Thomas Ruzicka

Summary

Affiliation: University of Munich
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Efficacy and patient-reported outcomes of a new mometasone cream treating atopic eczema
    Thomas Ruzicka
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Klinikum Innenstadt Munich, Munich, Germany
    Skin Pharmacol Physiol 25:305-12. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of oral alitretinoin (9-cis retinoic acid) in patients with severe chronic hand eczema refractory to topical corticosteroids: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial
    T Ruzicka
    Department of Dermatology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Frauenlobstrasse 9 11, Munich, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 158:808-17. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Vitamin D analog calcipotriol suppresses the Th17 cytokine-induced proinflammatory S100 "alarmins" psoriasin (S100A7) and koebnerisin (S100A15) in psoriasis
    Zuzana Hegyi
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    J Invest Dermatol 132:1416-24. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Analysis of predictive factors for the outcome of complete lymph node dissection in melanoma patients with metastatic sentinel lymph nodes
    Christian Kunte
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Am Acad Dermatol 64:655-62; quiz 637. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The use of high-resolution ultrasonography for preoperative detection of metastases in sentinel lymph nodes of patients with cutaneous melanoma
    Christian Kunte
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 35:1757-65. 2009
  6. doi request reprint VDR and MEK-ERK dependent induction of the antimicrobial peptide cathelicidin in keratinocytes by lithocholic acid
    Mark Peric
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Mol Immunol 46:3183-7. 2009
  7. pmc IL-17A enhances vitamin D3-induced expression of cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide in human keratinocytes
    Mark Peric
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    J Immunol 181:8504-12. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The outcome of patients with melanoma is not associated with the time point of lymphatic mapping with respect to excisional biopsy of the primary tumor
    Katharina J Gauwerky
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Frauenlobstrasse 9 11, Munich, Germany
    Dermatology 220:355-62. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Efficacy of tacrolimus 0.1% ointment in cutaneous lupus erythematosus: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled trial
    Annegret Kuhn
    Department of Dermatology, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:54-64, 64.e1-2. 2011
  10. pmc Selective induction of cell death in melanoma cell lines through targeting of Mcl-1 and A1
    Daniela Senft
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e30821. 2012

Detail Information

Publications65

  1. doi request reprint Efficacy and patient-reported outcomes of a new mometasone cream treating atopic eczema
    Thomas Ruzicka
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Klinikum Innenstadt Munich, Munich, Germany
    Skin Pharmacol Physiol 25:305-12. 2012
    ..Due to improved cosmetic properties, the new formulation was preferred by the patients when asked for preferential use. Quality of life could be improved by treating with both preparations...
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of oral alitretinoin (9-cis retinoic acid) in patients with severe chronic hand eczema refractory to topical corticosteroids: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial
    T Ruzicka
    Department of Dermatology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Frauenlobstrasse 9 11, Munich, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 158:808-17. 2008
    ..Patients with severe chronic hand eczema (CHE) refractory to topical corticosteroids currently have limited treatment options suited for chronic use, and few controlled clinical studies have investigated new therapies in this setting...
  3. doi request reprint Vitamin D analog calcipotriol suppresses the Th17 cytokine-induced proinflammatory S100 "alarmins" psoriasin (S100A7) and koebnerisin (S100A15) in psoriasis
    Zuzana Hegyi
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    J Invest Dermatol 132:1416-24. 2012
    ..Thus, targeting the S100-amplification loop could be a beneficial anti-inflammatory approach in psoriasis and other inflammatory skin diseases...
  4. doi request reprint Analysis of predictive factors for the outcome of complete lymph node dissection in melanoma patients with metastatic sentinel lymph nodes
    Christian Kunte
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Am Acad Dermatol 64:655-62; quiz 637. 2011
    ..However, there is no consensus concerning the practical consequences of a positive SLN, since a survival benefit of a complete lymph node dissection (CLND) has not yet been demonstrated...
  5. doi request reprint The use of high-resolution ultrasonography for preoperative detection of metastases in sentinel lymph nodes of patients with cutaneous melanoma
    Christian Kunte
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 35:1757-65. 2009
    ..Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) reliably assesses the status of the regional lymph node basins and provides prognostic information in patients with cutaneous melanoma, but is logistically demanding and expensive...
  6. doi request reprint VDR and MEK-ERK dependent induction of the antimicrobial peptide cathelicidin in keratinocytes by lithocholic acid
    Mark Peric
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Mol Immunol 46:3183-7. 2009
    ..Based on these observations LCA-like molecules targeting cathelicidin could be designed for the treatment of cutaneous diseases that are characterized by disturbed cathelicidin expression...
  7. pmc IL-17A enhances vitamin D3-induced expression of cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide in human keratinocytes
    Mark Peric
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    J Immunol 181:8504-12. 2008
    ..Therapy targeting this cathelicidin-regulating system might be beneficial in patients suffering from psoriasis...
  8. doi request reprint The outcome of patients with melanoma is not associated with the time point of lymphatic mapping with respect to excisional biopsy of the primary tumor
    Katharina J Gauwerky
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Frauenlobstrasse 9 11, Munich, Germany
    Dermatology 220:355-62. 2010
    ..This would imply that this sequential approach may have an increased risk of undetected micrometastases resulting in a worse outcome...
  9. doi request reprint Efficacy of tacrolimus 0.1% ointment in cutaneous lupus erythematosus: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled trial
    Annegret Kuhn
    Department of Dermatology, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:54-64, 64.e1-2. 2011
    ..Topical calcineurin inhibitors are licensed for the treatment of atopic dermatitis; however, the efficacy of tacrolimus in cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE) has only been shown in single case reports...
  10. pmc Selective induction of cell death in melanoma cell lines through targeting of Mcl-1 and A1
    Daniela Senft
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e30821. 2012
    ..Together, these results identify antiapoptotic proteins on which specifically melanoma cells rely on and, thus, provide a basis for the development of new Bcl-2 protein-targeting therapies...
  11. doi request reprint Sentinel lymph node in Merkel cell carcinoma: to biopsy or not to biopsy?
    Elke Sattler
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Dermatol 40:374-9. 2013
    ..Larger prospective multicenter studies with multivariate analysis are needed to confirm whether a prolonged OS is really due to the SLNB procedure or biased by other factors...
  12. doi request reprint Control of cutaneous antimicrobial peptides by vitamin D3
    Yvonne Dombrowski
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Allergologie, Ludwig Maximilian University, Frauenlobstr 9 11, Munich, Germany
    Arch Dermatol Res 302:401-8. 2010
    ..Therapies targeting vitamin D3 signaling may provide new approaches for infectious and inflammatory skin diseases by affecting both innate and adaptive immune functions...
  13. doi request reprint What is really in control of skin immunity: lymphocytes, dendritic cells, or keratinocytes? facts and controversies
    Rudolf A Rupec
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, 80337 Munich, Germany
    Clin Dermatol 28:62-6. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint Epigenetic silencing of the PTEN gene in melanoma
    Alireza Mirmohammadsadegh
    Department of Dermatology, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstrasse 5, D 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Cancer Res 66:6546-52. 2006
    ..In summary, epigenetic PTEN silencing seems to be a relevant mechanism of inactivating this tumor suppressor gene in melanoma that may promote melanoma development by derepression of the AKT pathway...
  15. doi request reprint The potential role of c-Jun activation in patients with cutaneous lichen planus
    Zuzana Marcekova
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Exp Dermatol 19:74-80. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, JNK1/2, an important c-Jun activating kinase, was not found to be differentially regulated in LP and SCC compared with normal skin...
  16. doi request reprint The chemokine receptor CCR3 participates in tissue remodeling during atopic skin inflammation
    Krisztián Gáspár
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Duesseldorf, Germany
    J Dermatol Sci 71:12-21. 2013
    ..Recent studies provided insights into the recruitment and activation pathways of leukocytes in atopic dermatitis, however, the underlying mechanisms of tissue remodeling in atopic skin inflammation remain elusive...
  17. pmc The neural crest transcription factor Brn3a is expressed in melanoma and required for cell cycle progression and survival
    Tobias Hohenauer
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    EMBO Mol Med 5:919-34. 2013
    ..Together, these results identify Brn3a as a new factor in melanoma that is essential for melanoma cell survival and that promotes melanocytic transformation and tumourigenesis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Nestin and SOX9 and SOX10 transcription factors are coexpressed in melanoma
    Renato M Bakos
    Department of Dermatology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Exp Dermatol 19:e89-94. 2010
    ..The association with ulceration and advanced-stage tumors, respectively, suggests that nestin and SOX9 may be negative prognostic markers in melanoma...
  19. doi request reprint Fluorescence diagnostics as a guide for demarcation and biopsy of suspected anal cancer
    Martin Kriz
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Int J Dermatol 51:31-4. 2012
    ..A preoperative precise diagnosis and demarcation of the involved cancerous skin remains challenging but is worthwhile to minimize tissue defects and possible limitations of quality of life...
  20. doi request reprint Opposing functions of psoriasin (S100A7) and koebnerisin (S100A15) in epithelial carcinogenesis
    Eva Hattinger
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 13:588-94. 2013
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  21. doi request reprint Unilateral favre-racouchot disease: evidence for the etiological role of chronic solar damage
    Sandra Vogel
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Allergologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, DE 80337 Munich, Germany
    Dermatology 226:32-4. 2013
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  22. doi request reprint Comparative study of direct and indirect immunofluorescence and of bullous pemphigoid 180 and 230 enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid
    Miklós Sárdy
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany Electronic address
    J Am Acad Dermatol 69:748-53. 2013
    ..Direct immunofluorescence (DIF), indirect immunofluorescence (IIF), and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) are used for the laboratory diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid (BP)...
  23. doi request reprint Etanercept-induced injection site reactions: potential pathomechanisms and clinical assessment
    Aleksandra Batycka-Baran
    Ludwig Maximilian University, Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Munich, Germany
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 11:911-21. 2012
    ..While their mechanisms are not completely understood, the occurrence of ETN-ISRs could indicate a risk of systemic immune-mediated severe adverse drug reactions...
  24. pmc Chitin modulates innate immune responses of keratinocytes
    Barbara Koller
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e16594. 2011
    ..The skin represents the outer barrier of the human host defense and is in frequent contact with chitin-bearing organisms, such as house-dust mites or flies. The effects of chitin on keratinocytes, however, are poorly understood...
  25. ncbi request reprint Expression of the human Cathepsin L inhibitor hurpin in mice: skin alterations and increased carcinogenesis
    Markus Walz
    Department of Dermatology, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstrasse 5, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Exp Dermatol 16:715-23. 2007
    ..Among others, differentially expressed genes are related to antigen presentation and angiogenesis. These results suggest an important role of Cat L regulation by hurpin which might be of clinical relevance in human skin diseases...
  26. doi request reprint Surgical site infections in skin surgery: a single center experience
    Daniela Kulichová
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    J Dermatol 40:779-85. 2013
    ..In the majority of cases where risk factors were missing there was no need of antibiotic prophylaxis...
  27. doi request reprint Prognostic factors associated with sentinel lymph node positivity and effect of sentinel status on survival: an analysis of 1049 patients with cutaneous melanoma
    Christian Kunte
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Melanoma Res 20:330-7. 2010
    ..Our data suggest that in case of a nodular melanoma subtype SLNB should also be considered at a tumor thickness below 1 mm...
  28. doi request reprint Awareness of human papillomavirus infection, genitoanal warts and cancer in a dermatological outpatient clinic setting
    Laura Kuznetsov
    HIV STI Prevention Research Group, Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Frauenlobstr 9 11, DE 80337 Munich, Germany
    Acta Derm Venereol 93:218-22. 2013
    ..23, 95% confidence interval=1.32-3.80) and being a parent (adjusted odds ratio=2.11, 95% confidence interval=1.24-3.59). We conclude that dermatological outpatients have insufficient knowledge of HPV, its sequelae and prevention...
  29. ncbi request reprint A comparison of oral methylprednisolone plus azathioprine or mycophenolate mofetil for the treatment of bullous pemphigoid
    Stefan Beissert
    Department of Dermatology, Von Esmarch Strasse 58, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Arch Dermatol 143:1536-42. 2007
    ..To investigate the safety and efficacy of oral methylprednisolone combined with azathioprine sodium or mycophenolate mofetil for the treatment of bullous pemphigoid...
  30. doi request reprint Progressive nodular histiocytosis
    Olaf Hilker
    HELIOS Klinikum Wuppertal, Department of Dermatology, Allergology, and Surgical Dermatology, Wuppertal, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 11:301-7. 2013
    ..The second patient had epibulbar infiltrates. The clinical variability of PNH leads to considerable overlap with other forms of NLCH...
  31. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitude and behavioral intention to act regarding HIV infection and prevention in immigrants from the Former Soviet Union in Germany: a comparative study with the native population
    Laura Kuznetsov
    HIV STI Prevention Research Group of the Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Frauenlobstr 9 11, 80337 Munich, Germany
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:68-77. 2013
    ..This first comparative study indicates an urgent need for HIV/AIDS education among FSU immigrants...
  32. doi request reprint The Munich outbreak of cutaneous cowpox infection: transmission by infected pet rats
    Sandra Vogel
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilan University, Munich, Germany
    Acta Derm Venereol 92:126-31. 2012
    ..Dermatologists should be aware of the diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms for handling this disease...
  33. doi request reprint Pyoderma gangrenosum, acne, and suppurative hidradenitis (PASH)--a new autoinflammatory syndrome distinct from PAPA syndrome
    Markus Braun-Falco
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:409-15. 2012
    ..It is caused by mutations in the PSTPIP1 gene and may be closely linked to the aseptic abscesses syndrome, which has been shown to be associated with CCTG repeat amplification in the promoter region of PSTPIP1...
  34. pmc Cutaneous infection by Mycobacterium haemophilum and kansasii in an IgA-deficient man
    Vassiliki Bekou
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    BMC Dermatol 11:3. 2011
    ..The prevalence of infections by nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) has steadily increased over the past decades, especially in immunocompromised patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Role of NF-kappaB/RelA and MAPK pathways in keratinocytes in response to sulfur mustard
    Bernd Rebholz
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Invest Dermatol 128:1626-32. 2008
    ..Our results indicate that SM induces a complex cellular response in keratinocytes, with the activation of three MAPK pathways and the NF-kappaB pathway...
  36. pmc Vitamin D analogs differentially control antimicrobial peptide/"alarmin" expression in psoriasis
    Mark Peric
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    PLoS ONE 4:e6340. 2009
    ..Balancing AMP "alarmin" expression might be a novel goal in treatment of chronic inflammatory skin diseases...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of bosentan on skin fibrosis in patients with systemic sclerosis: a prospective, open-label, non-comparative trial
    Annegret Kuhn
    Department of Dermatology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:1336-45. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of the ET-receptor antagonist bosentan on skin fibrosis and functionality in patients with SSc...
  38. pmc Proapoptotic signaling induced by RIG-I and MDA-5 results in type I interferon-independent apoptosis in human melanoma cells
    Robert Besch
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    J Clin Invest 119:2399-411. 2009
    ..Due to their immunostimulatory and proapoptotic activity, RIG-I and MDA-5 ligands have therapeutic potential due to their ability to overcome the characteristic resistance of melanoma cells to apoptosis...
  39. pmc Tumor immune escape by the loss of homeostatic chemokine expression
    Andor Pivarcsi
    Department of Dermatology, Heinrich Heine University, D 40255 Düsseldorf, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:19055-60. 2007
    ..Collectively, our data identify a mechanism of skin tumors to evade host antitumor immune responses...
  40. ncbi request reprint Treatment of striae distensae using an ablative Erbium: YAG fractional laser versus a 585-nm pulsed-dye laser
    Gerd G Gauglitz
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 16:117-9. 2014
    ..Here, we report on the effect of an ablative Erbium:YAG fractional laser in two cases of axillary SD in comparison with a 585-nm PDL. ..
  41. doi request reprint Isotopic response, Köbner phenomenon and Renbök phenomenon following herpes zoster
    Julia Kroth
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    J Dermatol 38:1058-61. 2011
    ..Köbner phenomenon, Renbök phenomenon or Wolf's isotopic response may link pathogenically unrelated skin diseases to a zosteriform pattern, which may present diagnostic difficulties even for dermatologists...
  42. pmc Nonsense mutations in AAGAB cause punctate palmoplantar keratoderma type Buschke-Fischer-Brauer
    Kathrin A Giehl
    Center for Rare and Genetic Skin Diseases, Department of Dermatology, Ludwig Maximilians University, 80337 Munich, Germany
    Am J Hum Genet 91:754-9. 2012
    ..The identification of mutations, along with the results from additional studies, defines the genetic basis of PPKP1 and provides evidence that AAGAB plays an important role in skin integrity...
  43. doi request reprint Photodynamic therapy for granuloma annulare: more than a shot in the dark
    Peter Weisenseel
    Department of Dermatology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Dermatology 217:329-32. 2008
    ..Inspired by a report showing photodynamic therapy (PDT) to be effective in a single patient with GA, we sought to evaluate this benefit in a series of patients with GA...
  44. ncbi request reprint Oral alitretinoin (9-cis-retinoic acid) therapy for chronic hand dermatitis in patients refractory to standard therapy: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial
    Thomas Ruzicka
    Department of Dermatology, Heinrich Heine University Hospital, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Arch Dermatol 140:1453-9. 2004
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of oral alitretinoin (9-cis-retinoic acid), 10 mg/d, 20 mg/d, and 40 mg/d, compared with placebo control, in the treatment of chronic hand dermatitis...
  45. doi request reprint Photoprotective effects of a broad-spectrum sunscreen in ultraviolet-induced cutaneous lupus erythematosus: a randomized, vehicle-controlled, double-blind study
    Annegret Kuhn
    Department of Dermatology, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    J Am Acad Dermatol 64:37-48. 2011
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  46. doi request reprint Prevalence of Merkel cell polyomavirus DNA in cutaneous lymphomas, pseudolymphomas, and inflammatory skin diseases
    Christian Andres
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:593-8. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that MCPyV does not play a significant role in the pathogenesis of cutaneous lymphoproliferative disorders...
  47. ncbi request reprint STAT5 phosphorylation in malignant melanoma is important for survival and is mediated through SRC and JAK1 kinases
    Alireza Mirmohammadsadegh
    Department of Dermatology, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Invest Dermatol 126:2272-80. 2006
    ..Our study identifies phosphorylated STAT5 in melanoma and shows regulation through rEGF; STAT5 may thus act as a survival factor for growth of human melanoma and may represent a potential target for molecular therapy...
  48. ncbi request reprint Short risk behaviour knowledge index for HIV average risk population of sexual active age in Munich, Germany
    Alexander V Kuznetsov
    HIV STI Prevention Research Group, Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Cent Eur J Public Health 19:79-83. 2011
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Nickel (Ni) allergic patients with complications to Ni containing joint replacement show preferential IL-17 type reactivity to Ni
    Burkhard Summer
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Allergologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munchen, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 63:15-22. 2010
    ..Some nickel (Ni) allergic patients develop complications following Ni-containing arthroplasty. In the peri-implant tissue of such patients, we had observed lymphocyte dominated inflammation together with IFN-gamma and IL-17 expression...
  50. doi request reprint New developments in fluorescence diagnostics
    Juraj Hegyi
    Department of Dermatology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 9:368-72. 2011
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  51. ncbi request reprint Face-to-face with anti-inflammatory therapy for rosacea
    Suzanna Salzer
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Exp Dermatol 23:379-81. 2014
    ....
  52. doi request reprint A non-coding mutation in the 5' untranslated region of patched homologue 1 predisposes to basal cell carcinoma
    Julia K Tietze
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Exp Dermatol 22:834-5. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that this non-coding variant in the 5' UTR represents a mutation predisposing to basal cell carcinoma. ..
  53. doi request reprint Complementary therapy for atopic dermatitis and other allergic skin diseases: facts and controversies
    Susanne Boneberger
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Frauenlobstr 9 11, 80337 Munich, Germany
    Clin Dermatol 28:57-61. 2010
    ..The aim of this contribution is to provide the various concepts of integrative medicine...
  54. doi request reprint Does isotretinoin therapy of acne cure or cause depression?
    Alena Borovaya
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, I M Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow, Russian Federation
    Int J Dermatol 52:1040-52. 2013
    ..In this review, we highlight epidemiological data, the underlying molecular pathogenesis, and the aspects of prevention concerning retinoid-induced depression in acne from the practical point of view of a dermatologist. ..
  55. pmc Vitamin d, the cutaneous barrier, antimicrobial peptides and allergies: is there a link?
    Elisabeth Roider
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Allergy Asthma Immunol Res 5:119-28. 2013
    ..In this review the role of vitamin D and the AMP cathelicidin in the pathogenesis of atopic diseases with impaired barrier function will be discussed...
  56. pmc Cathelicidin LL-37: an antimicrobial peptide with a role in inflammatory skin disease
    Markus Reinholz
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Ann Dermatol 24:126-35. 2012
    ..As cathelicidin LL-37 might also serve as a future treatment target potential novel treatment strategies for those diseases will be discussed...
  57. doi request reprint Skin manifestations in autoinflammatory syndromes
    Markus Braun-Falco
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 9:232-46. 2011
    ..Based on the new insights into pathogenesis one increasingly realizes the good response of these diseases to IL-1 antagonist therapies...
  58. ncbi request reprint Monophasic, cohesive-polydensified-matrix crosslinking-technology-based hyaluronic acid filler for the treatment of facial lipoatrophy in HIV-infected patients
    Tatjana Pavicic
    Department of Dermatology, Ludwig Maximillians University, Munich, Germany
    J Drugs Dermatol 9:690-5. 2010
    ..A limited quantity of data has been published on various filling substances for the management of FLA. Here, the authors present two patients with HIV-associated FLA successfully treated with a novel HA filler over a period of 24 months...
  59. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects of topical glucocorticosteroids
    Ulrich R Hengge
    Department of Dermatology, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Germany
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:1-15; quiz 16-8. 2006
    ..The authors provide an updated review of local and systemic adverse effects upon administration of topical corticosteroids, including the latest FDA report on the safety of such steroids in children...
  60. ncbi request reprint Plantar warts in twins after successful bone marrow transplantation for severe combined immunodeficiency
    Alessandra Marini
    Department of Dermatology, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 4:417-20. 2006
    ..Combination therapy with keratolysis, cidofovir and water-filtered infrared coagulation (WIRA) led to complete clearance after 8 months of therapy. This dermatologic problem and the treatment of SCID including gene therapy are discussed...
  61. ncbi request reprint Bilateral areolar and periareolar pityriasis versicolor
    Miklós Sárdy
    Dept of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 8:617-8. 2010
    ..An adolescent boy presented with isolated, symmetrical, bilateral areolar and periareolar pityriasis versicolor. This extremely rare condition should be considered in the differential diagnosis of light brown patches on the areolae...
  62. ncbi request reprint A comparison of oral methylprednisolone plus azathioprine or mycophenolate mofetil for the treatment of pemphigus
    Stefan Beissert
    Department of Dermatology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Arch Dermatol 142:1447-54. 2006
    ..To investigate the safety and efficacy of oral methylprednisolone combined with azathioprine sodium or mycophenolate mofetil for the treatment of pemphigus...
  63. ncbi request reprint S100A15, an antimicrobial protein of the skin: regulation by E. coli through Toll-like receptor 4
    Amanda S Büchau
    Department of Dermatology, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
    J Invest Dermatol 127:2596-604. 2007
    ..coli in contrast to wild-type mice. In vitro, human S100A15 displayed antimicrobial activity against E. coli. Our findings suggest that E. coli modulates S100A15 and IL-8 expression of keratinocytes by recognition through TLR4...
  64. doi request reprint Eccrine porocarcinoma of the head: an important differential diagnosis in the elderly patient
    Peter Arne Gerber
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Dermatology 216:229-33. 2008
    ..Instead, eccrine porocarcinoma frequently occurs on the lower extremities, trunk and abdomen, but also on the head, resembling various other skin tumors, as illustrated in the patients described herein...
  65. doi request reprint Proactive therapy of atopic eczema--an evidence-based concept with a behavioral background
    Andreas Wollenberg
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Frauenlobstrasse 9 11, Munich, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 7:117-21. 2009
    ..The clinical advantages of proactive therapy are fewer exacerbations, an improved quality of life and--in severe cases--lower treatment costs...