kim TH

    更新日期:2003-06-01 00:00:00

  • Cutaneous manifestations associated with antiphospholipid antibodies.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Primary Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (PAAS) is characterized by detection of antiphospholipid antibodies associated with venous or arterial thrombosis and/or miscarriages by patients with no other associated disease such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Primary Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome ...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Diógenes MJ,Diógenes PC,de Morais Carneiro RM,Neto CC,Duarte FB,Holanda RR

    更新日期:2004-09-01 00:00:00

  • Serum mucosa-associated epithelial chemokine (MEC/CCL28) in atopic dermatitis: a specific marker for severity.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Mucosa-associated epithelial chemokine (MEC; CCL28) is considered to be pivotal in mediating the migration of CC chemokine receptor 3- and 10- (CCR3- and CCR10)-expressing, skin-homing, memory, cutaneous lymphocyte-associated antigen-positive (CLA(+)) T cells. CCL28 is selectively and continuously expressed ...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ezzat MH,Sallam MA,Shaheen KY

    更新日期:2009-08-01 00:00:00

  • Epidemiological studies on head lice infestation in Israel. I. Parasitological examination of children.

    abstract::Of 3,079 children in a medium-sized community near Jerusalem, 11.2% were found to be infested with living lice and eggs and another 23.4% had only nits. Boys and girls were equally infested. The incidence of infestation was highest among children 4-11 years of age. About 78% of the infested children had from one to te...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Mumcuoglu KY,Miller J,Gofin R,Adler B,Ben-Ishai F,Almog R,Kafka D,Klaus S

    更新日期:1990-09-01 00:00:00

  • Office-based radiation therapy for cutaneous carcinoma: evaluation of 710 treatments.

    abstract::Skin cancers are the most common malignancies and, historically, ionizing radiation has played an important role in their treatment. However, less experienced dermatologists generally consider radiation last in the line of therapeutic options. The authors sought to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of office-based...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Hernández-Machin B,Borrego L,Gil-García M,Hernández BH

    更新日期:2007-05-01 00:00:00

  • Class II major histocompatibility complex typing across the ethnic barrier in pemphigoid gestationis. A study in Mexicans.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Pemphigoid gestationis (PG), also called herpes gestationis, is a rare autoimmune disease of pregnancy or puerperium (estimated 1 out of 50,000 pregnancies among Caucasians). A previous series has demonstrated an association of PG with human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DR3 or HLA-DR4 haplotypes. While these hapl...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: García-González E,Castro-Llamas J,Karchmer S,Zúñiga J,de Oca DM,Ambaz M,Bolaños R,Granados J

    更新日期:1999-01-01 00:00:00

  • Treatment of hyperhidrosis with topical methenamine.

    abstract::Idiopathic palmar and plantar hyperhidrosis is a relatively common disorder of eccrine sweat gland function. Treatment with glutaraldehyde of formaldehyde, although successful, may cause undesirable side effects. Methenamine is a polycyclic organic compound which release ammonia and formaldehyde at acid pH. Five per c...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 临床试验,杂志文章


    authors: Bergstresser PR,Quero R

    更新日期:1976-07-01 00:00:00

  • Allergic reactions to insulin.

    abstract::Allergic reactions to insulin, although very common, are usually mild and self-limited. Many persistent effects can be corrected by simple means available to the discerning physician. In a few patients, however, they are severe and cause extreme morbidity or even mortality. These patients need to be recognized promptl...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Jegasothy BV

    更新日期:1980-04-01 00:00:00

  • Polar and subpolar diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis in Brazil: clinical and immunopathologic aspects.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis (DCL) is a rare manifestation of human leishmaniasis, characterized by multiple, slowly progressive nodules or plaques without ulceration, involving almost the entire body. It has been suggested, that DCL results from a lack of cell-mediated immunity to leishmanial antigen, le...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Barral A,Costa JM,Bittencourt AL,Barral-Netto M,Carvalho EM

    更新日期:1995-07-01 00:00:00

  • Cheyletiella dermatitis.

    abstract::A mild dermatitis probably due to Cheyletiella yasguri was observed in 2 persons whose pet dog was infested with this parasite. Cheyletiella mites differ morphologically from sarcoptic mites, which cause canine and human scabies. Treatment of man and dog with 1% gamma benzene hexachloride is usually successful in clea...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Powell RF,Palmer SM,Palmer CH,Smith EB

    更新日期:1977-10-01 00:00:00

  • The cutaneous effects of long-term use of Dead Sea mud on healthy skin: a 4-week study.

    abstract:PURPOSE:To investigate the effects of various types of Dead Sea mud (DSM) on skin barrier properties over a period of four weeks. METHODS:The effects of a 4-week application of three types of DSM (as is mud, mud with extra Dead Sea salt, and over the shelf mud) on the barrier properties of normal skin were investigate...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Hamed S,Almalty AM,Alkhatib HS

    更新日期:2020-12-07 00:00:00

  • Role of linoleic acid in arsenical palmar keratosis.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Chronic arsenic exposure can lead to palmoplantar keratosis. In the stratum corneum of skin, linoleic acid is of the utmost importance to the inflammation, keratinization, and regeneration processes. OBJECTIVES:The aims of this study were: (i) to present quantitative information on the linoleic acid fractio...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ahmed TS,Misbahuddin M

    更新日期:2016-03-01 00:00:00

  • Giant molluscum contagiosum in AIDS.

    abstract::A 31-year-old man, an intravenous drug user and in an advanced stage of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), was admitted in our Department for the treatment of skin lesions that had been diagnosed as molluscum contagiosum (MC). The clinical examination revealed the presence of multiple nodular lesions, some of...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Vozmediano JM,Manrique A,Petraglia S,Romero MA,Nieto I

    更新日期:1996-01-01 00:00:00

  • Factors affecting patient presentation at a national dermatology referral clinic in Kampala, Uganda.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:This study sought to gain a better understanding of the patient population in Kampala and was further designed to elucidate barriers that may delay individuals from receiving proper dermatologic care. METHODS:The study took place at the dermatovenereology clinic of a tertiary care hospital in Kampala. New a...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Song ES,Musinguzi P,Dieckhaus KD

    更新日期:2017-03-01 00:00:00

  • Tranexamic acid accelerates skin barrier recovery and upregulates occludin in damaged skin.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Tranexamic acid (TA) is a traditional plasmin inhibitor, and its role in the renovation of damaged skin has become the topic of a lot of research. The aim of this study is to determine whether TA could repair the skin barrier by means of tight intercellular junctions. METHODS:Two kinds of damaged skin model...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Yuan C,Wang XM,Yang LJ,Wu PL

    更新日期:2014-08-01 00:00:00

  • Evaluation of serum sCD40L and homocysteine levels with subclinical atherosclerosis indicators in patients with psoriasis: a pilot study.

    abstract::Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory process associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular risk factors. sCD40L has been suggested to have a possible role in the pathogenesis, of psoriasis and is known to be associated with inflammation, atherogenesis and cardiovascular events. This study investigated cardiovascu...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Erturan I,Köroğlu BK,Adiloğlu A,Ceyhan AM,Akkaya VB,Tamer N,Başak PY,Korkmaz S,Ersoy IH,Kilinç O

    更新日期:2014-04-01 00:00:00

  • A 10-year analysis of cutaneous mesenchymal tumors (sarcomas and related entities) in a skin cancer center.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Mesenchymal neoplasms (sarcomas) of skin are rare. Patients with sarcomas were analyzed over the last decade. METHODS:Over a 10-year period, we conducted a retrospective analysis of patients diagnosed and treated in an urban academic teaching hospital in Saxony, Germany. Clinical and pathologic files were u...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Wollina U,Koch A,Hansel G,Schönlebe J,Kittner T,Pabst F,Haroske G,Nowak A

    更新日期:2013-10-01 00:00:00

  • Update on the use of dapsone in dermatology.

    abstract::Dapsone (4,4'-diaminodiphenylsulfone) is the only remaining sulfone used in anthropoid therapeutics and is commercially available as an oral formulation, an inhaled preparation, and a 5% or 7.5% cream. Dapsone has antimicrobial effects stemming from its sulfonamide-like ability to inhibit the synthesis of dihydrofolic...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Ghaoui N,Hanna E,Abbas O,Kibbi AG,Kurban M

    更新日期:2020-07-01 00:00:00

  • Chronic arsenic toxicity from Ayurvedic medicines.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Ayurvedic medicines are known to contain arsenic and concentrations up to toxic levels have been reported in certain formulations. However, clinical disease due to arsenic containing ayurvedic medicines has rarely been reported. We seek to highlight the existence of toxic levels of arsenic in certain ayurved...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Khandpur S,Malhotra AK,Bhatia V,Gupta S,Sharma VK,Mishra R,Arora NK

    更新日期:2008-06-01 00:00:00

  • Polymerase chain reaction in cutaneous tuberculosis: is it a reliable diagnostic method in paraffin-embedded tissues?

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Most cutaneous tuberculosis lesions contain few bacilli, so identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in conventional laboratory tests is difficult. In vitro amplification of specific DNA sequences using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) has become a valuable tool in the rapid detection of slow-growing orga...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Senturk N,Sahin S,Kocagoz T

    更新日期:2002-12-01 00:00:00

  • Etiologies of the sicca syndrome: primary systemic amyloidosis and others.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:The sicca syndrome has been defined as the occurrence of xerostomia and xerophthalmia. Sjögren's syndrome is the most common cause of the sicca syndrome; however, these two syndromes are not synonymous and there are many potential etiologies of the sicca syndrome. A less known cause of sicca syndrome is amyl...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Richey TK,Bennion SD

    更新日期:1996-08-01 00:00:00

  • Severe infliximab-induced psoriasis treated with adalimumab switching.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Antitumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) agents are a well-established treatment for various medical conditions, including psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. However, anti-TNF agents may themselves induce psoriasis in some patients. METHODS:The authors report two cases of patients with severe and refractory inf...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Faillace C,Duarte GV,Cunha RS,de Carvalho JF

    更新日期:2013-02-01 00:00:00

  • Atopic dermatitis: the relationship to temperature and seasonality in the United States.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Climatologic factors may affect atopic dermatitis (AD), and there have been few explorations into this topic. Because of its size, the United States (US) has a broad range of climates. The objective of this study is to assess the relationship between ambulatory office visits physicians for AD with temperatur...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Fleischer AB Jr

    更新日期:2019-04-01 00:00:00

  • A recombinant human hyaluronidase sustained release gel for the treatment of post-surgical edema.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Edema commonly accompanies surgical procedures and when excessive, can adversely affect surgical outcomes. The skin extracellular matrix, including one of its primary components, hyaluronan (HA), is a significant barrier to effective drainage of accumulated edematous fluid. Recombinant human hyaluronidase (r...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Nekoroski T,Paladini RD,Sauder DN,Frost GI,Keller GA

    更新日期:2014-06-01 00:00:00

  • Longitudinal progress of transepidermal water loss, color, and sensory elements in split-thickness skin graft donor sites in East Asians.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:There is little research available that describes the natural progression of split-thickness skin graft (STSG) donor site wounds after re-epithelialization. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the longitudinal clinical progress of transepidermal water loss (TEWL), color, and sensory elements in STSG do...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kim J,Kim R,Jeong W,Choi J,Park SW

    更新日期:2019-05-01 00:00:00

  • Long-term results of the use of oxybutynin for the treatment of plantar hyperhidrosis.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Plantar hyperhidrosis is a common illness with significant impact on quality of life. Oxybutynin presents good short-term results, but longer follow-up results are lacking. We evaluated oxybutynin effectiveness in patients who were not surgically treated and who had at least six months of follow-up. METHODS...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Wolosker N,Teivelis MP,Krutman M,de Paula RP,Kauffman P,de Campos JR,Puech-Leão P

    更新日期:2015-01-01 00:00:00

  • Altered expression of keratin 14 in lesional epidermis of autoimmune skin diseases.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Keratin 14 (K14) is an intermediate filament protein that is mainly expressed in the basal layer of healthy stratified epithelia. K14 has been identified as an autoantigen in the autoimmune-mediated skin disease of Scurfy mice and patients with the "immune dysregulation polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy, and X...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Wei X,Fricker K,Enk AH,Hadaschik EN

    更新日期:2016-06-01 00:00:00

  • Vitamin D levels in patients with albinism compared with those in normally pigmented Black patients attending dermatology clinics in the Free State province, South Africa.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Associations between vitamin D deficiency and a broad variety of independent diseases, including several bone diseases, various types of cancer, autoimmune diseases, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease, have been suggested. It is therefore important to detect and treat vitamin D deficiency in high-risk ...

    journal_title:International journal of dermatology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Van der Walt JE,Sinclair W

    更新日期:2016-09-01 00:00:00