Editor's Choice December 2011
Treating childhood allergy with gut microbes: facts or fiction?
Beyond atopic eczema: filaggrin loss–of–function mutations in dry, fissured hand eczema
Photodynamic therapy for actinic keratoses: procedure matters?
Narrowband ultraviolet B and biologics in psoriasis
Prophylactic antibiotics for the prevention of cellulitis (erysipelas) of the leg. A commentary
Pharmacogenetic screening to prevent carbamazepine–induced toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens–Johnson syndrome: a critical appraisal
Response 1 to pharmacogenetic screening to prevent carbamazepine–induced toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens–Johnson syndrome: a critical appraisal
Response 2 to pharmacogenetic screening to prevent carbamazepine–induced toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens–Johnson syndrome: a critical appraisal
Commentary: pharmacogenetic screening to prevent carbamazepine–induced toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens–Johnson syndrome
Advances in Merkel cell carcinoma pathogenesis and management: a recently discovered virus, a new international consensus staging system and new diagnostic codes
MicroRNAs as novel players in skin development, homeostasis and disease
Determining risk factors for developing systemic lupus erythematosus in patients with discoid lupus erythematosus
Desmosomal genodermatoses
Filaggrin loss–of–function mutation R501X and 2282del4 carrier status is associated with fissured skin on the hands: results from a cross–sectional population study
Vessel resistance to blood flow in the nailfold in patients with psoriasis: a prospective case–control echo Doppler–based study
Ultraviolet–induced red fluorescence of patients with acne reflects regional casual sebum level and acne lesion distribution: qualitative and quantitative analyses of facial fluorescence
In vitro screening for putative psoriasis–specific antigens among wheat proteins and peptides
Calcium homeostasis and body composition in patients with palmoplantar pustulosis: a case–control study
Nickel skin levels in different occupations and an estimate of the threshold for reacting to a single open application of nickel in nickel–allergic subjects
Fibroepithelioma of Pinkus is a true basal cell carcinoma developing in association with a newly identified tumour–specific type of epidermal hyperplasia
Alterations in leucocyte subsets and histomorphology in normal–appearing perilesional skin and early and chronic hidradenitis suppurativa lesions
Is drug allergy less prevalent than previously assumed? A 5–year analysis
Clinical characteristics and risk of melanoma development from giant congenital melanocytic naevi in Korea: a nationwide retrospective study
Transgrediens pachyonychia congenita (PC): case series of a nonclassical PC presentation
Lactobacillus salivarius plus fructo–oligosaccharide is superior to fructo–oligosaccharide alone for treating children with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis: a double–blind, randomized, clinical trial of efficacy and safety
Photodynamic therapy with BF–200 ALA for the treatment of actinic keratosis: results of a multicentre, randomized, observer–blind phase III study in comparison with a registered methyl–5–aminolaevulinate cream and placebo
Treatment with 311–nm ultraviolet B enhanced response of psoriatic lesions in ustekinumab–treated patients: a randomized intraindividual trial
Treatment of severe pemphigus with a combination of immunoadsorption, rituximab, pulsed dexamethasone and azathioprine/mycophenolate mofetil: a pilot study of 23 patients
Tumescent liposuction in lipoedema yields good long–term results
Prophylactic antibiotics for the prevention of cellulitis (erysipelas) of the leg: results of the U.K. Dermatology Clinical Trials Network's PATCH II trial
Efficacy of biologics in the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis: a network meta–analysis of randomized controlled trials
Practical experience of ustekinumab in the treatment of psoriasis: experience from a multicentre, retrospective case cohort study across the U.K. and Ireland
Repigmentation of leucotrichia in vitiligo with noncultured cellular grafting
Filaggrin mutations are associated with recurrent skin infection in Singaporean Chinese patients with atopic dermatitis
Correlation between lipoprotein(a) and lipid peroxidation in psoriasis: role of the enzyme paraoxonase–1
Effect of a preceding laser dermabrasion on the outcome of combined therapy with narrowband ultraviolet B and potent topical steroids for treating nonsegmental vitiligo in resistant localizations
Sweet syndrome associated with sporotrichosis
Mild staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome: an underdiagnosed clinical disorder
Phenotypic analysis in a case of hydroa vacciniforme–like eruptions associated with chronic active Epstein–Barr virus disease of γδ T cells
Novel adenosine triphosphate (ATP)–binding cassette, subfamily A, member 12 ( ABCA12 ) mutations associated with congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma
Iatrogenic androgenetic alopecia in a male phenotype 46XX true hermaphrodite
Sebaceous carcinoma arising at a chronic candidiasis skin lesion of a patient with keratitis–ichthyosis–deafness (KID) syndrome
Are these patients indeed resistant to treatment with C1 inhibitor concentrate?
Optimizing the shave excision technique to aid accurate histological diagnosis
The profilaggrin N–terminal domain is absent in pityriasis rotunda
A case of paraneoplastic pemphigus associated with triple malignancies in combination with antilaminin–332 mucous membrane pemphigoid
Association of systemic psoriasis therapies and incidence of myocardial infarction
Association of systemic psoriasis therapies and incidence of myocardial infarction: reply from authors
Clear duct tape is not duct tape: reply from authors
News and Notices
A partially blinded, nonrandomized, controlled, ‘half and half’ study to compare the clinical and antimicrobial efficacy of topical steroid alone vs. an equivalent topical steroid combined with antibiotic, in the treatment of atopic dermatitis in a paediatric dermatology outpatient population, within a tertiary referral centre
Topical timolol for treatment of infantile haemangiomas: a prospective study
Measuring itch in clinical trials: experiences from the Softened Water Eczema Trial
Severity stratification of Patient-Oriented Eczema Measure (POEM) scores
Poikiloderma with neutropaenia in a pair of Caucasian dizygotic twins
Molecular analysis of circumscribed scalp leucotrichia in an infant born to a mother with oculocutaneous albinism type 1
Recurrent pathogenic mutation, p.Gln252Leu, in the CTSC gene in a 10-year-old Somali boy with Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome
Cutaneous markers of systemic manifestations of tuberous sclerosis complex: a study of 50 patients
Gross generalized molluscum contagiosum in a patient with autosomal recessive hyper-IgE syndrome
Dermatitis herpetiformis, guinea pigs and gluten
Neurofibromatosis-1 in a 13-year-old girl
Trichorhinophalangeal syndrome
Psychocutaneous disorders
Integrating medicine and psychology in children's dermatology: does a combined approach add clinical value?
Sixteen years of keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness (KID) syndrome
Neurothekeoma
Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus in childhood: a rare entity
A case of bullous pemphigoid in infancy
A severe irritant reaction to Dermol 500®
Clear cell papulosis: a rare cause of hypopigmented macules
Juvenile-onset mycosis fungoides
Sarcoid-like granulomatous rash in a patient with severe combined immunodeficiency
Ultraviolet photography: a simple and useful tool