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  1. Skin disorders are generally considered to be more prevalent in the rural areas of Cameroon. This study was carried out to verify this assumption by describing the spectrum of skin disorders in a rural setting...

    Authors: Anne-Cécile Zoung-Kanyi Bissek, Earnest Njih Tabah, Emmanuel Kouotou, Victor Sini, Faustin N Yepnjio, Rogers Nditanchou, Roland N Nchufor, Defo Defo, Fidèle Dema, Julius Y Fonsah, Alfred K Njamnshi and Walinjom FT Muna

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2012 12:7

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Hand eczema has a one-year prevalence of approximately 10 % in the general Danish population. Often the disease becomes chronic with numerous implications for the individual’s daily life, occupation and qualit...

    Authors: Annette Mollerup, Niels Kren Veien and Jeanne Duus Johansen

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2012 12:6

    Content type: Study protocol

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  3. Skin cancers are a major risk associated with albinism and are thought to be a major cause of death in African albinos. The challenges associated with the care of these patients are numerous and need to be add...

    Authors: Joseph B Mabula, Phillipo L Chalya, Mabula D Mchembe, Hyasinta Jaka, Geofrey Giiti, Peter Rambau, Nestory Masalu, Erasmus Kamugisha, Ssentongo Robert and Japhet M Gilyoma

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2012 12:5

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Hereditary angioedema (HAE) is a rare but serious disease marked by swelling attacks in the extremities, face, trunk, airway, or abdominal areas that can be spontaneous or the result of trauma and other trigge...

    Authors: Anette Bygum, Emel Aygören-Pürsün, Teresa Caballero, Kathleen Beusterien, Shadi Gholizadeh, Patience Musingarimi, Suzanne Wait and Henrik Boysen

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2012 12:4

    Content type: Study protocol

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  5. Defects in skin barrier function are associated with an increase risk of eczema and atopic sensitisation. Ceramide-dominant triple lipid mixture may improve and maintain the infant skin barrier function, and i...

    Authors: Adrian J Lowe, Mimi LK Tang, Shyamali C Dharmage, George Varigos, Della Forster, Lyle C Gurrin, Colin F Robertson, Michael J Abramson, Katrina J Allen and John Su

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2012 12:3

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Acral peeling skin syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive genodermatosis due to a missense mutation in transglutaminase 5. The skin peeling occurs at the separation of the stratum corneum from the stratum gran...

    Authors: Samson K Kiprono, Baraka M Chaula, Bernard Naafs and John E Masenga

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2012 12:2

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Melasma is a common hyperpigmentation disorder that has a significant effect on an individual's quality of life. However, there is no preference-based measurement that reflects quality of life in patients with...

    Authors: Charussri Leeyaphan, Rungsima Wanitphakdeedecha, Woraphong Manuskiatti and Kanokvalai Kulthanan

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2011 11:16

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Classic Kaposi's sarcoma (CKS) is a rare disease likely associated with human herpes virus 8 (HHV-8) infection, and occurs predominantly in Jewish, Mediterranean and middle eastern men .There is a dearth of da...

    Authors: Hassan Errihani, Narjisse Berrada, Soundouss Raissouni, Fadoi Rais, Hind Mrabti and Ghizlane Rais

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2011 11:15

    Content type: Research article

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  9. There are two components to the clinical efficacy of pediculicides: (i) efficacy against the crawling-stages (lousicidal efficacy); and (ii) efficacy against the eggs (ovicidal efficacy). Lousicidal efficacy a...

    Authors: Stephen C Barker and Phillip M Altman

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2011 11:14

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Paget's disease is a rare skin disorder occurring in the breast (mammary) or in the groin, genital, peri-anal and axillary regions (extra-mammary). Typical treatment involves surgical excision, which in the ca...

    Authors: Alexa A Nardelli, Tania Stafinski and Devidas Menon

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2011 11:13

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Skin cancer is the most common malignancy in the white population worldwide. In Brazil, the National Cancer Institute (INCA) estimates that in 2010 there will be 119,780 and 5,930 new cases of non-melanoma ski...

    Authors: Edmundo C Mauad, Thiago B Silva, Maria RDO Latorre, René AC Vieira, Raphael L Haikel Jr, Vinicius L Vazquez and Adhemar Longatto-Filho

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2011 11:12

    Content type: Research article

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  12. A maternal line of inheritance regarding eczema has been described in several studies, whereas others find associations to both a maternal as well as a paternal line of inheritance. When studying family histor...

    Authors: Marit Saunes, Torbjørn Øien, Ola Storrø and Roar Johnsen

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2011 11:11

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Massive duplication of effort occurs when researchers all over the world undertake extensive searches for randomized controlled trials when preparing systematic reviews, when developing evidence-based guidelin...

    Authors: Helen Nankervis, Alan Maplethorpe and Hywel C Williams

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2011 11:10

    Content type: Database

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  14. Skin diseases are a major health problem. Some of the most severe conditions involve genetic disorders, including cancer. Several of these human diseases have been modelled in genetically modified mice, thus b...

    Authors: Carmen Segrelles, Almudena Holguín, Pilar Hernández, José M Ariza, Jesús M Paramio and Corina Lorz

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2011 11:9

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Skin diseases are underestimated and overlooked by most clinicians despite being common in clinical practice. Many patients are hospitalized with co-existing dermatological conditions which may not be detected...

    Authors: Yassin M Mgonda and Pauline NF Chale

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2011 11:8

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Vitiligo is the most prevalent pigmentary disorder which occurs worldwide, with an incidence rate between 0.1-4 percent. It is anticipated that the discovery of biological pathways of vitiligo pathogenesis wil...

    Authors: Reza Yaghoobi, Mohammad Omidian and Nooshin Bagherani

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2011 11:7

    Content type: Research article

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  17. The current study utilized a Bleomycin-induced model of skin fibrosis to investigate the neo-epitope CO3-610 (KNGETGPQGP), a fragment of collagen III released during matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP9) degradati...

    Authors: Efstathios Vassiliadis, Sanne Skovgård Veidal, Natasha Barascuk, Jhinuk Basu Mullick, Rikke Elgaard Clausen, Lise Larsen, Henrik Simonsen, Dorthe Vang Larsen, Anne-Christine Bay-Jensen, Toni Segovia-Silvestre, Diana Julie Leeming and Morten A Karsdal

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2011 11:6

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder that shows as erythematous and scaly lesions. The pathogenesis of psoriasis is driven by a dysregulation of the immune system which leads to an altered cytokin...

    Authors: Rasmus O Bak, Karin Stenderup, Cecilia Rosada, Line B Petersen, Brian Moldt, Frederik Dagnæs-Hansen, Maria Jakobsen, Søren Kamp, Thomas G Jensen, Tomas N Dam and Jacob Giehm Mikkelsen

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2011 11:5

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Cutaneous amyloidosis has been classified into primary cutaneous amyloidosis (PCA, OMIM #105250), secondary cutaneous amyloidosis and systemic cutaneous amyloidosis. PCA is the deposition of amyloid in previou...

    Authors: Wenlin Yang, Yangyang Lin, Jian Yang and Wensheng Lin

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2011 11:4

    Content type: Case report

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  20. Sulfur mustard (SM) is a blister-forming agent that has been used as a chemical weapon. Sulfur mustard can cause damage in various organs, especially the skin, respiratory system, and eyes. Generally, the mult...

    Authors: Isa Khaheshi, Saeed Keshavarz, Abbas Ali Imani Fooladi, Majid Ebrahimi, Samaneh Yazdani, Yunes Panahi, Majid Shohrati and Mohammad Reza Nourani

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2011 11:2

    Content type: Research article

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  21. With the availability of large-scale genome-wide association study (GWAS) data, choosing an optimal set of SNPs for disease susceptibility prediction is a challenging task. This study aimed to use single nucle...

    Authors: Shenying Fang, Xiangzhong Fang and Momiao Xiong

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2011 11:1

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Instruments for field diagnosis of eczema are increasingly used, and it is essential to understand specific limitations to make best use of their strengths. Our objective was to assess the validity of ISAAC an...

    Authors: Agostino Strina, Mauricio L Barreto, Sergio Cunha, Maria de Fátima SP de Oliveira, Shirlei C Moreira, Hywel C Williams and Laura C Rodrigues

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2010 10:11

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Ecthyma gangrenosum (EG) manifests as a skin lesion affecting patients suffering extreme neutropenia and is commonly associated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa in immunocompromised patients. Leukocyte adhesion defici...

    Authors: Fethi Mellouli, Habib Ksouri, Ridha Barbouche, Mongi Maamer, Leila Ben Hamed, Slama Hmida, Assia Ben Hassen and Mohamed Béjaoui

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2010 10:10

    Content type: Case report

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  24. Diagnosing pigmented skin lesions in general practice is challenging. SIAscopy has been shown to increase diagnostic accuracy for melanoma in referred populations. We aimed to develop and validate a scoring sy...

    Authors: Jon D Emery, Judith Hunter, Per N Hall, Anthony J Watson, Marc Moncrieff and Fiona M Walter

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2010 10:9

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Hand eczema is the most frequently recognized occupational disease in Denmark with an incidence of approximately 0.32 per 1000 person-years. Consequences of hand eczema include chronic severe eczema, prolonged...

    Authors: Kristina Sophie Ibler, Tove Agner, Jane Lindschou Hansen and Christian Gluud

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2010 10:8

    Content type: Study protocol

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  26. Topical phenytoin is a powerful skin wounds healing and it may be useful in clinical practice. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of topical phenytoin 0.5%, by comparing it with cream (contro...

    Authors: Carlos Augusto Zanardini Pereira and Alice de Oliveira de A Alchorne

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2010 10:7

    Content type: Research article

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  27. There are many different types of pediculicides available OTC in Australia. In this study we compare the efficacy and safety of three topical pediculicides: a pediculicide containing melaleuca oil (tea tree oi...

    Authors: Stephen C Barker and Phillip M Altman

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2010 10:6

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Spectrophotometry (SPT) could represent a promising technique for the diagnosis of cutaneous melanoma (CM) at earlier stages of the disease. Starting from our experience, we further assessed the role of SPT in...

    Authors: Paolo A Ascierto, Marco Palla, Fabrizio Ayala, Ileana De Michele, Corrado Caracò, Antonio Daponte, Ester Simeone, Stefano Mori, Maurizio Del Giudice, Rocco A Satriano, Antonio Vozza, Giuseppe Palmieri and Nicola Mozzillo

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2010 10:5

    Content type: Research article

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  29. The impact on patients suffering from chronic hand eczema (CHE) is enormous, as no licensed systemic treatment option with proven efficacy for CHE is available. Alitretinoin is a novel agent which showed high ...

    Authors: Patricia R Blank, Armin A Blank and Thomas D Szucs

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2010 10:4

    Content type: Research article

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  30. The association between anxiety and depression, and eczema is well known in the literature, but factors underlying this association remain unclear. Low levels of omega-3 fatty acids and female gender have been...

    Authors: Marianne Klokk, Karl Gunnar Gotestam and Arnstein Mykletun

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2010 10:3

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Psoriasis is a common, chronic relapsing inflammatory skin disease. Lately, there is increasing evidence that psoriasis is more than "skin deep". Epidemiological studies showed that severe psoriasis might have...

    Authors: Batya B Davidovici, Mary M Sullivan-Whalen, Patricia Gilleaudeau and James G Krueger

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2010 10:2

    Content type: Case report

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  32. Alefacept treatment is highly effective in a select group patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis, and is an ideal candidate to develop systems to predict who will respond to therapy. A clinical trial of 22...

    Authors: Mayte Suárez-Fariñas, Kejal R Shah, Asifa S Haider, James G Krueger and Michelle A Lowes

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2010 10:1

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Dimeticones kill head lice by physical means. Here we assessed in a comparative bioassay the ex vivo efficacy of "NYDA® sensitiv", a new two-phase dimeticone-based pediculicide similar to a product established on...

    Authors: Jorg Heukelbach, André Asenov, Oliver Liesenfeld, Ali Mirmohammadsadegh and Fabíola A Oliveira

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2009 9:12

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Little evidence exists to guide treatment of alopecia areata (AA). The current practices in treatment of children compared to adults and of progressive stages of hair loss are unknown. The objective of this st...

    Authors: Niyati Mukherjee, Dean S Morrell, Madeleine Duvic, Paul W Stewart and Lowell A Goldsmith

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2009 9:11

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Familial keloids have been reported, having either autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive inheritance. We wished to determine the inheritance pattern and phenotype of keloids among multigenerational familie...

    Authors: Jason A Clark, Maria L Turner, Lillian Howard, Horia Stanescu, Robert Kleta and Jeffrey B Kopp

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2009 9:8

    Content type: Research article

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  36. A single nucleotide polymorphism (61A>G) in the epidermal growth factor (EGF) gene has been implicated in both melanoma pathogenesis and increased melanoma risk. To further evaluate this association, we conducted...

    Authors: Milena Casula, Mauro Alaibac, Maria A Pizzichetta, Riccardo Bono, Paolo A Ascierto, Ignazio Stanganelli, Sergio Canzanella, Grazia Palomba, Edoardo Zattra and Giuseppe Palmieri

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2009 9:7

    Content type: Research article

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  37. The suntanning industry has grown up over the last decade in Europe, mainly because tanned skin is considered socially desirable and attractive. Because of the potential negative impact of artificial tanning o...

    Authors: Franziska U Börner, Holger Schütz and Peter Wiedemann

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2009 9:6

    Content type: Research article

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  38. The influence of streptococcal infections in the pathogenesis of psoriasis is not yet understood. In vitro data suggest that streptococcal factors influence T-cell function in psoriasis in a HLA-dependent manner,...

    Authors: Lotus Mallbris, Katarina Wolk, Fabio Sánchez and Mona Ståhle

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2009 9:5

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Herpes simplex virus infection (HSV) is a common and ubiquitous infection of the skin which causes mucocutaneous lesions called cold sores (herpes labialis) or fever blisters. It is estimated that approximatel...

    Authors: Nathalie Hasler-Nguyen, Donald Shelton, Gilbert Ponard, Marlene Bader, Martina Schaffrik and Pascal Mallefet

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2009 9:3

    Content type: Research article

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  40. The purpose of this manuscript was to determine whether the change in wound surface area over time could be described through nonlinear mathematics.

    Authors: Matthew Cardinal, Tania Phillips, David E Eisenbud, Keith Harding, Jonathan Mansbridge and David G Armstrong

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2009 9:2

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX) histologically mimics high-grade sarcoma in the skin, although it follows a benign clinical course. AFX occurs in the sun-exposed skin and for this reason, an association with ultr...

    Authors: Akio Sakamoto, Shizuka Akieda, Yoshinao Oda, Yukihide Iwamoto and Masazumi Tsuneyoshi

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2009 9:1

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Sun sensitivity of the skin is a risk factor for the development of cutaneous melanoma and other skin cancers. Epidemiological studies on causal factors for the development of melanoma must control for sun sen...

    Authors: Jürgen Tacke, Jens Dietrich, Beatrix Steinebrunner and Antonius Reifferscheid

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2008 8:4

    Content type: Research article

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