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  • Tumor
  • Photochemotherapy and graft-verus-leukemia reaction in acute-leukemia: Tumor immunity and survival are dependent on timing of photochemotherapy of the skin. (ki.se)
  • Other high risk groups include patients with cancer, especially those who are neutropenic and receiving broad-spectrum antibiotics, and individuals receiving immunosuppressive agents, including oral or intravenous steroids and tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha blockers. (medscape.com)
  • In the 1970s, studies concerning the importance of MHC locus were done exclusively in transplantation and tumor rejection. (wikipedia.org)
  • renal
  • This study reviewed 6 large observational studies addressing the risk of impaired renal function associated with lithium treatment and methodological issues impacting interpretation of results. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • The presence of a percutaneous drain in the setting of heavy immunosuppression in the early post-renal transplantation period was a predisposing factor. (hindawi.com)
  • 12 ]. The increased incidence of JCV/PML in association with the HIV-1 pandemic and the emergence of BKV/BKVN in association with renal transplantation (and haemorrhagic cystitis in bone marrow transplant recipients) highlighted the importance of the host immune system in the control of these latent infections and the pathogenesis of these diseases [ 13 , 14 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • hypersensitivity
  • The main theoretical background to the present studies was the effect of photochemotherapy on cell mediated immunity evident by an inhibition of the delayed type hypersensitivity of the skin and the ability to induce circulating immunomodulatory regulatory-T cells in human. (ki.se)
  • Granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF) hypersensitivity of myeloid progenitors in vitro. (wikipedia.org)
  • nodule
  • Cutaneous lymphoma, characterized by atypical proliferation of T or B lymphocytes in the skin, usually presents as a slow-growing indurated nodule or plaque. (mdedge.com)
  • squamous cell carc
  • Squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma account for 95% of cases of nonmelanomatous skin cancer, and the incidence of squamous cell carcinoma has been increasing. (mdedge.com)
  • patients
  • We recommend full skin examinations annually and appropriate referral to dermatology when needed, especially in patients who may be at higher risk for skin cancer. (springer.com)
  • Patients with primary cutaneous aspergillosis often give a history of injured skin exposure to a possibly contaminated object. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Patients with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, especially those with ketoacidosis, are at high risk. (medscape.com)
  • In addition, patients with burns and those who use intravenous drugs are at a higher risk. (medscape.com)
  • reaction
  • Our patient underwent a tuberculin skin test, which was negative, as were polymerase chain reaction testing and culture of the biopsy material for mycobacteria. (mdedge.com)
  • Pathogenesis
  • Continued research is needed to better understand the pathogenesis and treatment of post-transplant effects on the skin. (springer.com)
  • primary
  • The primary aim of dynamic stabilization is to stabilize the spine and preserve function without overstressing adjacent segments, which is a potential risk of fusion surgery. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • Therapy
  • Successful mucormycosis treatment requires correction of the underlying risk factor(s), antifungal therapy (traditionally with a polyene), and aggressive surgery. (medscape.com)
  • patient
  • A hospitalized patient may report the presence of an arm board, adhesive tape or occlusive dressings over an intravenous catheter site, wound, or macerated skin. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • This patient has no granulomas on skin biopsy. (mdedge.com)
  • Normally, the long-term VAD is used as a bridge to transplantation (BTT)-keeping the patient alive, and in reasonably good condition, and able to await the heart transplant outside of the hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • approximately
  • Homozygosity for the minor allele of each of the 3 SNPs was associated with increased risk of occurrence ( approximately 3-fold to 39-fold increase). (snpedia.com)