scalp dermatoses

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  1. ncbi Clinical diagnosis of common scalp disorders
    Boni E Elewski
    Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 10:190-3. 2005
  2. ncbi Congenital primary cutis verticis gyrata
    Mary C Snyder
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 983335 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3335, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:818-21. 2002
  3. pmc A highly efficacious pediculicide based on dimeticone: randomized observer blinded comparative trial
    Jorg Heukelbach
    Department of Community Health, School of Medicine, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil
    BMC Infect Dis 8:115. 2008
  4. ncbi An observer-blinded study of 1% permethrin creme rinse with and without adjunctive combing in patients with head lice
    Terri L Meinking
    Department of Dermatology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33101, USA
    J Pediatr 141:665-70. 2002
  5. ncbi International guidelines for clinical trials with pediculicides
    Stephen C Barker
    Parasitology Section, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Dermatol 51:853-8. 2012
  6. ncbi The prevalence of pediculosis capitis in schoolchildren in Mersin, Turkey
    Aysin Kokturk
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 42:694-8. 2003
  7. ncbi Clinical significance of dermoscopy in alopecia areata: analysis of 300 cases
    Shigeki Inui
    Department of Regenerative Dermatology, Osaka University School of Medicine, and Department of Dermatology, Saiseikai Tondabayashi Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Dermatol 47:688-93. 2008
  8. pmc Treatment of head lice with dimeticone 4% lotion: comparison of two formulations in a randomised controlled trial in rural Turkey
    Ozgur Kurt
    Celal Bayar University Medical School, Department of Parasitology, Manisa, Turkey
    BMC Public Health 9:441. 2009
  9. ncbi Parental attitudes towards head lice infestation in Greece
    Artemis Doulgeraki
    Department of Pediatric Dermatology, Agia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Dermatol 50:689-92. 2011
  10. doi Erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp: an uncommon condition typical of elderly patients
    Mario Vaccaro
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:761-2. 2008

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  1. ncbi Clinical diagnosis of common scalp disorders
    Boni E Elewski
    Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 10:190-3. 2005
    ..Diagnostic techniques and effective treatment strategies for each of the above conditions will be discussed...
  2. ncbi Congenital primary cutis verticis gyrata
    Mary C Snyder
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 983335 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3335, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:818-21. 2002
  3. pmc A highly efficacious pediculicide based on dimeticone: randomized observer blinded comparative trial
    Jorg Heukelbach
    Department of Community Health, School of Medicine, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil
    BMC Infect Dis 8:115. 2008
    ..In this trial we assessed the efficacy of a product containing a high (92%) concentration of the silicone oil dimeticone (identical in composition to NYDA(R)), as compared to a 1% permethrin lotion...
  4. ncbi An observer-blinded study of 1% permethrin creme rinse with and without adjunctive combing in patients with head lice
    Terri L Meinking
    Department of Dermatology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33101, USA
    J Pediatr 141:665-70. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi International guidelines for clinical trials with pediculicides
    Stephen C Barker
    Parasitology Section, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Dermatol 51:853-8. 2012
    ..Here we recommend protocols for clinical trials of the efficacy and safety of single-, two-, and three-treatment interventions...
  6. ncbi The prevalence of pediculosis capitis in schoolchildren in Mersin, Turkey
    Aysin Kokturk
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 42:694-8. 2003
    ..Pediculosis capitis is an endemic parasitosis affecting many countries of the world. The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of head lice infestation in Mersin, Turkey...
  7. ncbi Clinical significance of dermoscopy in alopecia areata: analysis of 300 cases
    Shigeki Inui
    Department of Regenerative Dermatology, Osaka University School of Medicine, and Department of Dermatology, Saiseikai Tondabayashi Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Dermatol 47:688-93. 2008
    ..To determine dermoscopic findings of alopecia areata (AA) from a large-scale study that can be used as clinical indicators of disease...
  8. pmc Treatment of head lice with dimeticone 4% lotion: comparison of two formulations in a randomised controlled trial in rural Turkey
    Ozgur Kurt
    Celal Bayar University Medical School, Department of Parasitology, Manisa, Turkey
    BMC Public Health 9:441. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi Parental attitudes towards head lice infestation in Greece
    Artemis Doulgeraki
    Department of Pediatric Dermatology, Agia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Dermatol 50:689-92. 2011
    ..Pediculosis capitis constitutes a growing problem worldwide and is usually considered as an inconvenience. Parents often handle this infestation on their own initiative...
  10. doi Erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp: an uncommon condition typical of elderly patients
    Mario Vaccaro
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:761-2. 2008
  11. pmc An incurable itch: head lice
    Christine H Smith
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    Can Fam Physician 58:839-41. 2012
    ..Head lice infestations continue to be seen frequently in many communities. Some of these children require multiple treatments before eradication. What are the current treatment recommendations for head lice?..
  12. pmc How to advise a patient when over the counter products have failed
    Ian Burgess
    Insect Research and Development Limited, Cambridge CB1 5EL
    BMJ 326:1257. 2003
  13. ncbi Head lice
    Alexis Frydenberg
    Department of General Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 32:607-11. 2003
    ..Head lice infestation is a very common problem in children and causes a high level of anxiety among parents and childcare workers...
  14. ncbi Home remedies to control head lice: assessment of home remedies to control the human head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis (Anoplura: Pediculidae)
    Miwa Takano-Lee
    Center for Vector borne Diseases, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 19:393-8. 2004
    ..This suggests that when treatment failure occurs, an increased amount of time and effort should be focused on alternative chemical pediculicides and/or manual louse removal (i.e., combing) rather than using any of these products...
  15. ncbi Erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp: a case report and review of the literature
    A Mastroianni
    Dermatologic Institute S Gallicano, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Dermatology 211:273-6. 2005
    ..No relapse after 1 year of follow-up was seen. EPDS represents a distinct disease with a history of relapsing and unsatisfactory response to common treatments. Systemic retinoids may be considered as a potentially resolutive choice...
  16. ncbi Relationship of treatment-resistant head lice to the safety and efficacy of pediculicides
    Craig G Burkhart
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Ohio at Toledo, 5600 Monroe St, No 106 B, Sylvania, OH 43560, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:661-6. 2004
    ....
  17. pmc An ex vivo, assessor blind, randomised, parallel group, comparative efficacy trial of the ovicidal activity of three pediculicides after a single application--melaleuca oil and lavender oil, eucalyptus oil and lemon tea tree oil, and a "suffocation" pedic
    Stephen C Barker
    Parasitology Section, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, and UniQuest Pty Ltd, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    BMC Dermatol 11:14. 2011
    ..Eggs were collected, pre-treatment and post-treatment, from subjects with different types of hair, different coloured hair and hair of different length...
  18. ncbi [An update on scalp psoriasis]
    J Sola-Ortigosa
    Unidad de Psoriasis y Fototerapia, Unidad Docente de la Universidad de Barcelona Barcelona España
    Actas Dermosifiliogr 100:536-43. 2009
    ..One such treatment is potent corticosteroids and vitamin D3 analogues in combination, which has a fast onset of action and proven long-term safety...
  19. ncbi Advancements in the treatment of head lice in pediatrics
    Christine Eisenhower
    New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, NC 28401 7407, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 26:451-61; quiz 462-4. 2012
    ..In addition, nonpharmacologic measures should be taken to avoid reinfestation in the patient and to prevent the spread of lice to close personal contacts...
  20. ncbi Differential permethrin susceptibility of head lice sampled in the United States and Borneo
    R J Pollack
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:969-73. 1999
    ..Increasingly frequent anecdotal reports of treatment failure suggest the emergence of insecticidal resistance by these lice...
  21. ncbi Psoriasis of the scalp. Diagnosis and management
    P C van de Kerkhof
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Am J Clin Dermatol 2:159-65. 2001
    ..Management of scalp psoriasis requires long term strategies in order to reach an optimal improvement of the condition, while avoiding the adverse effects associated with the long term use of treatments...
  22. ncbi Head lice resistance: itching that just won't stop
    C L Bartels
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences, University of Montana, 32 Campus Dr, Missoula, MT 59812 1522, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 35:109-12. 2001
    ..To evaluate the reports of resistance and cross-resistance to pediculicides in the head louse (Pediculus capitis), as well as the mechanisms involved...
  23. ncbi [Progressive cicatricial psoriatic alopecia in AIDS]
    M P Schön
    Hautklinik, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Dusseldorf
    Hautarzt 51:935-8. 2000
    ..In addition, early and efficient antipsoriatic treatment is recommended to prevent the disfiguring complication of scarring alopecia...
  24. ncbi Comparative in vitro pediculicidal efficacy of treatments in a resistant head lice population in the United States
    Terri L Meinking
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, PO Box 016960, R 117, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Arch Dermatol 138:220-4. 2002
    ..To compare the pediculicidal activity of 5 head lice products available in the United States on head lice from south Florida...
  25. ncbi What parents in Australia know and do about head lice
    M L Counahan
    James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 7:687. 2007
    ..This article presents the results of a survey conducted in Australia that aimed to answer these questions...
  26. ncbi Acute diffuse and total alopecia of the female scalp. A new subtype of diffuse alopecia areata that has a favorable prognosis
    Maki Sato-Kawamura
    Department of Dermatology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Dermatology 205:367-73. 2002
    ..We examined 9 female patients who presented with acute, diffuse and total hair loss of the scalp and took a similar clinical course with a favorable prognosis...
  27. ncbi Pyrethroid pediculicide resistance of head lice in Canada evaluated by serial invasive signal amplification reaction
    Danielle Marcoux
    Department of Pediatrics, Dermatology Division, CHU Sainte Justine, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC
    J Cutan Med Surg 14:115-8. 2010
    ..Although treatment failures are frequently observed in Canada, the resistance frequency to pyrethroid pediculicide of human head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) has not been determined...
  28. ncbi Videodermoscopy in the evaluation of hair and scalp disorders
    Elizabeth K Ross
    Dermatology and Laser Center Northwest, Bellingham, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:799-806. 2006
    ..Studies on a few entities suggest that use of dermoscopy can improve clinical accuracy, but further investigation is needed...
  29. ncbi Louse comb versus direct visual examination for the diagnosis of head louse infestations
    K Y Mumcuoglu
    Department of Parasitology, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Pediatr Dermatol 18:9-12. 2001
    ..The direct visual examination technique underestimates active infestation and detects past, nonactive infestations...
  30. ncbi Overcoming health inequalities by using the Bug Busting 'whole-school approach' to eradicate head lice
    Joanna Ibarra
    Community Hygiene Concern, Manor Gardens Centre, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 16:1955-65. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper was to illustrate the socially inclusive nature of the Bug Busting 'whole-school approach' to head louse eradication...
  31. ncbi Dermoscopy in the diagnosis of hair and scalp disorders
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Actas Dermosifiliogr 100:114-9. 2009
    ..In the last few years many studies have been published in this field; this review will describe the dermoscopic patterns observed in the most common hair and scalp disorders and discuss their diagnostic relevance...
  32. ncbi Clinical practice. Head lice
    Richard J Roberts
    Department of Public Health Medicine, North Wales Health Authority, Mold, Flintshire, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 346:1645-50. 2002
  33. ncbi Clinical trial showing superiority of a coconut and anise spray over permethrin 0.43% lotion for head louse infestation, ISRCTN96469780
    Ian F Burgess
    Medical Entomology Centre, Insect Research and Development Limited, 6 Quy Court, Colliers Lane, Stow cum Quy, Cambridge CB25 9AU, UK
    Eur J Pediatr 169:55-62. 2010
    ..We concluded that, although permethrin lotion is still effective for some people, the coconut and anise spray can be a significantly more effective alternative treatment...
  34. ncbi Significance of dermoscopy in acute diffuse and total alopecia of the female scalp: review of twenty cases
    Shigeki Inui
    Department of Regenerative Dermatology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Japan
    Dermatology 217:333-6. 2008
    ..Differential diagnosis of other types of diffuse alopecia such as female pattern hair loss (FPHL) is necessary in some cases...
  35. pmc Household exposure to pesticides and risk of childhood acute leukaemia
    F Menegaux
    INSERM, U170, IFR69, Villejuif, France
    Occup Environ Med 63:131-4. 2006
    ..To investigate the relation between childhood acute leukaemia and household exposure to pesticides...
  36. ncbi In-vitro pediculicidal activity of Hedychium spicatum essential oil
    Varsha Jadhav
    Bharati Vidyapeeth s College of Pharmacy, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Fitoterapia 78:470-3. 2007
    ..The essential oil extracted from rhizomes of Hedychium spicatum was evaluated for in-vitro pediculicidal activity. At 5%, 2% and 1% concentration the essential oil showed more significant activity than 1% permethrin based product...
  37. ncbi Epidemiology and morbidity of scabies and pediculosis capitis in resource-poor communities in Brazil
    J Heukelbach
    Departamento de Saude Comunitaria, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Rua Prof Costa Mendes 1608 5 andar, Fortaleza, CE 60430 140, Brazil
    Br J Dermatol 153:150-6. 2005
    ..Pediculosis capitis and scabies are common parasitic skin diseases, especially in resource-poor communities, but data on epidemiology and morbidity are scanty...
  38. ncbi Cutis verticis gyrata: three cases with different aetiologies that demonstrate the classification system
    Fiona Larsen
    Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Australas J Dermatol 48:91-4. 2007
    ..An association between cutis verticis gyrata and Noonan's syndrome has been rarely described. The third case illustrates secondary cutis verticis gyrata, occurring in a 27-year-old man with discoid eczema...
  39. ncbi The importance of socio-economic status and individual characteristics on the prevalence of head lice in schoolchildren
    Sara Willems
    Ghent University, Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Campus UZ 1K3, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Eur J Dermatol 15:387-92. 2005
    ..The management of head lice should take a community-based approach equally involving families, schools, health care professionals and the government...
  40. pmc Surveillance of insecticide resistance in head lice using biochemical and molecular methods
    D Rh Thomas
    National Public Health Service for Wales Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, Cardiff, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:777-8. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi Head lice prevalence in primary schools in Victoria, Australia
    M Counahan
    Communicable Diseases Section, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 40:616-9. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence of and assess risk factors associated with head lice infections (pediculosis) in children from government primary schools in Victoria, Australia...
  42. ncbi The in vivo pediculicidal efficacy of a natural remedy
    Kosta Y Mumcuoglu
    Department of Parasitology, Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:790-3. 2002
    ..Over the past 20-25 years, 15-20% of all children in Israel between 4 and 13 years of age have been infested with head lice. This is mainly due to the existence of ineffective pediculicides on the market...
  43. ncbi High in vitro efficacy of Nyda L, a pediculicide containing dimeticone
    F A S Oliveira
    Department of Community Health, School of Medicine, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:1325-9. 2007
    ..The therapy of pediculosis remains a common problem in clinical practice. As resistance to commonly used chemical pediculicides is constantly increasing, there is a need for new effective compounds...
  44. ncbi Comparison of wet combing with malathion for treatment of head lice in the UK: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    R J Roberts
    Department of Public Health, North Wales Health Authority, Mold, UK
    Lancet 356:540-4. 2000
    ..Concern about the effectiveness and toxicity of insecticide lotions has led to promotion of mechanical methods to remove head lice. We compared the effectiveness of "bug-busting" (wet combing with a fine-toothed comb) and malathion lotion...
  45. ncbi Review of common therapeutic options in the United States for the treatment of pediculosis capitis
    Kimberly N Jones
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, 22908, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:1355-61. 2003
    ..Alternative therapies are also discussed, in addition to indications for prophylaxis, resistance reporting, and the social impact of infestation...
  46. ncbi Survey assessment of parental perceptions regarding head lice
    Lucia Silva
    Faculdade Marechal Rondon, São Manuel, Brazil
    Int J Dermatol 47:249-55. 2008
    ..These areas are important as they enable clinicians and educators to alert parents on how to avoid treatments that are innocuous or of high risk to patients...
  47. pmc Treatment of head louse infestation with 4% dimeticone lotion: randomised controlled equivalence trial
    Ian F Burgess
    Insect Research and Development, Shepreth, Royston SG8 6QZ
    BMJ 330:1423. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of 4% dimeticone lotion for treatment of head louse infestation...
  48. ncbi Effective treatment of head louse with pediculicides
    Kosta Y Mumcuoglu
    Department of Parasitology, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Drugs Dermatol 5:451-2. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi [Prescriptions for the unhealthy scalp. How to treat itching and dandruff]
    Ralph M Trueb
    Dermatologische Klinik, Universitäts Spital, Zurich
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:36-8. 2005
  50. ncbi Interesting case: cervical lymphadenopathy, induced by head lice
    P Scott
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 43:515. 2005
  51. ncbi Repellency of citronella for head lice: double-blind randomized trial of efficacy and safety
    Kosta Y Mumcuoglu
    Department of Parasitology, Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:756-9. 2004
    ..Head lice move easily from head to head. The lack of safe, effective repellents leads to reinfestation...
  52. ncbi A stochastic model for head lice infections
    Patricia Stone
    Department of Statistical Science, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Math Biol 56:743-63. 2008
    ..We arrive at estimates of the ratios of the "within school" and "external source" transmission rates to the recovery rate and use these to obtain estimates for various quantities of interest...
  53. ncbi The prevalence of head lice infestation in school children in izmir, Turkey
    Ciler Akisu
    Pediatr Dermatol 22:372-3. 2005
  54. pmc Single blind, randomised, comparative study of the Bug Buster kit and over the counter pediculicide treatments against head lice in the United Kingdom
    N Hill
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 331:384-7. 2005
    ..To compare the effectiveness of the Bug Buster kit with a single treatment of over the counter pediculicides for eliminating head lice...
  55. pmc Combing and combating head lice
    Martin Dawes
    BMJ 331:362-3. 2005
  56. ncbi Effectiveness of lotions based on essential oils from aromatic plants against permethrin resistant Pediculus humanus capitis
    Paola Gonzalez Audino
    Centro de Investigaciones de Plagas e Insecticidas CIPEIN CITEFA CONICET, J B De Lasalle 4397 B1603ALO Villa Martelli, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Arch Dermatol Res 299:389-92. 2007
    ..This difference is significantly important for 1-dodecanol concentration of 10%, reaching a toxic activity compared to the best commercial lotion available in the market...
  57. ncbi Ovicidal and adulticidal activities of Cinnamomum zeylanicum bark essential oil compounds and related compounds against Pediculus humanus capitis (Anoplura: Pediculicidae)
    Young Cheol Yang
    Research Institute, Naturobiotech Co, Ltd, Suwon 441 744, South Korea
    Int J Parasitol 35:1595-600. 2005
    ..Neither d-phenothrin nor pyrethrum exhibited fumigant toxicity. Cinnamomum bark essential oil and test compounds described merit further study as potential pediculicides or ovicides for the control of P. h. capitis...
  58. ncbi New developments in the treatment of head lice
    Ian F Burgess
    Medical Entomology Centre, Insect Research and Development Limited, Shepreth, Royston, Cambridgeshire
    Nurs Times 102:45-6. 2006
  59. ncbi The varied beneficial effects of ivermectin (Mectizan) treatment, as observed within onchocerciasis foci in south-eastern Nigeria
    J C Anosike
    Tropical Diseases Research Unit, Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 101:593-600. 2007
    ....
  60. ncbi Prevalence of pediculosis capitis and determination of risk factors in primary-school children in Kerman
    F Kamiabi
    Division of Medical Entomology and Vector Control, Faculty of Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Islamic Republic of Iran
    East Mediterr Health J 11:988-92. 2005
    ..0001), age (P < 0.05), parents' education (P < 0.0001), father's job (P < 0.01), family size (P < 0.01), length of hair (P < 0.0001) and having separate bathing facilities in the house (P < 0.0001)...
  61. ncbi [Clinical and epidemiological study of pediculosis capitis in schoolchildren from Coro, Venezuela]
    Dalmiro Cazorla
    Laboratorio de Entomologia, Parasitologia y Medicina Tropical, Centro de Investigaciones Biomedicas, Universidad Nacional Experimental Francisco de Miranda, Coro, Venezuela
    Invest Clin 48:445-57. 2007
    ..8; p = 0.0001), and showing previous infestation (OR = 9.5; p = 0.0001), also appeared to be significant factors associated with transmission and maintenance of pediculosis capitis among school children...
  62. ncbi Albendazole: single or combination therapy with permethrin against pediculosis capitis
    Ciler Akisu
    Dokuz Eylul University, Medical Faculty, Department of Parasitology, Izmir, Turkey
    Pediatr Dermatol 23:179-82. 2006
    ..No statistically significant difference was found between the groups. The results of this study suggest that albendazole is effective against pediculosis capitis and there is no synergistic effect between albendazole and 1% permethrin...
  63. ncbi Head lice: what seems to change, and what seems to stay the same
    Deb Ilardi
    North Syracuse Central School District, USA
    School Nurse News 24:14-6, 18. 2007
  64. ncbi A randomized, investigator-blinded, time-ranging study of the comparative efficacy of 0.5% malathion gel versus Ovide Lotion (0.5% malathion) or Nix Crème Rinse (1% permethrin) used as labeled, for the treatment of head lice
    Terri L Meinking
    Global Health Associates of Miami, Inc, Miami, Florida 33143, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 24:405-11. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the 30-minute malathion gel, which contains the same ingredients and concentrations as Ovide, provides comparable efficacy, offers increased safety and is more cosmetically acceptable than Ovide...
  65. ncbi Self-diagnosis of active head lice infestation by individuals from an impoverished community: high sensitivity and specificity
    Daniel Pilger
    Institute for Microbiology and Hygiene, Campus Benjamin Franklin, University of Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 50:121-2. 2008
    ..Sensitivity of visual inspection was 35.1%. Public health professionals can use self-diagnosis as a diagnostic tool, to estimate accurately prevalence of pediculosis in a community, and to monitor ongoing intervention strategies...
  66. ncbi Asphyxiation of lice with topical agents, not a reality...yet
    Craig G Burkhart
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:721-2. 2006
  67. ncbi Treatment of pediculosis capitis infested children with 1% permethrin shampoo in Turkey
    Suleyman Yazar
    Erciyes University, Medical Faculty, Department of Parasitology, Kayseri, Turkey
    Ethiop Med J 43:279-83. 2005
    ..It was found that 173 (97.29%) of the 178 students who applied the prescribed medications were cured, indicating that interestingly 1% permethrin shampoo (Kwellada) is an effective and safe treatment choice for pediculosis capitis...
  68. ncbi An investigation and comparison of the bioactivity of selected essential oils on human lice and house dust mites
    E M Williamson
    The School of Pharmacy, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 6AP, UK
    Fitoterapia 78:521-5. 2007
    ..The assay proved simple and effective and gave reproducible results...
  69. ncbi [Pediculosis prevalence and associated risk factors in a nursery school, Bogotá, Colombia]
    Sandra Milena Ríos
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia
    Biomedica 28:245-51. 2008
    ..Pediculosis is one of the most important chronic infestations in schoolchildren worldwide. Infestations show a high prevalence among the poorest children in developing countries, and it is associated with substandard hygienic practices...
  70. ncbi Parasitic infestations
    Christine C Jacobson
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:1026-43. 2007
  71. ncbi Correct diagnosis of current head lice infestation made by affected individuals from a hyperendemic area
    Jorg Heukelbach
    Int J Dermatol 45:1437-8. 2006
  72. ncbi [Paroxismal reactions of the scalp]
    C Pierard-Franchimont
    CHU du Sart Tilman et Sauvenière, Service de Dermatopathologie, Liege
    Rev Med Liege 59:180-5. 2004
    ..One must add the telogen effuvium after solar exposure or during the post-partum, and the anagen dystrophic alopecia following chemotherapy. Other paroxysmal events include acute canitia and alopecia areata...
  73. ncbi Seasonality trends of Pediculosis capitis and Phthirus pubis in a young adult population: follow-up of 20 years
    D Mimouni
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Room 771, Ross Research Building, 720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 16:257-9. 2002
    ..It is not mandatory to report Pediculosis capitis and Phthirus pubis in most countries; therefore, little is known about the seasonality of these infestations...
  74. pmc Wet combing to eradicate head lice
    Frances Fry
    J R Soc Med 95:630-1. 2002
  75. ncbi [Acute organophosphate intoxication after using a anti-lice insecticide shampoo]
    C Paget
    Departement de Pediatrie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Grenoble, BP 217, 38043 Grenoble, France
    Arch Pediatr 9:913-6. 2002
    ..The diagnosis is based on a reduction in the blood cholinesterase activity. The specific treatment comprises the administration of atropine and pralidoxime...
  76. ncbi [Cutaneous infections in the homeless]
    Sophie Consigny
    Service de Medecine Interne, L Hôtel Dieu, 75004 Paris
    Rev Prat 53:1977-81. 2003
  77. ncbi A preliminary pilot survey on head lice, pediculosis in Sharkia Governorate and treatment of lice with natural plant extracts
    Zeinab M El-Basheir
    Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Benha Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 32:725-36. 2002
    ..The head lice completely disappeared within a week among those patients treated by henna mixed with aqueous extract of sheah (100%) or mixed with helba (75%) or with karkada (50%)...
  78. ncbi Incidence and prevalence of head lice in a district health authority area
    J Harris
    Essex Health Protection Team, 8 Collingwood Road, Witham, Essex CM8 2TT
    Commun Dis Public Health 6:246-9. 2003
    ..Overall 438 children had head lice at the time of the survey, giving a prevalence of 2.03%; 8,059 had had lice at some time in the last year giving an annual incidence of 37.4%...
  79. ncbi Adverse ocular effects from over-the-counter lice shampoo
    Frederick W Fraunfelder
    Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:1790-1. 2003
  80. ncbi Nit-picking
    Julie Goldsmith
    Am J Nurs 103:23. 2003
  81. ncbi Head lice diagnosed in general practice in the West Midlands between 1993 and 2000: a survey using the General Practice Research Database
    S Smith
    CDSC West Midlands, 2nd Floor, Lincoln House, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Bordesley Green, Birmingham B9 5SS
    Commun Dis Public Health 6:139-43. 2003
    ..Use of GPRD provides additional insights into patient data, particularly on prescribing, that would not be available from other sources...
  82. pmc Wet combing for head lice: feasibility in mass screening, treatment preference and outcome
    R H Vander Stichele
    Heymans Institute of Pharmacology, Ghent University, Belgium
    J R Soc Med 95:348-52. 2002
    ..The prevalence of head lice was high and the cure rate was low, with either topical treatments or wet combing...
  83. ncbi Head lice on pillows, and strategies to make a small risk even less
    Rick Speare
    Head Lice Research Centre, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Int J Dermatol 42:626-9. 2003
    ..Due to a lack of evidence, controversy exists about the role of bedding in the transmission of head lice...
  84. ncbi Efficacy of a reduced application time of Ovide lotion (0.5% malathion) compared to Nix creme rinse (1% permethrin) for the treatment of head lice
    Terri L Meinking
    Global Health Associates of Miami, 7800 SW 57th Ave, Suite 219E, Miami, FL 33143, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 21:670-4. 2004
    ..The poor efficacy of Nix confirms the resistance of head lice to permethrin in south Florida...
  85. ncbi Economic considerations associated with Pediculus humanus capitis infestation
    Ronald C Hansen
    Phoenix Children s Hospital, 1919 E Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 43:523-7. 2004
    ..More accurate diagnosis of head lice infestation may provide the most effective means of controlling the costs of care and ensuring proper use of pediculicides...
  86. ncbi Quality improvement projects related to pediculosis management
    Janis Hootman
    Multnomah Education Service District, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Sch Nurs 18:80-6. 2002
    ..It is important to have evidence-based information about the communicability and management strategies for pediculosis to contribute to sound treatment and policy formation...
  87. ncbi A simple treatment for head lice: dry-on, suffocation-based pediculicide
    Dale Lawrence Pearlman
    Family Dermatology Medical Office, 1220 University Dr, Suite 203, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e275-9. 2004
    ..The emergence of drug-resistant lice has created the need for new therapies. This study assesses a new method without neurotoxins, extensive household cleaning, or nit removal...
  88. ncbi [Ectoparasitic skin diseases. Scabies and pediculosis]
    Pierre André Bécherel
    Service de Medecine Interne, groupe hospitalier La Pitié La Salpêtrière, 75013 Paris
    Rev Prat 52:79-84. 2002
  89. ncbi Epidemiological aspects of head lice in children attending day care centres, urban and rural schools in Uberlândia, central Brazil
    Raquel Borges
    Núcleo de Imunologia, Microbiologia e Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia, Uberlandia, MG, 38400 902, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 97:189-92. 2002
    ..Differences observed between the prevalence rates of head lice in children from the urban institutions suggest there is a greater epidemiological heterogeneity in this group when compared to the rural schoolchildren...
  90. ncbi Clinical and mycological evaluation of therapeutic effectiveness of Solanum chrysotrichum standardized extract on patients with Pityriasis capitis (dandruff). A double blind and randomized clinical trial controlled with ketoconazole
    Armando Herrera-Arellano
    Centro de Investigacion Biomedica del Sur, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Argentina 1, Xochitepec, Morelos, México 62790
    Planta Med 70:483-8. 2004
    ..23). These results show the therapeutic effectiveness and tolerability of the standardized extract from S. chrysotrichum on the local treatment of Pityriasis capitis associated with the yeast of the genus Malassezia...
  91. ncbi Efficacy of betamethasone valerate 0.1% thermophobic foam in seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp: an open-label, multicentre, prospective trial on 180 patients
    Massimo Milani
    R and D Mipharm, Milan, Italy
    Curr Med Res Opin 19:342-5. 2003
    ..thermophobic, low-residue, foam vehicle (Bettamousse) (BVM) has become available for the topical treatment of scalp dermatoses. No data have been published hitherto regarding efficacy, safety and patient acceptability of this new ..
  92. ncbi The efficacy and tolerability of clobetasol propionate foam 0.05% in the treatment of mild to moderate plaque-type psoriasis of nonscalp regions
    Alice B Gottlieb
    Clinical Research Center, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 0019, USA
    J Cutan Med Surg 7:185-92. 2003
    ..is approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of corticosteroid-responsive scalp dermatoses, but there is only limited data available for its efficacy and tolerability in treating dermatoses which ..
  93. ncbi Scalpdex: a quality-of-life instrument for scalp dermatitis
    Suephy C Chen
    Department of Dermatology and Emory Center for Outcomes Research, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    Arch Dermatol 138:803-7. 2002
    ..To develop a scalp dermatitis-specific quality-of-life instrument...
  94. ncbi Epidermal field carcinogenesis in bald-headed: An attempt at finetuning early non-invasive detection
    Pascale Quatresooz
    Department of Dermatopathology, University Hospital of Liege, BE 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Oncol Rep 21:1313-6. 2009
    ..It is suggested that the presently described condition may be associated with or indicative for actinic field carcinogenesis and incipient keratinocyte dysplasia...
  95. ncbi Betamethasone valerate foam for treatment of nonscalp psoriasis
    L F Stein
    Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, 6777 Maple Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48322, USA
    J Cutan Med Surg 5:303-7. 2001
    ..12% (Luxiq, Connectics Corporation, Palo Alto, CA) is approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of corticosteroid-responsive scalp dermatoses, no data are available for its use on nonscalp psoriasis.
  96. ncbi Head louse and other common infections in schools: head teachers' use of an information pack
    V Sampanthar
    Wigan and Bolton Health Authority
    J Fam Health Care 12:76-9. 2002
    ..Regular education sessions are recommended for head teachers and community health professionals involved with head louse infections. These measures should help ensure a consistent, evidence-based and up-to-date approach...
  97. ncbi Cutaneous myiasis associated with scalp psoriasis
    Kavita Mariwalla
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:S51-2. 2007
  98. ncbi [Effective treatment of a patient infested with pediculus capitis by using 5% Indigofera suffruticosa Mill tincture]
    Tamara García Calixto
    Instituto de Medicina Tropical Pedro Kouri, La Habana, Cuba
    Rev Cubana Med Trop 63:275-7. 2011
    ..The latter are involved in a chain of transmission of these insects and may play an important role at present as parasite reservoirs...
  99. ncbi MRI in essential primary cutis verticis gyrata
    K Okamoto
    Department of Radiology, Niigata University Faculty of Medicine, Japan
    Neuroradiology 43:841-4. 2001
    ..Coronal images showed a characteristic corrugated appearance of the thickened scalp at the vertex, diagnostic of CVG. Neuroradiologists should be aware of this condition...
  100. ncbi Lichen planopilaris and scleroderma en coup de sabre
    M A Munoz-Perez
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 16:542-4. 2002
  101. ncbi Pediculosis capitis: an update
    Bhushan Madke
    Department of Dermatology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 78:429-38. 2012
    ..Radical but culturally unacceptable method would be shaving of scalp in resistant cases. Environmental fogging with insecticides is neither necessary nor recommended...

Research Grants1

  1. Dermatomyositis Skin Disease Severity Measure Validation
    JOSPEH JORIZZO; Fiscal Year: 2003
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