Peter H Hoeger
Affiliation: University of Hamburg
Hoeger P, Martinez A, Maerker J, Harper J. Vascular anomalies in Proteus syndrome. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2004;29:222-30 pubmed
..We conclude that VA are among the most common findings in PS. Their varying type and distribution lend further support to the concept of somatic mosaicism...
Hoeger P, Nanduri V, Harper J, Atherton D, Pritchard J. Long term follow up of topical mustine treatment for cutaneous langerhans cell histiocytosis. Arch Dis Child. 2000;82:483-7 pubmed
..Residual scarring was probably a result of the disease itself rather than to mustine. Although no evidence of skin cancer was found in this study, continued long term follow up is advisable. ..
Hoeger P, Diaz C, Malone M, Pritchard J, Harper J. Juvenile xanthogranuloma as a sequel to Langerhans cell histiocytosis: a report of three cases. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2001;26:391-4 pubmed
..Alternatively, one could speculate that this association might be due to a common histogenetic precursor of the cell types involved. ..
Hoeger P, Schreiner V, Klaassen I, Enzmann C, Friedrichs K, Bleck O. Epidermal barrier lipids in human vernix caseosa: corresponding ceramide pattern in vernix and fetal skin. Br J Dermatol. 2002;146:194-201 pubmed
..Vernix caseosa is a protective biofilm covering the fetus during the last trimester. Vernix and epidermal barrier lipids (i.e. cholesterol, free fatty acids and ceramides) appear to share protective functions for fetal and neonatal skin...