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Vol. 233, No. 4, 2017

Issue release date: January 2018

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Jemec G.B.E. · Lademann J. · Braun S.
Dermatology 2017;233:259 (DOI:10.1159/000486187)
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Review Paper

How to Train to Discharge a Dermatology Outpatient: A Review

Harun A. · Finlay A.Y. · Salek M.S. · Piguet V.
Dermatology 2017;233:260-267 (DOI:10.1159/000479060)
link Key Message: This review describes how to educate trainees to make appropriate high-quality outpatient discharge decisions.
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IDEOM - Original Paper

Clinical Disease Patterns in a Regional Swiss Cohort of 34 Pyoderma Gangrenosum Patients

Kolios A.G.A. · Gübeli A. · Meier B. · Maul J.-T. · Kündig T. · Nilsson J. · Hafner J. · Guenova E. · Kerl K. · Anliker M. · Kempf W. · Navarini A.A. · French L.E. · Cozzio A.
Dermatology 2017;233:268-276 (DOI:10.1159/000481432)
link -Key Message: Markers for inflammation like CRP, leukocytosis, and neutrophilia were elevated in this pyoderma gangrenosum cohort. The average time to diagnosis was 8 months, and the mean duration to healing was 7.1 months.

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Original Paper

Screening of Skin Lesion-Associated Genes in Patients with Psoriasis by Meta-Integration Analysis

Mei R. · Mei X.
Dermatology 2017;233:277-288 (DOI:10.1159/000481619)
link -Key Message: Comprehensive bioinformatics analysis revealed the feature genes and potential pathogenesis mechanism of skin lesions of psoriasis.
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Late-Onset Alopecia Areata: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Lyakhovitsky A. · Gilboa S. · Eshkol A. · Barzilai A. · Baum S.
Dermatology 2017;233:289-294 (DOI:10.1159/000481881)
link -Key Message: Late-onset alopecia areata is characterized by female predominance, milder disease, and a better prognosis.
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Lymphopenia and CD4+/CD8+ Cell Reduction under Fumaric Acid Esters

Sondermann W. · Rompoti N. · Leister L. · Huptas L. · Klode J. · Dissemond J. · Körber A.
Dermatology 2017;233:295-302 (DOI:10.1159/000478903)
link -Key Message: Our data demonstrate significantly decreased lymphocyte, CD4+, and CD8+ cell counts under therapy with Fumaderm®.
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Photochemotherapy and Graft-versus-Leukemia Reaction in Acute Leukemia: Tumor Immunity and Survival Are Dependent on Timing of Photochemotherapy of the Skin

Feldreich N. · Ringden O. · Emtestam L.
Dermatology 2017;233:303-313 (DOI:10.1159/000484138)
link -Key Message: Delayed photochemotherapy to control graft-versus-host disease may improve the graft-versus-leukemia effect and is associated with long-term disease-free survival.
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Suppressed Adiponectin Levels and Increased Adiponectin Response to Oral Glucose Load in Lean Women with Severe Acne Normalizes after Isotretinoin Treatment

Aydin K. · Çetinözman F. · Elcin G. · Aksoy D.Y. · Ucar F. · Yildiz B.O.
Dermatology 2017;233:314-319 (DOI:10.1159/000484168)
link -Key Message: Adiponectin is differently regulated in women with severe acne, and isotretinoin restores adiponectin dynamics.
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Skin Cancer - Original Paper

Folliculotropism Does Not Affect Overall Survival in Mycosis Fungoides: Results from a Single-Center Cohort and Meta-Analysis

Giberson M. · Mourad A. · Gniadecki R.
Dermatology 2017;233:320-325 (DOI:10.1159/000484203)
link -Key Message: Analysis of age-, sex-, and stage-matched mycosis fungoides and folliculotropic mycosis fungoides patients found similar overall survival between the 2 groups.
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Original Paper

Diagnosis of Inherited Epidermolysis Bullosa in Resource-Limited Settings: Immunohistochemistry Revisited

Yenamandra V.K. · Bhari N. · Ray S.B. · Sreenivas V. · Dinda A.K. · Scaria V. · Sharma V.K. · Sethuraman G.
Dermatology 2017;233:326-332 (DOI:10.1159/000478856)
link -Key Message: IHC on frozen sections is comparable to IFM and has advantages of detecting subtle basal epidermal architectural changes in some cases, and of being cheaper and more readily available in resource-poor settings.
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