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Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis (APD) is a rare autoimmune dermatosis characterized by recurrent cutaneous and mucosal lesions during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle that disappear some days after the menses.
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Dupilumab is an interleukin-4-receptor inhibitor indicated in recalcitrant moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (1). Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a predominantly type 2-axis immune disorder, whereas alle...
Homemade "slime" is currently a popular childhood hobby that can cause allergic and irritant contact dermatitis. We describe a case of hand dermatitis due to homemade "slime" with a positive patch tes...
Protein contact dermatitis is a chronic, recurring dermatitis triggered by type I hypersensitivity to protein allergen . We report a case caused by flours in a pastry chef. This article is protected b...
Allergic contact dermatitis to mupirocin is rarely reported. We report a case a particularly severe case with a prolonged course associated with a polysensitization background. This article is protect...
Infective dermatitis (ID) associated with Human T-cell leukemia virus type-1 (HTLV-1) is a rare form of severe superinfected eczema seen mostly in the Caribbean islands and Latin America. Although rap...
This observational study aims the potential role of serum progesterone levels on the day of oocyte pick-up on the probability of pregnancy, in patients undergoing antagonist IVF cycles. ...
The aim of this study is to investigate whether the combination of aminophylline and Progesterone (P4) is acceptable to women at high-risk of Pre-term labour (PTL). If this proves to be th...
Autoimmune thyroiditis (AITD) mainly includes Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT) and Grave's disease (GD). Studies have shown that autoimmune thyroiditis is closely related to microbial disorder...
The aim of this study is to perform a 12-hour profile of free saliva progesterone during the luteal phase after fresh and frozen embryo transfer. If progesterone levels in saliva samples s...
Spongiotic dermatitis is the histopathologic diagnosis commonly issued by dermatopathologists that encompasses atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, and other forms of eczematous dermatit...
Specific proteins found in or on cells of progesterone target tissues that specifically combine with progesterone. The cytosol progesterone-receptor complex then associates with the nucleic acids to initiate protein synthesis. There are two kinds of progesterone receptors, A and B. Both are induced by estrogen and have short half-lives.
Steroidal compounds related to PROGESTERONE, the major mammalian progestational hormone. Progesterone congeners include important progesterone precursors in the biosynthetic pathways, metabolites, derivatives, and synthetic steroids with progestational activities.
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
The widespread involvement of the skin by a scaly, erythematous dermatitis occurring either as a secondary or reactive process to an underlying cutaneous disorder (e.g., atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, etc.), or as a primary or idiopathic disease. It is often associated with the loss of hair and nails, hyperkeratosis of the palms and soles, and pruritus. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Experimental animal models for human AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM. They include GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME (see NEURITIS, AUTOIMMUNE, EXPERIMENTAL); MYASTHENIA GRAVIS (see MYASTHENIA GRAVIS, AUTOIMMUNE, EXPERIMENTAL); and MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (see ENCEPHALOMYELITIS, AUTOIMMUNE, EXPERIMENTAL).
Autoimmune disorders are conditions that occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys healthy body tissue. There are more than 80 different types of autoimmune disorders. Normally the immune system's white blood cells help protect ...
The term allergy is used to describe a response, within the body, to a substance, which is not necessarily harmful in itself, but results in an immune response and a reaction that causes symptoms and disease in a predisposed person, which in turn can cau...
Dermatitis means an inflammation of the skin. Contact dermatitis is a term used when this inflammation is caused by contact with something in the environment. The changes of dermatitis seen in the skin take the form of eczema; hence it may sometimes be r...