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CLINICAL REPORT
Persistent Skin Symptoms after Diagnosis and on a Long-term Gluten-free Diet in Dermatitis Herpetiformis
Camilla Pasternack, Kaisa Hervonen, Eriika Mansikka, Timo Reunala, Pekka Collin, Katri Kaukinen, Teea Salmi
Dermatitis herpetiformis is a cutaneous manifestation of coeliac disease treated with a gluten-free diet. However, the itching and blistering rash alleviates slowly after gluten withdrawal and occasionally persists despite a long-term gluten-free diet. This study investigated the prevalence and factors associated with prolonged (i.e. >2 years) and ongoing skin symptoms in 237 patients with dermati ...
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Impact of Atopic Dermatitis on Work and Activity Impairment in Taiwan
Tom C. Chan, Yi-Chun Lin, Yung-Tsu Cho, Chao-Hsiun Tang, Chia-Yu Chu
Atopic dermatitis has a substantial impact on work and activity impairment according to studies from Western communities. Prospective studies of work productivity and activity impairment in Asian patients with atopic dermatitis are lacking. The aims of this study were to investigate the impacts of atopic dermatitis on work productivity and activity impairment among Taiwanese patients, and to strat ...
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Musculoskeletal Pain in Patients with Psoriasis and its Influence on Health-related Quality of Life: Results from a Danish Population-based Survey
Sara Kamp Felbo, Lene Terslev, Inge Juul Sørensen, Lone Skov, Claus Zachariae, Mikkel Østergaard
This study used a nationwide e-based survey of patients with psoriasis to assess the pattern of musculoskeletal pain and its influence on patient-reported outcomes, including health-related quality of life and disability. A total of 561 respondents (56% of the screened psoriasis patients) reported physician-diagnosed psoriasis and completed the questionnaire. Respondents were grouped based on the ...
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