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BMC Dermatology

Clinical dermatology

This section considers clinical trials for skin disease and the treatment and outcome of common skin diseases in clinics. 

  1. Content type: Research article

    Chronic leg ulcers (CLUs) pose serious public health concerns worldwide. They mainly affect the elderly population. Pinch grafting (PG) could be used to treat a variety of CLUs. However, in Cameroon, there is ...

    Authors: Benjamin Momo Kadia, Christian Akem Dimala, Desmond Aroke, Cyril Jabea Ekabe, Reine Suzanne Mengue Kadia and Alain Chichom Mefire

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2017 17:4

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, relapsing and pruritic inflammatory skin disease whose management remains unclear to most non-dermatologists. This study aimed to assess the knowledge, attitudes and practi...

    Authors: Emmanuel Armand Kouotou, Jobert Richie N. Nansseu, Alexandra Dominique Ngangue Engome, Sandra Ayuk Tatah and Anne Cécile Zoung-Kanyi Bissek

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2017 17:1

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Most psoriasis patients have mild to moderate disease, commonly treated topically. Current topical agents have limited efficacy and undesirable side effects associated with long-term use. Tofacitinib is a smal...

    Authors: Kim A. Papp, Robert Bissonnette, Melinda Gooderham, Steven R. Feldman, Lars Iversen, Jennifer Soung, Zoe Draelos, Carla Mamolo, Vivek Purohit, Cunshan Wang and William C. Ports

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2016 16:15

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  4. Content type: Case report

    Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic granulomatous disease of unknown origin. Chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CCLE) is an autoimmune disease that is associated with autoantibody production and T-cell dysfunct...

    Authors: Marjon Vatanchi, Kaivon Sobhani, Valerie T. Fisher and Jeffrey J. Meffert

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2016 16:14

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Increased prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) is observed in psoriasis. Metformin has shown improvement in cardiovascular risk factors while pioglitazone demonstrated anti proliferative, anti-inflammatory an...

    Authors: Surjit Singh and Anil Bhansali

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2016 16:12

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Etanercept, a soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor, and acitretin have been shown to be effective in treating psoriasis. Acitretin is widely used in Korea. However, the combination of etanercept plus acitret...

    Authors: Joo-Heung Lee, Jai-Il Youn, Tae-Yoon Kim, Jee-Ho Choi, Chul-Jong Park, Yong-Beom Choe, Hae-Jun Song, Nack-In Kim, Kwang-Joong Kim, Jeung-Hoon Lee and Hyun-Jeong Yoo

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2016 16:11

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Allergic contact dermatitis is a common disorder in adults and children alike and appears to be on the increase. The purpose of this study was to determine the sensitization trends in Iranian children with con...

    Authors: Hossein Mortazavi, Amirhooshang Ehsani, Seyed Sajed Sajjadi, Nessa Aghazadeh and Ebrahim Arian

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2016 16:10

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  8. Content type: Case report

    Skin side effects during interferon-alpha and ribavirin treatment are common, but autoimmune dermatosis triggered by interferon-alpha is rare. We describe a case of erythrodermia from exacerbated psoriasis dur...

    Authors: Eva Lemmenmeier, Barbara Gaus, Patrick Schmid and Matthias Hoffmann

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2016 16:5

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Nipple adenoma is a very uncommon, benign proliferative process of lactiferous ducts of the nipple. Clinically, it often presents as a palpable nipple nodule, a visible nipple skin erosive lesion, and/or with ...

    Authors: Gina P. Spohn, Shannon C. Trotter, Gary Tozbikian and Stephen P. Povoski

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2016 16:4

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Estimates of an individual’s cumulative ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure can be useful since ultraviolet radiation exposure increases skin cancer risk, but a comprehensive tool that is practical for use in ...

    Authors: Gefei A. Zhu, Inbar Raber, Sukolsak Sakshuwong, Shufeng Li, Angela S. Li, Caroline Tan and Anne Lynn S. Chang

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2016 16:1

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