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Comparing Teaching Methods on Skin Disorders Using Standardized Patients Dressed in Moulage vs Paper Cases.

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Objective. To determine whether using standardized patients dressed in moulage improves pharmacy students’ ability to assess skin disorders compared to using picture-based paper cases. To determine pharmacy student preferences when learning assessment of skin disorders through these two educational methods. Methods. Faculty members investigated student assessments of drug-induced skin disorders and contact dermatitis by using …

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Irritant Contact Dermatitis.

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Contact dermatitis accounts for 95% of occupational skin disorders. Irritant contact dermatitis (ICD) is often caused by cumulative exposure to weak irritants, accounting for 80% of all cases of contact dermatitis. ICD can co-exist with atopic dermatitis (AD) and allergic contact dermatitis (ACD). Patients with AD and ACD may have …

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Isothiazolinone derivatives and allergic contact dermatitis: a review and update.

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Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) from isothiazolinones has frequently been described in the literature. Following an epidemic of sensitization to methylchloroisothiazolinone/ methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI) in the 1980’s, and more recently to MI, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety of the European Commission banned their use in leave-on products, whilst restricting that in …

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Regulatory control of DNA end resection by Sae2 phosphorylation.

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T cells critically depend on reprogramming of metabolic signatures to meet the bioenergetic demands during activation and clonal expansion. Here we identify the transcription factor Nur77 as a cell-intrinsic modulator of T cell activation. Nur77-deficient T cells are highly proliferative, and lack of Nur77 is associated with enhanced T cell …

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Oral ulcer due to dabigatran capsule.

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When evaluating consumer products for safety, one must consider the heterogeneity of the population that might use those products, including the potential for different sensitivity based on factors such as age, gender, and genetics. For both systemic endpoints and allergic contact dermatitis (ACD), quantitative safety evaluations typically include a default …

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Patch Testing Pearls.

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Dermatitis is one of the most common illnesses encountered by healthcare providers and the causes are numerous. Contact dermatitis is the form of dermatitis resulting from contact with the environment, and it may be either irritant or allergic in nature. Patch testing has been the gold standard for diagnosis of …

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(E)‑phenethyl 3‑(3,5‑dihydroxy‑4‑isopropylphenyl) acrylate gel improves DNFB-induced allergic contact hypersensitivity via regulating the balance of Th1/Th2/Th17/Treg cell subsets.

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(E)‑phenethyl 3‑(3,5‑dihydroxy‑4‑isopropylphenyl) acrylate gels (THCA354) is a novel polyphenols acrylic acid derivative. To investigate the immunoregulatory mechanisms of THCA354, we established a mouse model of 2,4‑dinitrofluorobenzene (DNFB)-induced allergic contact dermatitis (ACD). Responses of Th1, Th2, Th17 and regulatory T cells (Tregs) were determined by flow cytometry, reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction …

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