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Latest (15) Full Text Articles (399) Focus on Autoimmune Diseases
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1 Implants and contact allergy: are sensitizing metals released as haptens from coronary stents? Contact Dermatitis, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

2 Current practice of methotrexate use for psoriasis: results of a worldwide survey among dermatologists Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

3 Targeting Staphylococcus aureus {alpha}-toxin as a novel approach to reduce severity of recurrent skin and soft tissue infections The Journal of Infectious Diseases, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

4 Efficacy of micafungin in pediatric immunocompromised patients with invasive fungal infections Full Text Pediatrics International, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

5 Outcomes after diagnosis of mycosis fungoides and S├ęzary syndrome before 30 years of age: A population-based study JAMA Dermatology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

6 Prevention and management of neonatal herpes simplex virus infections Paediatrics & Child Health, April 18, 2014    Review Article

7 A retrospective analysis of the duration of oral antibiotic therapy for the treatment of acne among adolescents: Investigating practice gaps and potential cost-savings Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

8 Dynamic hypoxia in scar tissue during human hypertrophic scar progression Dermatologic Surgery, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Pattern of contact sensitization in patients with and without atopic dermatitis in a hospital-based clinical database Contact Dermatitis, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

10 Demography, baseline disease characteristics, and treatment history of patients with psoriasis enrolled in a multicenter, prospective, disease-based registry (PSOLAR) British Journal of Dermatology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

11 Aspergillus tracheobronchitis in critically ill patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases Mycoses, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

12 Incidence of infection after Mohs micrographic and dermatologic surgery before and after implementation of new sterilization guidelines Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Turning the tide? Changes in treatment rates for keratinocyte cancers in Australia 2000 through 2011 Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

14 Melanoma incidence and Breslow tumour thickness development in the central Alpine region of South Tyrol from 1998 to 2012: a population-based study Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

15 A measure of chronic quality of life predicts socioeconomic and medical outcomes in psoriasis patients Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

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16 UV-A1 phototherapy vs clobetasol propionate, 0.05%, in the treatment of vulvar lichen sclerosus a randomized clinical trial JAMA Dermatology, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

17 Adjuvant bevacizumab in patients with melanoma at high risk of recurrence (AVAST-M): preplanned interim results from a multicentre, open-label, randomised controlled phase 3 study The Lancet Oncology, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

18 Therapy of chronic urticaria: a simple, modern approach Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, April 17, 2014    Review Article

19 Treatment with low-temperature atmospheric pressure plasma enhances cutaneous delivery of epidermal growth factor by regulating E-cadherin-mediated cell junctions Archives of Dermatological Research, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

20 The nano-scale mechanical properties of the extracellular matrix regulate dermal fibroblast function Journal of Investigative Dermatology, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

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Clinical Pearls in Dermatology

Highlights in Dermatology

Factors affecting treatment response in alopecia areata

As published in the Journal of European Academy of Dermatology & Venereology, measureable autoantibodies were associated with an increased extent of alopecia areata (AA). Ophiasic hair loss and nail dystrophy were associated with atopic AA, which in turn was associated with an increased risk of relapse.

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Chondroitinase ABC reduces keloids

As published in the Journal of Dermatology, injection of chondroitinase ABC into keloid grafted on to nude mice resulted in a significant reduction in keloid formation and elastic fiber formation.

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LL-37 is a biomarker of eczema severity in children

LL-37 corresponds to amino acids 134-170 in human cathelicidin, which is involved in innate immunity against cutaneous infections. Researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong conducted a study involving 144 children with eczema and 36 healthy children. The LL-37 levels were shown to be associated with the atopic dermatitis scores and the severity of eczema. The authors suggest that LL-37 is a biomarker of eczema severity in children and that innate immunity underlies the pathogenesis of eczema.

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Last month's top read Top Articles of 2013

1 Vitamin D status in hidradenitis suppurativa British Journal of Dermatology, March 6, 2014

2 Vitamin D deficiency in alopecia areata British Journal of Dermatology, March 24, 2014

3 Methotrexate and liver fibrosis in people with psoriasis: A systematic review of observational studies British Journal of Dermatology, March 14, 2014    Review Article

4 The efficacy of azithromycin in pityriasis rosea: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology , January 22, 2014    Free full text

5 Beetle juice: a guide for the use of cantharidin in the treatment of molluscum contagiosum Dermatologic Therapy, December 10, 2013

6 Beta-blocker usage after malignant melanoma diagnosis and survival: A population-based nested case-control study British Journal of Dermatology, March 20, 2014

7 Honey: An immunomodulator in wound healing Wound Repair and Regeneration, March 10, 2014    Review Article

8 Syphilis in the United States Clinics in Dermatology, March 3, 2014

9 Vitamin D and systemic lupus erythematosus: State of the art Clinical Rheumatology, February 27, 2014    Review Article

10 Skin as an indicator for sexually transmitted infections Clinics in Dermatology, March 7, 2014

11 New topical treatments for psoriasis Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, February 14, 2014    Review Article

12 Whats new in acne? An analysis of systematic review. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, March 19, 2014    Review Article

13 A retrospective study of propranolol therapy in 635 infants with infantile hemangioma Pediatric Dermatology, March 13, 2014

14 Malassezia infections: A medical conundrum Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, February 26, 2014    Review Article
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15 Alcohol drinking and cutaneous melanoma risk - A systematic review and dose-risk meta-analysis British Journal of Dermatology, February 6, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

16 Shiny white streaks: A sign of malignancy at dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions Acta Dermato-Venereologica, March 6, 2014
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17 Indoor tanning among high school students in the United States, 2009 and 2011 JAMA Dermatology, March 17, 2014

18 Pro-inflammatory cytokines in patients with various kinds of acne treated with isotretinoin Advances in Dermatology and Allergology, February 28, 2014

19 Recurrent furunculosis – challenges and management: A review Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology, March 3, 2014    Free full text    Review Article

20 Melanoma prognosis in Europe: Far from equal British Journal of Dermatology, March 10, 2014

Indexed Journals in Dermatology: American Journal of Clinical Dermatology, Contact Dermatitis, Dermatologic Surgerymore

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