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Research & Reviews  30 results

White Piedra.
JAMA Dermatology; Bieber AK, Pomeranz MK et. al.

Jan 21st, 2021 - White Piedra.|2021|Bieber AK,Pomeranz MK,Kim RH,|

Mother-daughter white piedra coinfection: a result of homemade hair cream use?
International Journal of Dermatology; Borsato BB, Colmiran IR et. al.

Dec 16th, 2020 - Mother-daughter white piedra coinfection: a result of homemade hair cream use?|2020|Borsato BB,Colmiran IR,Silva IC,Rui EF,Pavezzi PD,|

Combinatory Effect of ALA-PDT and Itraconazole Treatment for Trichosporon asahii.
Lasers in Surgery and Medicine; Lan Y, Lu S et. al.

Nov 10th, 2020 - Trichosporiosis is an opportunistic infection that includes superficial infections, white piedra, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and invasive trichosporonosis. The effect of antifungal agents against these infections is largely weakened by drug res...

Efficacy of topical vs combined oral and topical antifungals in white piedra of the scalp.
Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology; El Attar Y, Atef Shams Eldeen M et. al.

Oct 9th, 2020 - Topical antifungals are the most commonly used therapy in white piedra of the scalp. However, persistence and relapse of infection still pose a significant challenge. Systemic antifungals have been recommended to enhance the therapeutic response. ...

Severe Coronavirus Bronchiolitis in the Pre-COVID-19 Era.
Pediatrics Mansbach JM, Hasegawa K et. al.

Jun 12th, 2020 - Severe Coronavirus Bronchiolitis in the Pre-COVID-19 Era.|2020|Mansbach JM,Hasegawa K,Piedra PA,Sullivan AF,Camargo CA,|epidemiology,virology,isolation & purification,epidemiology,statistics & numerical data,statistics & numerical data,epidemiolog...

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News  6 results

White Concretions on the Hair Shaft
Melinda Liu, MD, Alex G. Ortega-Loayza, MD

Jan 16th, 2019 - The Diagnosis: White Piedra A fungal culture demonstrated a filamentous fungus that was identified as Trichosporon inkin via DNA sequencing, which confirmed the diagnosis of white piedra (WP). Piedra refers to a group of fungal infections presenti.

Don't Blame the Egg: Challenges in Vaccine Development

Dec 22nd, 2017 - This year's flu vaccine is getting lots of negative press, but it isn't just a simple matter of changing the vaccine manufacturing process. In this exclusive MedPage Today video, Pedro Piedra, MD, of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, discusse...

Long-term Pubic Dermatitis Diagnosed as White Piedra

Dec 4th, 2017 - Comment Piedra (meaning stone in Spanish) describes a group of fungal infections that present with gritty concretions on the hair shaft. 1,2 In 1911, Horta3 classified piedra into 2 subtypes: black piedra, caused by Piedraia hortae, and WP, caused.

Black Adherence Nodules on the Scalp Hair Shaft
Patrick M. Kupiec, MD, Audrey N. Green, MD et. al.

Jul 5th, 2017 - The Diagnosis: Piedra Microscopic examination of the hair shafts revealed brown to black, firmly adherent concretions (Figure 1). Scanning electron microscopy of the nodules was performed, which allowed for greater definition of the constituent hy.

Intranasal Flu Vaccine Found Effective in Children
Family Practice News; Sharon Worcester

A single dose of trivalent live attenuated intranasal influenza vaccine administered to children during a 2003–2004 influenza outbreak was well tolerated and efficacious despite antigenic differences in the vaccine strain and the dominant circulat.

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