Affiliation: University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands
- Treatment duration of reversal reaction: a reappraisal. Back to the pastBen Naafs
IJsselmeerziekenhuizen Emmeloord Lelystad and Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Lepr Rev 74:328-36. 2003..The paper also warns against silent nerve damage that may occur when prednisolone is discontinued early...
- Treatment of leprosy: science or politics?Bernard Naafs
Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
Trop Med Int Health 11:268-78. 2006..To review the history of the treatment of leprosy and leprosy reactions after World War II...
- Acral peeling skin syndrome in two East-African siblings: case reportSamson K Kiprono
Department of Dermatology, Regional Dermatology Training Center at KCMC, Box 8332, Moshi, Tanzania
BMC Dermatol 12:2. 2012..Acral peeling skin syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive genodermatosis due to a missense mutation in transglutaminase 5. The skin peeling occurs at the separation of the stratum corneum from the stratum granulosum...
- Skin flora: Differences between people affected by Albinism and those with normally pigmented skin in Northern Tanzania - cross sectional studySamson K Kiprono
Department of Dermatology, Regional Dermatology Training Center, Box 8332, Moshi, Tanzania
BMC Dermatol 12:12. 2012..Skin flora varies from one site of the body to another. Individual's health, age and gender determine the type and the density of skin flora...
- Allergic skin reactions in the tropicsBernard Naafs
Department of Dermatology, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Clin Dermatol 24:158-67. 2006..This article describes the allergic conditions that occur in the tropics. Special attention is given to those cases of eczema and eruptions that are specific to tropical countries. Available treatments are also discussed...
- Rural dermatology in the tropicsBernard Naafs
Institute for Dermatology and Venereology, Polderma Emmeloord Steenwijk Urk, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
Clin Dermatol 27:252-70. 2009..Other skin conditions, both eczematous and immune-mediated, that are typical for the rural tropics also are discussed. Etiology, pathology, and treatments are presented against the socioeconomic background...
- Leprosy and HIV co-infection in five patientsMaria Angela Bianconcini Trindade
Division of Hansenology and Sanitary Dermatology, Sao Paulo State Health Secretariat, Brazil
Lepr Rev 76:162-6. 2005..In four patients, this revealed their leprosy and induced a type I leprosy reaction. Two patients who were lepromin negative at diagnosis were retested after about 1 year of anti-retroviral treatment, and found to be positive...
- Mycobacterial infections causing cutaneous disease; or how is leprosy transmitted?J Wim Brandsma
Lepr Rev 79:196-8. 2008