U Wollina

Summary

Affiliation: Hospital Dresden-Friedrichstadt
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Peat: a natural source for dermatocosmetics and dermatotherapeutics
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    J Cutan Aesthet Surg 2:17-20. 2009
  2. pmc Fibromyxoid sarcoma of the leg
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Indian Dermatol Online J 1:24-6. 2010
  3. pmc Pharmacological sphincterotomy for chronic anal fissures by botulinum toxin a
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the University of Dresden, Friedrichstrasse 41, Dresden, Germany
    J Cutan Aesthet Surg 1:58-63. 2008
  4. pmc Condyloma-like squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva: report of two midline cases
    Shyam B Verma
    Nirvana Clinic, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
    Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 5:129-33. 2012
  5. pmc Botulinum Toxin: Non-cosmetic Indications and Possible Mechanisms of Action
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the University of Dresden, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    J Cutan Aesthet Surg 1:3-6. 2008
  6. pmc Riga-fede-like disease in a 70 year old woman
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Indian J Dermatol 55:92-4. 2010
  7. pmc Minimally invasive aesthetic procedures in young adults
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 4:19-26. 2011
  8. pmc Giant epithelial malignancies (Basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma): a series of 20 tumors from a single center
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    J Cutan Aesthet Surg 5:12-9. 2012
  9. pmc One-stage Reconstruction of Soft Tissue Defects with the Sandwich Technique: Collagen-elastin Dermal Template and Skin Grafts
    Uwe Wollina
    Departments of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    J Cutan Aesthet Surg 4:176-82. 2011
  10. pmc How to correct frontal facialis palsy after radical tumour surgery: upper blepharoplasty and direct brow lift
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Friedrichstrasse 41, Dresden, Germany
    J Cutan Aesthet Surg 4:201-4. 2011

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Publications159 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Peat: a natural source for dermatocosmetics and dermatotherapeutics
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    J Cutan Aesthet Surg 2:17-20. 2009
    ..Humic substances in peat have been partially characterized and pharmacologic and biologic activities have been documented. Possible clinical applications are outlined...
  2. pmc Fibromyxoid sarcoma of the leg
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Indian Dermatol Online J 1:24-6. 2010
    ..Healing was complete. Regular follow-up for at least 5 years is recommended. Besides the rareness of this tumor, this case is also remarkable because of the localization on the lower leg and the suprafascial soft tissue...
  3. pmc Pharmacological sphincterotomy for chronic anal fissures by botulinum toxin a
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the University of Dresden, Friedrichstrasse 41, Dresden, Germany
    J Cutan Aesthet Surg 1:58-63. 2008
    ..BTX is a useful alternative to surgery and in many cases, surgery can be avoided with the use of BTX...
  4. pmc Condyloma-like squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva: report of two midline cases
    Shyam B Verma
    Nirvana Clinic, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
    Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 5:129-33. 2012
    ..Risk factors, staging, and treatment options are discussed...
  5. pmc Botulinum Toxin: Non-cosmetic Indications and Possible Mechanisms of Action
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the University of Dresden, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    J Cutan Aesthet Surg 1:3-6. 2008
    ..The use of BTX in focal hyperhidrosis is well established, but BTX has also effects on pain perception, itch and inflammation as discussed in this review...
  6. pmc Riga-fede-like disease in a 70 year old woman
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Indian J Dermatol 55:92-4. 2010
    ..Replacement of an ill-fitting prosthesis led to complete remission within two weeks. RDF-like disease is thus a problem in elderly patients for whom topical treatment is insufficient to induce healing...
  7. pmc Minimally invasive aesthetic procedures in young adults
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 4:19-26. 2011
    ..The implication of aesthetic medicine as part of preventive medicine is a major ethical challenge that differentiates aesthetic medicine from fashion...
  8. pmc Giant epithelial malignancies (Basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma): a series of 20 tumors from a single center
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    J Cutan Aesthet Surg 5:12-9. 2012
    ..Giant NMSCs have occasionally reported in the medical literature with particular problems related to diagnosis and treatment. The aim of this study was to analyze patients, treatment, and outcome with giant BCC/SCC...
  9. pmc One-stage Reconstruction of Soft Tissue Defects with the Sandwich Technique: Collagen-elastin Dermal Template and Skin Grafts
    Uwe Wollina
    Departments of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    J Cutan Aesthet Surg 4:176-82. 2011
    ..A full-thickness soft tissue defect closure often needs complex procedures. The use of dermal templates can be helpful in improving the outcome...
  10. pmc How to correct frontal facialis palsy after radical tumour surgery: upper blepharoplasty and direct brow lift
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Friedrichstrasse 41, Dresden, Germany
    J Cutan Aesthet Surg 4:201-4. 2011
    ..The direct brow lift and the upper lid blepharoplasty are two reliable and safe surgical techniques with proved efficacy. Here we present our way to deal with post-surgical brow and lid ptosis...
  11. pmc Fumaric acid esters in dermatology
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Indian Dermatol Online J 2:111-9. 2011
    ..In vitro and animal studies suggest some activity in malignant melanoma as well...
  12. pmc Perioral rejuvenation: restoration of attractiveness in aging females by minimally invasive procedures
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    Clin Interv Aging 8:1149-55. 2013
    ..We review studies on lip restoration in younger females and present our techniques for elderly women. With an individually tailored approach, elderly females benefit from minimally invasive techniques. ..
  13. pmc Update on cutaneous calciphylaxis
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Indian J Dermatol 58:87-92. 2013
    ..Multimodal therapy is warranted but only aggressive surgical debridement of cutaneous ulcers has shown significant outcome improvement...
  14. pmc Reconstruction of a large scalp defect by the sequential use of dermal substitute, self-filling osmotic tissue expander and rotational flap
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Section of Neurosurgery, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    J Cutan Aesthet Surg 3:106-10. 2010
    ..Thereby, a tension-free suturing was possible. The post-surgical healing was uncomplicated. Osmotic tissue expanders are a valuable tool for the closure of large tissue defects without the necessity of repeated filling procedures...
  15. pmc Skin-protective effects of a zinc oxide-functionalized textile and its relevance for atopic dermatitis
    Cornelia Wiegand
    Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center Jena, Jena, Germany
    Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 6:115-21. 2013
    ..Moreover, it was shown that the ZnO textiles possess very good biocompatibility and were well tolerated by AD patients...
  16. pmc Acne inversa (Hidradenitis suppurativa): A review with a focus on pathogenesis and treatment
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    Indian Dermatol Online J 4:2-11. 2013
    ..The standard of therapy in advanced cases is surgery with wide excisions and healing by secondary intention. This treatment results in significant reduction of complaints and achieves satisfactory body contouring...
  17. doi request reprint Interventional three-year longitudinal study of melanocytic naevus development in pre-school children in Dresden, Saxony
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, DE 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Acta Derm Venereol 94:63-6. 2014
    ..This is the first study in pre-school children using objective digital image analysis of pigmented lesions. No atypical lesions were observed. New approaches to UV protection in pre-school children are now required. ..
  18. doi request reprint Update of cetuximab for non-melanoma skin cancer
    Uwe Wollina
    Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067 Dresden, Germany 0049 351 4801685 0049 351 4801219
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 14:271-6. 2014
    ..Monoclonal antibody cetuximab has proven its efficacy and has improved tolerability compared to classical chemotherapy protocols, and this prompted us to analyze new data on the use of cetuximab in cutaneous NMSC...
  19. doi request reprint [Leg ulcers]
    U Wollina
    Klinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie, Krankenhaus Dresden Friedrichstadt, Städtisches Klinikum, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der TU Dresden, Friedrichstr 41, 01067, Dresden, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 54:1323-9. 2013
    ..Due to a long-standing course, an ulceration may turn malignant. Vice versa, ulceration may occur as sign of a primary malignant lesion. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Dermal fillers: facts and controversies
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, 01067 Dresden, Germany Electronic address
    Clin Dermatol 31:731-6. 2013
    ..Implementation of guidelines and restriction of filler use by trained physicians can improve safety for patients. ..
  21. doi request reprint [Side effects in aesthetic medicine. Spectrum, management and avoidance]
    U Wollina
    Klinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie, Krankenhaus Dresden Friedrichstadt Städtisches Klinikum, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der TU Dresden, Friedrichstr 41, 01067 Dresden
    Hautarzt 64:155-62. 2013
    ..e. chemical peels, mesotherapy, botulinum toxin, and dermal fillers. Aesthetic procedures should only be performed by well-educated, well-trained medical doctors with an excellent medical background, never by lay persons...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Disseminated juvenile xanthogranuloma]
    Uwe Wollina
    Hautklinik Dresden Friedrichstadt, Städtisches Klinikum, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der TU Dresden, Friedrichstrasse 41, D 01067 Dresden
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 4:45-8. 2006
    ..Internal involvement was excluded. Spontaneous regression occurred over 6 months of follow-up. A wait-and-see strategy is recommended for cutaneous JXG...
  23. ncbi request reprint Skin physiology and textiles - consideration of basic interactions
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Curr Probl Dermatol 33:1-16. 2006
    ..Electronic textiles and other smart textiles offer new areas of usage in health care and risk management but bear their own risks for allergies...
  24. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of signal transduction in EGF-dependent epithelial cell lines
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Krankenhaus Dresden Friedrichstadt, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Int J Mol Med 12:673-7. 2003
    ..They might be of future potential in the treatment of epithelial cancer but further studies are necessary...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of pompholyx
    Uwe Wollina
    Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Department of Dermatology, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:1517-22. 2004
    ..For recalcitrant cases corticosteroids are combined with immunosuppressants. A new evolving treatment seems to be the intradermal injection of botulinum toxin...
  26. ncbi request reprint Topical PDGF-BB results in limited healing in a patient with Werner's syndrome and chronic leg ulcers
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    J Wound Care 13:415-6. 2004
    ..Treatment of one such patient with painful chronic leg ulcers included topical application of PDGF-BB. Granulation increased slightly, enabling full-thickness skin grafting to take place...
  27. ncbi request reprint Classification of vascular disorders in the skin and selected data on new evaluation and treatment
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    Dermatol Ther 25:287-96. 2012
    ..Benign cutaneous vascular lesions may be a sign of severe internal diseases. In many cases multidisciplinary treatment is important. The dermatologist can often act as a pilot for these patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Treatment of chronic radiation ulcers with recombinant platelet-derived growth factor and a hydrophilic copolymer membrane
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 15:455-7. 2001
    ..The painful and easily bleeding ulcers could be markedly improved using a combined approach with topical platelet-derived growth factor gel and hydrophilic copolymer membranes...
  29. doi request reprint [Pityriasis rubra pilaris]
    U Wollina
    Klinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie, Krankenhaus Dresden Friedrichstadt, Städtisches Klinikum, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der TU Dresden, Friedrichstr 41, 01067 Dresden
    Hautarzt 63:655-61; quiz 662. 2012
    ..It is associated with various complications and comorbidities. Treatment of pityriasis rubra pilaris is challenging. Retinoids are first line drugs. In recalcitrant cases, tumor necrosis factor-α inhibitors have been used successfully...
  30. doi request reprint Treatment of multiple scrotal cysts with a 910-nm short-pulsed diode laser
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 14:159-60. 2012
    ..Standard treatment is surgical removal. A young patient presented with multiple cysts was treated by short-pulsed 910-nm diode laser with rapid and aesthetically excellent improvement...
  31. doi request reprint Cetuximab in non-melanoma skin cancer
    Uwe Wollina
    Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 12:949-56. 2012
    ..Since SCC has been shown to express the EGFR, EGFR-targeted therapy is an option...
  32. doi request reprint Management of severe anogenital acne inversa (hidradenitis suppurativa)
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 38:110-7. 2012
    ..Severe anogenital acne inversa (AI) is a debilitating chronic inflammatory disease with a major negative effect on quality of life...
  33. ncbi request reprint Disabling pansclerotic morphea of childhood poses a high risk of chronic ulceration of the skin and squamous cell carcinoma
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Int J Low Extrem Wounds 6:291-8. 2007
    ..We report on marked improvement of chronic leg ulcers by a combination of sildenafil 3 x 20 mg/day and repeated application of a porcine small intestinal submucosal acellular matrix...
  34. ncbi request reprint The use of topical calcineurin inhibitors in lupus erythematosus: an overview
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 22:1-6. 2008
    ..In chronic discoid LE, hypertrophic plaques do not well respond because of limited penetration. The primary target seems to be the decrease or blocking of cytokine production by activated T lymphocytes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor-alpha inhibitor-induced psoriasis or psoriasiform exanthemata: first 120 cases from the literature including a series of six new patients
    Uwe Wollina
    Departments of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    Am J Clin Dermatol 9:1-14. 2008
    ..The underlying pathomechanisms of induction of psoriasis or psoriasiform exanthemata by TNFalpha inhibitors remain elusive but there is reason to assume that induction of such adverse events has more than one pathophysiology...
  36. ncbi request reprint Side-effects of topical androgenic and anabolic substances and steroids. A short review
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Pannonica Adriat 16:117-22. 2007
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  37. ncbi request reprint Painful ANA-positive scleroderma-like disease with acral ulcerations: a case of chronic gangrenous ergotism
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hosputal of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Int J Low Extrem Wounds 6:148-52. 2007
    ..Chronic ergotism is rare but has to be taken into account when presented with painful chronic digital and foot ulcers...
  38. ncbi request reprint Fluorescence--remission sensoring of skin tumours: preliminary results
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Friedrichstrasse, Dresden, Germany
    Skin Res Technol 13:463-71. 2007
    ..Objective evaluation by digital dermoscopy, as for pigmented lesions, does not provide sufficient data to discriminate between benign and malignant lesions. Therefore, other techniques have to be developed...
  39. ncbi request reprint Receptors of eccrine, apocrine, and holocrine skin glands
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Dermatol Clin 25:577-88, ix. 2007
    ..The knowledge of ligand receptor interactions in these specialized skin structures might offer not only a better understanding of their pathology, but also new therapeutic options...
  40. ncbi request reprint Tattoos: surgical removal
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Clin Dermatol 25:393-7. 2007
    ..Healing by primary intention or healing by secondary intention has its own indications. Skin defects can be closed by flaps, grafts, tissue extension, or tissue expansion...
  41. doi request reprint Psoriatic arthritis
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Dermatol Ther 23:123-36. 2010
    ..In particular DMARDS and inhibitors of tumor necrosis factor alpha are established therapies with importance for quality of life and long term outcome. New drugs are tested in various trials...
  42. pmc Pyoderma gangrenosum--a review
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Friedrichstrasse Dresden, Germany
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 2:19. 2007
    ..Topical therapy with modern wound dressings is useful to minimize pain and the risk of secondary infections. Despite recent advances in therapy, the prognosis of PG remains unpredictable...
  43. ncbi request reprint Pompholyx: a review of clinical features, differential diagnosis, and management
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Germany
    Am J Clin Dermatol 11:305-14. 2010
    ..Radiotherapy might be an option for selected patients not responding to conventional treatment. In practice, patients benefit most from a combination of treatments...
  44. ncbi request reprint Digital dermoscopy in clinical practise: a three-centre analysis
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Skin Res Technol 13:133-42. 2007
    ..Digital dermoscopy offers several advantages such as independence from the investigator, format ready for teledermatology and image storage, and comparability...
  45. ncbi request reprint Glabellar pomade crust mimicking dyskeratosis follicularis
    Uwe Wollina
    Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    J Cosmet Dermatol 5:58-60. 2006
    ..The diagnosis of pomade crust was confirmed. Follicular material was enucleated mechanically and the area was treated with a metronidazole cream. The lesions completely disappeared...
  46. ncbi request reprint Giant keratoacanthoma-like cutaneous horn of the upper leg: A case report
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology and Georg Schmorl Institute of Pathology, Dresden Friedrichstadt Hospital, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Panonica Adriat 19:29-30. 2010
    ..No risk factors such as immunosuppression were evident. Giant verruca vulgaris is a very rare cause of giant cutaneous horns. Complete excision is recommended in order not to overlook a malignant skin tumor in such cases...
  47. doi request reprint Aging well--the role of minimally invasive aesthetic dermatological procedures in women over 65
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    J Cosmet Dermatol 9:50-8. 2010
    ..Aesthetic dermatology can contribute to this quest. Females over 65 represent an important and growing group of consumers of cosmetic procedures. In this group, there is a paucity of scientific evaluation of aesthetic procedures...
  48. doi request reprint The hospital as a work of art: one hundred thirty years of dermatology in Dresden-Friedrichstadt
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Clin Dermatol 26:89-91. 2008
    ..Dresden was the capital of Saxony and, as such, one of the most influential cultural centers of Germany. This particular situation is also reflected by the hospital's history itself...
  49. ncbi request reprint Granuloma annulare disseminatum responding to fumaric acid esters
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Dermatol Online J 14:12. 2008
    ..He was treated with fumaric acid esters and achieved a partial response within 3 weeks, a complete remission after 12 weeks. The literature on fumaric acid esters in granuloma annulare is reviewed...
  50. ncbi request reprint Myxoid neurothekeoma--a painful case in a less common location
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Dermatol Online J 15:3. 2009
    ..We present a 19-year-old female patient with a relapsing tumor of this type in a less common localization, i.e., lower trunk, and with painful sensations under mechanical pressure. Wide excision surgery led to complete remission...
  51. doi request reprint Dystrophic calcification in chronic leg ulcers--a clinicopathologic study
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 35:457-61. 2009
    ..Dystrophic calcification (DC) is a risk factor for conservative treatment failure in chronic leg ulcers of various pathologies...
  52. doi request reprint Successful treatment of relapsing disseminated coccidioidomycosis with cutaneous involvement with posaconazole
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Dresden Friedrichstadt Hospital, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University, Dresden Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 7:46-9. 2009
    ..and then definitively identified as Coccidioides posadasii by polymerase chain reaction and sequencing. Antibodies towards Coccidioides spp. were detected. The infection was successfully treated with posaconazole (Noxafil), 2 x 400 mg/d...
  53. doi request reprint Fluorescence remission spectroscopy of psoriatic lesions and the effect of topical anthralin therapy
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 23:1409-13. 2009
    ..Erythema is a result of inflammation and increased microvascular blood flow. Anthralin is the strongest topical antipsoriatic drug that causes clearing of psoriatic lesions and temporary remission...
  54. doi request reprint Panniculitis ossificans of the lower leg
    Uwe Wollina
    Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Germany
    Int J Low Extrem Wounds 8:165-8. 2009
    ..The authors present a rare case of panniculitis ossificans (PO) in a 30-year-old woman. Differential diagnoses and treatment are discussed. PO is an important differential diagnosis to sarcomas...
  55. doi request reprint Does chloroquine therapy of porphyria cutanea tarda influence liver pathology?
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Germany
    Int J Dermatol 48:1250-3. 2009
    ..Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) is regularly associated with changes in liver tissue. On the other hand, systematic investigations are lacking on whether there is a correlation between the severity of liver damage and chloroquine treatment...
  56. doi request reprint Ablative erbium:YAG laser treatment of idiopathic chronic inflammatory non-cicatricial balanoposthitis (Zoon's disease)--a series of 20 patients with long-term outcome
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 12:120-3. 2010
    ..The course is chronic and will lead to severe epidermal atrophy. This disease is poorly responsive to topical treatment. The golden standard for treatment is circumcision...
  57. ncbi request reprint Microcannular tumescent liposuction in advanced lipedema and Dercum's disease
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical, University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 145:151-9. 2010
    ..We evaluated the outcome and risks of tumescence liposuction in patients with advanced lipedema or Dercum's disease...
  58. ncbi request reprint Using VAC to facilitate healing of traumatic wounds in patients with chronic lymphoedema
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Gernmany
    J Wound Care 19:15-7. 2010
    ..Healing of traumatic injuries in patients with chronic lymphoedema is often delayed. This article describes how topical negative pressure was used to promote healing in two such cases. It also eliminated pain and prevented re-infection...
  59. ncbi request reprint Pompholyx: what's new?
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital, Technical Unicersity of Dresden, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 17:897-904. 2008
    ..Established treatments, both topical and systemic, are limited in efficacy, risk:benefit ratio and prevention of further relapses. New treatment options are needed...
  60. doi request reprint Granulomatous tattoo reaction and erythema nodosum in a young woman: common cause or coincidence?
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    J Cosmet Dermatol 7:84-8. 2008
    ..The treatment of the local reactions, however, was unsatisfactory without complete response. There is an indispensable need for regulation of tattoo pigments and tattooing to improve consumer safety...
  61. doi request reprint [Treatment of anal fissures with botulinum toxin]
    U Wollina
    Klinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie, Krankenhaus Dresden Friedrichstadt, Städtisches Klinikum, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der TU Dresden, Dresden
    Zentralbl Chir 133:123-8. 2008
    ..Among the surgical procedures, lateral sphincterotomy is the most effective treatment but shows higher incontinence and general morbidity rates than BTX...
  62. doi request reprint Esthetic and cosmetic dermatology
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    Dermatol Ther 21:118-30. 2008
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Atypical fibroxanthoma: a series of 25 cases
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 24:943-6. 2010
    ..Atypical fibroxanthoma is a rare mesenchymal tumour of skin that develops on skin of elderly patients. We analysed our patients with atypical fibroxanthoma over the last 8 years...
  64. doi request reprint Tumescent suction curettage versus minimal skin resection with subcutaneous curettage of sweat glands in axillary hyperhidrosis
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 34:709-16. 2008
    ..Axillary hyperhidrosis is a common problem with a strong negative impact on professional and social life. Various types of surgical procedures have been developed for its treatment...
  65. ncbi request reprint A review of the microcirculation in skin in patients with chronic venous insufficiency: the problem and the evidence available for therapeutic options
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Germany
    Int J Low Extrem Wounds 5:169-80. 2006
    ..Available data suggest that a combination of pharmacologic and compression therapy may have some additive effects...
  66. ncbi request reprint Serum matrix metalloproteinase-2 in patients with malignant melanoma
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 127:631-5. 2001
    ..MMPs play a role in tumor invasion and tumor metastasis. MMP-2 (also known as gelatinase A) is expressed in human melanoma cells...
  67. doi request reprint Minimally invasive esthetic procedures of the male breast
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Friedrichstrasse 41, Dresden, Germany
    J Cosmet Dermatol 10:150-5. 2011
    ..The major indications are gynecomastia, breast asymmetry, and body sculpturing. Minor surgery, laser lipolysis, dermal filler and cell-assisted lipotransfer are among the most promising techniques available...
  68. ncbi request reprint Modified Emmet's operation for ingrown nails using the Er:YAG laser
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 6:38-40. 2004
    ..Laser surgery may provide an alternative with less tissue damage...
  69. ncbi request reprint Candida albicans-induced inflammatory response in human keratinocytes
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    Mycoses 47:193-9. 2004
    ..The production of ROS by HaCaT keratinocytes was suppressed. The induction of an inflammatory keratinocyte response by soluble C. albicans factors may play a role among the host-yeast interactions...
  70. ncbi request reprint Response of spider leg veins to pulsed diode laser (810 nm): a clinical, histological and remission spectroscopy study
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 5:154-62. 2003
    ..This study was performed to investigate whether pulsed diode laser (810 nm) treatment is effective and safe...
  71. ncbi request reprint Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis with plaques and arthritis
    U Wollina
    Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    Clin Rheumatol 22:347-9. 2003
    ..She was treated with cyclosporin A, with improvement of the joint affliction and complete clearance of skin lesions. The differential diagnosis of IGDA is discussed briefly...
  72. ncbi request reprint Multicenter study of pegylated liposomal doxorubicin in patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Cancer 98:993-1001. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and toxicity of single-agent PEG-DOXO as second-line chemotherapy in patients with CTCL...
  73. ncbi request reprint Liposomal daunorubicin in tumor stage cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: report of three cases
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Krankenhaus Dresden Friedrichstadt, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067, Dresden, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 129:65-9. 2003
    ..Liposomal doxorubicin was shown to be effective as a second-line treatment in CTCL. There is no data available on another classical anthracycline, daunorubicin, when given in liposomal formulation as a monotherapy...
  74. ncbi request reprint [Oral and extraoral disease due to betel nut chewing]
    U Wollina
    Hautklinik, Krankenhaus Dresden Friedrichstadt, Germany
    Hautarzt 53:795-7. 2002
    ..It shows mild psychostimulatory effects but with prolonged use there is a risk of oral and extraoral disease. Surprisingly, betel nut associated disorders are rarely discussed in the dermatological literature...
  75. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin A in anal fissures: a modified technique
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Krankenhaus Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 16:469-71. 2002
    ..Anal fissures are common and painful. Botulinum toxin A (BTXA) is considered to be the most potent non-surgical treatment; however, no attention has been paid to associated hyperhidrosis...
  76. ncbi request reprint Treatment of recalcitrant psoriatic arthritis with anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha antibody
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology Dresden Friedrichstadt, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 16:127-9. 2002
    ..Different kinetics of symptom release during treatment suggest a variable role for TNF-alpha in disease pathways of pain, joint inflammation and skin involvement...
  77. doi request reprint Massive scalp myiasis with bleeding in a patient with multiple malignancies
    Uwe Wollina
    Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Int Wound J 7:297-9. 2010
    ..Treatment of myiasis is based on local disinfection and mechanical removal of larvae. Other options of treatment are discussed...
  78. ncbi request reprint Clinical management of pyoderma gangrenosum
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, PO Box 120906, 01008 Dresden, Germany
    Am J Clin Dermatol 3:149-58. 2002
    ..Despite recent advances in therapy, the prognosis of pyoderma gangrenosum remains unpredictable...
  79. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant botulinum toxin A in dyshidrotic hand eczema: a controlled prospective pilot study with left-right comparison
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 16:40-2. 2002
    ..A prospective pilot study was performed with left-right comparison in order to investigate whether chemical de-innervation of sudoriferic nerves would be superior to standard therapy with topical corticosteroids...
  80. ncbi request reprint [Right-sided sweating of the head in arterial hypertension]
    Uwe Wollina
    Hautklinik Krankenhaus Dresden Friedrichstadt Städtisches Klinikum Friedrichstrasse 41 01067 Dresden
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 127:42. 2002
  81. ncbi request reprint Galectin fingerprinting by immuno- and lectin histochemistry in cutaneous lymphoma
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Dermatological Allergology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 128:103-10. 2002
    ..Successful chemotherapy of CTCL alters galectin expression selectively as shown for liposomal doxorubicin...
  82. ncbi request reprint Granulomatous slack skin or granulomatous mycosis fungoides -- a case report. Complete response to percutaneous radiation and interferon alpha
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, PO Box 120706, 01008 Dresden, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 128:50-4. 2002
    ..The patient was treated with a combination of radiotherapy (total dose 36 Gy) and interferon-alpha as a maintenance treatment which resulted in complete remission and disease-free survival of 27 months up to now...
  83. doi request reprint Use of a collagen-elastin matrix for hard to treat soft tissue defects
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Friedrichstrasse 41, Dresden, Germany
    Int Wound J 8:291-6. 2011
    ..No adverse effects were noted. There was no skin contracture of the skin grafts. Collagen-elastin matrix with split-thickness skin grafts is a useful tool in deep soft tissue. The time to heal can be reduced...
  84. ncbi request reprint Gentamicin-induced anaphylaxis
    S Schulze
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Friedrichstrasse 41, Germany
    Allergy 58:88-9. 2003
  85. ncbi request reprint Lupus erythematosus: uncommon presentations
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Clin Dermatol 23:470-9. 2005
    ..There is a broad range of cutaneous symptoms induced by lupus or by its various treatments. This article provides a short overview of uncommon presentations of cutaneous symptoms in the lupus spectrum...
  86. ncbi request reprint Some effects of a topical collagen-based matrix on the microcirculation and wound healing in patients with chronic venous leg ulcers: preliminary observations
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Germany
    Int J Low Extrem Wounds 4:214-24. 2005
    ..84 compared with the pain score before treatment (P < .05). After 1 week of treatment, in group A there was a decrease in remission spectroscopy, which is considered to reflect an improvement in microcirculation...
  87. doi request reprint Pyoderma gangraenosum
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 23:50-6. 2011
    ..To describe current progress in understanding pyoderma gangraenosum, illustrate clinical observations and discuss therapeutic interventions...
  88. ncbi request reprint Managing adverse events associated with botulinum toxin type A: a focus on cosmetic procedures
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital, Dresden, Germany
    Am J Clin Dermatol 6:141-50. 2005
    ..Upper lid ptosis may be partly corrected using apraclonidine or phenylephrine eyedrops. If simple rules relating to the indications for and application of BTXA are followed, this is a safe and effective drug in cosmetic dermatology...
  89. ncbi request reprint Leg ulcers are a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge
    Uwe Wollina
    Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Int J Low Extrem Wounds 4:97-104. 2005
    ..It is difficult to heal every ulcer completely, but improvement of the medical situation as well as the quality of life of the patient is possible in most cases...
  90. ncbi request reprint Eyebrow colour in diabetics
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067 Dresden, Germany
    Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Pannonica Adriat 14:157-60. 2005
    ..Hair colour may be affected by a metabolic disease. Systematic investigations in diabetics are missing...
  91. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcer-like presacral gummata in a patient with tertiary syphilis
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital, Dresden, Germany
    Int Wound J 2:74-6. 2005
    ..Here, we describe a case of tertiary syphilis with ulcerated gummata, appearing as a possible pressure ulcer. In such a case, wound management has to be accompanied by specific antibiosis to achieve healing...
  92. ncbi request reprint Case reports: acne fulminans in Marfan syndrome
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
    J Drugs Dermatol 4:501-5. 2005
    ..The trigger for acne induction seemed to be a testosterone therapy. The particular therapeutic problems in the present case are described. No acne keloids were observed but atrophic scars that may be due to Marfan syndrome...
  93. ncbi request reprint Functional textiles in prevention of chronic wounds, wound healing and tissue engineering
    U Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Dermatological Allergology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
    Curr Probl Dermatol 31:82-97. 2003