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  1. An estimated 50% of children in the US are Medicaid-insured. Some of these patients have poor health literacy and limited access to medications and specialty care. These factors affect treatment utilization fo...

    Authors: Elaine C. Siegfried, Amy S. Paller, Paola Mina-Osorio, Francis Vekeman, Mandeep Kaur, Usha G. Mallya, Julie Héroux, Raymond Miao and Abhijit Gadkari

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:24

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The objective of this study was to investigate the relationships between atopic dermatitis (AD) and other common chronic health conditions in adults.

    Authors: Jevgenija Smirnova, Scott Montgomery, Magnus Lindberg, Åke Svensson and Laura von Kobyletzki

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:23

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Psoriasis is a multifactorial inflammatory disease prevalent in dermatology. We aimed to understand the perceptions of patients living with psoriasis in relation to their quality of life and to identify aspect...

    Authors: Silmara Meneguin, Natália Aparecida de Godoy, Camila Fernandes Pollo, Hélio Amante Miot and Cesar de Oliveira

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:22

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  4. Skin signs observed in morbid obesity may change as the weight reduces, especially post-bariatric surgery (BaS). Data concerning the skin findings exclusively in post-BaS patients remain limited.

    Authors: Yada Itthipanichpong, Wilawan Damkerngsuntorn, Natsinee Tangkijngamvong, Suthep Udomsawaengsup, Patchaya Boonchayaanant, Chanat Kumtornrut, Stephen J. Kerr, Pravit Asawanonda and Pawinee Rerknimitr

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:21

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Educational programmes for caregivers of children with atopic dermatitis (AD) are reported to reduce the severity of AD and improve quality of life (QOL). Oslo University Hospital (OUH) in Norway offers a mult...

    Authors: M. Lundborg, J.-O. H. Holm, L. Sandvik, A. H. Lossius, E. M. Rehbinder, J. C. Sitek and T. L. Berents

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:20

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Cutaneous Rosai – Dorfman disease (CRDD) is extremely rare variant of idiopathic histiocytic proliferative disorder, which may manifest as a non-specific macules, papules, plaques or nodules ranging in size an...

    Authors: Angelika Bielach – Bazyluk, Agnieszka B. Serwin, Agata Pilaszewicz – Puza and Iwona Flisiak

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:19

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Antibiotics have been used for decades against Cutibacterium acnes (previously known as Propionibacterium acnes; C. acnes). Alarmingly, antibiotic resistance to this bacterium has become a worldwide problem in re...

    Authors: Eman Alkhawaja, Saleem Hammadi, Medhat Abdelmalek, Naser Mahasneh, Bayan Alkhawaja and Suzanne M. Abdelmalek

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:17

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The association of molecular phenotypes, such as gene transcript levels, with human common genetic variation can help to improve our understanding of interindividual variability of tissue-specific gene regulat...

    Authors: Marisol Herrera-Rivero, Lara M. Hochfeld, Sugirthan Sivalingam, Markus M. Nöthen and Stefanie Heilmann-Heimbach

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:16

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Globally, PUs are recognized as one of the five most frequent causes of harm to clients. With millions affected globally, the national pooled prevalence of pressure ulcers in Ethiopia remains unknown. Hence, t...

    Authors: Wondimeneh Shibabaw Shiferaw, Yared Asmare Aynalem and Tadesse Yirga Akalu

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:15

    Content type: Research article

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  10. There are reports that acrochordon (skin tag), the most common fibroepithelial tumor of the skin, may be associated with metabolic syndrome components, particularly insulin metabolism disorders. However, to th...

    Authors: Hanife Gündoğdu Köseoğlu, Burçin Cansu Bozca, Cumhur İbrahim Başsorgun, Ramazan Sarı, Sadıka Halide Akbaş and Ayşe Akman Karakaş

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:14

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Pemphigus is a potentially fatal disease if left untreated. Valid scoring systems and defined cut-off values for classification of patients would help with better management through specified pharmaceutical an...

    Authors: Farnam Mohebi, Soheil Tavakolpour, Amir Teimourpour, Roja Toosi, Hamidreza Mahmoudi, Kamran Balighi, Narges Ghandi, Maryam Ghiasi, Pedram Nourmohammadpour, Vahideh Lajevardi, Robabeh Abedini, Armaghan Azizpour, Maryam Nasimi and Maryam Daneshpazhooh

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:13

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Herpes zoster, also known as shingles, results from reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus. It commonly presents with burning pain and vesicular lesions with unilateral distribution and affects the thoraci...

    Authors: Lorenzo Stefano Pelloni, Raffaele Pelloni and Luca Borradori

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:12

    Content type: Case report

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  13. Quito, the capital of Ecuador due to its geographical location, has a high skin cancer incidence. Actinic keratoses, as premalignant lesions, are precursors of nonmelanoma skin cancer, and the prevalence of th...

    Authors: Martha Fors, Paloma González, Carmen Viada, Kirsten Falcón and Santiago Palacios

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:11

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Chronic illnesses belong to suicide risk factors. The goal of the current study was to estimate the rate of suicide-related behaviors in patients with atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, or acne from a third-person ...

    Authors: Ekaterina Pronizius and Martin Voracek

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:10

    Content type: Research article

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  15. The impact of Malassezia yeasts on skin mycobiome and health has received considerable attention recently. Pityriasis versicolor (PV), a common dermatosis caused by Malassezia genus worldwide, is a manifestation ...

    Authors: Mariusz Dyląg, Ewa Leniak, Sebastian Gnat, Jacek C. Szepietowski and Lukasz Kozubowski

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:9

    Content type: Case report

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  16. Dupilumab, targeting the interleukin-4α receptor and inhibiting the action of interleukin-4 and interleukin-13, was recently approved for treatment of moderate to severe atopic dermatitis. There is limited dat...

    Authors: Emma Kristin Johansson, Lina Ulrika Ivert, Baltzar Bradley, Maria Lundqvist and Maria Bradley

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:8

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Specific species of ceramides (Cer), major constituents of lipids in the stratum corneum (SC), are decreased and are correlated with SC barrier and water-holding functions in the skin of patients with atopic d...

    Authors: Urara Yokose, Junko Ishikawa, Yuki Morokuma, Ayano Naoe, Yosuke Inoue, Yuka Yasuda, Hisashi Tsujimura, Tsutomu Fujimura, Takatoshi Murase and Atsushi Hatamochi

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:6

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Chronic wounds have a major impact on patients’ health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Therefore, measuring HRQoL is an indispensable part of the treatment of patients with chronic wounds. The aim of this stu...

    Authors: Stella F. Amesz, Toni M. Klein, Audrey M. Meulendijks, Tuong-Vi Nguyen, Christine Blome, Petrie F. Roodbol and Catherine van Montfrans

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:5

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Abnormalities of facial pigmentation, or facial melanoses, are a common presenting complaint in Nepal and are the result of a diverse range of conditions.

    Authors: Bibush Amatya, Anil Kumar Jha and Shristi Shrestha

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:4

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Atopic eczema is a relapsing, itchy chronic cutaneous inflammatory disease that commonly affects children. The disease is often complicated by cutaneous infections such as eczema herpeticum, eczema vaccinatum ...

    Authors: Josiah T. Masuka, Katherine Troisi and Zamambo Mkhize

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:2

    Content type: Case report

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  21. Mycetoma is an uncommon chronic granulomatous infection of cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues that can be caused by filamentous bacteria (actinomycetoma) or fungi (eumycetoma). It is the prerogative of young m...

    Authors: Basma Karrakchou, Ibtissam Boubnane, Karima Senouci and Badreddine Hassam

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:1

    Content type: Case report

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  22. Melioidosis is an emerging infection in South Asia caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei with various clinical presentations that include pneumonia, bacteraemia, arthritis, and deep-seated abscesses. Various cutane...

    Authors: Sahathevan Vithoosan, Balendran Thanushah, Paramarajan Piranavan, Dayal Gamlaksha, Harindra Karunatilake and Ananda Jayanaga

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2019 19:16

    Content type: Case report

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  23. The Atopic Dermatitis Control Tool (ADCT©) is a brief patient self-administered instrument designed and validated to assess atopic dermatitis (AD) control; six AD symptoms and impacts are evaluated over the pa...

    Authors: Eric Simpson, Laurent Eckert, Abhijit Gadkari, Usha G. Mallya, Min Yang, Lauren Nelson, Michelle Brown, Matt Reaney, Puneet Mahajan, Isabelle Guillemin, Mark Boguniewicz and David Pariser

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2019 19:15

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Increasing resistance of head lice against neurotoxic agents and safety concerns have led to the search for treatment alternatives. Dimeticones with a physical mode of action are safe, and bear a reduced risk ...

    Authors: Jorg Heukelbach, Doerte Wolf, John Marshall Clark, Hans Dautel and Kristina Roeschmann

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2019 19:14

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Head lice infestation (Pediculosis) is one of the most important health challenges particularly in primary school-aged children. It is often present among 6–11-year-old students in various tropical and tempera...

    Authors: Hadi Kalari, Aboozar Soltani, Kourosh Azizi, Hossein Faramarzi and Mohammad Djaefar Moemenbellah-Fard

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2019 19:13

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  26. Ainhum is an idiopathic dermatological disease characterized by a progressive constricting ring usually on the fifth toe, which may lead to spontaneous auto-amputation of the affected toe. Timely diagnosis and...

    Authors: Diego Nitcheu Tchouakam, Joel Noutakdie Tochie, Marc Leroy Guifo and Simeon Pierre Choukem

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2019 19:12

    Content type: Case report

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  27. Patch testing with a baseline series is a common tool employed when the sensitizing agent in contact dermatitis is unclear. However, for Asian countries, there are no locally validated baseline series to utili...

    Authors: B. S. D. P. Keragala, H. M. M. T. B. Herath, T. S. Keragala, M. A. M. H. Malavi, Chaturaka Rodrigo and C. N. Gunasekera

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2019 19:10

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Treatment options for the management of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis include phototherapy, oral systemic agents, and biologic therapy. Secukinumab, a fully human monoclonal antibody that selectively tar...

    Authors: Kim A. Papp, Melinda Gooderham, Jennifer Beecker, Charles W. Lynde, Isabelle Delorme, Ignacio Dei-Cas, Lorne Albrecht, Emmanouil Rampakakis, John S. Sampalis, Antonio Vieira, Shamiza Hussein, Olivier Chambenoit and Lenka Rihakova

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2019 19:9

    Content type: Study protocol

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  29. Several different Physician Global Assessment (PGA) versions have been used in clinical studies as a co-primary end point to evaluate psoriasis severity. Tofacitinib is an oral Janus kinase inhibitor. We perfo...

    Authors: Kristina Callis Duffin, Andrew G. Bushmakin, Joseph C. Cappelleri, Lotus Mallbris and Carla Mamolo

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2019 19:8

    Content type: Research article

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  30. We describe a case of leucocytoclasic vasculitis induced by Sofosbuvir and its disappearence after the end of the therapy. The hepatitis C virus, firstly described in 1989, is a major global health problem, wi...

    Authors: Elena Campione, Annunziata Dattola, Monia Di Prete, Daniele Di Paolo, Amedeo Ferlosio, Augusto Orlandi and Luca Bianchi

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2019 19:6

    Content type: Case report

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  31. Epidemiological studies to determine the pattern of skin diseases among children are important for proper health care planning and management. The purpose of this study was to describe the pattern of skin dise...

    Authors: Abraham Getachew Kelbore, Philip Owiti, Anthony J. Reid, Efa Ambaw Bogino, Lantesil Wondewosen and Blen Kassahun Dessu

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2019 19:5

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Cutis laxa (CL) is a rare connective tissue disorder characterized by loose, redundant, inelastic and wrinkled skin. Patients develop a prematurely aged appearance. Inheritance can be autosomal dominant or aut...

    Authors: E. G. Okuneva, A. A. Kozina, N. V. Baryshnikova, A. Yu Krasnenko, K. Yu Tsukanov, O. I. Klimchuk, E. I. Surkova and V. V. Ilinsky

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2019 19:4

    Content type: Case report

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  33. A defective skin barrier and bacterial colonization are two important factors in maintenance and progression of atopic dermatitis and chronic allergic/irritant hand dermatitis. A water-based lipid delivery sys...

    Authors: Alexandra Charruyer, Mats Silvander, Melinda Caputo-Janhager, Isabelle Raymond and Ruby Ghadially

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2019 19:2

    Content type: Research article

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  34. The tumor microenvironment is composed of cancer-associated fibroblasts, tumor-associated macrophages, endothelial cells, immune cells, signaling molecules and extracellular matrix structures, which closelycom...

    Authors: Mariya Aksenenko, Nadezhda Palkina, Anna Komina, Liubov Tashireva and Tatiana Ruksha

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2019 19:1

    Content type: Research article

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  35. In Germany, work-related skin diseases are predominant within the spectrum of reported occupational diseases. Metal workers are among the high-risk professions. Offering effective prevention programs to affect...

    Authors: Annika Wilke, Günther Gediga, Andreas Goergens, Andreas Hansen, Anja Hübner, Swen Malte John, Kathrin Nordheider, Marc Rocholl, Sabine Weddeling, Britta Wulfhorst and Dorothée Nashan

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2018 18:12

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Skin diseases are common and often have an impact on an individual’s health-related quality of life. In rural communities where access to healthcare may be limited and individuals rely on farming for food and ...

    Authors: C. I. Wootton, S. Bell, A. Philavanh, K. Phommachack, M. Soukavong, S. Kidoikhammouan, S. L. Walker and M. Mayxay

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2018 18:11

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  37. Few studies have been published related to the analysis of different skin aging parameters for whole-body skin using the SCINEXA scale for skin damage. The aim of this study was to evaluate the reproducibility...

    Authors: Martha Fors, Santiago Palacios, Kirsten Falcon, Karla Ventimilla, Lilia Simbaña, Carlos Lagos, Nélida Lasso and Carlos Navas

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2018 18:10

    Content type: Research article

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  38. The Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) was used to evaluate the overall costs to the National Health Service, including healthcare utilisation, of prescribing emollients in UK primary care for dry skin...

    Authors: George Moncrieff, Annie Lied-Lied, Gill Nelson, Chantal E Holy, Rachel Weinstein, David Wei and Simon Rowe

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2018 18:9

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Despite the current knowledge of UV, there is a lack of consensus among diagnostic criteria and management. In general, antihistamine therapy is regularly used for the symptomatic management of pruritus but do...

    Authors: Ivan Cherrez-Ojeda, Emanuel Vanegas, Miguel Felix, Valeria L. Mata and Annia Cherrez

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2018 18:8

    Content type: Case report

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  40. Acne is a chronic inflammatory condition affecting the pilosebaceous follicle that mainly affects adolescents and young adults. The aim of this study was to assess the quality of life (QOL) of patients with ac...

    Authors: Bayaki Saka, Abla Séfako Akakpo, Julienne Noude Téclessou, Abas Mouhari-Toure, Garba Mahamadou, Piham Gnossike, Waguéna Gnassingbé, Aurel Abilogoun-Chokki, Adjalamotom Tawelessi, Koussake Kombaté and Palokinam Pitché

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2018 18:7

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Dermatophytosis management has become an important public health issue, with a large void in research in the area of disease pathophysiology and management. Current treatment recommendations appear to lose the...

    Authors: Murlidhar Rajagopalan, Arun Inamadar, Asit Mittal, Autar K. Miskeen, C. R. Srinivas, Kabir Sardana, Kiran Godse, Krina Patel, Madhu Rengasamy, Shivaprakash Rudramurthy and Sunil Dogra

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2018 18:6

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Biological therapies (BTs) including infliximab (IFX), adalimumab (ADL), secukinumab (SCK) and ustekinumab (UST) are approved in Japan for the treatment of psoriasis. Although the persistence rates and medical...

    Authors: Rosarin Sruamsiri, Kosuke Iwasaki, Wentao Tang and Jörg Mahlich

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2018 18:5

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Little is known regarding real-world health outcomes data among US psoriasis patients, but electronic health records (EHR) that collect structured data at point-of-care may provide opportunities to investigate...

    Authors: April W. Armstrong, Shonda A. Foster, Brian S. Comer, Chen-Yen Lin, William Malatestinic, Russel Burge and Orin Goldblum

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2018 18:4

    Content type: Research article

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