Search for dissertations about: "thesis on skin disease"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 346 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on skin disease.

  1. 1. It is on my skin, on my soul, and on my life : development of a disease-specific quality of life instrument for adult patients with acute cutaneous leishmaniasis in Iran

    Author : Alireza Khatami; Berndt Stenberg; Maria Emmelin; Hans Stenlund; Farhad Handjani; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cutaneous leishmaniasis; fundamental measurement; needs-based approach; neglected tropical disease; probabilistic model; quality of life; qualitative content analysis; the Rasch model; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), is the most common form of a group of diseases known as leishmaniases. They are caused by obligatory intracellular protozoa from the genus Leishmania and transmitted by sandflies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aspects of Microbial Influence on Skin Disease

    Author : Andreas Sonesson; Lund Dermatologi och venereologi; []

    Abstract : The skin constitutes an effective barrier mediating protection against environmental danger and foreign substances. At the surface of the skin, the residential microorganisms grow as small colonies and consist of various non-pathogenic bacteria, fungi and viruses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vehicle-related injuries : with emphasis on fatality prevention

    Author : Mats Öström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fatalities; injury; prevention; traffic; disease; alcohol; helmet; airbag;

    Abstract : According to WHO, Sweden should aim to reduce unintentional fatalities, particularly vehicle-related injuries, by 25% by the year 2000. The aim of this thesis was to analyze vehicle-related injuries and injury events, especially the contributory effects of alcohol and disease and the injury reducing capacity of helmets and airbags in order to point out some preventive measures. READ MORE

  4. 4. Studies on Vitamin A Signaling in Psoriasis : A Comparison Between Normal and Lesional Keratinocytes

    Author : Teresa Karlsson; Jan Öivind Moskaug; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Psoriasis; vitamin A; retinoids; retinoid receptor; differentiation; keratinocyte; skin; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Dermatology and Venerology; dermatologi och venereologi;

    Abstract : Vitamin A and metabolites (retinoids) are crucial for normal epidermal maturation. Physiological effects are mediated by retinoic acid (RA) that activates nuclear retinoic acid receptors (RARs) in complexes with retinoid X receptors (RXRs), resulting in altered gene transcription.Psoriasis is a common disease with unknown etiology. READ MORE

  5. 5. Darier disease : more than skin deep

    Author : Philip Curman; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Darier disease (DD) is a severe, inherited dermatological disorder with a characteristic clinical and histopathological appearance. It is caused by mutations in the ATP2A2 gene, encoding a Ca2+ pump in the endoplasmic reticulum, Sarco/Endoplasmic Reticulum Ca2+-ATPase 2 (SERCA2), which has been found to be an essential regulator of cellular Ca2+ homeostasis. READ MORE