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Vol. 232, No. 5, 2016

Issue release date: January 2017

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Review Paper

Calciphylaxis and Martorell Hypertensive Ischemic Leg Ulcer: Same Pattern - One Pathophysiology

Hafner J.
Dermatology 2016;232:523-533 (DOI:10.1159/000448245)
link Key Message: Calciphylaxis and Martorell hypertensive ischemic leg ulcer share the same morphological pattern and cardiovascular risk factors. They serve as model of subcutaneous ischemic arteriolosclerosis – and potentially of arteriolosclerosis in general.
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Autoinflammatory Skin Disease: A Review of Concepts and Applications to General Dermatology

Murthy A.S. · Leslie K.
Dermatology 2016;232:534-540 (DOI:10.1159/000449526)
link Key Message: We describe basic concepts in autoinflammation with an application to both monogenic autoinflammatory disorders and common skin conditions.
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Systematic Review of Health-Related Quality of Life in Adolescents with Psoriasis

Gonzalez J. · Cunningham K. · Perlmutter J. · Gottlieb A.
Dermatology 2016;232:541-549 (DOI:10.1159/000450826)
link Key Message: Adolescents with psoriasis have an impaired quality of life that should be addressed by physicians.
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Original Paper

Surgical Treatment of Facial Basal Cell Carcinoma: Patient-Based Assessment of Clinical Outcome in a Prospective Cohort Study

Ofaiche J. · Lopez R. · Bérard E. · André A. · Bulai-Livideanu C. · Méresse T. · Vairel B.B. · Grolleau J.-L. · Paul C. · Meyer N.
Dermatology 2016;232:550-557 (DOI:10.1159/000447354)
link -Key Message: Esthetic, functional, and morphological outcomes of facial basal cell carcinoma surgery provide high patient satisfaction.
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Characterisation of Prognosis and Invasion of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma by Podoplanin and E-Cadherin Expression

Hesse K. · Satzger I. · Schacht V. · Köther B. · Hillen U. · Klode J. · Schaper K. · Gutzmer R.
Dermatology 2016;232:558-565 (DOI:10.1159/000450920)
link -Key Message: Collective invasion is predominant, but in lymph node metastases and poorly differentiated cSCC partial EMT is possible.
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Topical Timolol Maleate 0.5% for Infantile Hemangioma: Its Effectiveness Compared to Ultrapotent Topical Corticosteroids - A Single-Center Experience of 278 Cases

Danarti R. · Ariwibowo L. · Radiono S. · Budiyanto A.
Dermatology 2016;232:566-571 (DOI:10.1159/000448396)
link -Key Message: Our 6-year study of IH treatment in a tertiary referral hospital supports the safety and effectiveness of 0.5% timolol maleate solution and gel compared to topical ultrapotent corticosteroids.
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Assessment of the Effects of Rituximab Monotherapy on Different Subsets of Circulating T-Regulatory Cells and Clinical Disease Severity in Severe Pemphigus Vulgaris

Bhattacharjee R. · De D. · Handa S. · Minz R.W. · Saikia B. · Joshi N.
Dermatology 2016;232:572-577 (DOI:10.1159/000448031)
link -Key Message: Rituximab monotherapy is effective in the treatment of severe pemphigus vulgaris. Rituximab did not have consistent effects over time on different subsets of T-regulatory cells in the peripheral blood of a pemphigus vulgaris patient.
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Efficacy of Dapsone in the Treatment of Pemphigus Vulgaris: A Single-Center Case Study

Baum S. · Debby A. · Gilboa S. · Trau H. · Barzilai A.
Dermatology 2016;232:578-585 (DOI:10.1159/000448028)
link -Key Message: Dapsone is considered as an efficient steroid-sparing agent for pemphigus vulgaris patients if well tolerated after the initiation of treatment.
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Prevalence and Characteristics of Hyperhidrosis in Sweden: A Cross-Sectional Study in the General Population

Shayesteh A. · Janlert U. · Brulin C. · Boman J. · Nylander E.
Dermatology 2016;232:586-591 (DOI:10.1159/000448032)
link -Key Message: Hyperhidrosis is a common condition in Sweden and markedly impairs quality of life.
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IL17A and IL17F Gene Polymorphism Association with Psoriasis Risk and Response to Treatment in a Polish Population

Białecka M. · Ostasz R. · Kurzawski M. · Klimowicz A. · Fabiańczyk H. · Bojko P. · Dziedziejko V. · Safranow K. · Machoy-Mokrzyńska A. · Droździk M.
Dermatology 2016;232:592-596 (DOI:10.1159/000448090)
link -Key Message: The IL17F polymorphism may affect the response to NB-UVB therapy.
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Sensitivity of the GEPARD Patient Questionnaire to Identify Psoriatic Arthritis in Patients with Psoriasis in Daily Practice: The GEPARD-Life Study

Härle P. · Letschert K. · Wittig B. · Mrowietz U.
Dermatology 2016;232:597-605 (DOI:10.1159/000448029)
link -Key Message: Screening for psoriatic arthritis with the GEPARD patient questionnaire in dermatology daily practice is effective.
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High Prevalence of Back Pain and Axial Spondyloarthropathy in Patients with Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Schneider-Burrus S. · Witte-Haendel E. · Christou D. · Rigoni B. · Sabat R. · Diederichs G.
Dermatology 2016;232:606-612 (DOI:10.1159/000448838)
link -Key Message: 56% of investigated patients with hidradenitis suppurativa showed radiological signs of acute or chronic spondyloarthropathy.
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Hospitalisations with Hidradenitis Suppurativa: An Increasing Problem That Deserves Closer Attention

Santos J.V. · Lisboa C. · Lanna C. · Costa-Pereira A. · Freitas A.
Dermatology 2016;232:613-618 (DOI:10.1159/000448515)
link -Key Message: This hospital-based study showed an increase in either hospitalisations or hospital incidence rate of hidradenitis suppurativa.
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Quality of Life Impairment in Children and Adults with Vitiligo: A Cross-Sectional Study Based on Dermatology-Specific and Disease-Specific Quality of Life Instruments

Catucci Boza J. · Giongo N. · Machado P. · Horn R. · Fabbrin A. · Cestari T.
Dermatology 2016;232:619-625 (DOI:10.1159/000448656)
link -Key Message: Dermatology-specific and disease-specific quality of life instruments in children and adults with vitiligo are presented.
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Phototherapy with Narrow-Band UVB in Adult Guttate Psoriasis: Results and Patient Assessment

Fernández-Guarino M. · Aboín-González S. · Velázquez D. · Barchino L. · Cano N. · Lázaro P.
Dermatology 2016;232:626-632 (DOI:10.1159/000448918)
link -Key Message: Phototherapy with narrow-band ultraviolet B is a very effective treatment with approximately 90% of the patients achieving PASI90.
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