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SPECIAL REPORT
Antidepressants have Anti-inflammatory Effects that may be Relevant to Dermatology: A Systematic Review
Shirin Eskeland, Jon Anders Halvorsen, Lars Tanum
There is increasing evidence of clinically relevant anti-inflammatory effects of monoaminergic antidepressants. PubMed and Ovid databases were searched systematically for the use and efficacy of antidepressants in association with 5 common inflammatory skin disorders: chronic urticaria, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, other eczema, and alopecia areata. From January 1984 to June 2016, publications in ...
Pages: 897-905
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SPECIAL REPORT
Debunking the Myth of Wool Allergy: Reviewing the Evidence for Immune and Non-immune Cutaneous Reactions
Michaela Zallmann, Pete K. Smith, Mimi L.K. Tang, Lynda J. Spelman, Jennifer L. Cahill, Gabriele Wortmann, Constance H. Katelaris, Katrina J. Allen, John C. Su
Although wool is commonly believed to cause irritant (non-immune) and hypersensitivity (immune) cutaneous reactions, the evidence basis for this belief and its validity for modern garments have not been critically examined. Publications from the last 100 years, using MEDLINE and Google Scholar, were analysed for evidence that wool causes cutaneous reactions, both immune-mediated (atopic dermatitis ...
Pages: 906-915
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Sebaceous Carcinomas of the Skin: 24 Cases and a Literature Review
Roger Haber, Maxime Battistella, Cecile Pages, Martine Bagot, Celeste Lebbe, Nicole Basset-Seguin
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Pages: 959-961
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SPECIAL REPORT
Antidepressants have Anti-inflammatory Effects that may be Relevant to Dermatology: A Systematic Review
Shirin Eskeland, Jon Anders Halvorsen, Lars Tanum
There is increasing evidence of clinically relevant anti-inflammatory effects of monoaminergic antidepressants. PubMed and Ovid databases were searched systematically for the use and efficacy of antidepressants in association with 5 common inflammatory skin disorders: chronic urticaria, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, other eczema, and alopecia areata. From January 1984 to June 2016, publications in ...
Pages: 897-905
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SPECIAL REPORT
Debunking the Myth of Wool Allergy: Reviewing the Evidence for Immune and Non-immune Cutaneous Reactions
Michaela Zallmann, Pete K. Smith, Mimi L.K. Tang, Lynda J. Spelman, Jennifer L. Cahill, Gabriele Wortmann, Constance H. Katelaris, Katrina J. Allen, John C. Su
Although wool is commonly believed to cause irritant (non-immune) and hypersensitivity (immune) cutaneous reactions, the evidence basis for this belief and its validity for modern garments have not been critically examined. Publications from the last 100 years, using MEDLINE and Google Scholar, were analysed for evidence that wool causes cutaneous reactions, both immune-mediated (atopic dermatitis ...
Pages: 906-915
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INVESTIGATIVE REPORT
Psoriasis and Pro-angiogenetic Factor CD93: Gene Expression and Association with Gene Polymorphism Suggests a Role in Disease Pathogenesis
Albert Duvetorp, Renate Slind Olsen, Marita Skarstedt, Jan Söderman, Oliver Seifert
CD93 is involved in angiogenesis and inflammation, both of which are key processes in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. CD93 was studied in serum, peripheral blood mononuclear cells and skin of patients with psoriasis and controls. Furthermore, allele frequencies for CD93 single-nucleotide polymorphisms rs2749812 and rs2749817 were assessed in patients with psoriasis compared with controls and the ef ...
Pages: 916-921
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INVESTIGATIVE REPORT
Involvement of Leukotriene B4 Released from Keratinocytes in Itch-associated Response to Intradermal Interleukin-31 in Mice
Tsugunobu Andoh, Ayako Harada, Yasushi Kuraishi
A recent study suggests that interleukin-31 (IL-31) exerts its effect via indirect mechanisms rather than through direct stimulation of cutaneous nerves. However, the underlying peripheral mechanisms of IL-31-induced itch in the skin remain unclear. Therefore, the present study investigated the peripheral mechanisms underlying IL-31-induced itch in mice. IL-31-induced itch-related response was inh ...
Pages: 922-927
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INVESTIGATIVE REPORT
Involvement of µ-opioid Receptors and κ-opioid Receptors in Itch-related Scratching Behaviour of Imiquimod-induced Psoriasis-like Dermatitis in Mice
Nobuaki Takahashi, Mitsutoshi Tominaga, Ryohei Kosaka, Yayoi Kamata, Yoshie Umehara, Hironori Matsuda, Azumi Sakaguchi, Hideoki Ogawa, Kenji Takamori
The pathogenesis of psoriatic itch is poorly understood. The aim of this study was to investigate the involvement of opioid receptors in scratching behaviour of imiquimod-induced psoriasis-like dermatitis model mice. Topical application of 5% imiquimod cream to the rostral back skin of mice induced antihistamine-resistant scratching behaviour. The expression of µ-opioid receptor (MOR) protein inc ...
Pages: 928-933
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CLINICAL REPORT
Alexithymia, Illness Perception and Self-management Competency in Psoriasis
Marie H. Larsen, Anne Lene Krogstad, Astrid K. Wahl
Alexithymia, defined as difficulty in describing or recognizing emotions, has been shown to be connected with psoriasis, but its relationship with self-management of psoriasis has not been explored. The aim of this study was to assess the frequency of alexithymia and its relationship with self-management and illness perception in the context of psoriasis. A total of 163 patients participating in 3 ...
Pages: 934-940
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CLINICAL REPORT
High Prevalence of Personality Disorders in Skin-restricted Lupus Patients
Isabelle Jalenques, Fabien Rondepierre, Catherine Massoubre, Sophie Bonnefond, Raymond Schwan, Bruno Labeille, Jean-Luc Perrot, Marianne Collange, Aurelien Mulliez, Michel D'Incan
Psychiatric and personality disorders have been extensively documented in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). However, the prevalence of personality disorders in skin-restricted lupus (SRL) patients remains unknown. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of personality disorders in SRL outpatients and to examine the associated factors. We evaluated 60 SRL outpatients and ...
Pages: 941-946
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CLINICAL REPORT
Combined Fractional Treatment of Acne Scars Involving Non-ablative 1,550-nm Erbium-glass Laser and Micro-needling Radiofrequency: A 16-week Prospective, Randomized Split-face Study
Hyuck Hoon Kwon, Hae Young Park, Sun Chul Choi, Youin Bae, Chanhee Kang, Jae Yoon Jung, Gyeong-Hun Park
An optimized therapeutic regimen involving a non-ablative fractionated laser or radiofrequency therapy for acne scars has not yet been established. To evaluate whether the combination of a non-ablative fractional laser (NAF) and fractional micro-needling radiofrequency (FMR) has clinical advantages for the treatment of atrophic acne scars compared with NAF alone, a 16-week prospective, randomized ...
Pages: 947-951
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SHORT COMMUNICATION
Transient Elastography May Improve Detection of Liver Fibrosis in Psoriasis Patients Treated with Methotrexate
Toomas Talme, Pernilla Nikamo, Peter Rosenberg, Mona Ståhle
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Pages: 952-954
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A Monocentric Retrospective Cohort of Patients with Severe Atopic Dermatitis Treated with Cyclosporine A in Daily Practice
Justine Daguzé, Hélène Aubert, Claire Bernier, Aurélie Gaultier, Jean-Michel Nguyen, Jean-François Stalder, Sébastien Barbarot
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Pages: 955-956
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Disrupted Skin Barrier is Associated with Burning Sensation after Topical Tacrolimus Application in Atopic Dermatitis
Seong Rak Seo, Seon Gu Lee, Hee Jung Lee, Moon Soo Yoon, Dong Hyun Kim
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Pages: 957-958
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SHORT COMMUNICATION
Sebaceous Carcinomas of the Skin: 24 Cases and a Literature Review
Roger Haber, Maxime Battistella, Cecile Pages, Martine Bagot, Celeste Lebbe, Nicole Basset-Seguin
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Pages: 959-961
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SHORT COMMUNICATION
Electrochemotherapy for Non-melanoma Skin Cancer in a Child with Xeroderma Pigmentosum
Eszter Baltás, Erika Kis, Nikoletta Nagy, Nicolette Sohár, Erika Varga, Márta Széll, Lajos Kemény, Judit Oláh
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Pages: 962-964
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Koebner Phenomenon in Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss)
Maylis Tourte, Coralie Lheure, Julien Gras, Maxime Battistella, Isabelle Simon, Claire Hussenet, Marie Jachiet, Martine Bagot, Abdellatif Tazi, Anne Bergeron, Jean-David Bouaziz
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Pages: 965-966
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Extraordinary Findings in a Case of Self-inflicted Cutaneous Lesions
Maria Julia Canuto, Ana Claudia Grizzo Peres Martins, Alexandre Jack Dwan, Cyro Festa Neto, Marcello Menta Simonsen Nico
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Pages: 967-968
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Atypical Trigeminal Trophic Syndrome: An Unusual Cause of Facial Ulceration
Jonathan Kentley, Claire Marshall, Maria-Angeliki Gkini, Ruth Taylor, Anthony Bewley
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Pages: 971-972
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Sézary Syndrome with Nodal CD30-positive Manifestation Treated with Brentuximab Vedotin and Extracorporeal Photopheresis
Valeria Behle, Tanja von Braunmühl, Cyrus Sayehli, Anja Gesierich, Matthias Goebeler, Eva Geissinger, Marion Wobser
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Pages: 973-975
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Periorbital Involvement in Early Stage Mycosis Fungoides
Iris Wieser, Auris Huean, Amelia E. Bush, Boutnaina S. Dabaja, Madeleine Duvic
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Pages: 976-978
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Uncommon Presentation of Scleromyxoedema with a Distribution Pattern Mimicking a Photodermatosis
Michael Constantin Kirchberger, Michael Sticherling, Michael Erdmann
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Pages: 979-980
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Skin Ultrastructural Findings in Acquired Generalized Hypohidrosis/Anhidrosis in a Patient with Subclinical Sjögren Syndrome
Yu-Jen Huang, Pei-Ling Chih, Tzu-Hung Huang, Hsin-Su Yu, Yu-Lin Hsieh, Sebastian Yu
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Pages: 981-983
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Next-generation Sequencing Identified a Novel EDA Mutation in a Chinese Pedigree of Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia with Hyperplasia of the Sebaceous Glands
Xue-Gang Xu, Yuan Lv, Hongwei Yan, Le Qu, Ting Xiao, Long Geng, Chun-Di He, Cai-Xia Liu, Xing-Hua Gao, Yuan-Hong Li, Hong-Duo Chen
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Pages: 984-985
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Chronic Pain in Patients with Skin Disorders
Laurent Misery, Markéta Saint Aroman, Asmaa Zkik, Alain Briant, Ludovic Martin, Michèle-Léa Sigal, Christine Bodemer, Gérard Guillet, Martine Bagot, Charles Taïeb
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Pages: 986-988
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Biologic Therapies in HIV-infected Patients with Psoriasis: An Italian Experience
Federico Bardazzi, Michela Magnano, Anna Campanati, Francesco Loconsole, Antonio Carpentieri, Concetta Potenza, Nicoletta Bernardini, Vito Di Lernia, Carlo Carrera, Beatrice Raone, Annalisa Patrizi, Camilla Loi
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Pages: 989-990
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The Need for Linguistically and Culturally Adapted Standard Questionnaires to Assess Itch: A Preliminary Study
Deok-Hee Kim-Dufor, Adèle Poulaliou, Laurent Misery
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Pages: 991-992
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QUIZ
Multiple, Fine, Firm Keratotic Papules on the Palms: A Quiz
Aline Schöller, Cyrill Géraud
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Pages: 993-994
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QUIZ
Sudden Genital Ulceration in a Young Man: A Quiz
Marco Cusini, Susanna Benardon, Michaela Brena, Stefano Ramoni, Vinicio Boneschi, Raffaele Gianotti
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Pages: 995-996
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CORRESPONDENCE
Actinic Keratosis, a Chronic, Progressive Disease: Understanding Clinical Gaps to Optimise Patient Management
Rino Cerio, Thomas Dirschka, Brigitte Dréno, Ignasi Figueras Nart, John T. Lear, Giovanni Pellacani, Ketty Peris, Andrés Ruiz de Casas
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Pages: 997-998
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