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Metastatic Melanoma – A Review of Current and Future Treatment OptionsReview
Metastatic Melanoma – A Review of Current and Future Treatment Options
Emanual Maverakis, Lynn A. Cornelius, Glen M. Bowen, Tiffany Phan, Falin B. Patel, Sarah Fitzmaurice, Young He, Barbara Burrall, Christopher Duong, April M. Kloxin, Hawa Sultani, Reason Wilken, Steve R. Martinez, Forum Patel

Despite advances in treatment and surveillance, melanoma continues to claim approximately 9,000 lives in the US annually (SEER 2013). The National Comprehensive Cancer Network currently recommends ipilumumab, vemurafenib, dabrafenib, and high-dose IL-2 as first line agents for Stage IV melanoma. Little data exists to guide management of cutaneous and subcutaneous metastases despite the fact that t ...


Clinical Spectrum of Skin Manifestations of Lyme Borreliosis in 204 Children in AustriaClinical Report
Clinical Spectrum of Skin Manifestations of Lyme Borreliosis in 204 Children in Austria
Martin Glatz, Astrid Resinger, Kristina Semmelweis, Christina M. Ambros-Rudolph, Robert R. Müllegger

The spectrum of skin manifestations of Lyme borreliosis in children is not well characterized. We conducted a retrospective study to analyze the clinical characteristics, seroreactivity to Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, and outcome after treatment in 204 children with skin manifestations of Lyme borreliosis seen in 1996–2011. Solitary erythema migrans was the most common manifestation (44.6%), ...


Cyclosporine Treatment in Severe Gestational PemphigoidClinical Report
Cyclosporine Treatment in Severe Gestational Pemphigoid
Laura Huilaja, Kaarin Mäkikallio, Katariina Hannula-Jouppi, Liisa Väkevä, Johanna Höök-Nikanne, Kaisa Tasanen

Gestational pemphigoid, a rare autoimmune skin disease typically occurring during pregnancy, is caused by autoantibodies against collagen XVII. Clinically it is characterised by severe itching followed by erythematous and bullous lesions of the skin. Topical or oral glucocorticoids usually relieve symptoms, but in more severe cases systemic immunosuppressive treatments are needed. Data on immunosu ...


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Investigative Report - 2015-04-22
Regional Diffusion of Botulinum Toxin in Facial Muscles: A Rando­mised Double-blind Study and a Consideration for Clinical Studies with Split-face Design
Anna Rostedt Punga , Annika Eriksson, Mohammad Alimohammadi

Short communication - 2015-04-22
Familial Primary Localized Cutaneous Amyloidosis Results from Either Dominant or Recessive Mutations in OSMR
Abdul Wali, Lu Liu, Takuya Takeichi, Musharraf Jelani, Obaid Ur Rahman, Yee Kiat Heng, Steven Thng, Joyce Lee, Masashi Akiyama, John A. McGrath, Regina C. Betz

Special Report - 2015-04-15
Intralesional 5-Fluorouracil in Keloid Treatment: A Systematic Review
Eveline Bijlard, Sanne Steltenpool, Frank B. Niessen

Clinical Report - 2015-04-14
Sentinel Node Status and Immunosuppression: Recurrence Factors in Localized Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Thomas Jouary, Emeline Kubica, Stéphane Dalle, Cecile Pages, Anne-Benedicte Duval-Modeste, Bernard Guillot, Sandrine Mansard, Philippe Saiag, François Aubin, Christophe Bedane, Sophie Dalac, Anne Dompmartin, Florence Granel-Brocard, Catherine Lok, Pierre-Emmanuel Stoebner, Jean-Philippe Lacour, Marie-Therese Leccia, Abou Diallo, Khaled Ezzedine, Christina Mateus

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A Human Surrogate Model of Itch Utilizing the TRPA1 Agonist Trans-cinnamaldehyde
Chris R. Højland, Hjalte H. Andersen, Jeppe N. Poulsen, Lars Arendt-Nielsen, Parisa Gazerani

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