Content - Volume 70, Issue 4

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Antipruritic effect of oral cyclosporin A in atopic dermatitis
Wahlgren CF, Scheynius A, Hägermark O
The effect of ten days' treatment with cyclosporin A, 5 mg/kg/day, in 10 adults with atopic dermatitis was investigated using a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, cross-over design. Evaluation was based on itch recording, clinical scoring and immunohistochemical examination of skin biopsy specimens. Cyclosporin A significantly reduced the itch intensity, the eczema score and the consump ...
Pages: 323-329
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Reversal of andro-genetic alopecia in a male. A spironolactone effect?
Bou-Abboud CF, Nemec F, Toffel F
This 73-year-old white male has been bald since the age of 28. He developed nonA-nonB-induced liver cirrhosis and had been treated with spironolactone for the last 6 years. For the last 3 months, his hair had started to regrow over the scalp. This might be related to the antiandrogenic effect of spironolactone.
Pages: 342-343
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