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Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Pathognomonic Transglutaminase IgA Deposits in the Skin and Excellent Prognosis on a Gluten-free DietReview
Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Pathognomonic Transglutaminase IgA Deposits in the Skin and Excellent Prognosis on a Gluten-free Diet
Timo Reunala, Teea T. Salmi, Kaisa Hervonen

Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) is an itchy, blistering skin disease with sites of predilection at the elbows, knees and buttocks. Although DH is mostly asymptomatic, all patients exhibit small bowel villous atrophy or at least coeliac-type inflammatory changes. Deposition of immunoglobulin A (IgA) in the papillary dermis is a key diagnostic feature of DH. Epidermal transglutaminase (TG3) is the ant ...

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Increased Risk of Melanoma in Organ Transplant Recipients: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Cohort Studies
Adèle C. Green, Catherine M. Olsen

Transplant recipients have a raised risk of melanoma but the relative magnitude is uncertain. We undertook a systematic review by searching major databases for relevant publications to June 2014. Cohort studies quantifying the association between transplantation and melanoma were included and data were pooled using the weighted average method. Among 20 eligible studies the pooled relative risk (pR ...

The Role of Wet Wrap Therapy in Skin Disorders – A Literature ReviewClinical Report
The Role of Wet Wrap Therapy in Skin Disorders – A Literature Review
Rosa Marie Andersen, Jacob P. Thyssen, Howard I. Maibach

Wet wrap therapy, based on skin application of a double layer of tubular bandages or gauze with a moist first inner layer and a dry second outer layer, is utilized to treat various pruritic conditions, in particular severe and refractory atopic dermatitis. This review, by literature search, evaluates current knowledge about wet wrap therapy. Wet wrap therapy superimposed topical corticosteroids ap ...

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Investigative Report - 2015-11-25
Quality of Life, Emotional Wellbeing and Family Repercussions in Dermatological Patients Experiencing Chronic Itching: A Pilot Study
Servando E. Marron, Lucia Tomas-Aragones, Santiago Boira, Ricardo Campos-Rodenas

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A Case of Miliary Tuberculosis Presenting with Whitlow of the Thumb
Romaric Larcher, Albert Sotto, Jean-Marc Mauboussin, Jean-Philippe Lavigne, François-Xavier Blanc, Didier Laureillard

Quiz - 2015-11-24
Symmetrical, Hypopigmented Papules and Plaques on the Palms Induced by Contact with Water: A Quiz
Elena Marinello, Giovanna Dan, Dennis Michael Linder, Anna Belloni Fortina, Andrea Peserico, Stefano Piaserico

Clinical Report - 2015-11-23
Patient Preferences for Treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma: Importance of Cure and Cosmetic Outcome
Isabelle Martin, Marthe-Lisa Schaarschmidt, Anne Glocker, Raphael Herr, Astrid Schmieder, Sergij Goerdt, Wiebke K. Peitsch

Short communication - 2015-11-23
Psychological Stress and Skin Symptoms in College Students: Results of a Cross-sectional Web-based Questionnaire Study
Christina Schut, Nicholas K. Mollanazar, Mansha Sethi, Leigh A. Nattkemper, Rodrigo Valdes-Rodriguez, MacKenzie M. Lovell, Gina L. Calzaferri, Gil Yosipovitch

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ISI Impact Factor 2014: 3.720

Due to a mistake in the coding by ISI, the IF is wrongly mentioned in their list. This list will be updated in September and will thereafter show the correct IF (3.720).

An international peer-reviewed journal for clinical and experimental research in the field of dermatology and venereology.

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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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International Forum for the Study of Itch
European Society for Dermatology and Psychiatry

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