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Papulonecrotic tuberculid in children: A report of eight patients
Papulonecrotic tuberculid (PNT), a form of cutaneous tuberculosis (TB), is uncommon in children. We identified eight children (six girls and two boys) with PNT. Their ages ranged from 19 to 139 months (median: 47.5 months, ...
Papular urticaria: A histopathologic study of 30 patients
Papular urticaria is the result of hypersensitivity (id-reaction) to bites from certain insects such as mosquitoes gnats, fleas, mites, and bedbugs. Papular urticaria is common in childhood and is characterized by symmetrically ...
Detection and subtyping of human herpesvirus-8 in renal transplant patients before and after remission of Kaposi's sarcoma
Background. Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a complication of renal transplantation. If the human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) causes KS, the virus should be present in all KS lesions and be drastically reduced or cleared from involved ...
Hepatocellular carcinoma in children
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) occurs more frequently in subsaharan Africa and the Orient than in other geographical regions, but remains an uncommon tumour of childhood. We review six children with HCC (mean age 13 years) ...