Research Snippets
Updates from the British Society for Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting, 16–18 April 2007, Nottingham, U.K.
Expert consensus
Interferon-α and viral triggers promote functional maturation of human monocyte-derived dendritic cells
Loss of interferon-γ inducibility of the MHC class II antigen processing pathway in head and neck cancer
In vivo evaluation of piperine and synthetic analogues as potential treatments for vitiligo using a sparsely pigmented mouse model
Increased matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) activity observed in chronic wound fluid is related to the clinical severity of the ulcer
Polymorphisms in the PTPN22 region are associated with psoriasis of early onset
Noninvasive biophysical assessments of the efficacy of a moisturizing cosmetic cream base for patients with atopic dermatitis during different seasons
Activated status of basophils in chronic urticaria leads to interleukin-3 hyper-responsiveness and enhancement of histamine release induced by anti-IgE stimulus
The methylation pattern of p16INK4a gene promoter in psoriatic epidermis and its clinical significance
Multicentre intraindividual randomized trial of topical methyl aminolaevulinate–photodynamic therapy vs. cryotherapy for multiple actinic keratoses on the extremities
In vivo confocal scanning laser microscopy of common naevi with globular, homogeneous and reticular pattern in dermoscopy
Histopathologically dysplastic neurofibromas in neurofibromatosis 1
Costs and cost-effectiveness of the nursing programme ‘Coping with itch’ for patients with chronic pruritic skin disease
Method of assessing involved facial areas
The health impact of pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus assessed using the Medical Outcomes Study 36-item short form health survey questionnaire
RASA1 mutations may cause hereditary capillary malformations without arteriovenous malformations
Dermoscopic patterns of naevi in fifth grade children of the Framingham school system
Antinuclear antibodies in patients with polymorphic light eruption
Beneficial effect of resin salve in treatment of severe pressure ulcers
A retrospective randomly selected cohort study of D-penicillamine treatment in rapidly progressive diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis of recent onset
Pimecrolimus 1% cream for the treatment of steroid-induced rosacea
Efficacy and safety of retapamulin ointment as treatment of impetigo
Pimecrolimus cream 1% in the long-term management of adult atopic dermatitis
Topical glycopyrrolate for patients with facial hyperhidrosis
Psoriasis treatment with etanercept and efalizumab
Efalizumab
Gene expression of cytokines in atopic eczema before and after ultraviolet A1 phototherapy
Value of hormonal levels in patients with male androgenetic alopecia treated with finasteride
Multiple aggressive squamous skin cancers in association with nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma
Acute myeloid dendritic cell leukaemia with specific cutaneous involvement
Psoriasis is associated with increased levels of serum leptin
Poor long term outcome of severe alopecia areata in children treated with high dose pulse corticosteroid therapy
QuantiFERON®-TB Gold testing for tuberculosis in psoriasis patients commencing anti-tumour necrosis factor α therapy
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura with the use of efalizumab for psoriasis
Complementary and alternative medicine usage in rosacea
The relation between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and maximum body mass index in patients with psoriasis
Interstitial granulomatous drug reaction presenting as erythroderma
Primary manifestation of a zosteriform lichen planus
New-onset psoriasis following treatment with the interleukin-1 receptor antagonist anakinra
What do clinicians think of the recommendations made in the ‘Improving Outcomes for People with Skin Tumours including Melanoma’?
Nicorandil and ulcerations
IgA autoantibodies against the NC16a domain of BP180 but not 120-kDa LAD-1 detected in a patient with linear IgA disease
Cutaneous graft-versus-host-like histology in childhood. Importance of clonality analysis in differential diagnosis. A case report
Novel substitution and frameshift mutations of CYLD in two Chinese families with multiple familial trichoepithelioma
Efalizumab-induced hypertrichosis
Evaluation of the reimbursement criteria for biological therapies for psoriasis in the Netherlands
Onset of lichen planopilaris during treatment with etanercept
Expression of matrix metalloproteinases 2, 9 and 11 in erythema multiforme
Subcellular activation site of caspase-3 in apoptotic keratinocytes observed in lichenoid tissue reaction
Repigmentation of vitiligo by transplantation of autologous melanocyte cells cultured on amniotic membrane
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