RESEARCH SNIPPETS
Is there a rural/urban gradient in the prevalence of eczema?
British Association of Dermatologists guidelines on the efficacy and use of acitretin in dermatology
Is there a rural/urban gradient in the prevalence of eczema? A systematic review
Cytokeratins 16 and 10 bind to retinoic acid covalently in skin tissue of mice
Epidermolysis bullosa simplex due to KRT5 mutations : mutation-related differences in cellular fragility and the protective effects of trimethylamine N -oxide in cultured primary keratinocytes
Secreted subtilisin Sub3 from Microsporum canis is required for adherence to but not for invasion of the epidermis
The role of transforming growth factor-β1 and oxidative stress in podoconiosis pathogenesis
Keratin mutations in patients with epidermolysis bullosa simplex : correlations between phenotype severity and disturbance of intermediate filament molecular structure
Differential gene expression in drug hypersensitivity reactions : induction of alarmins in severe bullous diseases
Ethnic differences in pain, itch and thermal detection in response to topical capsaicin : African Americans display a notably limited hyperalgesia and neurogenic inflammation
Measuring disease activity and damage in discoid lupus erythematosus
Polymorphisms in human histamine receptor H4 gene are associated with atopic dermatitis
Mutations in EDARADD account for a small proportion of hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia cases
Binding of pemphigus vulgaris IgG to antigens in desmosome core domains excludes immune complexes rather than directly splitting desmosomes
Regulatory T cells in the skin lesions and blood of patients with systemic sclerosis and morphoea
Clearance rates of circulating and tissue-bound autoantibodies to type VII collagen in experimental epidermolysis bullosa acquisita
Noninvasive bioengineering assessment of the skin barrier function in patients with chronic venous insufficiency
Nailfold capillary abnormalities are prevalent in sclerodermoid graft-versus-host disease and readily detected with dermatoscopy
Autosomal dominant multiple syringomas linked to chromosome 16q22
A double-blind, randomized study to assess the effectiveness of different moisturizers in preventing dermatitis induced by hand washing to simulate healthcare use
FOXE1 is a target for aberrant methylation in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
Androgen receptor and 5α-reductase immunohistochemical profiles in extramammary Paget disease
Lip cancer : incidence, trends, histology and survival: 1970–2006
Comparative molecular analysis of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from children with atopic dermatitis and healthy subjects in Taiwan
Infliximab for the treatment of psoriasis in Greece : 4 years of clinical experience at a single centre
Comparison of the two techniques for measurement of the density of Demodex folliculorum : standardized skin surface biopsy and direct microscopic examination
Thyrotropin-releasing hormone and oestrogen differentially regulate prolactin and prolactin receptor expression in female human skin and hair follicles in vitro
H syndrome : novel and recurrent mutations in SLC29A3
Female pattern hair loss in complete androgen insensitivity syndrome
Randomized, double-blinded, placebo controlled study to assess the effect of topical 1% nicotinamide on actinic keratoses
Radiotherapy : a protective role for toxic epidermal necrolysis?
A ‘D.I.Y.’ nasal plug with airway : an alternative approach
Home vs. outpatient narrowband ultraviolet B therapy for the treatment of nonsegmental vitiligo : a retrospective questionnaire study
Ustekinumab induces rapid clearing of erythrodermic psoriasis after failure of antitumour necrosis factor therapies
What is the role of ultrasound evaluation of lymph nodes in patients with high-grade squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck?
Is antitumour necrosis factor therapy combined with ultraviolet B phototherapy safe?
Giant warts in a kidney transplant patient : regression with sirolimus
Novel plant metalloproteinase from Dieffenbachia seguine causes fingertip necrosis
Expression of Snail1 in the fibrotic dermis of postmenopausal frontal fibrosing alopecia : possible involvement of an epithelial–mesenchymal transition and a review of the Japanese patients
Frontal fibrosing alopecia in two sisters
Vascular endothelial growth factor concentrations in serum of patients with extensive slow-flow vascular malformations
Vascular endothelial growth factor concentrations in serum of patients with extensive slow-flow vascular malformations : reply from authors
Clinical implications of advances in understanding the inheritance of erythropoietic protoporphyria
News and Notices
Lack of evidence for a protective effect of breastfeeding on childhood eczema: findings from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Two : O1
Familial chilblain lupus due to a heterozygous mutation in the SAMHD1 gene : O2
A case of autosomal recessive bullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma : O3
Erythromelalgia: what is the cause and what works? : O4
Skin manifestations in Myhre syndrome : O5
Homozygous variegate porphyria: a previously unrecognized cause of hypomyelinating leucoencephalopathy : O6
A case of haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: role of skin biopsy in the diagnosis : O7
Giant congenital melanocytic naevus and sebaceous naevus with hypophosphataemic rickets : O8
Arsenic exposure due to rice milk : O9
Acrodermatitis due to zinc-deficient breast milk : O10
Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy associated with unbalanced X chromosome translocation : O11
Juvenile-onset hypopigmented mycosis fungoides: stable low-grade disease, frequent expression of a CD8+ T-cell phenotype and good prognosis : O12
An infant with congenital skin lesions and multiorgan involvement : O13
An unusual presentation of xeroderma pigmentosum in a caucasian child : P1
An unusual pattern of atrophoderma? New variant of Pasini and Pierini : P2
Facial porokeratosis of Mibelli in a child : P3
Harlequin ichthyosis: a survivor : P4
Childhood atopic eczema: the demographics and management : P5
Pyoderma gangrenosum in a child : P6