Andreas Blum

Summary

Affiliation: Ruhr-University Bochum
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi [Who examines the oral mucosa during the total body skin examination?]
    A Blum
    Seestr 3a, 78464, Konstanz, Deutschland
    Hautarzt 63:899-902. 2012
  2. doi [Dermatofibroma or melanoma?]
    A Blum
    Hautarzt 63:584-6. 2012
  3. doi [Onychomycosis with onychodystrophy or acrolentiginous melanoma with onychomycosis and onychodystrophy?]
    A Blum
    Hautarzt 63:341-3. 2012
  4. ncbi Ultrasound mapping of lymph node and subcutaneous metastases in patients with cutaneous melanoma: results of a prospective multicenter study
    Andreas Blum
    Department of Dermatology, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Dermatology 212:47-52. 2006
  5. ncbi [Skin in old age]
    A Blum
    Hautarztpraxis, Konstanz
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:1820-2. 2005
  6. ncbi [Therapy of amelanotic melanoma]
    A Blum
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:1277. 2005
  7. ncbi [Diagnostic dermoscopic algorithms]
    A Blum
    Hautarztpraxis, Konstanz
    Hautarzt 56:81-93; quiz 94-5. 2005
  8. ncbi Polymorphous vascular patterns in dermoscopy as a sign of malignant skin tumors. A case of an amelanotic melanoma and a porocarcinoma
    Andreas Blum
    Department of Dermatology, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Dermatology 210:58-9. 2005
  9. ncbi [Red circumscribed tumor on the foot]
    A Blum
    Universitäts Hautklinik Tübingen
    Hautarzt 56:170-2. 2005
  10. ncbi Digital image analysis for diagnosis of cutaneous melanoma. Development of a highly effective computer algorithm based on analysis of 837 melanocytic lesions
    A Blum
    Department of Dermatology, Eberhard Karls University, Liebermeisterstrasse 25, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 151:1029-38. 2004

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. doi [Who examines the oral mucosa during the total body skin examination?]
    A Blum
    Seestr 3a, 78464, Konstanz, Deutschland
    Hautarzt 63:899-902. 2012
    ..To protect the dermatoscope when it is used on the mucosa, it can be covered with plastic food wrap...
  2. doi [Dermatofibroma or melanoma?]
    A Blum
    Hautarzt 63:584-6. 2012
    ..Differences of the principle features - postinflammatory hyperpigmentation at the periphery surrounding central scar-like hypopigmentations - must also include the differential diagnosis of a melanoma...
  3. doi [Onychomycosis with onychodystrophy or acrolentiginous melanoma with onychomycosis and onychodystrophy?]
    A Blum
    Hautarzt 63:341-3. 2012
    ..An acrolentiginous melanoma with a diameter of 1.04 mm could be identified histologically and the associated onychomycosis was confirmed by culturing...
  4. ncbi Ultrasound mapping of lymph node and subcutaneous metastases in patients with cutaneous melanoma: results of a prospective multicenter study
    Andreas Blum
    Department of Dermatology, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Dermatology 212:47-52. 2006
    ..Ultrasound (sonography, B-mode sonography, ultrasonography) examination improves the sensitivity in more than 25% compared to the clinical palpation, especially after surgery on the regional lymph node area...
  5. ncbi [Skin in old age]
    A Blum
    Hautarztpraxis, Konstanz
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:1820-2. 2005
  6. ncbi [Therapy of amelanotic melanoma]
    A Blum
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:1277. 2005
  7. ncbi [Diagnostic dermoscopic algorithms]
    A Blum
    Hautarztpraxis, Konstanz
    Hautarzt 56:81-93; quiz 94-5. 2005
    ..The second part describes the different diagnostic dermatoscopic algorithms...
  8. ncbi Polymorphous vascular patterns in dermoscopy as a sign of malignant skin tumors. A case of an amelanotic melanoma and a porocarcinoma
    Andreas Blum
    Department of Dermatology, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Dermatology 210:58-9. 2005
    ..Using dermoscopy (dermatoscopy, epiluminescence microscopy), malignant skin tumors can be detected earlier and unnecessary excisions of benign tumors can be avoided...
  9. ncbi [Red circumscribed tumor on the foot]
    A Blum
    Universitäts Hautklinik Tübingen
    Hautarzt 56:170-2. 2005
  10. ncbi Digital image analysis for diagnosis of cutaneous melanoma. Development of a highly effective computer algorithm based on analysis of 837 melanocytic lesions
    A Blum
    Department of Dermatology, Eberhard Karls University, Liebermeisterstrasse 25, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 151:1029-38. 2004
    ..Digital image analysis has been introduced into the diagnosis of skin lesions based on dermoscopic pictures...
  11. ncbi 1st congress of the International Dermoscopy Society
    Andreas Blum
    Dermatology 213:337-40. 2006
  12. ncbi Clear differences in hand-held dermoscopes
    Andreas Blum
    Dermatology Practice, Konstanz, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 4:1054-7. 2006
    ..Using this dermoscope without any glass plate or liquid between the dermoscope and the skin, exophytic tumors were better visualized in a three-dimensional fashion but fewer differential structures were seen...
  13. ncbi Modified dermoscopic algorithm for the differentiation between melanocytic and nonmelanocytic skin tumors
    Andreas Blum
    Private and Teaching Practice of Dermatology, Konstanz, Germany
    J Cutan Med Surg 10:73-8. 2006
    ..The first step in the dermoscopic evaluation is the differentiation between melanocytic and nonmelanocytic skin tumors...
  14. ncbi Time to diagnosis of melanoma: same trend in different continents
    Andreas Blum
    Department of Dermatology, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Cutan Med Surg 11:137-44. 2007
    ..Patients and physicians both play an important role in the diagnosis of malignant melanoma...
  15. doi Digital image analysis for diagnosis of skin tumors
    Andreas Blum
    Private and Teaching Practice, Seestrasse 3a, 78464 Konstanz, Germany
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 27:11-5. 2008
    ..Each system should be controlled by the user with the final decision and responsibility and tested by independent users without any conflict of financial interest...
  16. doi [Brownish coloration of the left nipple in a 60-year-old woman]
    A Blum
    Hautarztpraxis, Konstanz, Deutschland
    Hautarzt 61:64-8. 2010
    ..Intraepithelial tumor cells of Paget disease are positive for cytokeratin 7. The clear cells in Bowen diseases are usually not positive for cytokeratin 7 and are also negative for all melanocytic markers...
  17. doi [Severely dysplastic nevus: atypical Spitz nevus or melanoma in situ?]
    A Blum
    Hautarzt und Lehrpraxis, Seestr 3a, 78464 Konstanz
    Hautarzt 61:151-2. 2010
    ..Dermatoscopic examination revealed asymmetric pigmentation of the tumor with branched streaks of variable thickness and irregular pseudopodia. Histological analysis showed it to be a severely dysplastic melanocytic nevus...
  18. doi [Follow-up of a suspicious pigmented skin tumor]
    A Blum
    Hautarzt und Lehrpraxis, Seestr 3a, 78464, Konstanz, Deutschland
    Hautarzt 61:607-10. 2010
    ..At the 2-month follow-up a change was evident and the patient agreed to excision. This example emphasizes the importance of regular monitoring since this was the only way to prevent an atypical growth from becoming malignant...
  19. doi Dermoscopy of pigmented lesions of the mucosa and the mucocutaneous junction: results of a multicenter study by the International Dermoscopy Society (IDS)
    Andreas Blum
    Private and Teaching Practice of Dermatology, Seestrasse 3a, 78464 Konstanz, Germany
    Arch Dermatol 147:1181-7. 2011
    ..To better characterize the dermoscopic patterns of mucosal lesions in relation to the histopathologic characteristics...
  20. doi [Monitoring a melanocytic tumor. When is excision indicated?]
    A Blum
    Hautarzt 62:774-7. 2011
    ..This case is instructive in the view of follow-up, self-examination, self- detection of a melanoma, asymmetric changes of melanocytic lesion and evaluation of changes during pregnancy...
  21. ncbi Lessons on dermoscopy: Dermoscopic pattern of hemosiderotic dermatofibroma
    Andreas Blum
    Department of Dermatology, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 30:1354-5. 2004
  22. ncbi [How often does a malignant lentigo develop from a precursor lesion?]
    A Blum
    Univ Hautklinik Tübingen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:1943. 2004
  23. ncbi [Facultative paraneoplasia of the skin]
    A Blum
    Universitäts Hautklinik Tübingen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 128:2257-60. 2003
  24. ncbi The dermoscopic classification of atypical melanocytic naevi (Clark naevi) is useful to discriminate benign from malignant melanocytic lesions
    A Blum
    Department of Dermatology, University of Tuebingen, Liebermeisterstrasse 25, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 149:1159-64. 2003
    ..The dermoscopic classification is a useful tool for handling patients with atypical naevi (Clark naevi)...
  25. ncbi [Obligate paraneoplasias of the skin]
    A Blum
    Universitäts Hautklinik Tübingen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 128:2195-9. 2003
  26. ncbi Modified ABC-point list of dermoscopy: A simplified and highly accurate dermoscopic algorithm for the diagnosis of cutaneous melanocytic lesions
    Andreas Blum
    Department of Dermatology, University of Tuebingen, Germany
    J Am Acad Dermatol 48:672-8. 2003
    ..The use of dermoscopy (epiluminescence microscopy, surface microscopy, dermatoscopy) improves clinical diagnostic sensitivity by 10% to 27%, particularly achieved by different algorithms or scores...
  27. ncbi [Correlation between dermoscopy and histopathology in pigmented and non-pigmented skin tumours]
    A Blum
    Universitäts Hautklinik, Tubingen
    Hautarzt 54:279-291; quiz 292-3. 2003
    ..In this continuing medical education article the correlation of both examination techniques is presented for the dermoscopic differential diagnoses...
  28. ncbi Dermatoscopy turns histopathologist's attention to the suspicious area in melanocytic lesions
    J Bauer
    Department of Dermatology, University of Tuebingen, Liebermeisterstrasse 25, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Arch Dermatol 137:1338-40. 2001
    ..Histopathologically, the diagnosis of nevus-associated melanoma or melanoma close to a common nevus can be missed if the specimen is cut in a nonrepresentative area or if the section shows only the associated common nevus...
  29. ncbi The dermatoscopic pattern of clear-cell acanthoma resembles psoriasis vulgaris
    A Blum
    Department of Dermatology, University of Tubingen, Germany
    Dermatology 203:50-2. 2001
    ..Dermatoscopy (dermoscopy, epiluminescence microscopy) is used for the early detection of malignant tumors and avoidance of unnecessary excisions of benign skin tumors...
  30. ncbi Recurrent melanocytic nevi and melanomas in dermoscopy: results of a multicenter study of the International Dermoscopy Society
    Andreas Blum
    Public, Private, and Teaching Practice of Dermatology, Konstanz, Germany
    JAMA Dermatol 150:138-45. 2014
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  31. ncbi No evidence for increased skin cancer risk in psoriasis patients treated with broadband or narrowband UVB phototherapy: a first retrospective study
    Maren Weischer
    Department of Dermatology, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    Acta Derm Venereol 84:370-4. 2004
    ..The tumour occurred within the same year that phototherapy was initiated. Thus, the present study does not provide evidence for an increased skin cancer risk for patients treated with either broadband or narrowband UVB phototherapy..
  32. doi Malignant melanoma S3-guideline "diagnosis, therapy and follow-up of melanoma"
    Annette Pflugfelder
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Tubingen, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 11:1-116, 1-126. 2013
    ..Regular follow-up examinations are recommended for a period of 10 years, with an intensified schedule for the first three years...
  33. ncbi Correlation with digital dermoscopic images can help dermatopathologists to diagnose equivocal skin tumours
    J Bauer
    Department of Dermatology, Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 155:546-51. 2006
    ..A variety of pigmented skin tumours can lead to diagnostic difficulties in dermatopathology...
  34. ncbi Value of the clinical history for different users of dermoscopy compared with results of digital image analysis
    A Blum
    Department of Dermatology, University of Tuebingen, Liebermeisterstrasse 25, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 18:665-9. 2004
    ..The clinical history of a given pigmented lesion could influence the therapeutic decision. Teledermatology and automated image analysis also hold great potential for revolutionizing dermatology services...
  35. ncbi Prospective evaluation of a follow-up schedule in cutaneous melanoma patients: recommendations for an effective follow-up strategy
    Claus Garbe
    Department of Dermatology, Skin Cancer Program, Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen, Germany
    J Clin Oncol 21:520-9. 2003
    ..To prospectively examine and evaluate the results of follow-up procedures in a large cohort of cutaneous melanoma patients...
  36. ncbi Wavelet analysis of cutaneous blood flow in melanocytic skin lesions
    Hans Martin Häfner
    Department of Dermatology, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Vasc Res 42:38-46. 2005
    ..We found that wavelet analysis of LDF time series is a specific, sensitive method for the in vivo identification of malignant melanoma. It is a non-invasive procedure and takes minimal time to be carried out...
  37. ncbi The prevalence of human papillomavirus genotypes in nonmelanoma skin cancers of nonimmunosuppressed individuals identifies high-risk genital types as possible risk factors
    Angelika Iftner
    Experimentelle Virologie, Universitatsklinikum Tubingen, Eberhard Karls Universitaet Tuebingen, Elfriede Aulhorn Strasse 6, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Cancer Res 63:7515-9. 2003
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  38. ncbi [Addiction to tobacco and the consequences for the skin]
    M Krug
    Universitäts Hautklinik Tübingen, Tuebingen
    Hautarzt 55:301-15; quiz 316. 2004
    ..In addition, immunosuppression caused by nicotine consumption may contribute to the pathogenesis of human papilloma-virus infections, malignant melanoma and epithelial tumors of the skin and neighboring mucous membranes...
  39. ncbi Surveillance of patients at high risk for cutaneous malignant melanoma using digital dermoscopy
    J Bauer
    Department of Dermatology, Eberhard Karls University, Liebermeisterstr 25, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 152:87-92. 2005
    ..Dermoscopy has improved the sensitivity and specificity of clinical diagnosis of melanoma from 60% to over 90%. However, in order not to miss melanoma a certain percentage of suspicious but benign lesions has to be excised...
  40. ncbi Epidemiology of cutaneous melanoma in Germany and worldwide
    C Garbe
    Department of Dermatology, University of Tubingen, Germany
    Skin Pharmacol Appl Skin Physiol 14:280-90. 2001
    ..This development indicates improved early recognition of cutaneous melanoma which is presently the main factor for a more favorable prognosis...
  41. ncbi Simplified dermoscopic diagnosis of acral melanocytic lesions: mountains and valleys
    Andreas Blum
    Australas J Dermatol 45:235-6. 2004
  42. ncbi Fine needle aspiration in the diagnosis of metastatic melanoma
    Andreas Blum
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:147-8. 2002
  43. ncbi Dermoscopic classification of Clark's nevi (atypical melanocytic nevi)
    Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof
    Department of Dermatology, University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Clin Dermatol 20:255-8. 2002
  44. ncbi [Skin cancer]
    Andreas Blum
    Hautklinik, Eberhard Karls Universitat, Tubingen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 127:1679-81. 2002
    ..Further campaigns and continual medical education are demanded to continue this improvement for patients and public health system...
  45. ncbi Some thoughts on the 'three-point checklist of dermoscopy' by Soyer et al
    Andreas Blum
    Dermatology 209:167; author reply 167-8. 2004
  46. ncbi Atypical dermatofibroma-like pattern of a melanoma on dermoscopy
    Andreas Blum
    Melanoma Res 13:633-4. 2003
  47. doi Time required for a complete skin examination with and without dermoscopy: a prospective, randomized multicenter study
    Iris Zalaudek
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 8, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Arch Dermatol 144:509-13. 2008
    ..To determine the time required to perform a complete skin examination (CSE) as a means of opportunistic screening for skin cancer both without and with dermoscopy...
  48. ncbi The performance of SolarScan: an automated dermoscopy image analysis instrument for the diagnosis of primary melanoma
    Scott W Menzies
    Sydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre, Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    Arch Dermatol 141:1388-96. 2005
    ..To describe the diagnostic performance of SolarScan (Polartechnics Ltd, Sydney, Australia), an automated instrument for the diagnosis of primary melanoma...
  49. ncbi Melanosis of the areola in dermoscopy
    Andreas Blum
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:664-5. 2004
  50. ncbi Nevus type in dermoscopy is related to skin type in white persons
    Iris Zalaudek
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Arch Dermatol 143:351-6. 2007
    ..Dermoscopic classification of acquired melanocytic nevi (AMN) is based on the evaluation of 3 main criteria-global pattern, pigment distribution, and color...
  51. ncbi Dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions: results of a consensus meeting via the Internet
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 48:679-93. 2003
    ..There is a need for better standardization of the dermoscopic terminology in assessing pigmented skin lesions...
  52. ncbi [Psychosocial burden and subjective experience of melanoma patients in the ambulant follow-up]
    Andreas Blum
    Hautklinik der Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 53:258-66. 2003
    ..In spite of the safety aimed at, follow-up also puts a burden on tumor patients and has effects on their quality of life...
  53. ncbi Accessory nipple looks like dermatofibroma in dermoscopy
    Andreas Blum
    Arch Dermatol 139:948-9. 2003
  54. ncbi [Skin and sports]
    Matthias Möhrle
    Universitäts Hautklinik Tübingen
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2:695-702; quiz 703. 2004
  55. ncbi Lipid-based Nose Ointment for Allergic Rhinitis
    Urban Wilhelm Geisthoff
    ENT Department of the University of the Saarland, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:754-61. 2005
    ..To assess the efficacy of a lipid-based nose ointment in treating allergic rhinitis...
  56. ncbi Visualization method based on digital image analysis reveals photodamage of the skin
    Andreas Blum
    Arch Dermatol 140:1173-4. 2004
  57. ncbi Melanoma detection in British Columbia, Canada
    Ingrid Tyler
    University of Toronto, Canada
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:48-54. 2005
    ..In several studies, delays in malignant melanoma (MM) diagnosis have been correlated with increased tumor thickness, increased morbidity, and increased mortality...