Posts Tagged ‘gale’


Monday, April 12th, 2010

What is scabies? Scabies is an infestation by a mite called sarcoptes scabiei. Transmission can occur while in close personal contact. In sexually active adults, transmission occurs often (but not only) sexually. Affected individuals can display small red itchy growths. These lesions are located on the genitalia or at other sites like the interdigital web […]

Once daily application of pimecrolimus in atopic dermatitis flare prevention

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Twice-daily versus once-daily applications of pimecrolimus cream 1% for the prevention of disease relapse in pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis. Ruer-Mulard M, Aberer W et al. Pediatr Dermatol. 2009 Sep-Oct;26(5):551-8. This article demonstrates that a once daily application of a calcineurin inhibitor (pimecrolimus in this stidy) is enough to prevent the flares of atopic dermatitis […]


Sunday, November 29th, 2009

What is scabies? Scabies is a very itchy skin problem, that: commonly affects the hands, wrists and fingers. It can affect the elbows, armpits, nipples and buttocks. In males, the genitals are often affected. The itch is worse at night. How do you get scabies? This condition is caused by the scabies mite (Sarcoptes Scabiei […]

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