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1 A multicenter DeCOG study on predictors of vemurafenib therapy outcome in melanoma: pretreatment impacts survival Annals of Oncology, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
2 The Worst Itch Numeric Rating Scale for patients with moderate to severe Plaque psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis International Journal of Dermatology, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
3 Verneuil's disease, innate immunity and vitamin D: a pilot study Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
4 Alcohol intake and early-onset basal cell carcinoma in a case–control study British Journal of Dermatology, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
5 Epidemiology of atopic dermatitis in Poland according to the Epidemiology of Allergic Disorders in Poland (ECAP) study The Journal of Dermatology, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
6 Staphylococcus aureus skin infection recurrences among household members: An examination of host, behavioral, and pathogen-level predictors Clinical Infectious Diseases, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
7 Hand eczema – prognosis and consequences: a 7-year follow-up study British Journal of Dermatology, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
8 Delivering value in dermatology: Insights from skin cancer detection in routine clinical visits Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
9 Adverse birth outcomes and maternal complications in licensed cosmetologists and manicurists in California International Archives of Occupational & Environmental Health, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
10 Demographic and clinical features of systemic sclerosis patients with anti-RNA polymerase III antibodies The Journal of Dermatology, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
11 Mdm2 and aurora kinase a inhibitors synergize to block melanoma growth by driving apoptosis and immune clearance of tumor cells Cancer Research, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
12 Immune escape phenomenon in molluscum contagiosum and the induction of apoptosis The Journal of Dermatology, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
13 Treatment of severely recalcitrant chronic spontaneous urticaria: a discussion of relevant issues American Journal of Clinical Dermatology, December 22, 2014
14 Regulation of pigmentation by microRNAs: MITF-dependent microRNA-211 targets TGF-β receptor 2 Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
15 A gap in patient tape storage and use practices puts patients at risk for cutaneous fungal infections American Journal of Infection Control, December 22, 2014
16 Childhood mycosis fungoides with a CD8+ CD56+ cytotoxic immunophenotype Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, December 22, 2014
17 The prevalence of NAFLD and NASH among patients with psoriasis in a tertiary care dermatology and rheumatology clinic Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
18 Cutaneous drug reactions in children: A multicentric study Advances in Dermatology and Allergology, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
19 Association between psoriasis and leisure-time physical activity: Findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey The Journal of Dermatology, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
20 Use of emollients in atopic dermatitis Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, December 19, 2014 Review Article
As reported in the International Journal of Dermatology, sCD40L levels are elevated and brachial artery flow-mediated dilation is decreased in patients with chronic plaque-type psoriasis (n=56) without known cardiovascular disease compared to healthy controls.
As reported in Platelets, the mean platelet volume, platelet distribution width, platelet aggregation, and soluble P-selectin levels were elevated in patients with chronic urticaria (n=45) compared to healthy controls.
As reported in the British Journal of Dermatology, of patients with plaque-type psoriasis (n=660) treated with infliximab (5 mg/kg) at weeks 0, 2, and 6, then q 8 weeks through week 50, 56.8% achieved PASI 75, 71.6% of whom maintained the response through week 98. Of patients who achieved PASI 75 by week 14, 64.7% maintained the response through week 50. Of patients who did not achieve PASI 75 by week 50, 66.3% achieved PASI 75 by week 98.