Dermatology is the branch of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to skin, hair and nails. Our skin is the body's largest organ therefore dermatology in the widest sense considered as a specialty covering both medical and surgical aspects.

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2020-02-21 Research Article

Leprosy persistence in the health district of Kenieba despite its elimination as a public health problem at the national level in Mali

Yaya Ibrahim Coulibaly, Ilo Dicko*, Modibo Keita, Housseini Dolo, Modibo Sangaré, Abdoulaye Fomba, Mamoudou Kodio, Nouhou Diarra, Mamadou Sidibé, Oumar Maiga, Moussa Brema Sangaré, Siaka Yamoussa Coulibaly, Michel Emmanuel Coulibaly, Mamadou Dolo, Sory Ibrahima Fomba, Abdallah Amadou Diallo, Floribert Fossuo Thotchum, Ousmane Faye and Samba Ousmane Sow


WHO defined leprosy elimination as reaching a prevalence < 1 case of leprosy per 10,000 inhabitants. Mali eliminated the disease since 2001 but in 2011, it recorded 226 new cases. This has a serious involvement in term of disease spreading. Therefore, we undertook a cross ...

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2019-12-11 Letter to the Editor

Evaluation in real life of the impact of photo-protection counseling in patients with actinic keratosis

Khaled Ezzedine, Sophie Seité and Charles Taïeb*

Dear Editor

Actinic keratosis (AK) are scaly lesions caused by chronic ultraviolet-induced damage to the epidermis which are a proxy for excessive sun-exposure [1] that may evolve into squamous cell carcinoma [2-7]. Therefore,&nbs...

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2019-10-22 Commentary

We may need to reconsider when to apply sunscreen in our daily life

Win L Chiou*


Broad-spectrum sunscreens are now widely used worldwide as an adjunct to help prevent sunburn, skin cancers and premature skin aging. In the United States, all persons older than 6 months are recommended to apply sunscreen to all sun-exposed skin from toes to head except eyes...

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2019-08-07 Case Report

Daub, Discolouration, Pigmentation-Solar Lentigo

Anubha Bajaj


Solar lentigo is defined as an alteration in cutaneous pigment deposition on account of exposure to ultraviolet radiation. Solar lentigo is a benign, pigmented lesion with a characteristic increment in the quantification of pigmented keratinocytes. It can manifest as a dark br...

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2018-12-06 Case Report

Linear IgA bullous dermatosis in a child successfully responding to oral antibiotics

Senhaji G, Bay HB, Dassouli R, Jouari OE, Lamouaffaq A, Z Douhi, S Elloudi and FZ Mernissi


Linear IgA bullous dermatosis (LABD) is a rare, chronic, autoimmune bullous dermatosis affecting young children and adults. The exact pathogenesis of this disease is still unknown, although both humoral and cellular immune response are involved. Clinically, it may show hetero...

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2018-05-23 Review Article

Metabolic Syndrome, Cardiovascular Disease and the Hair Growth Cycle: Addressing hair growth disruptions using Nourkrin® with Marilex® as a proteoglycan replacement therapy: A concise review

Thom E, Wadstein J, Kingsley D**, Thom EW


Alopecia is associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease, and it appears that there is a relationship between the degree of hair loss and the risk of coronary heart disease, meaning, the greater the severity of alopecia, the greater the risk of coronary heart d...

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2017-12-08 Case Report

It is not invisible! A case report of 2 patients with scalp Lichen Planopilaris mimicking Androgenic Alopecia

Sorbellini Elisabetta, Pinto Daniela, Marzani Barbara and Fabio Rinaldi*


Lichen Planopilaris is known as the form of Lichen Planus typical of the scalp. It is classified as a lymphatic disease and is characterized by chronic inflammation which leads to cicatricial alopecia. Its causes are not yet well characterized but its etiology seems to strong...

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2017-12-08 Research Article

Lifestyle Diseases and the Hair Growth Cycle: A multidisciplinary approach using Nourkrin® with Marilex®, a proteoglycan replacement therapy, for anagen induction and maintenance

Thom E* and Thom EW


Multiple studies have investigated the relationship between androgenetic alopecia and cardiovascular disease, including studies that have identified elevated rates of cardiovascular disease in patients with vertex hair loss, vertex and frontal hair loss, early onset hair loss...

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2017-10-18 Research Article

Clinical significance of Vibration Anesthesia on reducing pain of Ring- Block (Subcutaneous Injections) in the patients undergoing Hair Restoration Surgery

Muhammad Ahmad* and Mohammad Humayun Mohmand


Pain is a complex phenomenon which is unpleasant. Different cosmetic procedures are associated with varying degrees of pain. Various modalities are adopted to decrease the severity of pain. The commonly used is the administration of analgesics (opioid or non-steroidal). T...

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