Uta Jappe

Summary

Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi Superantigens and their association with dermatological inflammatory diseases: facts and hypotheses
    U Jappe
    Department of Microbiology, Skin Research Center, University of Leeds, UK
    Acta Derm Venereol 80:321-8. 2000
  2. ncbi Arthus reaction to lepirudin, a new recombinant hirudin, and delayed-type hypersensitivity to several heparins and heparinoids, with tolerance to its intravenous administration
    U Jappe
    Department of Dermatology, Institute of Immunology, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 46:29-32. 2002
  3. ncbi Rosacea and contact allergy to cosmetics and topical medicaments--retrospective analysis of multicentre surveillance data 1995-2002
    U Jappe
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 52:96-101. 2005
  4. ncbi Allergic contact dermatitis due to beta-blockers in eye drops: a retrospective analysis of multicentre surveillance data 1993-2004
    Uta Jappe
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Acta Derm Venereol 86:509-14. 2006
  5. ncbi Pathological mechanisms of acne with special emphasis on Propionibacterium acnes and related therapy
    Uta Jappe
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Acta Derm Venereol 83:241-8. 2003
  6. ncbi Familial urticaria pigmentosa associated with thrombocytosis as the initial symptom of systemic mastocytosis and Down's syndrome
    U Lappe
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 17:718-22. 2003
  7. ncbi Evidence for diversity within Propionibacterium acnes: a comparison of the T-cell stimulatory activity of isolates from inflammatory acne, endocarditis and the laboratory
    U Jappe
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Vosstrasse 2, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 18:450-4. 2004
  8. ncbi Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in inflammatory versus non-inflammatory skin diseases: who should be screened?
    Uta Jappe
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Acta Derm Venereol 84:181-6. 2004
  9. ncbi Fondaparinux: a suitable alternative in cases of delayed-type allergy to heparins and semisynthetic heparinoids? A study of 7 cases
    U Jappe
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 51:67-72. 2004
  10. ncbi Contact vitiligo following a strong patch test reaction to triglycidyl-p-aminophenol in an aircraft industry worker: case report and review of the literature
    U Jappe
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 53:89-92. 2005

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. ncbi Superantigens and their association with dermatological inflammatory diseases: facts and hypotheses
    U Jappe
    Department of Microbiology, Skin Research Center, University of Leeds, UK
    Acta Derm Venereol 80:321-8. 2000
    ..The aim of this review is to summarize the data on superantigens in terms of their distribution in microorganisms, their interactions with the adaptive immune system and their contribution to skin pathology...
  2. ncbi Arthus reaction to lepirudin, a new recombinant hirudin, and delayed-type hypersensitivity to several heparins and heparinoids, with tolerance to its intravenous administration
    U Jappe
    Department of Dermatology, Institute of Immunology, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 46:29-32. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi Rosacea and contact allergy to cosmetics and topical medicaments--retrospective analysis of multicentre surveillance data 1995-2002
    U Jappe
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 52:96-101. 2005
    ..Irritant or doubtful patch test reactions were provoked by various substances (vehicles, oxidants and preservatives of various creams), which might also be clinically important, considering the heightened sensitivity of rosaceous skin...
  4. ncbi Allergic contact dermatitis due to beta-blockers in eye drops: a retrospective analysis of multicentre surveillance data 1993-2004
    Uta Jappe
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Acta Derm Venereol 86:509-14. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi Pathological mechanisms of acne with special emphasis on Propionibacterium acnes and related therapy
    Uta Jappe
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Acta Derm Venereol 83:241-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this review is to summarize the data on aetiopathological factors in acne and their contribution to acne pathology and therapy...
  6. ncbi Familial urticaria pigmentosa associated with thrombocytosis as the initial symptom of systemic mastocytosis and Down's syndrome
    U Lappe
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 17:718-22. 2003
    ..The association of mastocytosis with thrombocytosis has seldom been described. In our patient it preceded the development of systemic mastocytosis. The association with Down's syndrome has not been reported until now...
  7. ncbi Evidence for diversity within Propionibacterium acnes: a comparison of the T-cell stimulatory activity of isolates from inflammatory acne, endocarditis and the laboratory
    U Jappe
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Vosstrasse 2, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 18:450-4. 2004
    ..Historically, investigations have focused on humoral and cell-mediated immune responses to P. acnes antigens without attention to the possibility that different antigens may be expressed by different isolates...
  8. ncbi Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in inflammatory versus non-inflammatory skin diseases: who should be screened?
    Uta Jappe
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Acta Derm Venereol 84:181-6. 2004
    ..Therefore, patients with chronic ulcers and erosions should be screened for MRSA colonization to implement infection control measures...
  9. ncbi Fondaparinux: a suitable alternative in cases of delayed-type allergy to heparins and semisynthetic heparinoids? A study of 7 cases
    U Jappe
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 51:67-72. 2004
    ..The clearly rare cross-reaction between fondaparinux and heparins, now confirmed by us, may be due to differences in the response to haptens...
  10. ncbi Contact vitiligo following a strong patch test reaction to triglycidyl-p-aminophenol in an aircraft industry worker: case report and review of the literature
    U Jappe
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 53:89-92. 2005
    ..About 4 months after the patch test with TGPAP, the patient presented with 2 circular depigmented spots in the former TGPAP-patch test areas. Dermatohistopathology confirmed the diagnosis of contact vitiligo...
  11. ncbi [Dental personnel and nail designers: contact dermatitis to acrylates and methacrylates]
    Uta Jappe
    Universitäts Hautklinik Heidelberg
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 3:990-3. 2005
  12. ncbi Allergy to heparins and anticoagulants with a similar pharmacological profile: an update
    Uta Jappe
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 17:605-13. 2006
    ..Combined allergy to recombinant hirudins and heparins, however, has been reported. Therefore, there is an urgent need for therapeutic alternatives...
  13. ncbi Frequency of sensitization to antimicrobials in patients with atopic eczema compared with nonatopic individuals: analysis of multicentre surveillance data, 1995-1999
    U Jappe
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Vosstrasse 2, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 149:87-93. 2003
    ..Atopic eczema, a multifactorial disease, is influenced by bacterial factors, particularly Staphylococcus aureus. Consequently, treatment includes therapy with antibiotics and nonantibiotic antimicrobials...
  14. ncbi Tufted hair folliculitis associated with pemphigus vulgaris
    U Jappe
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 17:223-6. 2003
    ..To our knowledge, this is the fourth case with an association of these two entities. Amongst other causing mechanisms, the autoimmune reaction may play an important role for the development of THF...
  15. ncbi Propionibacterium acnes and inflammation in acne; P. acnes has T-cell mitogenic activity
    U Jappe
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Vosstrasse 2, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 146:202-9. 2002
    ..Circumstantial evidence suggests that Propionibacterium acnes has a role in the inflammation of acne. This could be effected by antigenic or superantigenic or mitogenic reactions...
  16. ncbi Lymphangioma circumscriptum of the vulva following surgical and radiological therapy of cervical cancer
    Uta Jappe
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Sex Transm Dis 29:533-5. 2002
    ..Lymphangioma circumscriptum of the vulva rarely develops after postoperative pelvic irradiation...
  17. ncbi Unusual skin infections in military personnel
    Uta Jappe
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Dermatol 20:425-34. 2002
  18. ncbi Staphylococcus aureus in dermatology outpatients with special emphasis on community-associated methicillin-resistant strains
    Uta Jappe
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Invest Dermatol 128:2655-64. 2008
    ..The significant risk factor for the acquisition of CA-MRSA was visits to foreign countries and/or professional or private contacts with foreigners...
  19. ncbi Late reactions to the patch-test preparations para-phenylenediamine and epoxy resin: a prospective multicentre investigation of the German Contact Dermatitis Research Group
    U Hillen
    Department of Dermatology, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 154:665-70. 2006
    ..Up to now, there has been no prospective study on the frequency of late reactions in routine patch testing with these allergens...
  20. ncbi [First manifestation of psoriasis vulgaris in tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated periodic syndrome during treatment with etanercept]
    S Boms
    Universitäts Hautklinik, Ruprecht Karls Universitat Heidelberg, Vossstrasse 2, 69115 Heidelberg
    Hautarzt 59:653-5. 2008
    ..This paradoxical phenomenon has been reported sporadically in patients receiving TNF-alpha antagonists for other inflammatory diseases. The cause of psoriasis induced by TNF-alpha antagonists is still obscure...
  21. ncbi Pyoderma gangraenosum, a rare, but potentially fatal complication in paediatric oncology patients
    P E Meissner
    Department of Neonatology, Heidelberg University, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 219:296-9. 2007
    ..We have reviewed the literature with reference to diagnostic criteria and treatment options of this disorder that is particularly rare in childhood...
  22. ncbi Sexually transmitted diseases in Germany
    D Petzoldt
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J STD AIDS 13:246-53. 2002
    ..These surveillance systems are currently being established. Under the new legislation, local health authorities have to provide adequate counselling and testing services for STIs, which may be provided free of charge if necessary...
  23. ncbi [Disseminated granulomatous type IV reaction after a tattoo]
    J Schulz
    Universitäts Hautklinik Heidelberg, Vossstrasse 2, 69115 Heidelberg, Deutschland
    Hautarzt 59:567-70. 2008
    ..We describe the case of a 54-year-old female patient who had such a reaction pattern after a tattoo owing to a previously unknown sensitization to potassium dichromate...
  24. ncbi Drug-induced Sweet's syndrome in acne caused by different tetracyclines: case report and review of the literature
    B Khan Durani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Vosstrasse 2, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 147:558-62. 2002
    ..Additionally, there is a strong possibility that the same patient developed a drug-induced Sweet's syndrome after oral administration of tetracycline and doxycycline...
  25. ncbi Valdecoxib-induced systemic contact dermatitis confirmed by positive patch test
    C Jaeger
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Vosstrasse 2, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 52:47-8. 2005
  26. ncbi Actinic superficial folliculitis
    C Jaeger
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Vossstr 2, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 17:562-5. 2003
    ..Because of the impressive, unique symptoms and the characteristic histology we agree with those who have suggested that actinic superficial folliculitis is a new entity...
  27. ncbi [Sunlight-induced granulomatous reaction to permanent lip liner]
    C Jager
    Universitäts Hautklinik Heidelberg
    Hautarzt 56:63-5. 2005
    ..Treatment with topical steroids over three weeks led to a complete healing without relapse. To the best of our knowledge this is the first report on UV-light-induced granulomatous reaction to permanent lip liner...
  28. ncbi Successful treatment of facial plane warts with imiquimod
    B Khan Durani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Vossstrasse 2, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 147:1018. 2002
  29. ncbi Successful treatment of perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens with combined isotretinoin and dapsone
    Sven Bolz
    Universitäts Hautklinik Heidelberg, D 69115 Heidelberg
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 6:44-7. 2008
    ..Dapsone was reduced to 50 mg daily after 6 months, while isotretinoin was discontinued gradually. Now the patient is on dapsone 50 mg every other day and has remained free of recurrences for 6 months...
  30. doi Nurses' perceptions of the benefits and adverse effects of hand disinfection: alcohol-based hand rubs vs. hygienic handwashing: a multicentre questionnaire study with additional patch testing by the German Contact Dermatitis Research Group
    N Stutz
    Department of Dermatology, Philipp University, Marburg, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 160:565-72. 2009
    ..Nurses have a high risk of developing hand eczema due to hand disinfection procedures...
  31. ncbi In vitro hymenoptera venom allergy diagnosis: improved by screening for cross-reactive carbohydrate determinants and reciprocal inhibition
    U Jappe
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Allergy 61:1220-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the cause and relation of the cross-reactivity in patients with insect venom allergy...
  32. ncbi Allergic contact dermatitis from colophonium, turpentine and ebony in a violinist presenting as fiddler's neck
    Norbert Kuner
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Heidelberg, Vosstrasse 2, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 50:258-9. 2004
  33. ncbi Gnathostomiasis: import from Laos
    Felix Hennies
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 4:414-6. 2006
    ..Because of the typical clinical findings, the history of a visit to Laos, and the presence of specific anti-Gnathostoma antibodies on Western blot, the diagnosis of cutaneous gnathostomiasis was made...
  34. ncbi Hyalinosis cutis et mucosae
    Bernadette Vago
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 5:401-5. 2007
    ..A new mutation of the ECM1 gene was identified...
  35. doi Contact allergy to topical antifungal agents
    C A Menezes de Pádua
    Department of Dermatology, Municipal Medical Center of Bielefeld, Academic Teaching Hospital, An der Rosenhöhe 27, D 33647 Bielefeld, Germany
    Allergy 63:946-7. 2008
  36. doi Contact allergy in patients with rosacea: a clinic-based, prospective epidemiological study
    U Jappe
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Medical University Schleswig Holstein, Campus Luebeck, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 22:1208-14. 2008
    ..Rosacea is a relatively common inflammatory skin disease of unknown prevalence. The proportion of contact allergy complicating rosacea and its therapy, respectively, is largely unknown...
  37. ncbi Anaphylactic reaction to lupine flour
    Sabine Brennecke
    University Dermatology Clinic, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 5:774-6. 2007
    ..Treatment consists of avoidance of lupine flour-containing products. Patients with proven peanut allergy should also avoid lupine flour because of the major risk of cross-reaction...
  38. ncbi Erythema multiforme following allergic contact dermatitis: case report and literature review
    Katharina Wiedemeyer
    Acta Derm Venereol 87:559-61. 2007
  39. ncbi Patch testing with components of water-based metalworking fluids: results of a multicentre study with a second series
    Johannes Geier
    Information Network of Department of Dermatology IVDK, University of Gottingen, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 55:322-9. 2006
    ..Although many allergens in metalworking fluids (MWF) are identified, there are still some MWF components, which are not sufficiently investigated concerning their sensitizing properties...
  40. ncbi [Antimicrobial therapy in dermatology]
    Cord Sunderkotter
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, University Clinic of Ulm and Department of Dermatology and Venerology, University Hospital Munster, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 4:10-27. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi Patch test results with the metalworking fluid series of the German Contact Dermatitis Research Group (DKG)
    Johannes Geier
    Information Network of Departments of Dermatology, University of Gottingen, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 51:118-30. 2004
    ..The test series with current MWF allergens has to be kept up-to-date based on information from industry and to be kept concise by eliminating test substances which never cause positive reactions...
  42. ncbi An attempt to improve diagnostics of contact allergy due to epoxy resin systems. First results of the multicentre study EPOX 2002
    Johannes Geier
    Information Network of Departments of Dermatology IVDK, University of Gottingen, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 51:263-72. 2004
    ..8%), followed by isophorone diamine (5.7%). No reactions were observed to several substances, the test concentration of which may have been too low and will be increased in the future...
  43. ncbi [Contact dermatitis to permanent make up: manifestation of a pre-existing nickel allergy]
    Claudia Jäger
    Universitäts Hautklinik Heidelberg
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 3:527-9. 2005
    ..No allergic reaction could be seen when the purified red dye itself was tested. This patient with pre-existing nickel allergy developed an allergic contact dermatitis from the injection of a permanent lip liner contaminated with nickel...
  44. ncbi [Staphylococcal infections of the skin and mucous membranes. Guideline of the German Dermatologic Society, Study Group of Dermatologic Infectiology]
    Helmut Schöfer
    Universitäts Hautklinik ZDV, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt am Main
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 3:726-34. 2005
  45. doi Purification and characterization of natural Ara h 8, the Bet v 1 homologous allergen from peanut, provides a novel isoform
    Susanne Riecken
    Molecular and Clinical Allergology, Research Center Borstel, Parkallee 22, D 22457 Borstel, Germany
    Biol Chem 389:415-23. 2008
    ....
  46. ncbi Lupus vulgaris in a skin graft
    Michael Bock
    Acta Derm Venereol 83:132-3. 2003
  47. ncbi Cutaneous necrosis after subcutaneous injection of polyethylene-glycol-modified interferon alpha
    Hjalmar Kurzen
    Acta Derm Venereol 82:310-2. 2002
  48. ncbi Unusual manifestation of Sweet's syndrome in B-cell lymphoma
    Norbert Kuner
    Acta Derm Venereol 83:308-9. 2003
  49. doi Single base mutation in the fumarate hydratase gene leading to segmental cutaneous leiomyomatosis
    Eva Huter
    Acta Derm Venereol 88:63-5. 2008