Carlos Nousari's scientific contributionswhile working at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (Miami, United States) and other institutions

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    • Pemphigus foliaceus is a blistering skin disease that rarely occurs in the pediatric population, with the exception of the endemic form observed predominantly in Brazilian children, known as Fogo selvagem [2]. Because blisters are superficial within the epidermis and the blister roof is too thin to allow fluid accumulation, patients usually present with
    [Show abstract] [Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Pemphigus foliaceus (PF) is rarely described in the pediatric population with less than 40 cases reported in the literature. We report the case of an 11-year-old girl who was diagnosed with PF after 6 months of starting with symptoms and who responded well to therapy with oral dapsone. Although therapeutic guidelines for PF in children are lacking, oral corticosteroids in combination with dapsone have proven to be effective as first-line treatment in this setting.
    Full-text · Article · Dec 2013