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  1. Content type: Case report

    Odonto-onycho-dermal dysplasia (OODD) is a rare form of ectodermal dysplasia characterized by severe oligodontia, onychodysplasia, palmoplantar hyperkeratosis, dry skin, hypotrichosis, and hyperhidrosis of the...

    Authors: Anne Bruun Krøigård, Ole Clemmensen, Hans Gjørup, Jens Michael Hertz and Anette Bygum

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2016 16:3

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  2. 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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  3. Content type: Research article

    Abscess formation is a frequent local complication of leg erysipelas. In this study we aimed at identifying factors associated with abscess formation of leg erysipelas in patients in sub-Saharan African countr...

    Authors: Palokinam Vincent Pitché, Bayaki Saka, Ahy Boubacar Diatta, Ousmane Faye, Boh Fanta Diané, Abdoulaye Sangaré, Pascal Niamba, Christine Mandengue, Léon Kobengue, Assane Diop, Fatimata Ly, Mame Thierno Dieng, Alassane Dicko, Maciré Mohamed Soumah, Mohamed Cissé, Sarah Hamdan Kourouma…

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2015 15:18

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  4. Content type: Research article

    In acne, several studies report a poor adherence to treatments. We evaluate, in a real-life setting conditions, the impact of compliance to physician’s instructions, recommendations and adherence to the treatm...

    Authors: Raúl de Lucas, Gerardo Moreno-Arias, Montserrat Perez-López, Ángel Vera-Casaño, Sonia Aladren and Massimo Milani

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2015 15:17

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Skin diseases affect 21–87 % of children in developing countries in Africa. However, the spectrum of the skin diseases varies from region to region due to several factors such as genetics, socioeconomic and en...

    Authors: Samson K. Kiprono, Julia W. Muchunu and John E. Masenga

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2015 15:16

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Atopic Dermatitis (AD) is now a day’s increasing in prevalence globally. A Prevalence of 5–25 % have been reported in different country. Even if its prevalence is known in most countries especially in developi...

    Authors: Abraham Getachew Kelbore, Workalemahu Alemu, Ashenafi Shumye and Sefonias Getachew

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2015 15:15

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Role models often play a role when implementing guidelines in healthcare. However, little is known about how role models perform their respective roles, or about which factors may hamper or enhance their funct...

    Authors: Anne M Bruinewoud, Esther WC van der Meer, Joost WJ van der Gulden, Johannes R Anema and Cécile RL Boot

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2015 15:14

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Perinatal probiotics supplementation has been shown to be effective in the primary prevention of atopic dermatitis (AD) in early childhood, although the long term effects of probiotics on AD and other allergic...

    Authors: Melanie Rae Simpson, Christian Kvikne Dotterud, Ola Storrø, Roar Johnsen and Torbjørn Øien

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2015 15:13

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The persistent high prevalence of human scabies, especially in low- and middle-income countries prompted us to research the sociodemographic profile of patients suffering from it, and its spreading factors in ...

    Authors: Emmanuel Armand Kouotou, Jobert Richie N Nansseu, Isidore Sieleunou, Defo Defo, Anne-Cécile Zoung-Kanyi Bissek and Elie Claude Ndjitoyap Ndam

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2015 15:12

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Topical application of the synthetic triterpenoid RTA 408 to rodents elicits a potent dermal cytoprotective phenotype through activation of the transcription factor Nrf2. Therefore, studies were conducted to i...

    Authors: Scott A. Reisman, Angela R. Goldsberry, Chun-Yue I. Lee, Megan L. O’Grady, Joel W. Proksch, Keith W. Ward and Colin J. Meyer

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2015 15:10

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Psoriasis prevalence and characteristics in Asia, Central Europe, and Latin America have not been thoroughly investigated and there are no large trials for biologic treatments for patients from these regions. ...

    Authors: L. Kemeny, M. Amaya, P. Cetkovska, N. Rajatanavin, W-R. Lee, A. Szumski, L. Marshall, E. Y. Mahgoub and E. Aldinç

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2015 15:9

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Plaque psoriasis is a debilitating skin condition that affects approximately 2% of the adult population and for which there is currently no cure. Tofacitinib is an oral Janus kinase inhibitor that is being inv...

    Authors: Fernando Valenzuela, Kim A Papp, David Pariser, Stephen K Tyring, Robert Wolk, Marjorie Buonanno, Jeff Wang, Huaming Tan and Hernan Valdez

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2015 15:8

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Public health nurses report on effects of fresh human milk as treatment for conjunctivitis, rhinitis and atopic eczema (AE), the latter being highly prevalent in early childhood. Emollients and topical cortico...

    Authors: Teresa Løvold Berents, Jørgen Rønnevig, Elisabeth Søyland, Peter Gaustad, Gro Nylander and Beate Fossum Løland

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2015 15:7

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Eczema (syn. Atopic Eczema or Atopic Dermatitis) is a chronic, relapsing, itchy skin condition which probably results from a combination of genetic and environmental factors. The Global Resource of EczemA Tria...

    Authors: Helen Nankervis, Alison Devine, Hywel C Williams, John R Ingram, Elizabeth Doney, Finola Delamere, Sherie Smith and Kim S Thomas

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2015 15:4

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  15. Content type: Case report

    Novel targeted agents have been increasingly developed and tested in clinical trials over the past 5–10 years, many with unknown and unanticipated side effects. We describe here a case of a patient with a hist...

    Authors: Jennifer Goldstein, Anisha B. Patel, Jonathan L. Curry, Vivek Subbiah and Sarina Piha-Paul

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2015 15:2

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Morgellons disease (MD) is a complex skin disorder characterized by ulcerating lesions that have protruding or embedded filaments. Many clinicians refer to this condition as delusional parasitosis or delusiona...

    Authors: Marianne J Middelveen, Cheryl Bandoski, Jennie Burke, Eva Sapi, Katherine R Filush, Yean Wang, Agustin Franco, Peter J Mayne and Raphael B Stricker

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2015 15:1

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) is one of the most common neoplasms in the world. Despite the low mortality rates, NMSC can still cause severe sequelae when diagnosed at advanced stages. Malignant melanoma, th...

    Authors: Carlos Eduardo Goulart Silveira, Thiago Buosi Silva, José Humberto Guerreiro Tavares Fregnani, René Aloisio da Costa Vieira, Raphael Luiz Haikel, Kari Syrjänen, André Lopes Carvalho and Edmundo Carvalho Mauad

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2014 14:19

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  18. Content type: Review

    Innate lymphoid cells are an emerging family of effector cells that contribute to lymphoid organogenesis, metabolism, tissue remodelling and protection against infections. They maintain homeostatic immunity at...

    Authors: Maryam Salimi and Graham Ogg

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2014 14:18

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder caused by complex interaction of genetic and environmental factors. Besides mutations in the filaggrin gene, leading to impaired skin barrier func...

    Authors: Susanne Stemmler, Qumar Parwez, Elisabeth Petrasch-Parwez, Joerg T Epplen and Sabine Hoffjan

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2014 14:17

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  20. Content type: Study protocol

    Exercise and adequate self-management capacity may be important strategies in the management of venous leg ulcers. However, it remains unclear if exercise improves the healing rates of venous leg ulcers and if...

    Authors: Jane A O’Brien, Kathleen J Finlayson, Graham Kerr and Helen E Edwards

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2014 14:16

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