The discovery by Beuntner and Jordan  in 1964 of circulating antibodies against the cell surface of keratinocytes in the serum of patients with pemphigus vulgaris pioneered our understanding that pemphigus vulgaris is a tissue-specific autoimmune disease of the skin
Scabies, a disease of the skin
caused by mites that causes crusts and scabs on the body.
Meyers found that 58 of its 100 beds held people afflicted with a disfiguring infectious disease of the skin
and underlying tissue.
Graft-versus-host disease of the skin
, liver, and digestive tract developed in a 39-year-old woman with chronic myelogenous leukemia after an allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant in September 1995, during which she was treated with cyclosporine and high-dose prednisolone.
In order to further extend our understanding of the clinical utility of the drug in dermatological indications we are currently enrolling patients in an NDA-directed, Phase 3 clinical study in rosacea, another inflammatory disease of the skin
, for which there is no FDA-approved systemic therapy.
More than 30 million Americans suffer from eczema (or atopic dermatitis), an incurable disease of the skin
, which is characterized by chronic itch and inflammation.
The next volume covers topics such as disorders of pigmentation, diseases of collagen and elastic tissue, diseases of hair and nails, melanocytic nevi, melanoma, cutaneous lymphoproliferative diseases, cutaneous metastases and Paget's disease of the skin
, and tumors of the hair follicle, sebaceous glands, sweat glands, and connective tissue.
ECZEMA is a common inflammatory disease of the skin
which affects an estimated one in 10 people.
Psoriasis is a chronic, hyperproliferative, inflammatory disease of the skin
that affects up to 3% of the world's population.
Atopic dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin
with an onset typically already in infancy.
Psoriasis is a common, chronic, hyperproliferative, inflammatory disease of the skin
that affects up to 3% of the population.