Uwe Wollina

Uwe Wollina
Städtisches Klinikum Dresden · Department of Dermatology and Allergology & Certified Skin Cancer Center

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Introduction
Uwe Wollina currently works at the Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Städtisches Klinikum Dresden. Uwe does research in Dermatology. The major fields are dermato-oncology and dermatosurgery.
Additional affiliations
April 2001 - present
Städtisches Klinikum Dresden
Position
  • Head of Department
June 1992 - October 1997
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
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  • Acting Head
January 1990 - June 1992
University of Cologne
Position
  • Research Associate
Description
  • Reasearch Projects supported by DAAD and the Verein der Freunde der Universität Köln
Education
September 1976 - August 1980

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Publications (2,652)
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Malignant tumors of the female reproductive system are a serious health and social problem, as they are the second most common cause of death among women, after breast cancer. Their incidence has increased dramatically during recent years, probably due to the different sexual habits and changes in the prevalence of HIV/ AIDS and HPV virus carriers,...
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Introduction: Facial esthetics are important for self-esteem. Undesired submental fat (SMF) deposits lead to an unappealing submental profile associated with aging and overweight. Compound ATX-101 is a proprietary formulation of purified synthetic deoxycholic acid for pharmacological submental contouring. Review areas covered: This reviews covers...
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Achenbach syndrome is an alarming disease for both patients and physicians, although it is a rare, benign and self-limiting disorder. It is also reported as "paroxysmal finger haematoma", but the majority of cases are misdiagnosed and unnecessarily investigated and treated. The recognition of the disease, mainly on clinical features, is the purpose...
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Laudatio to the 80th birthday of Prof. Dr. Joachim Barth.
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Nummular eczema is part of the atopic dermatitis spectrum. The typical lesions are intensively itching, coin-shaped, and localized on the lower legs. High-potent corticosteroids are the mainstay of treatment. Recently, dupilumab has been investigated as a second-line drug.KeywordsEczemaNummular lesionsPruritusDupilumab
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Erythematous scaling lesions may have a variable etiology. Here we present a male patient with reddish forehead patches and plaques with some scaling. Histology revealed a vascular origin. After clinical, laboratory and imaging investigations the diagnosis of vascular cutaneous proliferations due to alcoholic liver cirrhosis could be confirmed.Keyw...
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Vaccines are urgently needed to control the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The aim of this study was to determine the acceptance of and willingness to purchase a hypothetical COVID-19 vaccine in the general population of Aceh, a holistic Shariah law implementation province in Indonesia. An online cross-sectional study was conducted u...
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Scalp lesions in elderly people are highly suspicious of non-melanoma skin cancer. Diagnostic biopsy is strongly recommended in unclear cases. One of the lesions mimicking squamous cell carcinoma of skin (SCC) is chronic atrophic dermatosis of the scalp. Topical treatment with antibiotics and corticosteroids may be used, but in recalcitrant cases,...
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An 88-year-old male patient was referred to the department because of an exophytic nodule on the bald scalp, which showed some bleeding. His medical history was positive for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma with field cancerization of the scalp, diabetes mellitus type 2, renal insufficiency, atrioventricular block with pacemaker implantation, hype...
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A 56-year-old female patient was referred to the department because of a chronic lesion on the frontal scalp since 5 years. Topical treatment with corticosteroids and antibiotics had no benefit.
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A 90-year-old male patient was referred to the emergency unit because of a malodorous scalp ulcer with bleeding. His medical history was positive for colon carcinoma, B-cellular chronic lymphatic leukemia (BCLL), field cancerization of the head, tumor-associated anemia, thrombopenia, gluteal pressure sores grade III and acute urinary tract infectio...
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Scalp hair is a major ultraviolet radiation (UVR) protective structure for scalp skin. Baldness significantly increases the risk of chronic UVR-induced lesions in this area. The development of multiple actinic keratoses and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of skin is also known as field cancerization. Outdoor professions and outdoor leisure are associ...
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Chronic inflammatory scalp dermatoses can lead to scarring alopecia. The major disorders are pseudopelade Brocq, lichen planopilaris, morphea, discoid lupus erythematosus and frontal fibrosing alopecia. Chronic neutrophilic follicular disorders are folliculitis decalvans and folliculitis et perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens (dissecti...
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Introduction: Acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory skin disease of the pilosebaceous follicles that affects patients of all ages. Aim: Use of isotretinoin in the early stages of the disease to prevent subsequent lesions of acne, including pro�longed treatment and acne scars at a later age. Material and methods: A retrospective, comparative stud...
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New treatment options in for advanced cutaneous melanoma have introduced in recent years. Both immune and targeted therapies and their combination have markedly improved prognosis of melanoma patients. These new drugs, however, can cause a number of adverse events, including cutaneous manifestations. Here we describe an exfoliative dermatitis due t...
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Metabolic disorders may present as exfoliative dermatitis in rare cases. Here we present a female patient with a steroid-unresponsive eczematous dermatitis. She suffered from a number of internal disorders including liver cirrhosis. The dermatitis was caused by acquired zinc-deficiency type II (acrodermatitis-like dermatitis), a possible complicati...
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Anetoderma is a rare skin condition occurring with flaccid-herniated lesions on the skin, always histologically characterized by the focal loss of elastic fibers. Primary Anetoderma can be of inflammatory type (Jadassohn-Pellizzari) or non inflammatory type (Schweninger-Buzzi). Treatments are apparently useless. The Italian Author who first describ...
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An otherwise healthy 5-year-old female child born to consanguineous marriage presented for consultation by her parents with a 3-year history of multiple, stony-hard asymptomatic swellings distributed on her extremities and face
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PURPOSE The first randomized trial of adjuvant treatment with checkpoint inhibitor in stage II melanoma reported a significant reduction in risk of tumor recurrence. This study evaluates two independent data sets to further document survival probabilities for patients with primary stage I and II melanoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS The Central Malignant...
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PURPOSE The first randomized trial of adjuvant treatment with checkpoint inhibitor in stage II melanoma reported a significant reduction in risk of tumor recurrence. This study evaluates two independent data sets to further document survival probabilities for patients with primary stage I and II melanoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS The Central Malignant...
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Carboxytherapy is a medical technique during which a sterile gas – carbon dioxide (CO2) - is injected into the subdermal tissue. The utility of CO2 injections has enhanced the practical relevance of carboxytherapy as a method for the management of multiple disorders. We have evaluated its use in the treatment of dermatologic conditions by searching...
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Currently the most powerful tool in combating the COVID‐19 pandemic is vaccination against SARS‐CoV‐2. A growing percentage of the world's population is being vaccinated. Various vaccines are worldwide on the market.Several adverse reactions have been reported as a part of post‐marketing surveillance of COVID‐19 vaccines. Among the possible adverse...
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We have observed two patients who developed painful pernio-like plaques on fingers and/or toes after vaccination against severe acute respiratory corona virus type 2 (SARS-CoV-2), resembling corona virus disease (COVID) toes or fingers.
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Vaccination has been the most powerful tool to fight the COVID-19 pandemic while the specific treatment options in clinical practice have been under review for approval and authorization by regulatory bodies. After registration of different vaccines, it is important to ensure a post-marketing surveillance to identify potential risks not observed in...
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Background: It is generally acknowledged that the first morphological change of hidradenitis suppurativa/acne inversa (HS/AI) consists of infundibular plugging of the folliculosebaceous apocrine apparatus, which is followed by acute and chronic inflammation, cysts with sinus formation, and fibrosis. Alternatively, it has been hypothesized that HS/...
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Mechanical factors influence the epidermal structure (horny layer and epidermis thickness, rete ridges pattern), connective tissue structure and local blood flow regulation, pigmentation and innervation. In addition to hyperpigmentation and blisters, various forms of hyperkeratosis, as well as decubitus, atypical decubital fibroplasia, typical chan...
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The First World Conference Fighting COVID-19 Pandemic - Health Challenges: COLLECTIVE KNOWLEDGE. GLOBAL HEALTH. 26-28 March 2022, Belgrade, Serbia
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Abstract book on the The First World Conference Fighting COVID-19 Pandemic - Health Challenges: COLLECTIVE KNOWLEDGE. GLOBAL HEALTH. 26-28 March 2022, Belgrade, Serbia.
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Das Lipödem gehört zu den Erkrankungen des subkutanen Fettgewebes, welche mit Schmerzen einhergehen. Fast ausnahmslos sind Frauen von dieser Erkrankung betroffen. Studien gehen von einer Prävalenz von bis zu 39 % der erwachsenen Frauen aus, die an einem Lipödem erkrankt sind.Der lipödemassoziierte Schmerz ist von Schmerzen infolge Gonarthrose/Coxar...
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The first description of the disease frictional lichenoid dermatitis dates back to 1956 when it was named summertime pityriasis of the elbow and knee by Sutton. Ever since, several reports have been published and the skin disease is well-known by dermatologists, although its diagnosis remains difficult. A striking phenomenon regarding this skin dis...
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4th NATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE BULGARIAN SOCIETY FOR DERMATOLOGIC SURGERY/ BULSDS , 12 MARCH 2022 , SOFIA, HOTEL MARINELA The Bulgarian Dermatosurgical Society for Dermatologic surgery invites all colleagues, friends, dermatologists, dermatosurgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, oncologists, radiotherapists, vascular s...
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The blue nevus is a benign pigmented lesion that occurs mostly singularly in middle-aged adults. Various histologic subtypes are known. In addition, intermediate and malignant blue pigment tumors occur. Dermatoscopy is a useful tool in the clinical diagnosis of nevus blue. Treatment of choice is complete surgical excision.
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Vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 has become a major tool in the battle against COVID-19 pandemic. Numerous products have been developed and more are to come. Vaccination success varies greatly among different countries. There is a number of different vaccine type like mRNA, DNA vaccines, adenovirus vector vaccines and full-length spike protein nanop...
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Oral candidosis is characterized by whitish removable plaques, sometimes erosions, and erythema. Chronic mucocutaneous candidosis is characterized by recurrent or persistent symptomatic mucocutaneous infections caused by Candida spp., affecting the (finger) nails, skin, oral cavity, and genital mucosa. Patients commonly present with itchy, erythema...
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Nail psoriasis has a considerable negative impact on the quality of life by limiting the patient’s household chores, professional activities and social interactions. Treatment for nail psoriasis is often overlooked with treatment for skin and joint involvement being more emphasized. It is also challenging since the clinical improvement takes a long...
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The aim of this study is to provide a more accurate representation of COVID-19's CFR by performing meta-analyses by continents and income, and by comparing the result with pooled estimates. We used multiple worldwide data sources on COVID-19 for every country reporting COVID-19 cases. Based on the data, we performed random and fixed meta-analyses f...
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Disabling pan sclerotic morphed of childhood is the most severe subtype of scleroderma associated with a significant risk to develop aggressive cutaneous squamous cell cancer.
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Centrofacial lentiginoiis îs a symptom of the Carney complex.
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The Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) or human herpes virus 3 is a neurotropic human alpha herpes virus responsible for chickenpox/varicella and shingles/herpes zoster (HZ). This review will focus on HZ. Since HZ is secondary to varicella, its incidence increases with age. In children and youngsters, HZ is rare and associated to metabolic and neoplastic...
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Vitiligo is a long standing progressive autoimmune disease with depigmented macules/ patches with a significant psychological morbidity to the patients. From being one of the most poorly understood diseases in the past, there has been a rampant advance in determining the molecular and genetic factors influencing the disease process. More light has...
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Lichen sclerosus of the breast (LSB) is an uncommon inflammatory dermatosis of an incompletely understood pathogenesis. Herein, we report the case of a 29-year-old female who developed LSB 23 years after a silicone breast implant. A diagnostic skin biopsy revealed the typical three-layered pathology of an atrophic epidermis with the loss of rete ri...
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Metabolic and nutritional disorders can have dermatological manifestations. In this chapter, the most important metabolic and nutritional disorders relevant to dermatology are described.
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Skin is a complex and dynamic organ, which shows different physiological and pathological characteristics through age, due to the continuous interaction of intrinsic (e.g., genetic factors, hormones, and others) and extrinsic factors (e.g., infections, irritative or sensitizing factors, and others).
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The 26-year-old female patient presented with a diffuse hair loss that developed during the last couple of years. Her medical history was remarkable for thyroid cancer eight years ago (papillary thyroid cancer T4N1M0) that was treated by thyroidectomy and subsequent radiotherapy. Thereafter, she developed hypothyreoidosis and hypoparathyroidism and...
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Introduction The pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has had an unprecedented impact on the overall health and the global economy. Vaccination is currently the most dependable strategy to end the pandemic, despite the slower-than-hoped-for rollout, particularly for low-to-middle-income countries, and the uncertain durat...
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Introduction: Milia en plaque is an uncommon benign dermatosis. Case presentation: We present a case of a 43-year-old Caucasian man with a five-month history of asymptomatic symmetric lesions on the earlobes that has been previously treated by self-medication with potent topical steroids, emollients, cosmetic procedures, herbal medication and punch...
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Unangefochtener Goldstandard für die narbenfreie Entfernung von Tätowierungen ist die Behandlung mittels gütegeschalteter (quality switched; QS) Lasersysteme. Jegliche alternative Technik zur Entfernung von Tätowierungen ist der Lasertherapie unterlegen oder sogar gesundheitsgefährdend. Besonders populär, da u.a. im Internet teils aggressiv beworbe...
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Die Vitiligo ist eine der häufigsten Hypopigmentierungen und kann zur Stigmatisierung Betroffener führen. In der klassischen Therapie haben topische Kortikosteroide und Kalzineurinhemmer in Kombination mit Schmalband-UV-B-Bestrahlung die größte Bedeutung. Doch mit Antioxidanzien, Immunmodulatoren und Januskinaseinhibitoren zeichnen sich neue Behand...
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In vaccination cutaneous adverse events are rare. This is also the case in COVID-19 vaccination. There are occasional reports on exanthema. A 43-year-old man presented with a non-pruriginous rash 10 days after first shot of AZD1222 vaccine. Dermatoscopy and histology confirmed the diagnosis of eruptive hemangioma. Differential diagnoses of these be...
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This is a short overview on German dermatology during COVID-19 pandemic.
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Introduction: Milia en plaque is an uncommon benign dermatosis. Case presentation:We present a case of a 43-year-old Caucasian man with a five-month history of asymptomatic symmetric lesions on the earlobes that has been previously treated by self-medication with potent topical steroids, emollients, cosmetic procedures, herbal medication and punch-...
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First described in 1956 by Sneddon and Wilkinson, subcorneal pustular dermatosis (SCPD) is a rare neutrophilic dermatosis. It often runs a chronic course with a tendency to relapse. Standard treatment consists of oral dapsone that may be combined with systemic corticosteroids. In refractory cases acitretin, methotrexate, tetracyclines and biologica...
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Clinical presentation, differential diagnoses, and treatment of seborrheic keratosis are discussed. Summaries of each treatment strategy are accompanied by detailed discussions of treatment choices, with ratings on a consistent scale ranging from clinical studies to anecdotal reports.
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This chapter summarizes current evidence for treatment of seborrheic keratoses.
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Background: The search for aesthetic non-surgical procedures is growing. The use of polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) as a filling material in the nose represents one of the many options among these aesthetic procedures. Its use, however, can lead to complications. The treatment of these complications is often challenging. Methods: We performed a retr...
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Excess, unwanted fat in submental and other body areas has been a focus of new modalities in aesthetics. Invasive and, more recently, non-invasive modalities for removal of unwanted fat have been on an increase. ATX-101 (deoxycholic acid injection) is the only injectable drug approved in the United States and Canada for reduction of moderate or sev...
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Cosmoderma 2021 • 1(59) | 1 is is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as the author is credited and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.
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Different aspects of COVID-19 pandemic for dermatology are discussed: - Cutaneous signs of SARS-CoV-2 infection - Adverse cutaneous reactions of vaccines and medications agains SARS-CoV-2 - Occupatiuonal disorders of Health Workers and Doctors - Special patient groups during the pandemic, treatment and care - Education - Conferences.
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Mucoid pseudocysts (syn. myxoid pseudocysts) are benign lesions of the distal parts of fingers and toes. Traumata and osteoarthritis seem to be involved in pathogenesis. Based upon their localization, three subtypes can be differentiated. We report a retrospective investigation over 20 years on MP’s, demographics, classification and treatment. We i...
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Drug-induced nail changes may negatively affect quality of life of patients. Treatment of such alterations is therefore warranted. Most of the nail changes are temporary. Abrogation of responsible medical drug therapy may result in restitution. Sometimes abrogation of medical drugs is impossible or not useful. Therefore alternatives for the correct...
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Die Tinea capitis ist weltweit bei Kindern bis zum 12. Lebensjahr verbreitet. Die schwerste Form ist das Kerion Celsi mit schmerzhaften Abszessen und Lymphadenopathie. Wir berichten über einen 11-jährigen Jungen mit Kerion Celsi, der zunächst unter der häufigen Fehldiagnose einer bakteriellen Infektion antibiotisch therapiert wurde. Nach mykologisc...
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Introduction: The various cutaneous manifestations have lately appeared in the setting of COVID-19. Psoriasis flare-ups have been reported during a COVID-19 infection. Case presentation: We present a case of a 32-year-old woman with COVID-19 who presented with generalized pustular psoriasis. She received oral prednisolone, hydroxyzine, and topic...
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Parasitic worms consisting of parasitic ones of the groups nematodes, trematodes, and cestodes have great impact on human health. Parasitic helminth infestations are widespread in the world. Protozoa are classified as unicellular eukaryotic organisms, among which amebae and leishmania are important in dermatology. Treponema, a genus of spiral-shape...
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Patients with vitiligo often seek medical attention, as it diminishes their quality of life resulting in significant morbidity. Several topical and systemic therapies are in vogue targeting the immunological aspect of this disease, but results are often unsatisfactory, and complete cure remains elusive. Recently, simvastatin, a 3‐hydroxy‐3‐methylyg...
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The dispute on cosmetology or cosmetic dermatology as the right technical term to describe the dermatological subspeciality is not only about words but contents and perspectives. Cosmetic/ esthetic dermatology seems a better choice as outlined in this “Perspective” article. Independent from that, has the term cosmetology been used for non-medi...
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Introduction Diagnosis of dermatological disorders is primarily based on clinical examination in combination with histopathology. However, clinical findings alone may not be sufficient for accurate diagnosis and cutaneous biopsies are being associated with morbidity. Objective The objective of this article is to review the newer technologies along...
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Both lipedema and juxta-articular adiposis dolorsa are painful disorders of subcutaneous adipose tissue. We investigated 297 female patients with lipedema treated at our department for the presence of juxta-articular adiposis dolorsa. Occurrence of both disorders was identified in 4.4% of lipedema patients. The common presence of both disorders was...
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Tear trough deformities can be a sign of facial ageing and exert a negative impact in facial attractiveness. Surgical techniques and adipose tissue transfer have been used to improve tear trough deformity. In recent years, minimal invasive procedures such as soft tissue filler injections became more popular. We report a retrospective evaluation of...
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The SARS-CoV-2 infection, responsible for COVID-19, has raised the interest for infection-associated muco-cutaneous symptoms. While dermatologic symptoms in general gained an increasing awareness, affection of the nail organ has been mentioned only recently. We provide a narrative review on COVID-19 manifestation on the nail organ and add symptoms...
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Immune check-point inhibitor (ICI) treatments activate the T-cells against tumor. Activated T-cells not only attack the tumor but also healthy cells, causing an autoimmune reaction in various tissues. These immune related adverse effects (IRAE) cause 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) uptake in various tissues due to inflammation. It is important to reco...
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Teleangiectases of the nose are of esthetic concern and treatment is warranted. The study provides the results of 5 years of treatment of telangiectases of the nose region with the long-pulsed Nd:YAG 1,064 nm laser. A retrospective analysis was conducted in patients of Fitzpatrick skin type II-V. Exclusion criteria were patients with a previous h...