R Ketterer

University Hospital of Lausanne, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

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Publications (4)3.14 Total impact

  • R Ketterer
    Revue medicale de la Suisse romande 11/1995; 115(10):753-7.
  • R Ketterer · E Frenk
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    ABSTRACT: Endocrinologic disorders occasionally manifest themselves by cutaneous abnormalities. In some instances, these alterations are the most prominent complaints of the patient. It is then important that the physician is able to recognize them as the manifestation of the endocrinologic disease. In this review, we describe the main cutaneous lesions occurring in endocrinopathy, like troubles of the skin pigmentation [melasma, acanthosis nigricans, Addison's disease, Cushing's syndrome, vitiligo], generalized or pretibial myxedema, acne and androgen excess, hirsutism. Where known, we try to approach the physiopathologic mechanisms that account for cutaneous changes. Additionally, some treatments are discussed.
    Therapeutische Umschau 05/1995; 52(4):269-74.
  • R Ketterer · P Morier · E Frenk
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    ABSTRACT: Hydroa vacciniforme is a rare chronic photodermatosis with onset in childhood. It is characterized by recurrent vesicles healing with scars. We report a typical case of a young, 8-year-old boy showing favorable evolution under treatment with chloroquine and a topical sunscreen.
    Dermatology 02/1994; 189(4):428-9. DOI:10.1159/000246900 · 1.57 Impact Factor
  • Ph. Ruffieux · R Ketterer · E Frenk
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    ABSTRACT: We report the case of a 66-year-old man presenting 2 chronic, slowly expanding skin lesions having clinical and histopathological characteristics of superficial granulomatous pyoderma. Sulfone treatment induced healing with scar formation.
    Dermatology 02/1993; 187(4):312-4. DOI:10.1159/000247279 · 1.57 Impact Factor

Publication Stats

15 Citations
3.14 Total Impact Points


  • 1993–1995
    • University Hospital of Lausanne
      • • Service d'hématologie
      • • Service de dermatologie et vénéréologie
      Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland