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In Vivo Reflectance Confocal Microscopy of Adnexal Tumors: Evaluation of Trichoepithelioma, Sebaceoma, and Fibrofolliculoma
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOPATHOLOGY, v.44, n.3, p.190-195, 2022
Cutaneous adnexal tumors are benign and malignant neoplasms that undergo morphological differentiation into cutaneous adnexa, comprising pilosebaceous, eccrine, or apocrine units. Reflectance confocal microscopy is a noninvasive diagnostic method that enables in vivo visualization of tissues at a...
Reviewing the Etiologic Agents, Microbe-Host Relationship, Immune Response, Diagnosis, and Treatment in Chromoblastomycosis
JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY RESEARCH, v.2021, article ID 9742832, 23p, 2021
Chromoblastomycosis (CBM) is a neglected human disease, caused by different species of pigmented dematiaceous fungi that cause subcutaneous infections. This disease has been considered an occupational disease, occurring among people working in the field of agriculture, particularly in low-income ...
Systemic Therapy for Atopic Dermatitis in Older Adults and Adults With Comorbidities: A Scoping Review and International Eczema Council Survey
DERMATITIS, v.33, n.3, p.200-206, 2022
Background Clinical trials of systemic therapies for atopic dermatitis (AD) often exclude patients based on age and comorbidities. Objectives We conducted a scoping review of observational studies and survey of International Eczema Council (IEC) members on the treatment of AD in patients with liv...
Evaluation of IFN-gamma secretion after stimulation with C. neoformans and C. gattii antigens in individuals with frequent exposure to the fungus
JOURNAL DE MYCOLOGIE MEDICALE, v.32, n.2, article ID 101230, 5p, 2022
In this study we produced antigenic extracts from prototypical strains of C. neoformans (VNI-VNIV) and C. gattii (VGI-VGIV) and tested IFN-gamma secretion by Elispot. Antigens from the eight Cryptococcus molecular types (VNI -VNIV and VGI - VGIV) were obtained after capsule reduction. IFN-gamma s...
Use of hydrochlorothiazide and risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer: a pilot study in the Brazilian population
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, v.61, n.6, p.E213-E214, 2022
A neglected disease. Human sporotrichosis in a densely populated urban area in Sao Paulo, Brazil: clinical-epidemiological and therapeutic aspects
BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY, v.53, n.2, p.739-748, 2022
Human sporotrichosis is caused by different Sporothrix species; however, Sporothrix brasiliensis is the main species, usually related to cat transmission in urban areas. A retrospective descriptive study was conducted at the Institute of Infectology Emilio Ribas from 2010 to 2018. Demography, cli...
Considerations on Immunization and Immunosuppression of Patients With Autoimmune Blistering Diseases During COVID-19 Pandemic in Brazil: Case Report
FRONTIERS IN MEDICINE, v.8, article ID 811562, 6p, 2022
Autoimmune blistering diseases comprise a rare group of potentially life-threatening dermatoses. Management of autoimmune disorders poses a challenge in terms of achieving disease control and preventing adverse events. Treatment often requires an individualized approach considering disease severi...
Guimarães, Ana Lucia Monteiro; Pincelli, Marcella Soares; Nico, Marcello Menta Simonsen. Dermatoses graves. In: Brandão Neto, Rodrigo Antonio; Souza, Heraldo Possolo de; Marino, Lucas Oliveira; Marchini, Julio Flávio Meirelles; Alencar, Júlio César Garcia de; Ribeiro, Sabrina Corrêa da Costa (eds). Manual de medicina de emergência: disciplina de emergências clínicas: Hospital das Clínicas da FMUSP. SANTANA DE PARNAÍBA: Manole, 2022. p.1088-1101.
A Brazilian Inter-Hospital Candidemia Outbreak Caused by Fluconazole-Resistant Candida parapsilosis in the COVID-19 Era
JOURNAL OF FUNGI, v.8, n.2, article ID 100, 8p, 2022
Horizontal transmission of fluconazole-resistant Candida parapsilosis (FRCP) through healthcare workers' hands has contributed to the occurrence of candidemia outbreaks worldwide. Since the first COVID-19 case in Brazil was detected in early 2020, hospitals have reinforced hand hygiene and disinf...
Antiviral Response Induced by Toll-Like Receptor (TLR) 7/TLR8 Activation Inhibits Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Infection in Cord Blood Macrophages
JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, v.225, n.3, p.510-519, 2022
Cord blood macrophages are more susceptible to HIV-1 infection. This vulnerability can be reversed under treatment with the type I interferon adjuvant CL097, which triggers inflammatory and antiviral responses in these cells, attenuating viral replication. Vertical transmission is the main mechan...