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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28295615/topical-corticosteroids-application-in-the-evening-is-more-effective-than-in-the-morning-in-psoriasis-comment
#1
Wei-Jie Gu, Na Mi
We read with great interest the article by Nguyen et al. published ahead-of-print in Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology entitled, 'Topical corticosteroids application in the evening is more effective than in the morning in psoriasis'.(1) The authors suggested that the efficacy of topical corticosteroids application in the evening is better than in the morning. However, we wish to make some comments on this article. Firstly, the application of topical corticosteroids for each patient can be more precisely...
March 10, 2017: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: JEADV
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28222229/leg-ulcers-caused-by-genetic-disease-prolidase-deficiency
#2
F Bertolini
I have just read the new guidelines for diagnostics and treatment of venus leg ulcers pubblished by the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 2016; 30: 1843-1875 (1), and I think that at this time it would be useful to also include leg ulcers caused by genetic disease "prolidase deficiency" in the differential diagnosis. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
February 21, 2017: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: JEADV
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28165883/the-role-of-il-23-in-the-treatment-of-psoriasis
#3
Lluís Puig
The IL-23/IL-17 axis is currently considered to be crucial in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. Human IL-23 is primarily produced by antigen-presenting cells and induces and maintains differentiation of Th17 cells and Th22 cells, a primary cellular source of proinflammatory cytokines such as IL-17 and IL-22, which mediate the epidermal hyperplasia, keratinocyte immune activation and tissue inflammation inherent in psoriasis. Agents that target the p40 subunit common to both IL-12 and IL-23 have shown robust clinical activity, but selectivity for IL-23p19 could offer advantages in efficacy and safety with respect to anti-p40 blockade...
February 6, 2017: Expert Review of Clinical Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28160938/working-groups-pilars-of-science-within-the-spanish-academy-of-dermatology-and-venereology
#4
EDITORIAL
A Pérez-Bustillo
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 1, 2017: Actas Dermo-sifiliográficas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28128086/vesicular-contact-reaction-may-progress-into-erythema-multiforme
#5
Magdalena Czarnecka-Operacz, Dorota Jenerowicz, Joanna Szulczyńska-Gabor, Ewa Teresiak-Mikołajczak, Joanna Szyfter-Harris, Monika Bowszyc-Dmochowska
Dear Editor, Erythema multiforme is considered an acute skin condition, characterized by a self-limiting and sometimes recurrent course. It is regarded as a type IV hypersensitivity reaction associated with certain infections, medications, and other various triggers. Allergic contact dermatitis is in turn a delayed type of induced allergy as a result of cutaneous contact with a specific allergen to which the patient develops specific sensitivity. This type of cutaneous reaction is associated with inflammation manifesting with erythema, edema, and vesicles...
December 2016: Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica: ADC
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28095280/relative-importance-of-traditional-risk-factors-for-malignant-melanoma-in-the-czech-population
#6
Lucie Rajská, Dana Göpfertová, Jana Hercogová, Anna Jiráková, Zuzana Sečníková, Filip Rob, Zdeněk Šmerhovský
AIM: The Czech Republic is one of the leading European countries in incident cases of malignant melanoma (MM), which is on the rise. The study objective was to assess the strength of associations between MM and the known generally accepted risk factors for MM in the population of the Czech Republic. METHODS: The study was designed as a case-control study where cases were incident cases of MM detected at the Department of Dermatology and Venereology of the Bulovka Hospital...
December 2016: Central European Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28035227/plasmid-mediated-resistance-to-tetracyclines-among-neisseria-gonorrhoeae-strains-isolated-in-poland-between-2012-and-2013
#7
Beata Młynarczyk-Bonikowska, Marlena Kujawa, Magdalena Malejczyk, Grażyna Młynarczyk, Sławomir Majewski
INTRODUCTION: One of two main mechanisms of resistance in tetracycline-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae (TRNG) is associated with the presence of TetM protein responsible for actively blocking of the tetracycline target site in the 30S ribosomal subunit. This mechanism is encoded by conjugative plasmids. The second mechanism is chromosomal in nature and due to mutations in specific genes. AIM: To determine the incidence and type of tetM determinants in TRNG strains isolated from patients presenting with gonorrhea infection to the Dermatology and Venereology Clinic in Warsaw in 2012-2013...
December 2016: Postȩpy Dermatologii i Alergologii
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27941720/effectiveness-of-topical-corticosteroid-topical-calcineurin-inhibitors-and-combination-of-them-in-the-treatment-of-vitiligo
#8
P Roy, S K Saha, P C Paul, A K Reza, A K Nandi, S Sultana, S Saha, S M Akhter, S Khatun, M Habibunnahar
Vitiligo is an acquired pigmentary skin disorder which is disfiguring and difficult to treat. Cure and response rates for vitiligo are significantly lower. This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of topical corticosteroid, topical calcineurin inhibitors (tacrolimus) and combination of them in the treatment of vitilligo in two tertiary care Hospital, in the Department of Dermatology and Venereology OPD (out patient department) in Mymensingh Medical College Hospital and Jahurul Islam Medical College Hospital, Bajitpur, Kishoregonj from January 2015 to December 2015...
October 2016: Mymensingh Medical Journal: MMJ
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27935915/medication-practice-of-patients-with-dermatophytosis
#9
Y Poudyal, S D Joshi
INTRODUCTION: Dermatophytosis is one of the commonest dermatoses observed in Dermatology OPD. It is caused by Fungus Dermatophyte. Its pattern and prevalence varies from region to region. As self medication practice is very common, we aim to find the prevalence of various clinical pattern of dermatophytosis and to find out the medication commonly used by the patients for this condition. METHODS: This was cross sectional observational study. The case collection was done from outpatient department of Dermatology and Venereology of a Teaching Hospital from 15th March, 2013 to 14 March, 2014...
July 2016: JNMA; Journal of the Nepal Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27891435/a-study-of-clinical-profile-and-quality-of-life-in-patients-with-scabies-at-a-rural-tertiary-care-centre
#10
Pragya Ashok Nair, Rita Vipul Vora, Nidhi B Jivani, Shailee S Gandhi
INTRODUCTION: Scabies is a contagious disease primarily related to poverty and overcrowding, it rapidly spreads from person to person specially in people with poor hygiene. We come across many patients from rural areas with scabies. In India the incidence ranges from 13% to 59% in rural and urban areas. Many people complain of sleep disturbances and affection of work and leisure activities due to itching. Very few studies are done in India about the affection of quality of life in such patients...
October 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27890946/prevalence-of-asymptomatic-infections-in-sexually-transmitted-diseases-attendees-diagnosed-with-bacterial-vaginosis-vaginal-candidiasis-and-trichomoniasis
#11
R Rajalakshmi, S Kalaivani
BACKGROUND: Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) are a major health problem affecting mostly young people in both developing and developed countries. STD in women causes both acute morbidity and complications such as infertility, ectopic pregnancy, low-birth weight, and prematurity. AIMS: The aim of the study is to assess the prevalence of bacterial vaginosis, vaginal candidiasis, and trichomoniasis among asymptomatic females attending STD outpatient department in a tertiary care hospital in South India...
July 2016: Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27879008/quality-of-life-measurement-in-atopic-dermatitis-position-paper-of-the-european-academy-of-dermatology-and-venereology-eadv-task-force-on-quality-of-life
#12
REVIEW
P V Chernyshov, L Tomas-Aragones, L Manolache, S E Marron, M S Salek, F Poot, A P Oranje, A Y Finlay
There is a need for researchers to have easy reference to the wide spectrum of different types of quality of life (QoL) instruments that can be used in atopic dermatitis (AD). Previous reviews on QoL in AD do not cover the full spectrum of QoL measures used in studies on AD. This study, on behalf of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Task Force on QoL, contains information on instruments available for health-related QoL and family QoL assessment in AD including information on validation, experience of QoL assessment in AD for different purposes, peculiarities of QoL assessment in different age groups, expert analysis of available instruments including data on limitations of their use and recommendations of the Task Force...
November 23, 2016: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: JEADV
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27859683/s2k-guideline-for-treatment-of-cutaneous-lupus-erythematosus-guided-by-the-european-dermatology-forum-edf-in-cooperation-with-the-european-academy-of-dermatology-and-venereology-eadv
#13
LETTER
A Kuhn, E Aberer, Z Bata-Csörgő, M Caproni, A Dreher, C Frances, R Gläser, H-W Klötgen, A Landmann, B Marinovic, F Nyberg, R Olteanu, A Ranki, J C Szepietowski, B Volc-Platzer
Cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE) is a rare inflammatory autoimmune disease with heterogeneous clinical manifestations. To date, no therapeutic agents have been licensed specifically for patients with this disease entity, and topical and systemic drugs are mostly used 'off-label'. The aim of the present guideline was to achieve a broad consensus on treatment strategies for patients with CLE by a European subcommittee, guided by the European Dermatology Forum (EDF) and supported by the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV)...
March 2017: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: JEADV
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27815548/de%C3%A2-novo-hiv-infection-diagnoses-in-a-department-of-dermatology-and-venereology-in-lisbon-portugal
#14
Pedro Mendes-Bastos, Ana Brasileiro, Eugénia Matos-Pires, Isaura Rodrigues, Cristina Marques, Vasco Coelho-Macias, Cândida Fernandes
BACKGROUND: Portugal has the highest prevalence rate of HIV infection in Western Europe. The proportion of patients with a late diagnosis, carried out in full-blown AIDS stage, remains high. Skin and mucous membrane manifestations are not rare in these patients. OBJECTIVE: A demographic, clinical, and laboratorial characterization of patients with de novo HIV infection diagnosis made in the Department of Dermatology and Venereology of a central hospital in Lisbon, Portugal...
November 4, 2016: International Journal of STD & AIDS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27730675/closed-venereology-wards-in-hospitals-of-the-german-democratic-republic-gdr-and-the-ministry-for-state-security-mfs
#15
M Schochow, F Steger
Documents of the Federal Commissioner for the Records of the State Security Service of the former GDR (BStU) show that two percent of the venereologists in the GDR worked for the Ministry of State Security (MfS) [1]. We analyzed documents of two venereologists who were working as unofficial informants with the MfS [2-5]. Both of them, informant "Schneider" and informant "Karl", had insights into the occurrences on closed venereology wards. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
October 12, 2016: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: JEADV
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27605499/background-review-for-the-2016-european-guideline-on-mycoplasma-genitalium-infections
#16
REVIEW
J S Jensen, M Cusini, M Gomberg, H Moi
Mycoplasma genitalium is a cause of 10-35% of non-chlamydial non-gonococcal urethritis in men and in women, and is associated with cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Transmission of M. genitalium occurs through direct mucosal contact. In women, symptoms include vaginal discharge, dysuria or symptoms of PID - abdominal pain and dyspareunia. In men, urethritis, dysuria and discharge predominates. Asymptomatic infections are frequent. In this review, we present the evidence base for the recommendations in the 2016 European guideline on M...
October 2016: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: JEADV
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27592104/topical-timolol-maleate-0-5-for-infantile-hemangioma-its-effectiveness-compared-to-ultrapotent-topical-corticosteroids-a-single-center-experience-of-278-cases
#17
Retno Danarti, Lukman Ariwibowo, Sunardi Radiono, Arief Budiyanto
BACKGROUND: Infantile hemangioma (IH) may have implications on parental distress and cosmetic disfigurement. To date, ultrapotent corticosteroids are used as a treatment of choice for superficial IH. However, due to their side effects and sometimes lack of IH regression, it is necessary to find alternative topical therapies. Timolol maleate 0.5% solution and gel are nonselective β-blockers that could inhibit proliferation and trigger regression of IH. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of topical ultrapotent corticosteroids and timolol maleate 0...
2016: Dermatology: International Journal for Clinical and Investigative Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27579792/european-consensus-based-s2k-guideline-on-the-management-of-herpes-zoster-guided-by-the-european-dermatology-forum-edf-in-cooperation-with-the-european-academy-of-dermatology-and-venereology-eadv-part-2-treatment
#18
LETTER
R N Werner, A F Nikkels, B Marinović, M Schäfer, M Czarnecka-Operacz, A M Agius, Z Bata-Csörgő, J Breuer, G Girolomoni, G E Gross, S Langan, R Lapid-Gortzak, T H Lesser, U Pleyer, J Sellner, G M Verjans, P Wutzler, C Dressler, R Erdmann, S Rosumeck, A Nast
Herpes zoster (HZ, shingles) is a frequent medical condition which may severely impact the quality of life of affected patients. Different therapeutic approaches to treat acute HZ are available. The aim of this European project was the elaboration of a consensus-based guideline on the management of patients who present with HZ, considering different patient populations and different localizations. This interdisciplinary guideline aims at an improvement of the outcomes of the acute HZ management concerning disease duration, acute pain and quality of life of the affected patients and at a reduction in the incidence of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) and other complications...
January 2017: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: JEADV
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27554338/combination-of-oral-zinc-gluconate-and-topical-triclosan-an-anti-inflammatory-treatment-modality-for-initial-hidradenitis-suppurativa
#19
Schapoor Hessam, Michael Sand, Nina Mareike Meier, Thilo Gambichler, Lisa Scholl, Falk G Bechara
BACKGROUND: Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is often a therapeutic challenge with relapses and chronicity which can severely impact patients' quality of life. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of anti-inflammatory oral zinc gluconate, 90mg/day, combined with topical triclosan, 2% twice daily. METHODS: We retrospectively evaluated the medical records of HS patients in our HS Center of the Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Allergology, Ruhr-University Bochum, regarding change of disease severity and quality of life...
November 2016: Journal of Dermatological Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27538097/treatment-of-vitiligo-with-308-nm-excimer-laser-our-experience-from-a-2-year-follow-up-of-979-chinese-patients
#20
Y Fa, Y Lin, X J Chi, W H Shi, J L Wang, X Guo, J H Geng, H X Liu, F R Zhang
BACKGROUND: The 308-nm excimer laser had been proved to be a time-efficient and potent therapeutic alternative for the management of vitiligo. Different results had been reported in different ethnic populations. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the efficacy and related contributing factors of 308-nm excimer laser in Chinese vitiligo patients. METHODS: A total of 979 Chinese patients (3478 lesions) with progressive-stage vitiligo who had received 308-nm excimer laser treatment were recruited from the vitiligo clinic of Shandong Provincial Hospital of Dermatology &Venereology from 2012 to 2014...
February 2017: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: JEADV
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