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Psoriasis
The genetic epidemiology of alopecia areata in China
Psoriatic patients with arthropathy show significant expression of free HLA class I heavy chains on circulating monocytes
Nickel-responding T cells are CD4+ CLA+ CD45RO+ and express chemokine receptors CXCR3, CCR4 and CCR10
Increased Fas ligand expression by T cells and tumour cells in the progression of actinic keratosis to squamous cell carcinoma
Stress-induced modulation of skin immune function
Hereditary ‘white nails’
The detection of IgG and IgA autoantibodies to desmocollins 1–3 by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays using baculovirus-expressed proteins, in atypical pemphigus but not in typical pemphigus
Evaluation of inflammatory infiltrate and fibrogenic cytokines in pseudopelade of Brocq suggests the involvement of T-helper 2 and 3 cytokines
Temozolomide and interferon α2b in metastatic melanoma stage IV
Muckle–Wells syndrome
Increased advanced oxidation protein products in Behçet's disease
U-serrated immunodeposition pattern differentiates type VII collagen targeting bullous diseases from other subepidermal bullous autoimmune diseases
Immunophenotyping of inflammatory cells in lesional skin of the extrinsic and intrinsic types of atopic dermatitis
Evaluation of a BP180-NC16a enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in the initial diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid
Enhancement of topical 5-aminolaevulinic acid delivery by erbium
Mohs' micrographic surgery for treatment of basal cell carcinoma of the face—results of a retrospective study and review of the literature
Topical treatment of basal cell carcinoma with tazarotene
Nuclear β-catenin in basal cell carcinoma correlates with increased proliferation
Immunohistochemical staining of cutaneous tumours with G-81, a monoclonal antibody to dermcidin
Risk and protective factors for sporadic basal cell carcinoma
The optimal time to determine the minimal phototoxic dose in skin photosensitized by topical 8 methoxypsoralen
Anger and acne
Topical paricalcitol (19-nor-1α,25-dihydroxyvitamin D2) is a novel, safe and effective treatment for plaque psoriasis
A randomized controlled clinical trial of topical photodynamic therapy with methyl aminolaevulinate in the treatment of actinic keratoses in transplant recipients
The juvenile variant of papular–purpuric gloves and socks syndrome and its association with viral infections
The effect of haematopoietic stem cell transplant on papules with ‘pebbly’ appearance in Hunter's syndrome
Detection of human papillomavirus type 56 DNA, belonging to a mucous high-risk group, in hair follicles in the genital area of a woman no longer suffering from viral warts
Syringotropic cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
Bilateral Bowen's disease
Infantile perianal pyramidal protrusion with hard stool history
Melanocytic naevus of the palm resembling callus
Naproxen-induced generalized bullous fixed drug eruption
Immunohistochemical analyses of p63 expression in normal human skin
Imatinib mesylate inhibits the growth of metastatic lung lesions in a patient with dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
Plasma cell leukaemia cutis preferentially localized to recent puncture sites
Acneiform eruption induced by epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors in patients with solid tumours
Exfoliative cheilitis successfully treated with topical tacrolimus
Acquired pseudoxanthoma elasticum of the elbow flexures
The syringe skin hook
Streptococcal infection may make psoriasis worse but do antibiotics help?
Streptococcal infection may make psoriasis worse but do antibiotics help?
Granuloma annulare restricted to Becker's naevus
Systemic steroids in the treatment of alopecia areata
Susceptibility to human herpesvirus-8 infection in a healthy population from Sardinia is not directly correlated with the expression of HLA-DR alleles
The histopathology of envenomation by Japanese viper bite
Primary cutaneous B-cell lymphoma mimicking pyoderma gangrenosum
Lichen planus pemphigoides and multiple keratoacanthomas associated with colon adenocarcinoma
Atypical varicella mimicking hand–foot–mouth disease in an adult patient with malignant lymphoma during chemotherapy
Immunology of Behcet's Disease
Pediatric Dermatology
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Crohn's disease presenting in the skin of an 8-year-old child
An unusual late complication of juvenile dermatomyositis
A case of ‘nonepidermolysis bullosa’
Successful treatment of a refractory verruca in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia with topical cidofovir
Pemphigus foliaceus associated with conjunctivitis
Treatment of ulcerated haemangiomas with recombinant human platelet-derived growth factor
Two families with Greither syndrome due to a keratin 1 mutation
Multiple granular cell tumours in childhood
Incontinentia pigmenti presenting with neonatal seizures and ischaemic brain injury
A 15-year review of children treated with oral photochemo-therapy for severe atopic eczema propos long-term side-effects
Comparison of impairment of Quality of Life (QOL) in children with skin disease, the Children's Dermatology Life Quality Index® (CDLQI) and the Children's Life Quality Index® (CLQI) and in children with other chronic disease using the CLQI
Persistent resistance of Staphylococcus aureus to fusidic acid in a large cohort of children
Improved early diagnosis of Kindler syndrome
Sporadic capillary malformations (CM, ‘port wine stain’) do not show linkage to susceptibility locus on 5q
The presence and relevance of staphylococcal contamination in pustular tinea capitis
Clinical features of acne vulgaris in adolescents living in Northern Europe (Belarus) and in South Asia (Yemen)
Unusual complications of varicella zoster varicella gangrenosa
Erythema annulare centrifugum affecting father and daughter
Neonatal lupus erythematosus with neutropenia and mildly abnormal liver function tests
Giant pigmented naevi in first cousins