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Contact immunotherapy-induced Renbök phenomenon in a patient with alopecia areata and psoriasis vulgaris Volume 20, issue 1, January-February 2010

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Department of Dermatology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan, 1-20-1 Handayama, Higashi-ku, Hamamatsu 431-3192 Japan

Auteur(s) : Taisuke Ito, Hideo Hashizume, Masahiro Takigawa Department of Dermatology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan, 1-20-1 Handayama, Higashi-ku, Hamamatsu 431-3192 Japan Happle et al. first introduced the term “Renbök phenomenon”, derived from the reversal of “Köbner”, to describe the observation of normal hair growth in psoriatic lesions in patients with co-existing psoriasis and alopecia areata (AA) [1]. Although the exact mechanism [...]