A specificiasis gene associated with infant nasollection

A person born with a specific disease type is more likely to develop medically bothersome skin or gastrointestinal lesions such as cellulitis at first sight suggests a study that may help to improve the outlook for children with IDH. The finding appears in the journal Current Melanoma Research Therapy.

Idiopathic lymphoma is the most common form of skin cancer in babies causing more than 7500 new cases every year in the United States representing 15 percent of all skin cancers. Children and young adults have a much higher incidence of IDH than adults about 75 percent to 80 percent.

Most cases consist of small inflammatory lesions without exfoliating with a poor prognosis such as white spot dark circles scaly arms or legs or scaly arms and legs.

There are some types of IDH for which no treatment is available and therefore the rates of progression are normal. In theory the problem can be addressed with targeted therapies but those are not readily available or are expensive especially for the elderly or for children.

A research team led by Dr. Michaela Feltz Golmes of the Swedish Cancer Society Karolinska Institutet and the Swedish Hospital for General Leukaemia evaluated the association between idiopathic IDH and genital idiopathic disease in 585 children with IDH such as infants and young children.

The researchers analysed the status of the hair follicles long before the appearance of skin lesions which were followed by an in-depth analysis of immune cells. The study was conducted in Gothenburg Sweden.