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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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Short communication - 2015-05-28
Subtyping Basal Cell Carcinoma by Clinical Diagnosis Versus Punch Biopsy
Marieke H. Roozeboom, Hilke Kreukels, Patty J. Nelemans, Klara Mosterd, Veronique J.L. Winnepenninckx, Myrurgia A. Abdul Hamid, Ellen R.M. de Haas, Nicole W.J. Kelleners-Smeets

Clinical Report - 2015-05-28
Recall Bias in Childhood Atopic Diseases Among Adults in The Odense Adolescence Cohort Study
Charlotte G. Mortz, Klaus E. Andersen, Carsten Bindslev-Jensen

Investigative Report - 2015-05-26
Role of Age and Sex in the Diagnosis of Early-stage Malignant Melanoma: A Cross-Sectional study
David Moreno-Ramírez, Teresa Ojeda-Vila, Juan J. Ríos-Martín, Adoración Nieto-García, Lara Ferrándiz

Investigative Report - 2015-05-26
High Serum Total IgE Predicts Poor Long-term Outcome in Atopic Dermatitis
Ville Kiiski, Oskar Karlsson, Anita Remitz, Sakari Reitamo

Investigative Report - 2015-05-26
Serum Reactivity against Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 UL48 Protein in Patients with Behçet’s Disease and in a BD-like Mouse Model
Zhenlong Zheng, Seonghyang Sohn, Keun Jae Ahn, Dongsik Bang, Sung Bin Cho

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Topics: Atopic dermatitis and contact allergy, facial dermatoses and adnexal disorders, new treatments, psoriasis and genodermatoses, psychodermatology, sexually transmitted diseases, skin biology and inflammation, skin cancer and pigmentation, skin immunology and lymphoma, urticaria and itch, wound healing and tissue repair

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