Content - Volume 70, Issue 4
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 ...
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.