Elena Pope

Summary

Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc A consensus approach to wound care in epidermolysis bullosa
    Elena Pope
    Section of Dermatology, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:904-17. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Topical imiquimod 5% cream for pediatric plaque morphea: a prospective, multiple-baseline, open-label pilot study
    Elena Pope
    Section of Dermatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Dermatology 223:363-9. 2011
  3. pmc Brain cavernomas associated with en coup de sabre linear scleroderma: Two case reports
    Emily T Fain
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 9:18. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Epidermolysis bullosa care in Canada
    Elena Pope
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Dermatol Clin 28:391-2, xiii. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Mycosis fungoides in the pediatric population: report from an international Childhood Registry of Cutaneous Lymphoma
    Elena Pope
    Section of Dermatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Cutan Med Surg 14:1-6. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood acquired lipodystrophy: a retrospective study
    Elena Pope
    Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:947-50. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Oral versus high-dose pulse corticosteroids for problematic infantile hemangiomas: a randomized, controlled trial
    Elena Pope
    University of Toronto, Section of Dermatology, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    Pediatrics 119:e1239-47. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Epidermolysis bullosa and chronic wounds: a model for wound bed preparation of fragile skin
    Elena Pope
    Section of Dermatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 26:177-88; quiz 189-90. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Propranolol in the management of infantile hemangiomas: clinical response and predictors
    Alexandra Balma-Mena
    Pediatric Dermatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
    J Cutan Med Surg 16:169-73. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Colonization with community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children with atopic dermatitis: a cross-sectional study
    Alexandra Balma-Mena
    Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Dermatol 50:682-8. 2011

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Publications40

  1. pmc A consensus approach to wound care in epidermolysis bullosa
    Elena Pope
    Section of Dermatology, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:904-17. 2012
    ..Wound care is the cornerstone of treatment for patients with epidermolysis bullosa (EB); however, there are currently no guidelines to help practitioners care for these patients...
  2. doi request reprint Topical imiquimod 5% cream for pediatric plaque morphea: a prospective, multiple-baseline, open-label pilot study
    Elena Pope
    Section of Dermatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Dermatology 223:363-9. 2011
    ..Therapeutic options for the treatment of plaque morphea are limited. We explored the efficacy and safety of imiquimod cream in children with plaque morphea...
  3. pmc Brain cavernomas associated with en coup de sabre linear scleroderma: Two case reports
    Emily T Fain
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 9:18. 2011
    ..Consideration of neuroimaging studies to disclose abnormal findings in patients with linear scleroderma en coup de sabre is important for potentially preventing and treating neurological manifestations associated with this condition...
  4. doi request reprint Epidermolysis bullosa care in Canada
    Elena Pope
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Dermatol Clin 28:391-2, xiii. 2010
    ..There are specific challenges faced by patients and families as well as the practitioners looking after patients with EB...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mycosis fungoides in the pediatric population: report from an international Childhood Registry of Cutaneous Lymphoma
    Elena Pope
    Section of Dermatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Cutan Med Surg 14:1-6. 2010
    ..There are limited data on the clinical presentation and progression of pediatric cutaneous lymphoma. This study focuses on the clinical characteristics of pediatric patients with mycosis fungoides (MF)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood acquired lipodystrophy: a retrospective study
    Elena Pope
    Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:947-50. 2006
    ..We sought to describe the clinical characteristics and complications of children with acquired lipodystrophy (LD)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Oral versus high-dose pulse corticosteroids for problematic infantile hemangiomas: a randomized, controlled trial
    Elena Pope
    University of Toronto, Section of Dermatology, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    Pediatrics 119:e1239-47. 2007
    ..We aimed to determine whether systemic steroids are efficacious in proliferating hemangioma and to compare the efficacy and safety of 2 corticosteroid treatment modalities...
  8. doi request reprint Epidermolysis bullosa and chronic wounds: a model for wound bed preparation of fragile skin
    Elena Pope
    Section of Dermatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 26:177-88; quiz 189-90. 2013
    ..8% of whom reported having 11 or more years' experience with EB care). Inclusion of recommendations was contingent on 80% agreement from reviewers...
  9. ncbi request reprint Propranolol in the management of infantile hemangiomas: clinical response and predictors
    Alexandra Balma-Mena
    Pediatric Dermatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
    J Cutan Med Surg 16:169-73. 2012
    ..Recent data suggest that propranolol is an effective treatment for infantile hemangiomas (IHs). Data on the optimal dose, duration of therapy, and predictors of response are currently lacking...
  10. doi request reprint Colonization with community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children with atopic dermatitis: a cross-sectional study
    Alexandra Balma-Mena
    Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Dermatol 50:682-8. 2011
    ..Bacterial infection with Staphylococcus aureus is a common complication of atopic dermatitis (AD). The incidence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant S. aureus infection (MRSA) in the AD population is unknown...
  11. doi request reprint Principles of wound care in patients with epidermolysis bullosa
    Irene Lara-Corrales
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Dermatol 27:229-37. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Timolol maleate 0.5% or 0.1% gel-forming solution for infantile hemangiomas: a retrospective, multicenter, cohort study
    Ajith Chakkittakandiyil
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Pediatr Dermatol 29:28-31. 2012
    ..04). Sleeping disturbance was noted in one patient. This study further demonstrates the efficacy and tolerability of topical timolol maleate and gradual improvement with longer treatment in patients with superficial IH...
  13. doi request reprint The efficacy of trimethoprim in wound healing of patients with epidermolysis bullosa: a feasibility trial
    Irene Lara-Corrales
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:264-70. 2012
    ..There are no systemic therapies known to facilitate wound healing in patients with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB)...
  14. doi request reprint Dilated cardiomyopathy in epidermolysis bullosa: a retrospective, multicenter study
    Irene Lara-Corrales
    Hospital for Sick Children Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Dermatol 27:238-43. 2010
    ..This study substantiates the association between DC and EB. Currently, there is no single risk factor identified in EB patients that leads to DC. Further prospective studies are needed...
  15. doi request reprint Predisposing factors and outcomes of malignant skin tumors in children
    Cypel Tatiana K S
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:508-14. 2010
    ..In this study, the authors aimed to determine the incidence, risk factors, treatment, reconstruction details, and outcome of malignant skin tumors occurring in pediatric patients at the Hospital for Sick Children...
  16. doi request reprint Amniotic membrane grafting in patients with epidermolysis bullosa with chronic wounds
    Venetia Lo
    Division of Pediatric Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Dermatol 62:1038-44. 2010
    ..Severe forms of epidermolysis bullosa (EB) are characterized by chronic, nonhealing wounds...
  17. doi request reprint Eczema herpeticum in children: clinical features and factors predictive of hospitalization
    Nadia Jennifer Chiara Luca
    Division of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 161:671-5. 2012
    ..To describe the clinical characteristics of pediatric patients with eczema herpeticum and to determine the predictors of hospitalization, and recurrence and repeat episodes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Topical imiquimod in the treatment of infantile hemangiomas: a retrospective study
    Nhung T C Ho
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Dermatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:63-8. 2007
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  19. doi request reprint Dermatological complications of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in children and adolescents
    Louise S Conwell
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 152:622-8. 2008
    ..To assess their association with duration of CSII, age, adiposity, HbA1(c), insulin dose, insulin brand, infusion set or site...
  20. doi request reprint Identification of major clonal complexes and toxin producing strains among Staphylococcus aureus associated with atopic dermatitis
    Melinda Yeung
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S1A8, Canada
    Microbes Infect 13:189-97. 2011
    ..CC1 harbored the only CA-MRSA that was identified, and was a source of isolates that expressed both seb and sec, and closely resembled the USA400 strain of CA-MRSA...
  21. doi request reprint Autoimmune blistering diseases in children
    Irene Lara-Corrales
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 29:85-91. 2010
    ..In addition, prompt recognition and treatment avoids unnecessary morbidity and improves ultimate outcome...
  22. doi request reprint Trichodysplasia spinulosa--a rare complication in immunosuppressed patients
    Agnes Schwieger-Briel
    Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Dermatol 27:509-13. 2010
    ..Treatment trials included reduction of immunosuppression combined with topical and oral retinoids, topical acyclovir, and oral valganciclovir with limited success...
  23. doi request reprint Primitive myxoid mesenchymal tumor of infancy in a preterm infant
    Joseph Lam
    Department of Pediatrics, Department of Dermatology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatr Dermatol 27:635-7. 2010
    ..We present the case and clinical course of a preterm boy with a primitive myxoid mesenchymal tumor of infancy that occurred following excision of a congenital juvenile xanthogranuloma...
  24. doi request reprint Percutaneous interventional radiology procedures in patients with epidermolysis bullosa: modifications and challenges
    Ertugrul Mavili
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Image Guided Therapy Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:468-75. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the role of interventional radiology in palliation and maintenance of nutritional support in children with epidermolysis bullosa, with a focus on safety and required procedural modifications...
  25. ncbi request reprint Vincristine and corticosteroids as first-line treatment of Kasabach-Merritt syndrome in kaposiform hemangioendothelioma
    Aaron M Drucker
    Department of Paediatrics and Paediatric Dermatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    J Cutan Med Surg 13:155-9. 2009
    ..Recently, there have been increasing reports of the use of the chemotherapeutic drug vincristine in these patients...
  26. doi request reprint Pediatric psychocutaneous disorders: a review of primary psychiatric disorders with dermatologic manifestations
    Khalid Al Hawsawi
    Section of Dermatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Dermatol 12:247-57. 2011
    ..The choice of psychopharmacologic agent depends on the nature of the underlying psychopathology (e.g. anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, psychosis). This article reviews the spectrum of PPDDM in children...
  27. doi request reprint Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma presenting antenatally with a pericardial effusion
    Mark A Walsh
    Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto School of Medicine, Toronto, Canada
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 30:761-3. 2008
    ..Diagnosis was made of Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma surrounding the base of the heart, trachea, and esophagus as well as Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon. The infant responded well to treatment with vincristine and prednisone...
  28. doi request reprint Dilated cardiomyopathy in epidermolysis bullosa
    Irene Lara-Corrales
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Dermatol Clin 28:347-51, xi. 2010
    ..Early detection allows for medical treatment that delays clinical progression and prolongs survival...
  29. doi request reprint Development of a disease severity score for newborns with collodion membrane
    Gustavo A Rubio-Gomez
    Section of Dermatology, Hospital for Sick Children, and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Dermatol 70:506-11. 2014
    ..Collodion membrane in the neonate may be the initial presentation of a number of different conditions. There is a lack of data correlating the extent of clinical involvement to the underlying disease and prognosis...
  30. doi request reprint Infliximab-induced psoriasis and psoriasiform skin lesions in pediatric Crohn disease and a potential association with IL-23 receptor polymorphisms
    Mary E Sherlock
    Division of Gastroenterology, and Nutrition, McMaster Children s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 56:512-8. 2013
    ..Paradoxically, there have been numerous reports of new-onset psoriasis following tumor necrosis factor-α antagonist therapy in adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease, but pediatric data are sparse...
  31. pmc A child with autoimmune polyendocrinopathy candidiasis and ectodermal dysplasia treated with immunosuppression: a case report
    Clodagh S O'Gorman
    Divisions of Endocrinology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    J Med Case Rep 7:44. 2013
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Finasteride for the treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa in children and adolescents
    Harkamal Kaur Randhawa
    Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    JAMA Dermatol 149:732-5. 2013
    ..Patients typically present at puberty with tender subcutaneous nodules that can progress to dermal abscess formation. Antiandrogens have been used in the treatment of HS, and studies have primarily focused on adult patients...
  33. doi request reprint En coup de sabre scleroderma and Parry-Romberg syndrome in adolescents: surgical options and patient-related outcomes
    Maria Lourdes H Palmero
    Section of Dermatology, Division of Paediatric Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 37:2174-9. 2010
    ..We evaluated the surgical outcomes of procedures performed for linear scleroderma of the face in the pediatric age group; and assessed psychosocial effects of surgical interventions on the affected children...
  34. doi request reprint Recurrence and outcomes of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis in children
    Yaron Finkelstein
    Department of Pediatrics, Divisions of Emergency Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:723-8. 2011
    ..To report clinical course, etiology, management, and long-term outcomes of children suffering from Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) or toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Yellow nail syndrome
    Khalid Al Hawsawi
    Section of Dermatology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Dermatol 27:675-6. 2010
    ..We report an 8-year-old girl with this syndrome who showed improvement with Fluconazole, 200 mg once weekly and vitamin E, 1000 IU once daily...
  36. doi request reprint Sporotrichoid aspergillosis in an immunocompromised child: a case report and review of the literature
    Maria Lourdes Palmero
    Section of Dermatology, Division of Paediatric Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Dermatol 26:592-6. 2009
    ..Early diagnosis and management of primary cutaneous aspergillosis prevents invasive aspergillosis, minimizing morbidity and mortality in the immunocompromised patients...
  37. doi request reprint Eruptive pyogenic granulomas developing after drug hypersensitivity reaction
    Maria Lourdes Palmero
    Section of Dermatology, Division of Pediatric Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Am Acad Dermatol 60:855-7. 2009
    ..We present a patient with disseminated pyogenic granulomas occurring after a drug hypersensitivity reaction, and address possible pathogenic factors related to their formation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Multifocal lymphangioendotheliomatosis with thrombocytopenia
    Jensen Yeung
    Department of Dermatology, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:S214-7. 2006
    ..Histopathologic and immunohistochemical studies of vascular lesions demonstrate a lymphatic endothelial cell origin. Treatment often is not satisfactory. We herein describe a 4-week-old infant with this uncommon clinicopathologic entity...
  39. ncbi request reprint A comparison of disease severity among affected male versus female patients with PHACE syndrome
    Denise W Metry
    Department of Dermatology at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:81-7. 2008
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic panniculitis in a 4-year-old child with nephrotic syndrome
    Pitiporn Suwattee
    Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 24:659-60. 2007
    ..Pancreatic panniculitis is an uncommon disorder with a distinctive histopathology. We report the youngest patient with pancreatic panniculitis caused by hypertriglyceridemia in association with nephrotic syndrome...